The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK, or Britain) is a beautiful developed country surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea, the English Channel, and the Irish Sea. The UK is an island nation situated in Western Europe. The UK is the sixth largest economy in the world and the third largest in Europe.
Our guide has all the information you'll need to get started at a university in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland. In terms of popularity with international students, the UK lags only behind the considerably larger US. So: what exactly is the appeal of studying in the UK?