7 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in Scotland

With tons of top universities and a culture unlike any other, Scotland is a great place to get an international education. If you're still not convinced, here are a few reasons why you should choose Scotland – written by guest contributor Jessica Dante of The Abroad Guide.

About Scottish Programmes

You’ve heard the phrase ‘quality over quantity’; well in Scotland we have both! As well as having more world-class universities per head of population than almost anywhere else in the world, we also rank top in the UK for student satisfaction. With more than 4,500 programmes in over 150 disciplines, find out what makes us special.

Bollywood Star receives honorary degree from University of Edinburgh

Shah Rukh Khan, star of classic Bollywood film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, filmed in Scotland, was awarded an honorary degree by HRH The Princess Royal.

First Minister’s statement on the results of the EU Referendum

First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, delivers her statement on the results of the EU Referendum.

Make your dream of studying in Scotland a reality

International students have been flocking to Scotland to study for many years. Find out if you can make your dream a reality with Saltire Scholarships.

Our universities come out on top

Each year, many thousands of students travel from across the world to study in Scotland. Why? Well we have more world-class universities per head than almost anywhere else in the world and the highest concentration of universities in Europe. These a just a few reasons why international students choose to study in Scotland.

School Systems

Scotland has led the world in a commitment to excellence in education for centuries. We were the first country in the world to provide universal education open to both boys and girls, as early as the 17th century.

Scotland-Japan partnership to enhance dementia care and academic links

Scotland and Japan are remodelling their approach to care of older people due to ageing populations, with a particular emphasis on dementia.

Studying music in Scotland

The music scene in Scotland has always been a force to be reckoned with; producing world-renowned artists and cutting edge acts representative of all genres of music.

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