The United Kingdom is twice the size of New York State by its size. It consists of England, Scotland, Northern Island and Great Britain. England is separated by the granite Cheviot Hills from Scotland on the north.
London is the capital city for United Kingdom and the currency here is Pound sterling (£).
The UK has so far has grown immensely as one of the top destination for international students who wants to study abroad. UK has excellence from the past hundreds of years of high class institutions which much of flexibility and facilities than many other countries. The United Kingdom has much to offer international students that other English-speaking countries cannot offer.
UK has a very high reputation for providing higher educational opportunities not only to its citizens but also to students all around the world. British educational qualifications are probably more universally trusted and respected than those of any other country. Students who have an experience of other countries will tell you better the difference in other countries and UK. They will surely emphasis and suggest you to go and study in UK rather than any other country. UK institutes follow a simple policy of providing attention to each and every individual studying in their college. They respect the rights of individual and let them enjoy their culture and religious diversity.
UK has around 96 universities and more than 70 colleges for providing higher education; you are eligible for getting admission in these colleges only after you have obtained educational qualification equivalent to that of UK universities. An overseas student’s prior learning, work experience (if any) and qualifications will be treated seriously and weighed on their merits, not simply sifted by a computer following predetermined criteria.
The higher education is provided by universities, colleges of Higher Education and a number of small colleges in all areas of study like fine arts, music and agriculture. Colleges of Further Education exist in most medium and large towns, and may sometimes be called ‘Technical College’ or ‘College of Technology’. They can be very large institutions with upwards of 10,000 students, or much smaller and consequently more specialized.