UK-About

ABOUT UK


Studying in UK will provide with an academic qualification respected and recognized throughout the world. It is the oldest established educational system & provides a solid foundation for all skills required to do well and succeed in a globalized world economy. Education in UK offers shorter and more intensive courses which provides value for money as Master's programs can be completed in just one year and bachelors in three years. The UK is a multi-cultural, cosmopolitan place to live in. UK is home to numerous ethnic groups and nationalities from around the world.

LOCATION

Northwestern coast of mainland Europe.


COUNTRIES

  • England.
  • Northern Ireland.
  • Scotland.
  • Wales.

LANGUAGES

  • English.
  • French (spoken by 2.3% of the country's population).
  • Polish (1.0%).
  • German (0.9%).
  • Spanish (0.8 ).

REGIONS


England

South East England - London, Portsmouth

South west England - Bath, Exeter Midland Newcastle, Brand ford, Derby


Scotland

Dundee, Sterling, Glasgow, Edinburgh


Wales

Cardiff


Northern Ireland

Belfast


WEATHER


  • The United Kingdom has a temperate climate, with plentiful rainfall all year round.
  • The temperature varies with the seasons but seldom drops below -10°C (14.0 °F) or rises above 35 °C .
  • In the west, winters are wet, especially over high ground.
  • Summers are warmest in the south east of England, being closest to the European mainland, and coolest in the north. Snowfall can occur in winter and early spring.
  • Scotland tends to be colder than England since its located further North but this has its good side since it enables Scotland to provide Skiing holidays to its visitors.

TRANSPORT


  Two cities in England have rapid transit systems.

   •  London Underground / Tube

   •  Outside of London there is the Tyne and Wear Metro. It is a light rail metro system based around Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead and Sunderland

  Many other cities in the UK have rapid transit systems combined of local or light rail with bus and tram systems.

  The rail network in Great Britain is the oldest such network in the world. It connected to Wales, Scotland and France via Channel Tunnel.

MAJOR REGIONS / CITIES


England


  • London
  • Birmingham
  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • Oxford
  • Cambridge

Scotland


  • Glasgow
  • Edinburgh
  • Aberdeen

Wales


  • Cardiff
  • Swansea
  • Newport