Scotland has led the way in its commitment to excellence in education for many centuries. It’s one of the reasons we welcome more than 50,000 international students from 180 different countries every year. If you’re considering study in Scotland we’ve got all the information you need to keep you in the know.
If you’re planning to study in Scotland and looking for a little extra financial help, then you should know that we offer a wide range of scholarships. Whether you plan to study full time or part time, at an undergraduate level or a postgraduate one, we have scholarships to suit all study options.
If you’re from outside the UK, you may need a visa to study in Scotland. It’s extremely important to make sure that you have the correct type of visa while you’re studying in Scotland. There are several different categories that will depend on the type of course you’re studying, your age and how long you plan to stay in the country.
Whether you need to pay tuition fees for your course will depend on your regular country of residence. If you’re from the European Union, the rest of the UK or are an international student from outside these areas, you’ll have a different status. Each institution will also have their own system and fees will vary between each individual place.
We’ve got such a diverse and prestigious range of universities and courses that it can be difficult to pick your subject, or university, right away. Thankfully, you can apply for several different institutions and courses at the same time. Just make sure that you leave yourself plenty of time to complete the application process.
Studying at a Scottish university can really set you up for your future career and make sure that you’re fully prepared for the working world. After all, more than 85% of Scottish employers stated that they were ‘very satisfied’ with the work readiness of graduates from our universities.
We know how important the right accommodation is which is why our universities offer a wide range of living options. From the comfort of student halls, which provide cleaning and catering, to the independence of our student houses, we have the perfect combination of places to live, study and meet new people.