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The UK is a great place to study - whether it be for undergraduate, post-graduate, or boarding school level. Here are some of the many reasons why you should study in the UK:

  • Gain a world-class education
  • Open the doors to your dream career
  • Perfect your English
  • Get great value for money

Do you want to study at a UK university, college, school or English language centre?

Studying in the UK offers you a world-class education, internationally respected qualifications, and outstanding career prospects. And outside of your classes, you'll have the adventure of a lifetime as you discover the UK's unique cities, countryside and culture! 

Visit our Study UK: Discover You website to get started! 

You can also find lots of advice about studying in the UK - from choosing a course, to planning your travel, to making friends and getting used to the UK's weather!

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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 countries 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.

How we can help you

The British Council Qatar have been working with potential students for the past two decades providing guidance about UK Education.

Over the past year, we organised more than 30 different activities to engage students with UK institutions directly. Those activities included:

  • public information evenings
  • school visits
  • counselling sessions
  • pre-departure and on-spot admission sessions
  • annual Study in the UK exhibition - Save the Date for the upcoming exhibition on 12 and 13 March 2017

There are currently over 3200 students from Qatar learning English in the UK and studying at different degree levels, with the majority studying at undergraduate level.

To make sure you get updates about studying in the UK and receive information about our upcoming events, register your details here.

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.

Every year we organise pre-departure and on-spot admission sessions to prepare students for the life in the UK; Our upcoming Pre-departure and on-spot admission sessions will take place in July 2017.

You can also read the Education UK 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.

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