Welcome to students from Saudi Arabia

Just one hour from Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool, and 1.5 hours from London, Keele is located in the heart of England on a 600-acre campus that was voted as one of the most beautiful in the UK. Keele was founded in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, and is world-renowned for the breadth of its teaching and research.

Everything is on your doorstep at Keele. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is self-contained with student accommodation, teaching buildings, restaurants and cafés, a sports centre, and medical centre all within easy reach.

We deliver a unique and international learning experience. We teach in small groups, provide one-to-one access to our academics, and value the quality of our teaching as highly as our cutting-edge research.

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Representatives in your country

You may wish to speak with one of our authorised agents who represent Keele in your country. They can provide you with additional information, support you through the application and visa process and liaise with the University on your behalf.

AL KHOBAR

IDP
Floor 3, Silver Tower
King Abdulaziz Street, P.O.Box 4031
Al Khobar
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 920001709
Email: osama.fouad@idp.com
Web: www.idp.com/saudiarabia

IEC Abroad Limited
Office 38, 3rd Floor, Khalid Business Centre, King Khalid Street
Cross 19, Near Almana General Hospital
Al Khobar
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 (013) 803 5010
Email: khan@iecabroad.com
Web: www.iecsaudi.com


DAMMAM

SI-UK
Institute of Arab Culture, Prince Mohammed Road, opposite to AlOthaim mall
2nd Floor, Prince Mohammed Building, for Youth Development Program
Dammam
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 13 815 4244
Email: hyam@studyin-uk.com
Web: www.studyin-uk.com


JEDDAH

IDP
No. 208, 2nd Floor Arabian Business Centre, King Abdullah Road
NE of Tareq Bin Ziad Square
Jeddah
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 920001705
Email: hussain.saeed@idp.com
Web: www.idp.com/saudiarabia

IEC Abroad Limited
Office 23, 5th Floor - Zahran Tower
Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah Rd, Al-Faisaliyah
Jeddah 23442
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 12 682 1285
Email: masood@iecabroad.com
Web: www.iecsaudi.com

Study Advisers Ltd (SA-UK)
141 Al Hayat Commercial Center
Behind Radisson Blu Hotel, Madinah Road
Jeddah
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 53 624 5734
Email: jeddah@studyadvisers.com
Web: www.studyadvisers.com


RIYADH

AH&Z Associates Ltd
Office 2020, Dabab Commercial Building
Dabab Street
Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +44 7828 560202
Email: middleeast@ahzassociates.co.uk
Web: ahzassociates.co.uk

IDP
Al Rabiea Tower–Al Fahd Hotel Building, 6th floor, office 601
Olaya main road (South) cross with Kherais
Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 920001704
Email: sami.kassab@idp.com
Web: www.idp.com/saudiarabia

IEC Abroad Limited
Office 23, 2nd Floor, Alqada Centre, Al-Takhasusi Street
(Opposite to Euromarche Hypermarket)
Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 11 810 4444
Email: abdulk@iecabroad.com
Web: www.iecsaudi.com

Qobolak for Commercial Services LLC
King Fahad Road
AL-Nasrriyah Street, AL-Yamama Tower. 5th Floor, Office 501
Riyadh 12631
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 11 401 3336
Email: saudi@qobolak.com
Web: www.qobolak.com

TCL Global (Talib Consultancy Ltd)
Office 24, Second floor
2649 Saleh Ad Din Al Ayyubi Road
PO Box 16589
Riyadh 11474
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 115102700
Email: riyadh@tcl.co.uk
Web: www.tcl.co.uk/saudi-arabia/

UKEC
Building No 2867, King Abdullah Ibn
Abdul Aziz Rd
Al Quds District
Riyadh 13214
Saudi Arabia

Email: kelly@ukec.com
Web: en.ukec.com

In order to speak to agents, your personal data and information relevant to your application will be shared between the agent and the University for the purposes of assessing you for admission. The agent you choose to work with will be copied in to all communications relevant to your application until you enrol at the University after which time they will only be included in emails to you with your express written permission.

