Free healthcare is provided to many international students. You are likely to be eligible for
treatment on the cost-free National Health Service, as well as reduced-cost medicines, dental
treatment and eye-care. For more information on health entitlements, please see our pages on
Student Accommodation and welfare services are usually available
In addition, many educational institutions will guarantee you student accommodation for the first year
of your studies. They also offer a range of student welfare services, including international student
offices, counselling and careers advice.
The UK has years of experience in welcoming foreign students
The UK has generations of experience in welcoming and assisting foreign students in achieving
their educational goals. The British Council has offices world-wide and can offer you advice and
assistance in making your application. The University and Colleges Admissions Service makes it
easy to apply to several educational institutions at the same time.