Manraj Gujral from India studied an MSc in System-on-Chip at the University of Southampton. In his student diary he discusses the UK's quirky culture, and provides tips on what to look out for when arriving in the UK.
Before you begin your UK education, check to see if you need a visa. If you do, there are several types of study visa, depending on your age, the length of your course and the level at which you plan to study.
Music, heritage, culture, sport, the countryside and fantastic experiences: This is Great Britain interactive calendar showcases the best the country has to offer, including festivals, art fairs, film screenings and ancient traditions.
From sandy beaches and mountains, to rolling green hills. From music festivals and football matches, to theatre and art galleries. From quaint old towns to bustling big cities - there’s so much for you to discover in the UK! Explore photos and suggestions of where to visit with our interactive map.