The UK is a welcoming, diverse and popular destination for international students. See the benefits of studying in the UK here.

High quality education

UK education is recognised by employers, universities and governments worldwide.
  • UK research is ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ – according to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise in 2008, which produces quality profiles for universities and colleges by assessing research activity against agreed quality standards
  • UK conservatoire graduates have an outstanding record or employment in the performing professions.

An interesting place to live

The UK is full of different cultures, historical landmarks and amazing events to keep you entertained.
  • There’s a mix of cosmopolitan cities and countryside villages all over the four regions of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • You’ll find widely varied cuisine, strong transport links, famous music festivals and international sporting championships.

Read through our guides below to find out more about the different UK regions.

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A range of handy advantages

You’ll get plenty of support during your studies – both with settling into your course and with costs.