Ayesha came to the UK to study a social science course at Bristol University.
If you're thinking of studying in the UK, watch our video to hear from international students studying in the UK now.
Watch this video to get tips from international advisers about applying to study in the UK.
UK universities and colleges are diverse, multicultural, creative and welcoming, with top quality teaching and great career prospects, as well as the chance to improve your English language skills. Over 430,000 international students study here every year, from over 180 countries worldwide.
You can now use BrowseAloud to translate information and advice pages on ucas.com into different languages. The software includes spoken translation of web pages into 35 languages and written translation into 78 languages.
To use the service, just select the Listen/translate with BrowseAloud option on our page footer. This will open up the BrowseAloud tool enabling you to use all of BrowseAloud’s features. You do not need to be signed in to use the tool. If you’re using an internet browser other than Google Chrome you’ll need to have Flash installed and enabled to use the software.
How to apply
You do some of your research here, and for some courses you can apply through UCAS – for many courses you just apply directly to the university or college.
Firstly, the way that UK higher education works means there are different rules for UK, EU and international students. We’ll highlight the similarities and differences throughout ucas.com, but it might be worth checking our guide to UK higher education terms.
- Then get started on what to study, when to apply and how to get a place and a visa.
- Find a course, and look out for our advice on how to choose a suitable course and university or college.
- Start applying.
- Then look at finance and support, if you’ll need to arrange visas and to pay course fees or adjust to life in the UK.