Universal Education work with universities in over 40 countries around the world, here is some information on some of our most popular destinations!
The United Kingdom is made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The education system in the UK is flexible so you can study in a way that suits your lifestyle and career aspirations. The country is very diverse in culture and you will meet people from a wide range of backgrounds, nationalities and cultures.
Studying in the United Kingdom can be ideal if you are looking to improve your English language skills as well as enhance employment prospects. The country is globally recognised as one of the best places to study in the world. The UK undertakes 5% of the worlds scientific research and produces 14% of the worlds cited academic papers. Studying in the UK is great for people who are looking to be creative and explore all the country has on offer.
The USA is one of the most sought after places to study and visit. There is a wide range of universities and courses to choose from so there is something for everyone. The US is known for the vibrant campus life and unique university experience, there are plenty of sports, activities and volunteer opportunities. The degrees in the US are very flexible, you will take classes from a variety of subjects when you initially start studying then you can decide what you would like to specialise in later. Studying abroad will make you stand out when searching for jobs and enhancing your career prospects. 65% of employees favour students who have taken their studies abroad, as it shows confidence and a sense of adventure. The US has a great diversity in geography and culture.
France is a great option for students who want to gain a super cultural experience while studying abroad. The country boasts such a unique history full of art, cuisine, language and much more. Traditionally students from Francophone countries have chosen France as their premier study abroad option although in recent years, it has risen to become a choice for students from all over the world wanting to learn a little more about the famous country.
The cost of living is reasonable in comparison to many European countries, the universities are world famous while providing a personalised student experience, and the people are always welcoming to those who are new in town! Universal Education offer a range of options in France, from various cities, to multiple study options and even the chance to study not only in French but also in English.
Canada is well-known for the high-quality education which will open doors for your future and enhance your career prospects. Living standards in Canada are amongst the highest in the world and is often a good choice for international students. The United Nations even ranked Canada as one of the best places to live! Canada is diverse in culture and nationalities and the friendly and open nature of the country attracts people and students from all over the world. It is a bilingual country and is ideal for those who are looking to improve their language skills and fluency. The universities are very flexible with the education system and encourage extra-curricular activities throughout your university experience. There are opportunities to join student-run governments, radio stations, newspapers and other activities. Canada also make investments in researching for medicine, agriculture, computer technology and environmental science. Not only are the educational prospects great but the country itself is beautiful. There is a significant amount of natural beauty to see such as mountains, lakes, glaciers and forests. Not only are there natural wonders but busy cities to explore too.
Studying in Asia can feel so diverse as you immerse yourself in great cuisine, live activities, outdoor adventures, and an amount of culture which will make you feel you are in a new world. With study options ranging from major cities such as Beijing, Seoul and Kuala Lumpur, to more basic settings in village-like university campuses. Asia is an enormous region, while also feeling small and compact once there. The hospitality of the people will give you a feeling of home and allow you to settle in as quickly as possible, ensuring that you are able to focus on your studies and gain the academic experience you travelled for. Universities in Korea, Malaysia and China ranked amongst the world’s best and offer a variety of subjects at all course prices. English remains a dominant language in the region and you can even complete your entire degree in English, while learning a new local language alongside your studies.
Every year thousands of students travel to Spain to study internationally. The country is rich with history and culture and the educational system is well organised and is known for the high quality of teaching. The system is designed to provide students of all levels with the utmost of learning opportunities and they provide all students with the best education possible. The country has a wide range of places to explore, Madrid and Barcelona are two of the most popular cities to visit and study in. However, the Spanish countryside is also beautiful to explore. If you go a little further you can enjoy the Spanish coastline filled with wonderful beaches and things to enjoy. If you are looking to improve your language skills, Spain is a great place to improve Spanish as well as English. The weather in Spain is also wonderful, with summer temperatures reaching 70 degrees you can study outside in the range of parks and outdoor coffee shops.
Germany is a very popular destination for international students. More than 12% of students come from different countries. German university degrees are highly respected by employers worldwide and there are over 17,500 degree programmes to choose from across the country. Some degrees are also offered in English, so if you are looking to improve your English language skills you have this available to you. You will make friends from all around the world and engage with people from different cultures and backgrounds. It’s very diverse and being in the heart of Europe there is lots to do and explore. With beaches, mountains, medieval city centres as well as lots of nature there is something for everyone.
Russia invests in giving international student the highest quality of learning and teaching available. It is well-known for its strong academic schools in physics, mathematics and natural sciences. Russian universities offer Bachelor’s, Masters as well as short courses and summer schools. Russian foreign language courses are also available so you can improve your language skills which is great to improve your employability and career prospects. The language is spoken by 260 million people worldwide so it a great skill to have. There are also opportunities to study English. Russian universities have high level equipment and study facilities to help you get the most out of your studies. The universities are diverse with over 200 ethnic groups that speak over 100 different languages and dialects. There is a lot of culture in the country with many poets, philosophers, composers, artists and musicians. There are also lots of opportunities to get involved with sports as 71% of Russian students are involved in sports. Universities offer their own sports facilities and sports teams. There is also an exciting student life as you will never be short of something to do at the weekends. Student festivals, competitions, contests and theatres are some of the favourites that Russian students like to participate in.
Turkey is one of the most multicultural countries in the world. More than 30,000 international students travel to Turkey to study with growing numbers coming from Europe, Africa, USA and Asia. It’s a friendly and safe place to live and has many natural wonders to see. It has more than 5,000 miles of coastline from the waters for four very different seas.
There are mountains in the north east are great for those who enjoy hikes and wildlife.
Turkey has one of the world’s fastest-growing economies and the education system has modern campuses, amazing teaching and plenty of student facilities. English is widely spoken so if you are looking to improve your language skills, Turkey is the perfect place to study. The cities are perfect for students with a vibrant night life as well as a rich history. The country is full of ancient sites and ruins to admire. There is also plenty of food to taste, from kebabs served on the streets to fresh fish you will never run out of new foods to try.