SchoolFinder Group Community Profile:

Students Interested in Studying in the UK

This community profile looks at over 28,000 students who created an account in the SFG community from January 1, 2020 to October 15, 2021. And who expressed interest in studying in the UK.

Level of Study:

The community is pretty evenly split between heading to first year undergraduate and going on to postgraduate.

  • Undergraduate 49% 49%
  • Postgraduate 51% 51%

Top 30 Fields of Study:

There are over 1,200 fields of study covered, but 25% of the students fall into the top 30 fields of study.

Medicine (MD)

Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science

Accounting and Business/Management

Law (LL.B, J.D., B.C.L.)

Biochemistry

Clinical Psychology

Psychology, General

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

Biomedical Sciences, General

Mechanical Engineering

Political Science and Government, General

Criminology

Civil Engineering, General

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Accounting and Finance

Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Computer Software Engineering

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician

Canadian Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence (Graduate Level)

Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

International Relations and Affairs

English Language and Literature, General

Business/Commerce, General

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Architectural Engineering

Social Work

Family Medicine

Intended Year of Study Start

Some students start their search for the right school up to 4 years in advance, but most will be looking to start in the following year.

  • 2022 58% 58%
  • 2023 23% 23%
  • 2024 15% 15%
  • 2025 3% 3%

Citizenship

The bulk of students live in Canada, but in terms of citizenship, 191 countries are represented, with Canadian being the largest group.

  • Canada 47.92% 47.92%
  • United States 6.22% 6.22%
  • Nigeria 3.19% 3.19%
  • Egypt 3.14% 3.14%

Province of Residence

The students who are living in Canada hail from provinces and territories in line with the general population breakdown.

  • Ontario 46.94% 46.94%
  • Alberta 19.25% 19.25%
  • British Columbia 18.33% 18.33%
  • Nova Scotia, PEI, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland 5.81% 5.81%
  • Quebec 4.25% 4.25%
  • Manitoba 2.67% 2.67%
  • Saskatchewan 2.53% 2.53%
  • Nunavut, Yukon, and Northwest Territories 0.24% 0.24%

Academics

This community tends to be academically inclined!

  • 90%+ Average 42% 42%
  • 75-89% Average 45% 45%
  • 60-74% Average 11% 11%

Gender

The gender breakdown, with 63% being female, mirrors the general post-secondary gender breakdown.

  • Female 62.84% 62.84%
  • Male 36.06% 36.06%
  • Prefer not to say 0.7% 0.7%
  • Other 0.4% 0.4%

Next Steps

For more information on how you can reach our community of students who are interested in studying in the UK, contact us at:

The SchoolFinder Group Team
info@schoolfindergroup.com