Why study abroad in the UK?
The UK is one of the top destinations for international students on study abroad programmes. For many Europeans, it’s just a short hop across the channel, making study abroad in the UK the most convenient and affordable option. As there are currently no visa requirements for EU, EEA and Swiss nationals studying in the UK, study abroad programmes are also easily accessible. It’s not just Europeans selecting to study abroad in the UK. The prestige of the top UK universities attracts thousands of study abroad students every year, resulting in one of the most diverse university systems in the world.
At LSI we can help you take that first step towards studying in the UK. LSI’s English language programmes teach not just language skills, but the academic and study skills, and cultural knowledge students need to thrive on study abroad programmes in the UK. From specialised A level courses offered at our Sixth Form College to our University Pathway programmes, we can give you the support you need to achieve your goal of studying at a top UK college or university.
As the birthplace of the English language, a rich history and diverse culture, and its position as the gateway to Europe, there are many reasons for selecting to study abroad in the UK. Take the plunge and choose one of LSI’s study abroad programmes in London, Cambridge or Brighton.
Elegant Victorian houses line the streets of this leafy, residential suburb in west London. Ealing, perennially popular with families, is known for its green open spaces and pretty parks, charming cafes, excellent restaurants and smart shops. Only 20 minutes from the centre by train, Ealing makes an ideal, relaxing base for students on a study abroad programme who want to explore the sights of London.
Whilst only 3 miles from the bustle of central London, the elegant, leafy neighbourhood of Hampstead still retains its original village charm. Hampstead’s main high street is lined with cafes, restaurants, galleries and designer shops and the nearby Hampstead Heath, with its woodlands, ponds and green open spaces, offers stunning views over central London. It’s truly a tranquil setting for a study abroad experience close to the heart of this vibrant capital city.
Despite its compact size, Brighton is a seaside town that packs a big punch. The many cafes and restaurants, vibrant nightlife, majestic architecture, eclectic shops, green spaces and festivals have earned Brighton the sobriquet ‘London-by-sea’. Only 50 minutes from London by train, Brighton serves as a springboard for exploring the UK’s capital city and beyond. Study abroad in Brighton and you’ll never be short of things to do.
With its ancient college buildings, cobbled lanes, elegant bridges, pretty churches and quaint shopping streets, Cambridge has been described as one of the loveliest cities in the UK. The city grew up around its world famous university and today’s Cambridge continues to be a lively student town. Immerse yourself in Cambridge student life on your study abroad programme: cycle through the parks, punt on the River Cam and down a pint at the ‘The Eagle’ pub.
Study abroad in London and you’ll be living in one of the world’s most visited cities. With an unrivalled mix of history, royal pageantry, world-class museums and art galleries, trendy/hip street markets, green parks, innovative cuisines and cutting edge design, the city has something to appeal to everyone.