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The Complete Guide to Studying Abroad

Studying in the UK isn’t your students' only option. Studying abroad lets them experience another culture while achieving an internationally recognised degree...

Study abroad: what you need to know

There's lots to think about when deciding on studying overseas. To get started, ask your students to consider the following in their research when choosing where to study:
  • Length of course
  • Entry requirements
  • Style of teaching and learning
  • Application process
  • Costs and fees

Download our guide to learn more about studying abroad.

What our study abroad guide covers

Find out about some of these exciting university destinations:

  • Studying in Europe: the possibility of much cheaper university fees than England, growing opportunities to be taught in English as well as being exposed to a new language - and only a short haul flight away from home.
  • Studying in the USA and Canada: with some of the best universities in the world, nowhere attracts more international students, so what could North America offer?
  • Studying in Australia and New Zealand: if your students are looking further afield, then why not get them to explore the Southern Hemisphere - there are plenty of exciting courses on offer.
  • Studying in Ireland: if students want some cultural familiarities, the Republic of Ireland has great opportunities closer to home.
  • Long-term career prospects for students who study abroad: find out how studying in foreign lands can benefit students socially and in the professional world.
Share our guide with your Key Stage 4 and 5 students or use for your own teaching reference.


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    Brexit update: the result of the EU referendum means that some changes are anticipated to the arrangements around studying in Europe, including the Republic of Ireland. Existing regulations will remain in place until the UK's status within the EU changes. We'll be updating this guide as and when any changes are announced.