Studying/Living in the UK

Studying/Living in the UK

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?
  • We have broken this section down into sub-categories to make it easier to read and understand.
  • They include:
  • 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.
  • Student Accommodation
  • 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?
  • Getting Around
  • What is the best way to get around the UK? There are many transportation options – some
  • cheaper than others.
  • Money Matters
  • This section will help your budget in the UK.
  • Visa and Immigration

Learning more about your visa, who needs one, and what to do to get one.

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