General sites

  • Global Graduates – a network of students who work, study or volunteer abroad during their degree. The articles are written by and for university students across the world to provide up-to-date information, and advice about living, studying and working abroad
  • Universities UK – read the latest policy, research, statistics, case studies and opportunities for study and work abroad for students living in the UK. The website also contains information on the benefits of an international experience, as well as guidance on sources of funding
  • Just Landed – information for people moving country. Guides by country, International jobs, advice on accommodation and rental market.
  • ISIC card – the International Student Identity Card (ISIC), internationally accepted proof of student status, with targeted student benefits and discounts in over 130 countries
  • Going Global – country-specific career information, developed by local career specialists.Features recommended websites and detailed resource descriptions for vital employment topics

Travel advice

  • The UK government's Travel Aware campaign – travel advice for more than 225 countries, information on insurance, passport renewal, checklist and specific information for COVID
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office – latest information on COVID, advice for travelling and living in most countries
  • Gov.uk – help for British nationals living abroad, including country guides
  • NHS travel advice – practical advice if you're travelling abroad, including vaccinations and what to pack

Embassies

Find the British embassy for the country you are going to on the Gov.uk British embassies in foreign countries and territories pages.

Living and studying in Europe

  • Erasmus+ Student Network – a website connecting European students and including sections on student events and accommodation
  • iAgora – an active discussion forum with honest comments from students about their personal experiences at different universities, as well as practical advice
  • EURES – European network matching jobseekers with opportunities in all the countries of the European Union

Information on European programmes

Country-specific information

Belgium

  • Study in Belgium – information to prepare for a period of study in Wallonia–Brussels

Denmark

  • Study in Denmark – website about higher education in Denmark for international students, with practical information about studying, living and working in Denmark

France

  • CampusFrance – the French national agency for the promotion of higher education, international student services, and international mobility
  • France Diplomatie – the site of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, with policy documents and regular updates

Germany

  • DAAD – the German Academic Exchange Service offers information on study and research in Germany
  • Studying in Germany – the largest information portal for students interested in working or studying in Germany

The Netherlands

  • Study in Holland – an initiative to promote and inform students about Dutch higher education worldwide

Nordic countries

  • Norden – gives information on the Nordic region and Nordic relations to other parts of the world
  • The Swedish Institute – promotes Sweden around the world
  • Study in Finland – what Finnish higher education can offer international students

Spain

  • Spain Exchange – information on all aspects of education and exchange programmes in Spain, as well as information about Language courses

Living and studying outside Europe

Transitions Abroad – this online magazine is a great guide to travel, work, volunteering, studying and living abroad. It sponsors a student writing contest, which they publish on their website and web magazine. There are also prizes for the winners. Read more about the travel writing contest and submission guidelines

Country-specific information

Argentina

  • Study in Argentina – find out more about higher education institutions in Argentina, their location, their websites and the services they offer

Australia

  • Migration agents – specialises in providing visa information for students or travellers wishing to enter Australia
  • Study in Australia – the official Australian government website for international students. Use this site to search for courses, institutions and scholarships, and read about studying and living in Australia

Canada

China

  • Study in China – China Scholarship Council's information on studying in China

Japan

  • Study in Japan – produced and operated by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is a site that provides comprehensive information on studying in Japan
  • The Japan FAQ – Japan FAQs and pre-arrival information
  • Embassies of Japan – find Japanese embassies worldwide

USA