Life and Culture

United Kingdom

UK life is an incredible mix of international cultures and contemporary thinking, held together by a strong sense of identity and traditions. Study in the UK provides you with an array of exciting experiences to discover. UK being such a cosmopolitan society you will find that many UK customs are already familiar to you which makes it easier for you to settle in faster than you thinks.

If you follow a religion and worship regularly at home, then you can continue to do so when you study in the UK. UK religion covers all faiths and every major world religion is welcome. Most UK cities have Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, and Buddhist centers, as well as synagogues and churches of all denominations. Keeping routine with your faith not only provides you with a link of your life at home but also makes it easier to meet and develop new friendships with other international students and UK residents.

Music is a big part of UK culture. You can find pop, rock, electro, hip-hop, classical, folk, jazz, opera and all sorts of world music. Sculpture, painting, video and photography are widely available to see in the UK.

The UK offers an incredible and beautiful landscape for walking, climbing, cycling, mountain-biking and running. The mountains of Scotland and Wales, the rolling hills of England and Northern Ireland, the Lake District and the Yorkshire moors, as well as the coastline of all parts of the UK will be all around.