Art and medicine success for INTO London students

5 September 2023

Student in lab

INTO London has a reputation for helping ambitious and creative students succeed in their studies and careers.  

Discover how the Center’s International Foundation pathways in Art and Design, and Medicine and Health Professions in particular have helped students achieve their dreams.  

Nara’s offer to study medicine  

Meet Nara, an ambitious International Foundation in Medicine and Health Professions student from South Korea. Her aspiration? To serve as a Médecins Sans Frontières doctor.    

Nara achieved an impressive Biology A*, Maths A*, Chemistry A and secured interviews with four top-tier medical schools: Aston University; University of Bristol; UCLan and Queen Mary, University of London Malta Campus.  

She now has an offer to study MBChB Medicine from Aston University, securing one of the limited 35 places designated for international students. 

Watch Nara’s inspiring journey: 

Why study the foundation leading to medicine at INTO London?  

  • Progression options to QS World Top 150 universities (QS World University Rankings 2024).  

  • Guaranteed interview at a UK medical school (Progression to Medicine route). 

  • Two specialist medical modules, exclusive to INTO London.  

  • Tailored university support, including personal statement workshops, expert-led masterclasses and interview preparation.  

  • Online UCAT summer course.  

  • Weekly practical sessions at London Metropolitan University’s Superlab – renowned as one of Europe’s largest laboratory spaces. Check out the labs.  

Materials to share with your students about studying medicine.

London’s most accessible route to QS Top 100 art schools 

INTO London has a track record of helping students progress to top art schools. This year, International Foundation in Art and Design students secured offers for 4 of the 7 UK universities ranked in the world top 50 for Art and Design (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024):  

  • 2nd – University of the Arts London (UAL) 

  • 12th – The Glasgow School of Art 

  • 22nd – Goldsmiths, University of London 

  • 32nd – Loughborough University. 

Art and Design student stories and videos 

  • International student Kate successfully progressed to Goldsmiths, University of London. Watch her story.  

  • The Art and Design pathway culminates in an end of year show to highlight all students’ creative work before they progress. Take a look at the final exhibition.  

Why study Art and Design at INTO London?  

  • No portfolio requirement.  

  • Guidance and support to build a digital and practical portfolio during the pathway.  

  • Well-equipped studio with high-quality materials.  

  • Experienced and inspiring teachers with a true passion for art, including Phil Smith, a practicing artist and UAL graduate. Meet Phil. 

  • Guaranteed offers from Istituto Marangoni London, the University of Westminster and the University of Kent. 

Find out more in the Art and Design Guide.