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Colombia2Royal Holloway warmly welcomes students from Colombia! We have a growing number of Colombian students at Royal Holloway, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The most popular course choices amongst Colombian students are Petroleum Geoscience, International Management, Information Security and Film and Television Studies.  

The Regional Officer responsible for Colombia is Max Lacey and he visits regularly to participate in exhibitions and private appointments with schools and other agencies. For further information or assistance with making an application please contact

Applicants to Royal Holloway come from a diverse range of backgrounds and we accept a broad range of qualifications to our courses. Each applicant is considered carefully on their individual merits, but please see below for the standard minimum entry requirements for students from Colombia.


Bachiller Academico/Bachiller Technico 
Students who have completed their Bachiller Academico or Bachiller Technico in Colombia will need to take our one year International Foundation Programme, or the equivalent from another institution, before beginning their undergraduate studies.

A levels & International Baccalaureate (IB)
Students who have taken A levels or the IB will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes.  Specific grade requirements can be found in the course finder entry for your chosen course.


Bachelors Degree 
Students who have successfully completed a Bachelor degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA and at a reputable university will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway Masters degree programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme, but most departments will ask for a GPA of 3.5 - 4.0 on a 5.0 scale.

Masters Degree 
Students who have successfully completed a Masters degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA and at a reputable university will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway MPhil/PhD programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme, but most departments will ask for a GPA of 3.5 - 4.0 on a 5.0 scale.

English language

IELTS score
Students will need to be able to prove that they have a minimum level of English language proficiency.

Students who do not quite make the English language requirements may be able to take a pre-sessional English language programme.



For undergraduate students, applications are made online via UCAS. Students applying for a University preparation course or a postgraduate course apply to Royal Holloway directly.

You can find further information on how to apply in the Study here section of the Royal Holloway website. 

Royal Holloway is pleased to offer a number of prestigious International Excellence Scholarships to outstanding undergraduate or masters students each year. Applicants from Colombia may also be eligible for one of our Santander International Excellence Scholarships for Postgraduate Students. 

For information on these and other general scholarships that students from Colombia may be eligible to apply for, please see the international student scholarship pages.

Meet us in Colombia

Royal Holloway regularly makes trips to Colombia, so why not take the opportunity to meet us in person?  You can find out more details about the next Royal Holloway visit to Colombia on the calendar on the Meet us in your country page


Royal Holloway representatives in Colombia

Royal Holloway has appointed representatives in Colombia who can offer you advice and assistance with your application. 


MAS Education 
Carrera 15 # 88 - 64
Edificio Torre Zimma, Oficina 706
Tel: +57 320 494 5977

Studies Planet
AV 15 num 122 - 39
Oficina 403 Torre1
Tel: (+57) 311 475 3505


Across The Pond

Across The Pond has representatives across the country.

Phone: +52 (55) 8421 4929
Twitter: @StudyinBritain





The local Colombian community

There is a very strong student community at Royal Holloway and a range of clubs and societies for students to join, both on campus and in the local area. The Ballroom and Latin Dancesport Society and the Spanish Society are particularly popular with Latin American students. For more information please see our clubs and societies page or go to the Students' Union website.

Royal Holloway is recognised as one of the University of London’s best sporting Colleges and  RHULSPORT offer 59 student sports clubs and high quality on- and off-campus facilities.  

Royal Holloway holds a Welcome Event for students from Latin America during the Autumn term and this offers the opportunity to connect with other students from a similar background.

Community Action Volunteering exists to connect, train and support Royal Holloway students seeking to volunteer in the local community.


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