SchoolFinder Group Community Profile:Students Interested in Studying in the UK — October 2021
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.
|Business Administration and Management, General|
|Accounting and Business/Management|
|Law (LL.B, J.D., B.C.L.)|
|Biology/Biological Sciences, General|
|Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other|
|Biomedical Sciences, General|
|Political Science and Government, General|
|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)|
|International Relations and Affairs|
|English Language and Literature, General|
|Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General|
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%
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, Prince Edward Island, 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%
This community tends to be academically inclined!
- 90%+ Average 42% 42%
- 75-89% Average 45% 45%
- 60-74% Average 11% 11%
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%
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
Or alternatively, check out some of our other community profiles: