International Students

Study in Scotland and you will experience lively cosmopolitan cities, spectacular landscapes and a vivid and varied sports, arts, entertainment and social scene. Scotland is a very compact country, so it's easy to get to and to get around. There are six major cities, including the capital Edinburgh, all within easy reach of each other and the stunning Scottish countryside.

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Scotland is a multicultural society of just over 5 million people. People have been coming to live here from all over the world for centuries, so you can be sure of a warm welcome when you come to study in Scotland. And of course, Scottish people are famously friendly.


There is a strong and growing economy in Scotland and it has recently won the titles of UK and European Region of the Future. Top Scottish industries include: 


  • finance
  • life sciences
  • traditional and renewable energies
  • oil and gas
  • medical technology
  • tourism
  • the creative industries.


Scotland is also on the world stage as an international venue, hosting the world's biggest arts festival every summer at the Edinburgh International Festival.

For more information about studying in Scotland, please click on one of the links on the left.