Welcome to studying in Scotland!

Scotland is a desirable destination, and home to over 5 million people. The culture and traditions of Scotland are renowned throughout the world.

The food, music, costume, literature, poetry and landscape of Scotland all attract people, but more importantly – the friendliness of the Scots and their welcome to newcomers sets them apart.

Scotland hosts over 1.5 million visitors each year and over 25,000 foreign students choose Scotland for the high quality education and the exciting, varied and hospitable experiences it offers.

Scotland is home to castles, lochs, mountains, the highlands and islands, beaches and wilderness areas, swirling kilts, skirling bagpipes, and of course, whisky!

There are many reasons to choose to study abroad, to study in Scotland, and to study at SRUC.

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Study requirements for international students

Coming from outside of the UK/EU to study at SRUC requires validation of qualifications already held and proof of competence in spoken and written English. This section will help you to identify what you need in order to come and study at SRUC.

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Visas & immigration

Visa and immigration policies can seem a little daunting at first. But not to worry, we've got all the guidance you need to start your very own Scotland adventure!

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Living in Scotland

Studying in a foreign country means there will be some different customs and culture; or even a lot. With a little preparation and knowledge this can be an exciting opportunity to learn and grow and be part of something new!

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Pathways to Study

Explore all the ways you can learn at SRUC. From entry-level to Master's degree and beyond, full or part time study, distance learning, apprenticeships, mature students and courses for schools. We're here to help you and your business thrive.

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Student Life

Explore what life is like at SRUC from before your arrival all the way through to graduation. Find campus and accommodation information, tips, checklists and helpful information on getting started at SRUC, student support services before, during, and after you arrive, term dates and timetables, Moodle, and more.

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