Did you know that Scotland has more world-class universities per head of population than anywhere else in the world? Did you know that Scottish university graduates have the highest rates of employment or further study in the UK? Or that Scotland has the highest rate of student satisfaction in quality of teaching in the whole of Britain?
Scotland is a stunning place to study, and not just for the educational benefits. Learn more about why you should consider Scotland as your home as an international student below.
Why study in Scotland
Thanks to Scotland’s exciting landscapes of mountains and rivers, there are many different activities to fill your weekends away from study. Go rafting or surfing on the lakes or coast, or take a bike and tackle Scotland’s beautiful hills and mountains. Did you know that Scotland is the only place to ski and snowboard naturally in the UK?
Scotland has a rich cultural history spanning nearly 1,000 years. Living in Scotland means seeing firsthand the many historical battlegrounds, castles and monuments the country has to offer.
3. Galleries and Museums
Over 100 galleries and 250 museums help paint a picture for visitors about the history and culture of Scotland. From independently run studios to big city museums, a wealth of knowledge is to be gained from Scottish art, culture and science.
Scotland’s coasts, islands and mountains are a sight to behold, and its distinct landscape will inspire. There is always somewhere new to explore, with national parks, canals and beaches making for an unforgettable experience.
Scotland is home to five universities in the global top 200 (Times Higher Education Guide 2017) with institutions such as the University of St Andrews, University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh famous for their academic excellence.
Apply to study in Scotland
For international students wishing to study away from home, there are few more picturesque parts of the world to do so than Scotland. Arrange a free consultation today to get your application started to a Scottish university.