Student life Studying abroad is not just about gaining qualifications. Student life
gives you a unique opportunity to broaden your experiences as well as your
A vibrant social life is very much part of the UK student experience. Most
universities are affiliated to the National Union of Students and offer
subsidised bars, as well as the chance to create or join interest or sport
clubs. International students often form societies offering food, films and
speakers relating to their national or cultural backgrounds.
Long vacations, budget fares and student discounts combine to make student
travel an opportunity not to be missed. The UK has an outstanding array of hip
cities and natural landscapes, so whatever your preference, go visit it! And
with continental Europe on your doorstep, you'll never be short of a fresh
Feeling inspired? This guide gives you the information you need to make the
most of your Freedom years
Want to become involved in UK Cultural life?
The UK's culture and history is one of the richest in Europe. Take some time
out from the library and find out what is going on in your university town. We
provide you with a directory of
websites to help you track down the experiences that interest you.
Want to travel during your studies?
UK students have the freedom to explore their world. We tell you how to travel
around the UK and provide a comprehensive guide to
student travel connections to Europe. And we give you an invaluable
directory of budget and student travel services to help you plan your
Want to hear more about student life in the UK from other
Who better to tell you about studying in the UK than current students? We'd
like to hear about your student experiences. If you have stories or photos that
you'd like to share then email them to us to include
in our student community page.
To use our Student Life guide, simply click on the headings below: