10 Reasons to Study in Scotland

Are you wondering if Scotland is the right place for you to study? Take a look at our top ten reasons why studying in Scotland is a good idea, and see if we can help you make up your mind!

  1. Scotland has been leading the way in education since the early part of the 15th century. The education systems of countries like the USA, Canada and China mirror the model that was pioneered by the Scots.

  2. Scottish education will teach you not just what to think, but how to think, with inspirational teachers who will give you the confidence to put your ideas into practice.~

  3. Scotland is a multicultural society and people have been coming to live here from all over the world for centuries. Scotland is consistently rated as a friendly, safe place to be so you can be sure of a warm welcome.

  4. Study in Scotland and you will experience lively cosmopolitan cities, spectacular landscapes and a vivid and varied sports, arts, entertainment and social scene.

  5. The Post Study Work programme allows international students the opportunity to stay and work for two years after graduation, and there is a strong and growing economy in Scotland with plenty of opportunities for qualified individuals.

  6. Scotland produces more academic papers and citations per 10,000 of the population than any other country in the world. 86% of Scotland's research has been judged to be internationally excellent according to the latest independent and globally regarded Research Assessment Exercise.

  7. Teachers in Scottish institutions are the people writing the textbooks, creating the inventions and making the groundbreaking discoveries. They will challenge and support you at every stage in your studies to ensure that you reach your full potential.

  8. Flexibility is at the heart of the Scottish education system, and you will be encouraged to build a programme that suits your needs, including cross-faculty study. For example, you can be developing skills in product development as well as learning how to market it at the same time.

  9. Some of the world's most famous inventors and intellectuals were educated in Scotland including David Hume, Adam Smith, and John Logie Baird. Study in Scotland you'll be following in the footsteps of greatness!

  10. Scotland is a great place to live and study. In a recent report 86% of university students surveyed would recommend the Scottish experience to others and 91% of international students think Scotland is a good place to be.