Foreign students in UK

The United Kingdom, as a study destination, has a lot to offer to foreign students, with its high education standards and its deep old history and traditions. The country itself is ready to help students from other countries with professional support, visa applications and cultural adaptation.

Moving abroad to study at university can be a really daunting task and to do so successfully you need the best advice. If you are moving to the UK and need advice on accommodation or how to get around a new city like Manchester, visit the Foreign Students guide and read through their advice on making the move.

There are many clubs and social/cultural activities arranged by Universities and Colleges, thus making foreign students feel at home. If you are planning to move to the UK to study there are certain subjects to take into account:

What do I need to get a Visa?

What do I need to get a Visa?

You can apply for a student visa, the route to follow and requirements to meet will depend on your financial situation and the level of the course you want to study.

  • You have to apply for "entry clearance" before leaving your country.
  • If you are coming for no more than six months and you are not a visa national you can apply for a "student visitor"...


Can I work and study in UK at the same time?

Can I work and study in UK at the same time?

Students are frequently allowed to work in the UK and sometimes universities/colleges help arrange employment for students before they arrive. Most of the time a student can work 20 hours per week and if the school is out of term full-time jobs are optional.


Do I apply for an Insurance or Health Care Program as an international student?

Do I apply for an Insurance or Health Care Program as an international student?

In most cases it is possible to use the National Health Service (NHS) without paying but only some treatments are free for international students and some treatments are subject to restrictions.


How can I travel around Europe?

How can I travel around Europe?

It depends on your nationality; you can check at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and find out if you need to apply for a visa. Remember than now because of low flight costs and the Channel Tunnel the UK is more connected to the rest of Europe than ever.



UK University Courses by state

University Courses in United Kingdom
Here is a complete list of all UK Universities available for you.


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University of London

University of London

About Queen Mary, University of London Queen Mary, University of London is one of London and the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. Amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London with 16,000 students, Queen Mary's 3,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, in Medicine and Dentistry an…

The University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen

About the University The University of Aberdeen is today at the forefront of teaching, learning and discovery, as it has been for 500 years. As the 'global university of the north', we have consistently sent pioneers and ideas outward to every part of the world. We are an ambitious, research-driven university with a global outlook, committed to excellence in everything we do. Histor…

London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

Vision and strategy LSE was founded 1895 by four idealistic young Fabians for the "betterment of society". It adopted rerum cognoscere causas, which means to know the causes of things, as its motto. The desire to bring academic expertise to bear on the problems of society motivated the founders of LSE and underpins the School's vision and strategy today. The School’s vision for the n…

Stranmillis University College

Stranmillis University College

Our History The University College has a history to be proud of. It was founded in 1922 to provide state-funded teacher education in the northern portion of the recently partitioned island. The new Northern Ireland government decided to open its own non-denominational College and purchased Stranmillis House, with its very attractive and historic campus of 18 hectares only three kilometres from …

St. Mary's University College

St. Mary's University College

Mission Statement – Our Legal Objects, Mission and Values Our Legal Objects “To advance education, in such manner as befits a Catholic foundation, by: the provision, development and conduct of a Catholic institution of higher education; and the provision of training and continuing professional development for teachers in both religious and secular schools, with special provision for those inte…





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