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Information about UK education

More information about studying in the UK is available on these pages:

Our Education site

Our Learning English site


To get information on UK education from the British Council in your own country, go to our contacts page


The UK offers excellence in education and is the first choice destination for increasing numbers of international students. As a result, some of the most common questions we receive are about how to study in the UK; our Education Information Service is here to provide the answers.

We provide a range of information and guidance services in all our libraries, information and resource centres. At any of our offices in the world you can obtain the latest information on UK institutions and qualifications, and get face-to-face professional guidance on studying and living in the UK.

If you cannot get to a British Council office, there is access to much of this kind of information available on this website; the links on the left will take you to some relevant pages.

You can also contact the headquarters of the Education Information Service in London. We can answer education enquiries about most topics, such as application procedures, funding and costs, study methods, EFL and TEFL. Enquiries by letter, e-mail and telephone are welcomed, and if you are in the UK, the Service offers a drop-in centre between 1300 and 1600, Tuesday to Thursday to answer questions face-to-face with members of the public.

Education Information Service
The British Council
10 Spring Gardens London SW1A 2BN
Telephone +44 (0)20 7389 4383 (answering machine)
Fax +44 (0)20 7389 4292
E-mail education.enquiries@britishcouncil.org

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