Each and every year, thousands of international students choose to study at a university in the United Kingdom (UK). In fact, over 480,000 international students chose the UK. As their destination of choice between 2010-2011.
The UK. comprised of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern is home over 61.4 million people. The capital London is the largest city with over 8.1million inhabitants. As one of the most multicultural countries in the world, the UK is a vibrant and exciting place to study, learn and live in.
The UK has a long tradition of higher education (the University of Oxford predates the Azetcs!). With time and experience, the UK has cultivated an education system renowned the world over and consistently ranking highly on an international level. The British system of education consists of three-tiers – primary, secondary and higher. Education is mandatory up until the age of 18, when students can choose to go onto college, and then university if they choose to.