University of Birmingham

In Birmingham, pacemakers and plastic heart valves were developed, the first artificial vitamin (vitamin C) was synthesized and the cavity magnetron was developed, resulting in applications such as radar and microwave ovens.


Why the University of Birmingham?


  • The university ranks third among the prestigious universities in the Russell Group.¡

  • It is also one of the UK’s leading sports universities, regularly finishing in the top three in the British league of universities and sports colleges. The Jamaican athletics team for the London 2012 Olympic Games trained at the university facilities.

  • The campus even has its own art gallery with works by Monet and Picasso, among others.

  • Graduates of the University of Birmingham are among the top ten workers in the UK, according to a survey conducted by salary analysts in 2015.

  • One of the UK’s largest universities with over 6,800 international students from over 150 countries, as part of its student population of 34,000 students.

Start your career in Bogotá at St Peter's

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St. Peter’s International College was established to facilitate access to a British university education for a new generation of Latin American students.

The International Foundation Year (IFY) is a preparatory and necessary course for Colombian high school students to study in the UK. With the possibility of doing their IFY in Bogotá, St Peter’s allows many students the option of living and studying locally, with a reduced tuition fee, but with the same quality of education they would receive in the UK, USA and Australia.

With St Peter’s you will discover the shortest and safest way to get into university in the UK or other English-speaking countries.

We have over 4000 different degrees available at our 16 partner universities in the UK.

We want to hear from you and help you on your way to college abroad.

Paola and Giovanny tell you their story of their time at St Peter’s and how they arrived at Sheffield University.

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