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The British Council has created a dedicated website called Study UK: Discover You. It has lots of information about your options and a section on each area of interest that you will find full of practical information.

Why choose a UK education?

With such a strong reputation for research and education, UK universities and colleges attract some of the world’s leading academics and industry professionals. Four of the top six universities in the world are in the UK.

On a UK course, you'll gain skills and qualifications to help you succeed in any career you choose.

The UK is a welcoming place for students of all nationalities and faiths and will offer you opportunities to experience unique culture, cities and countryside.

Find out more reasons to choose a UK education.

Your study options in the UK

Look up thousands of UK courses using our search tools and resources.

These range from boarding schools for younger pupils at secondary school to undergraduate (e.g. bachelor’s degrees, HNDs, etc) and postgraduate qualifications at university level, (e.g. master’s degrees, MBAs, PhDs, doctorates, etc).

Find out about course types, qualifications and the different education systems for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales in your study options.

Practical advice before you go

We have gathered practical advice for international students on planning a UK education. Information such as  visas, scholarships, money, accommodation, health, safety and travelling to and around the UK.

The British Council also runs pre-departure briefings in Hong Kong for students who are planning to study in the UK.

Read the Study UK: Discover You website to get up to date practical advice before you go.

Living and studying in the UK

If you are starting your life as an international student, find out what student life is really like in the UK.

Read our top tips to make sure you experience the best of UK culture. Get key facts on weather, food and drink, language, accents and an introduction to UK etiquette and manners.

Find out more about living and studying in the UK.

Study UK Guide 2022/2023

It is designed to help explore the amazing educational experiences that await you in the UK. The UK has long been renowned for its educational excellence and is known for the wide range of subjects ​and institutions you can choose from. We invite you to read the Study UK Guide 2022/2023 below, to learn about how you can apply, how you can find courses, how life in the UK will be for international students and what other guidelines there are on studying in the UK.

UK Scholarships Booklet 

It is your ultimate guide to make the best of such opportunities, from prestigious ones funded by the UK government to many more set up by the UK higher education institutions. Find out what the scholarships are, who they are for and how you can apply all in this one booklet!  

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