Why study in the UK?

A UK education opens doors, wherever you go in the world.

From our world-recognised universities to our innovative teaching approach and the leading minds who deliver it, we have what you need to reach your potential.

The UK has been the preferred choice for some of the most important minds in history. One in four world leaders has studied in the UK, so if you’re dreaming of achieving big things, you can be sure you’re in the right place in the UK.

International students tell their storiesWhy choose the UK?

Osama

MA Global Political Economy, Goldsmiths, University of London

'My chances of getting employment increased a lot'.

How a UK education improves your career

JV

BSc Biomedical Science, University of Kent

'I decided to study in the UK because it's very personalised. I feel really supported by the lecturers'.

Innovative teaching methods in the UK

Boluwatife

LLM International Tax Law, Bournemouth University

'I can apply to hopefully get two years to work with a good firm'.

Stay and work in the UK after you graduate

Yunyan

PhD, Social Policy, University of Bristol

'The career service that I've received in the UK is really helpful'.

Get the skills employers want

Nathan

MBA, University of Cambridge

'The MBA in the UK is only for one year, therefore I'm not losing any momentum I've built in my career'.

Short, flexible courses

Find out what a UK education can do for you

Succeed in your career

As well as being one of the best places to study, the UK is also great place to prepare for your career. Find out why.

World-famous universities

With world-famous universities and quality teaching that’s government-guaranteed, the UK offers a higher standard of education, whatever you choose to study.

Access world-leading research

The discoveries our universities are making are at the forefront of global science and research. You’ll be at the cutting edge when you study in the UK.

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Develop your career in the UKStay and work in the UK for two years after you graduate

International students can apply to stay and work, or look for work, in the UK after graduation.

About the Graduate Route

About the UK

From our ancient traditions to our modern and inclusive way of life, there's so much to love about the UK. Explore UK nations, food and culture.

What subjects can I study?

UK universities have some of the most diverse subject offerings in the world. Explore some of the subjects most popular with international students.

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Student lifeAn unforgettable student experience

Discover endless things to see and do and make friends from all over the world when you study in the UK.

Discover student life in the UK