Study in the UK

Why study in the UK?

The UK is home to some of the world’s highest-ranking universities, and Durham University is in the top 100 (QS World University Rankings 2020). A balance of tradition and modernity, the oldest universities have cutting-edge facilities and a legacy of success. 

Ideal for ambitious students, UK universities encourage independence and freedom of thought. At the same time, your student life will be enhanced by fulfilling activities and supportive student communities. 

The UK attracts thousands of international students each year, and it is a welcoming and multicultural study destination. Smaller towns and cities like Durham and Stockton-on-Tees are easy to settle into and you will soon find your way around. 

Find out more about the whole UK university experience and what it’s like to study abroad in the UK. Explore the education system, teaching methods and discover more about student life

Living in the UK

Two students on Infinity Bridge at Queen's Campus

Your student life will be enriched with British history and culture in a friendly and multicultural environment. It’s easy to travel around the UK so you can explore historic cities and beautiful countryside. Discover more about student life. 

Education in the UK

Study in the UK at Durham University

Universities in the UK are renowned across the world, performing well in league tables and offering innovative teaching. Studying in the UK gives you access to prestigious degrees and will enhance your career prospects.

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