With an excellent higher-education system and hundreds of world-class universities, the UK promises a rich experience for international students. The UK is a country with rich history and culture, stunning countryside, paired with world-leading modern art, design, culture, fashion and sport. A UK education offers something for everyone.
The UK being home to some of the prestigious universities in the world is renowned for the academic reputation. Highly ranked universities can be found across the country. The UK’s 162 higher education institutions are all held to strict standards by the government, so you know you are getting the best teaching, support and resources available. The UK is the second most popular destination for international students.
UK degrees are highly valued by employers worldwide, when looking for work in the future this can be a great selling point in your favor. UK University degrees give you some time to figure out what you want to do for your future career, whilst studying a subject of your choice in depth and allowing you to gain a variety of transferable skills, which will be useful in a wide range of industries.
Most undergraduate degree programs take three years to finish in the UK. Graduate or masters programs are generally shorter in length and undertaken after completion of an undergraduate program. Some professional degrees like medicine, veterinary, law etc. have longer programs that can take as many as five years.
UK is ranked second in the world for science and research and 54 per cent of our output is world-leading. High quality research based education in the UK has made international students highly interested in their education from all over the world, and it keeps the UK at the forefront of global research.
There are four nations that make up the UK: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. While studying in UK you have the access to experience cultures around the globe as the population around the country is very diverse. You can develop new perspectives through the history, arts, places, food etc. in the UK.
London is a truly global city despite having a huge student population of around 300,000 students, the city itself is so large that you won’t simply be living in a ‘student bubble’
Located in the north-west of England, Manchester there are opportunities to explore the rich history of this part of the UK and arts, culture and excellent nightlife are all very much in good supply.
Edinburgh is the second most popular cities in the UK for international students the city’s “combination of nature, history, world class facilities and diversity”
The largest city in Scotland, Glasgow is known for its rich history, varied contemporary culture and the friendliness of its locals.
Located in the West Midlands of England Coventry is a very friendly and multicultural city has one of the largest arts centers in the UK.