Mexico has a population of 130 million, making it the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world. It may be part of North America (bordering Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas), but it has its own unique Latin American identity and a rich, fascinating history.
Scotland’s epic history, vibrant cities and incredible natural beauty make it a prime destination, whether you’re more at home scaling a cliff or curled up with a good book.
Home to some of the world’s most revered artists, writers, thinkers and musicians, the City of Light needs little introduction. It is hard not to fall in love with its instantly familiar monuments, world-famous cuisine and endless cultural buzz.
But there is far more to discover in Paris than just fine art and patisserie - the city, which is developing fast under its forward thinking mayor, Anne Hidalgo, is awash with the new and innovative, especially for students.
Brazil is the largest country in Latin America and the fifth largest country in the world, with a population of more than 211 million people. Its official language is Portuguese, which is spoken by 98 per cent of the population.
It boasts more than 7,200km of coastline, 2,000 beaches and the world’s largest rainforest (and a quarter of the world’s total rainforest area). Anthropologists estimate that there are 60 undiscovered tribes in these dense jungles.
Higher education institutions in England are some of the most popular around the globe. Each year, more than 200,000 international students choose to study in England.
England, the largest country in the United Kingdom, has a fascinating history that deserves to be explored. As well as the bustling capital of London (home to 9.4 million people), there is a multitude of major cities including Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Bristol, Liverpool, Newcastle and Leeds – all of which are easily accessible for students.
European universities take just over 40 per cent of the places in the list of the best universities in the world.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 ranks more than 1,600 universities around the world. Just over 550 of them are in Europe.
Learning English online is very different from studying in a physical classroom. There is not always a teacher looking over your shoulder, which means you need to motivate yourself. But the good news is it’s easy to work on your English from the comfort of your own home.
Read our tips to help you stay motivated, focus on learning and put your skills to good use.
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Choosing a college in the United States is no easy decision, not least because there are so many types of universities, colleges and schools.
Liberal arts colleges were once a unique feature of American higher education, but the model has spread to other countries around the world.
At liberal arts colleges there is an emphasis on undergraduate study that includes a wide range of subjects, from science to humanities.
With the Scandinavian peninsula to its north and Germany to its south, Denmark is a draw for students from across the world. It has excellent English-language study opportunities at a wide range of great learning institutions. Tuition is free for Swiss students and any citizen of the European Economic Area.