Studying in Scotland

Studying in Scotland2018-08-28T13:36:40+00:00

Studies in Beautiful Scotland

  1. A few words about Scotland
  • Scotland was voted the world’s most beautiful country in the world by Rough Guide readers in 2017.
  • Lakes, Castles and wild beaches, along with sights are an ideal destination for tourism.
  • The Scots are famous for their hospitality.
  • Based on statistics, Scottish residents have the highest educational level in EU countries.
  • More than 50,000 students from 185 countries choose to study in Scotland each year.
  • In cities like Edinburgh and Glasgow there are excellent Universities.
  • Universities provide very high-level study programs and maintain a tradition of outstanding academic honors.
  • The prospective student who will eventually choose to study at one of the 15 Universities will gain a significant experience of knowledge, practice and life that will lead to a remarkable and successful professional career in Cyprus, Greece and abroad.

2) Edinburgh

  • It is consistently the second most popular tourist destination in Great Britain after London.
  • The city is charming and has been described as “Athens of the North”.
  • The masterful architecture of the buildings and the rich history of the city fascinate people.
  • The city center is amazing and worth walking for hours.
  • Edinburgh’s musical and theatrical scenes host great international names during the year, as well as interesting small and experimental groups.
  • Bus distances are close and are an advantage because you gain time during your stay.
  • Studies in Edinburgh are qualitative and distinguishable.
  • The University of Edinburgh, one of the oldest universities in Scotland, was founded in 1583, and is firmly one of the distinguished Universities of Great Britain.
  • Student life is particularly intense and multidimensional due to the large number of Universities in the area.
  • It is worth mentioning that 20% of the city’s population is between the ages of 18-24.
  • You have access to excellent resources and facilities and an educational experience designed to unlock your full potential.
  • You can choose from about 500 study programs, more than 300 graduate programs and 135 research fields covering a wide range of academic disciplines.
  • Whatever you choose to study, you will benefit from the powerful research environment that updates our academic programs.

 

3) Glasgow

  • The beauty of Glasgow is unique.
  • It has a unique architecture, parks, museums, galleries, music scenes and operas.
  • The Fine Arts School, Modern Art Gallery, Royal Theater (Opera), King’s Theater, are the most historic and emblematic buildings that make up the city.
  • In addition, it consists of magnificent Victorian buildings.
  • Scottish bands such as Simple Minds, Franz Ferdinand, Mogwai, Travis, Primal Scream, Belle and Sebastian etc come from Glasgow.
  • It is a one-hour drive from the famous Edinburgh.

 

4) Tuition fees & scholarships

  1. Undergraduate Studies, Bachelor’s Degree
  • They remain non-existent since they are covered by the Scottish State, and attendance is 4 years.
  • The Free Tuition fees for EU students in Scotland were extended to the academic year 2019-2020.
  • The Scottish Government has extended the free of charge guarantee for EU students to those starting from the academic year 2019 to 2020.
  • It is the first Government in the United Kingdom to undertake such a commitment.

 

  1. Postgraduate Studies, Master Degree
  • Depending on the chosen university and the field of study.
  • They last from 12 to 24 months.
  • There is the possibility of applying for a student loan.
  • EU students studying in Scotland can apply for student loans from their funding body and receive the same level of funding from these sources.
  • Universities offer scholarships and scholarships to help with the cost of tuition or living costs.
  • The Global Team will be happy to assist you to get the available information for each University.

 

5) Accommodation

  • At the student campus of the University
  • In university student flats, or other flats outside the university.

 

6) DOATAP, Recognition of Title of Studies

  • Undergraduate, postgraduate, as well as doctoral programs in the UK are automatically recognized by DOATAP.

 

7) The Scottish Universities are:

City or Area
·       University of Edinburgh

·       University of Aberdeen

·       Edinburgh

·       Aberdeen

·       University of St. Andrews ·       St. Andrews, Fife
·       University of Dundee ·       Dundee
·       University of Glasgow ·       Glasgow
·       University of Herriot Watt ·       Edinburgh
·       University of Glasgow Caledonian ·       Glasgow
·       University of Stirling ·       Stirling
·       University of Strathclyde ·       Glasgow
·       University of Robert Gordon ·       Aberdeen
·       University of Aberday Dundee ·       Dundee
·       University of Queen Margaret ·       Musselburgh East Lothian
·       University of West of Scotland ·       Dumfries
·       University of the Highlands 1 Islands ·       Highlands

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