Northwestern and the United Kingdom
Northwestern offers partnerships with several prestigious universities in the United Kingdom, from Edinburgh to London. In addition, many alumni live in the United Kingdom, deepening our connections across the pond.
Northwestern enjoys a strong relationship with the United Kingdom—every year, we send many students to learn at some of its finest universities, and the UK in turn sends some of its best and brightest students.
- 64 students from the UK at Northwestern:
- 35 Undergraduate
- 13 Masters
- 16 Doctoral
- 73 Northwestern students in the UK:
- 61 Undergraduate
- 12 Graduate
|Partner Institution||Partner Type & Sponsor|
|London Business School|
|London School of Economics and Political Science|
|University College London|
|University of Edinburgh: Business School|
|University of Edinburgh|
|University of Leeds|
|University of the West of England, Bristol|
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
For the last three years, the American Music Theatre Project (housed in the School of Communication) has partnered with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland to premiere two original devised theatre works at Edinburgh Festival Fringe--the largest festival of its kind in the world. Northwestern and Conservatoire students perform in the works over the course of the monthlong festival.
Units and Groups
1,000+Northwestern alumni are based in the UK.
Two-thirds are located in London.
The NU Club of the United Kingdom and the Kellogg Alumni Club of London offer social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in the UK. Other ways to get and stay connected can be found here.
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Due to the irregularities in student mobility because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this webpage contains data from the 2019 academic year, the last full year prior to the imposed travel restrictions. All other information is up-to-date as of September 2021.For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Director of Communications.