You can find useful information about study in the UK on our webpages. Find out the difference between a lecture, a seminar and a tutorial, different methods of assessment and tips on studying.
You can also prepare for study in the UK using Prepare for Success. This is an interactive web learning tool for international students who are getting ready to come to the UK for study in further or higher education - and it's free for you to use.
It contains learning resources which are activity-based to help you find out about different aspects of academic life in the UK and the skills needed for effective study. As well as preparing you for what to expect during your studies, the activities provide scope for English language improvement*.
You can use the demonstration video if you would like more information on how to use the activities, and an interactive FAQs page where you can find simple answers to questions about study in the UK. There is also a special page of interactive questions and answers for international students planning to study in Further Education colleges in the UK.
You can also read the blog which responds to students questions and concerns about moving to study in the UK.
* Prepare for Success is intended primarily for international students whose first language is not English. It is aimed at students with an IELTS level between 5.5 and 7.5 or equivalent.