An international school counsellor's guide to studying in the UK

The UK is the second most popular destination in the world for international study. Each year, over 500,000 international students choose to study here. The UK also has an unparalleled range of universities and higher education colleges – from large multi-faculty universities through to small specialist institutions and performance arts colleges.

This guide has been created to help international school college counsellors advise your students on their study options in the UK. The questions answered below are those that we know many college counsellors have asked in the past and we hope you find them useful.

School counsellor giving advice to student

Studying in the UK - frequently asked questions