student stories

Share your story of living and studying in the UK and help other students learn about the institution you are studying at and your experiences of British culture.  You can submit as many stories as you want and you can upload your story as text or video (or both).  Tell us what it's like living in your chosen city or location and what it's like studying your subject at your chosen university, college or school.  Tell us about the challenges and opportunities you have encountered while living and studying in the UK.  Share your story - we want to hear from you!

 

Till
London
Business

Till

At the age of 16, I made a decision that would forever change my life: I decided to leave my country, Germany, and go to boarding school in the UK. This experience transformed my life and ever since..

Elizabete
Manchester
Business and Finance

Elizabete

I must admit, leaving my home country (Latvia) was difficult. Crystal clear diamonds were falling upon my cheek. I knew it is for the best and great times will await me. First week in UK was like ....

Adilson
Suffolk
Business

Adilson

To my family, it was just like a movie – their son heading off to the UK to study. They thought I would return a much smarter and more heavily accented individual. Unlike all dreams, this wasn't......

Daniel
Coventry
Business Economics

Daniel

During my last year of education in Romania I made a decision which would significantly change my life. I decided to study abroad and in the UK. At the time it seemed very hard as I would have to....

Ann
Roehampton
Education

Ann

After spending nearly 20 years in the education field, I made the bold decision in 2009 to return to university to study for my Master’s degree. I had just lost a job that I loved, managing a ......

Carlos
Suffolk
Business

Carlos

Looking out of the airplane window I was thinking of the boundless and endless questions that practically every non-UK student has. Is my English good enough? Have I made the right decision? What if..

Razvan
Coventry
Forensic Investigation

Razvan

When I was in the High School, I started to think about my future and watching the situation with the educational system in Romania, I made the decision to study abroad. My cousin, who was already....