Studying/Living in the UK
As described in our "About the UK" section, the UK is made up of four parts: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Although it is all one country, there are many distinct regions with varying accents and cultures. For such a small country, it is full of diversity.
The aim of this section is to give you background information about the UK, and answer questions like:
- What is Scotland like to study in?
- How is the weather in Cornwall during the summer?
- Can I easily travel around the UK?
- Can I get a bank account?
If you would like to get started on your search for a university you can visit our UK school search. Otherwise, we have broken this section down into sub-categories to make it easier to read and understand.
Map and Climate
Locate the UK’s major cities and distinguish between Wales, Scotland, England, and Northern Ireland, and get a peek at what your weather expectations should be.
People and Culture
Learn a little about British Culture and the people.
What type of accommodation are you going to encounter when you come to the UK? Dorms, homestays, a private flat? Which will be best for you?
What is the best way to get around the UK? There are many transportation options - some cheaper than others.
This section will help you budget in the UK.
Visa and Immigration
Learning more about your visa, who needs one, and what to do to get one.