Like the University, local representatives are data controllers in their own right but are expected to abide by the University's Code of Good Conduct which includes the safe handling of personal data. Should you have any concerns regarding the services provided, please contact the International Office at international@keele.ac.uk.

Full details of how the University handles your personal data can be found at keele.ac.uk/informationgovernance/informationgovernanceforthepublic.

Entry Requirements

Have a question about our international entry requirements? Email us at international@keele.ac.uk.

The actual grades you require in particular subjects will vary according to the degree course you wish to study. You will also require an English language qualification.

If you do not meet the requirements for direct entry into Year 1 of our undergraduate (bachelor) degree courses you can apply for a place on our Foundation Year. Information regarding A levels, BTEC, International Baccalaureate qualifications and subject-specific requirements can be found on our course pages.

We need to make sure that your level of English is good enough for you to study at Keele University. Click here to view a list of the English Language qualifications we accept. For UK students, we normally ask for a minimum of a grade 4/C in GCSE English Language. For EU and International students, we accept qualifications from several countries, as well as a range of international qualifications and tests.

Foundation Undergraduate Year 1 Undergraduate Year 1 English requirements
Thawjihiyah (Saudi High School) with 80% overall. Appropriate pre-university programme required. IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each subtest
Postgraduate 2.2 Postgraduate 2.1 Postgraduate courses English requirements
Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with overall GPA of 2.75/4.0 or 3.3/5.0 or 65%. Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with overall GPA of 3.0/4.0 or 3.6/5.0 or 70%. IELTS or equivalent required - check the requirement for your chosen course. Further information can also be found on the English Language page.

Funding and scholarships

Find out more about the fees and funding available to students from Saudi Arabia.

Our International Excellence Scholarships of £2,500 per year of study are available to international undergraduate students across a wide range of subject areas (excluding Medicine programmes). Click here to discover more undergraduate scholarships.

For postgraduate study, our International Excellence Scholarships are one-off tuition fee discounts of up to £5,000. They are available to international postgraduate taught students across a wide range of subject areas (excluding Medicine and Physiotherapy programmes). Click here to discover more postgraduate scholarships.

Careers and alumni

Keele has been welcoming students from Saudi Arabia to study with us for many years, and we are proud of the success our graduates have achieved in a wide range of occupations in government and industry.

Keele graduates are globally sought after and work in some of the world’s most prestigious organisations, from international governments to the World Bank, and in corporations from Apple to Volkswagen.

Apple HSBC Bentley JCB Nike

Life at Keele and societies

Keele offers a friendly and supportive environment for international students, with regular gatherings and events that help new students to settle in.

Keele delivers a unique and international learning experience. We teach in small groups, provide one-to-one access to our academics, and value the quality of our teaching. We were awarded the ‘Gold Award’ in the first teaching excellence framework - the highest rating.

We guarantee accommodation on campus for all international students who apply by 30 June, with the option to live on campus for the full duration of your course. Our accommodation is clean and secure, with staff available 24 hours a day to offer support and advice.

There is a regular, direct bus service to the nearest town of Newcastle-under-Lyme which takes just 15 minutes. Here you will find cinemas, restaurants, music venues and a range of shops and supermarkets.

There is also a direct bus from campus to the bigger city of Stoke-on-Trent where you can take a train to London (90 minutes), Birmingham (45 minutes) and Manchester (35 minutes).

World food, including Asian cuisine, is found in the Refectory Food Court. Keele students from Asia also often shop at the two Asian Supermarkets in Stoke-on-Trent where they can find many familiar cooking ingredients (one supermarket offers a free shuttle bus service 3 days a week booked in advance). There are also many large supermarkets closer to the campus.

The International Student Support Office is the first point of contact for international students for any problems they might have.

Immigration and visa advice is provided by the Advice and Support at Keele (ASK) unit.

Our friendly Student Services Team give practical academic advice and also look after the welfare of our students. All undergraduate students are assigned a Personal Tutor who will support and guide them through their studies at Keele.