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The UK: Destination Guides

No country is the same throughout. Things vary significantly from region to region in terms of attitudes, geography, people and culture. Find out about what it is like to be an everyday resident in the UK, including how you would get around and what there is to do for fun!

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Student insight: Why Brighton is 'easy to fall in love with'

Is it your dream to study in the UK? Have you pictured yourself sipping tea and walking the grounds of stately homes but still can’t decide which university, city or town would suit you best? Not to worry. We spoke to Brighton University student Olivia Holtman, 24, who is studying psychology and sociology to shed light on what it means to be an international student in the UK and why she chose the city of Brighton for her studies.     What made you


Where to study in the UK that's NOT London

While most international students who come to the UK are drawn to London, not everyone is so armoured with the hustle-bustle of London life - which is understandable.   Here we highlight some alternative study destinations in the UK if you want to be a little different...   Manchester Manchester has a thriving arts and music scene that transcends all genres from Indie cool to high cheese – its four main theatres often stage West End musical hits, for

Why study in Scotland

5 Reasons you should study in Scotland

Have you considered studying in Scotland? No? Why not? When most international students think of studying in the UK, they think of studying at Oxford or Cambridge, two of the top universities in the world; however the likelihood of gaining admission to one of these institutions is slim due to the heavy competition. Others automatically think of studying in London; yes, one of the top tourist cities in the world, but everyone heads there.   Why don’t you consider