Top 4 Cities in the UK for Study Abroad Destinations

by Pooja S. Study UK Consultants

When it comes to choosing a nation to study abroad, more than half of international students choose the location which is friendlier for them. This is followed by the quality of education and how affordable studying costs are in the city. On the other hand while considering which country to study in, distance is least important for international students, with only few of them looking closer to their home country.

The United Kingdom is a nation with global culture with a diversified demographic that offers a welcoming atmosphere to students from other countries. Exceptional Medicare, different cuisines, magnificent and world renowned architecture, and different type of cultural and sporting activities make studying in the UK rewarding living experience.

It's no surprise that more than 400,000 international students want study in the UK each year, with many best universities in the world, more employment opportunities for graduates, internationally acknowledged degree programs, along with some of the best lifestyle, cultural heritage, and shopping and dining experience all over the world.

So, let’s have a look at the top 4 student cities in the UK.

1.     LONDON

London is popular for its multicultural audience, job options, and opportunity to connect socially. London is the city which also ranks third in the Employer Activity Indicator, indicating that graduates from universities in London have a better opportunity to attract companies from all across the globe.

Top Universities in London

·        Imperial College London

·        University College London (UCL)

·        King’s College London

·        London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

·        Queen Mary, University of London



Edinburgh is always ranked among top cities in the World Rankings for the university. The city has a student population of about 67,995. Edinburgh is also ranked in the top in respect to employer activity and in terms of value for money. The city is among the best destinations to study in the UK because of its landscapes, entertainment scene, and cultural hospitality. The capital city of Scotland is also noted for its rich history, charming atmosphere, and high standard of living. With lots of Edinburgh student accommodations and shared residences to choose from, it's easy to stay near to the excitement, and getting around the city is simple and straightforward.


The top Universities in Edinburgh are:

·        The University of Edinburgh

·        Heriot-Watt University

·        Scotland’s Rural College University

·        Queen Margaret University

·        Edinburgh Napier University



Manchester has been one of the best student towns not only in the UK but also in the world, because of its multiple globally acknowledged universities and vibrant student culture.

Manchester is a wonderful city to study in the UK in 2022, with a booming creative industries sector, a busy lifestyle, and many things to do and see. The Manchester is known for its heritage and leisure possibilities, with many attractions such as the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester Cathedral, the National Football Museum, Castlefield, Chetham's Library, Manchester Art Gallery, and Chinatown.

Also Manchester is less expensive than other UK cities, which contributes to its appeal to international students.


Top Universities in Manchester includes:

·        University of Manchester

·        Manchester Metropolitan University

·        University of Salford

·        University of Bolton


4.     GLASGOW

Glasgow is ranked in the top 10 among some of the finest UK student cities. Glasgow is ranked 57th in employment activity and 89th in terms of expenses.

Glasgow has a number of excellent universities and colleges, and as a cosmopolitan city, there are many options of inexpensive accommodation facilities. Apart from academics, there are various other additional benefits of studying in Glasgow. The city's culture and art, as well as its booming music scene, are some of the things that attract a large number of students from other countries in the UK.

Top Universities in Glasgow include:

·        University of Glasgow

·        University of Strathclyde

·        Glasgow School of Art

·        Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

·        Glasgow Caledonian University

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