“We look to Scotland for all our ideas of civilization.” Voltaire
Some of the greatest disciplines – Economics, Sociology and Linguistics share a common source of enlightenment – Scotland. The impact of Scotland’s rich history can be seen in academia all around the globe even today.
Increasingly becoming one of the most important destinations for higher education among students, Scotland is home to the highest proportion of international students (22%) as compared to the United Kingdom as a whole (19%). It is home to some of the best universities in the world and is well-known for its beautiful and far-reaching landscapes. The student life is lively and the political environment is stable – making it an ideal destination for international students.
Scotland has a prime location on the globe and sits at the very middle of the map. It has many major European cities like London, Paris, Barcelona at its very doorstep. Internationally, it has great connectivity with Asia Pacific region as well as the Americas and Australia. This prime and convenient location is an asset for students and employers alike. Students can frequently make trips to explore nearby European cities or even international ones back home. Employers greatly appreciate this location because it offers them the benefit of increased mobility in employees who are here.
here’s what we’ll cover today – to help you make the choice of studying in Scotland much easier.
- Universities in Scotland
- Employability after graduation
- Student life – things to do, best student cities, part-time work and living expenses.