Universities in the UK are hubs of learning along with entertainment. There is every opportunity for the student for getting involved in sports, theater, volunteering etc as most major UK cities and universities are highly multicultural.UK also boasts of a remarkable record of 71 UK universities featuring in the QS World University Rankings® 2015/16, with four currently ranked among the world’s top 10 which are :University of Cambridge , University of Oxford , UCL (University College London) and Imperial College London . Higher education in the UK varies depending on the constituent state (England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland).Undergraduate degrees generally take three years to complete. For few selected subjects one can enroll on an undergraduate degree that leads directly into a master’s program – usually a total of four years long. Taken separately, master’s programs last one or two years, and PhDs at least three.
LondonThe capital city ranks among the world’s best cities for students, and has an impeccable record of 18 universities to its credit that are featured in the QS World University Rankings. It is the place to enrich oneself with everlasting diverse experience not only academically but also culturally. It is popular worldwide for its museums, art galleries, libraries and theaters. Coveted universities based at London are:
Top universities are:
• UCL (University College of London)
• Imperial College London
• London School of Economics and Political Science
ManchesterManchester is reknown globally for being home to music bands & theatre groups. Equally popular is the love for soccer amongst the local people. Top ranking institutions in Manchester are:
Top most universities:
• University of Manchester
• Manchester Metropolitan University
• University of Salford
BirminghamBirmingham spearheads the research oriented studies in UK.It came into limelight during the industrial revolution.
• University of Birmingham
• Aston University
• Open University’s West Midlands regional center.
GlasgowGlasgow is home to historic architecture, distinctive local traditions and museums. PETA has declared the city to be the most vegan-friendly in the UK. And, while Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland it has a significantly lower cost of living due to which it has the largest student population in Scotland (and the second largest in the UK, after London).
Top University of Glasgow:
• University of Glasgow
• University of Strathclyde
Oxford and CambridgeOxford and Cambridge are two separate cities, each with a distinct history and character. Oxford and Cambridge are both collegiate universities. Cambridge is famous for its numerous high-technology industries associated with software and bioscience, nicknaming it as ‘Silicon Fen’ (a play on Silicon Valley). Oxford has a long history of brewing and is a pivotal center of motor-manufacturing for years, with the main production site for Mini cars, now owned by BMW, based there. Famous and prestigious universities:
• University of Cambridge
• University of Oxford.