Want to study in the UK

Do you want to study at a UK university, college, school or English language centre?

Studying in the UK offers you a world-class education, internationally respected qualifications and outstanding career prospects.

On the Study UK: Discover You, you can find lots of practical information to help you find your dream course and plan your studies.

The site also has essential advice about studying in the UK - from planning your travel, to making friends and getting used to the UK's weather!

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And watch some short films from individuals on how their UK education has benefitted their career, as well as their community, profession and society.


Why choose a UK education?

 Did you know that:

  • Three of the top ten universities in the world are in the UK (World Rankings, QS)?
  • The UK is a world-leading research nation (International Comparative Performance of the UK Research Base, BIS)? 
  • The UK is the world’s most popular destination for English language study?
  • UK-educated international graduates achieve markedly higher average salaries than if they had been educated at home (Tracking International Graduate Outcomes, BIS, 2011)? 

UK education is all about giving you inspiration to develop your knowledge and skills, freedom to be creative, and support to help you achieve your best.

On a UK course, you'll gain skills and qualifications to help you succeed in your chosen career.

And outside the classroom, you will have the opportunity to experience the UK's unique countryside, cities and culture!

Find out more reasons to choose a UK education.

Your study options in the UK

Do you want to find a UK course or scholarship? Perhaps you’d like some help deciding what and where to study? We are here to help you. 

On the Study UK: Discover You website, you can look up thousands of UK courses and scholarships using our search tools and resources. We list qualifications like undergraduate Bachelor's degrees, HNDs and postgraduate Master’s degrees, MBAs and doctorates. 

For younger pupils, you can also look up UK boarding schools and English language courses for children and teenagers. 

Find out about course types, qualifications and the different education systems for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales in your study options.

Practical advice before you go

If you are planning your UK studies then we can help you! We have gathered practical advice for you about UK visas, scholarships, money, accommodation, health, safety, travel and much more.

Read the Study UK: Discover You website for practical advice before you go.

Living and studying in the UK

What is it really like to live and study in the UK? 

From Students’ Unions, nightlife and socialising to food, drink, religion and weather, find out all about life in the UK on the Study UK: Discover You website.

You can also watch films and read blogs written by international students.

EU Referendum: information for EU students

This page provides regularly updated information about what the UK’s departure from the EU means for students from EU countries.

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