The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe.
England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture.
England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.
Degrees and qualifications from UK higher education institutions are known around the world as high quality and world class.
This standard of excellence is set by some of the older universities with recognizable names, such as Oxford and Cambridge, but the tradition carries through to many of the universities and colleges throughout the UK.
When looking for work in the future, this can be a great selling point in your favour.