Each year some 250,000 - 300,000 overseas students come to the UK to study programs ranging from English language courses to university degrees. After the United States, the UK is the most popular destination in the world for international students.
A great international reputation:
- The quality of UK education is recognized by employers, universities and governments worldwide.
- The UK is a popular destination for international students, and well respected for world-class standards of teaching - four of the top six universities in the world are in the UK (2012 QS World University Rankings).
An interesting place to live:
- The UK is really diverse and full of different cultures - for example schoolchildren in London speak over 300 languages between them.
- A mix of cosmopolitan cities and rural villages, with strong transport links, exciting sporting events and both historical structures and modern architecture.
- You can develop a range of skills needed in today's global workforce, including refining your English language skills with new friends and in lectures and seminars.