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Tomorrow's UCAS Cornwall exhibition has been cancelled

Due to the weather conditions, we have cancelled the higher education exhibition in Cornwall to be held Monday 19 March.
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Planned maintenance: 16 – 18 March

Due to planned maintenance, the services below will be unavailable from 18:00 on Friday 16 March until 23:59 on Sunday 18 March (UK time):

  • UCAS Undergraduate Apply and Track
  • UCAS Teacher Training Apply, Track, and the search tool
  • UCAS Conservatoires Apply and Track
  • UCAS Postgraduate Apply
During this time, you won’t be able to work on your application, sign in to Track, or use the UCAS Teacher Training search tool.

Benefits of studying in the UK

The UK is a welcoming, diverse and popular destination for international postgraduate students. See the benefits of studying in the UK here.
Relevant to

High quality education

UK education is recognised by employers, universities and governments worldwide.
  • Four of the top six universities on the planet are in the UK – QS World University Rankings.
  • UK research is ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ – according to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise in 2008, which produces quality profiles for universities and colleges by assessing research activity against agreed quality standards.

An interesting place to live

The UK is full of different cultures, historical landmarks and amazing events to keep you entertained.
  • There’s a mix of cosmopolitan cities and countryside villages all over the four regions of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • You’ll find widely varied cuisine, strong transport links, famous music festivals and international sporting championships.

Read through our guides below to find out more about the different UK regions.

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A range of handy advantages

You’ll get plenty of support at university – both with settling into your course and with costs.

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