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Lebanon

Royal Holloway is a popular choice for students from Lebanon.

The International Officer responsible is Lani Allan. For further information or assistance with making an application please contact lani.allan@royalholloway.ac.uk

The qualifications we accept

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 Lebanon.

Entry requirements for each course might be slightly different. Click here to search for a course.

Book a one-to-one appointment

We are really keen to connect with students interested in studying with us. We offer 30 minute, one-to-one counselling sessions via Microsoft Teams. These chats are informal and do not affect admission - they're simply an opportunity for you to learn more about Royal Holloway and studying in the UK. We welcome any questions you might have about our application processes, study programmes, and campus life.

Book your one-to-one appointment with the International team now.

Lebanese Baccalaureate

If you have completed your Lebanese Baccalaureate in Lebanon, you will need to take our one year International Foundation Year or International Year One programme, or the equivalent from another institution, before beginning your undergraduate studies.

Bachelor's Degree

If you have completed one year of a Bachelor's degree at a reputable university in Lebanon and your grades are good, then we’ll consider you for direct entry to the first year of a Royal Holloway Bachelor's degree programme.

A Levels & International Baccalaureate (IB)

If you have taken A levels or the IB Diploma you will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. Specific grade requirements are in the course finder entry for your chosen course.

French Baccalaureate or American High School System

If you have completed studying the French system or American High School System you will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. Specific grade requirements are in the course finder entry for your chosen course.

Master's Degree

If you have a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject, with good grades at a reputable university, you will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway Master's degree programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme but departments will usually ask for either a lower (2:2) or upper (2:1) second class Bachelor (Honours) degree, or an upper second class (2:1) or First class (1st) Bachelor (Ordinary) degree.

To apply to any of our courses, you need to prove 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.

Undergraduate students applications are made online via UCAS. But if you are applying to a University preparation course or a postgraduate course, then apply to Royal Holloway directly. There is more application information in the Studying Here section of the Royal Holloway website.

You could be eligible for a scholarship. If find out about undergraduate scholarships here and go here to find out here if you are eligible for a postgraduate scholarship.

If you are considering postgraduate study at Royal Holloway, there may be external funding available to you.

We make regular trips to Lebanon to meet with prospective students. To find out more details please email lani.allan@rhul.ac.uk.

We have agent representation in Lebanon.

Beirut

Education Basket

Al-Arz Street, Acar Building
2nd Floor
Gemmayzeh/Saifi
Lebanon

Landline: +961 1567650
Mobile Number: +96170 363813

Email: info@education-basket.com

Website: https://education-basket.com/

Global Study UK

Ramlet El Baida Office
Harouni Building
Thomas Eddison Street
Ramlet El Baida, Beirut, Lebanon

Tel: +961 (0)1 811 432

Website: https://globalstudyuk.com/

Hamra Office
Strand Building
Jeanne D’arc Street
Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon

Tel: +961 (0)1 751 780

Website: https://globalstudyuk.com/

Achrafieh Office
Achrafieh 442 Tower
Adib Ishac Street
Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon

Tel: +961 (0)1 322 695

Website: https://globalstudyuk.com/

Jbeil Office

Centre Byblos 2412, 4th Floor
Apt. 27, Mar Gerges Street
Jbeil, Lebanon

Tel: +961 (0)9 542 806

Website: https://globalstudyuk.com/

Royal Holloway is a multi-faith community, with many different beliefs represented on campus and excellent cooperation between faiths both on campus and in the local community.

The numerous on-campus faith groups include the RHUL Islamic Society (ISoc), who arrange five daily Muslim prayers and classes. ISoc also maintain the College's Prayer Room, which offers prayer and ablution facilities for men and women. We also have Middle Eastern and North African MENA Society who put on events such as MENA movie nights, shisha nights, cuisine nights, Dabake sessions, game nights as well as annual MENA ball.

There are several food outlets on campus with Halal provision; simply look for the letter ‘H’ next to meat meals in The Hub, Crosslands, Founder’s Dining Hall, KW’s and The Store on Campus.

Royal Holloway has close links with the Islamic Welfare Association of West Surrey, which was formed in 1986, to serve the Muslim community in and around Royal Holloway University of London.

The British Council in Lebanon provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain

RHUL Islamic Society

Islamic Welfare Association of West Surrey

The Arab British Centre

UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK

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