Home today,  tomorrow the world.

Join the Global Freshman Certificate online course and open up a range of choices and outcomes that will set you up for an international education. Study your 1st year of university (the GFC) from your home country, then choose from multiple options for entry into your 2nd year at Member Universities across various destinations around the world.

Why choose the GFC?


Study where and how you want to completing 1st year Uni from home, before committing to a move overseas with all of the cost and complications that come with that move.

1 on 1 support

Join an expertly designed online community of teachers and peers to support you in your learning journey. This is NOT an offline course put online due to the pandemic!


Not only is the course affordable but you get an extra year to save up for the costs of moving to and living in a new place.

Entry into 2nd year

As a GFC graduate, you are eligible for a place in any of our growing number of member universities and you’ll head straight into your 2nd year face to face. 


Apply to a growing number of member universities across 8 country destinations. The choice of where to go to study after you complete the GFC is yours.

Find your fit

Make sure your degree is for you, complete your 1st year without making a commitment to a new country.

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Gain the confidence needed to study at university level before relocating to another part of the world to do so.

Global connections

Get connected and build a network of peers and mentors to start your career.

The details

Starts 24/7

Apply and start whenever you’re ready

Study Streams

Business or Computing

Tuition Fee

Highly affordable

Scholarships and payment options available

Study Online

For 1 year or more

Full-time or part-time

Transfer Abroad

Start Year 2 and finish your degree

Entry requirements

You will need a general secondary school diploma or a subject-related university entrance qualification.

English language requirements

IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent proof (unless English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school).

We have you covered – if you just missed out on university.  

Don’t be disappointed, we are here to help. We have partnered with a registered online Cambridge International School to give everyone a shot at accessing top-of-the-line higher education.

Earn your High School Diploma while working on your Bachelor’s degree at the same time. Maximise your learning potential, and save time and money while bridging your knowledge gap.