Interesting Facts about Studying In the UK

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Updated On 01 April 2023 & Read Time 5 minutes


About the UK

Imagine walking down Oxford Street on Christmas Eve, a glass of wine in one hand, as you soak in the beauty of the twinkling lights and cheery atmosphere. Isn’t it lovely?

From the wonderful literature to the gorgeous architecture, there is so much that makes the UK a dream location to study. It is rich with history and culture, and is home to brilliant minds and artists, a thriving sports realm, and a large variety of cuisines. A blend of traditional and modern, this country is also never behind on fashion trends!

Here are five amazing facts about the United Kingdom: 


Did you know that some of the most eminent names in literature hail from the United Kingdom? 

Notable winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature from the United Kingdom include:

Dorris Lessing, Winston Churchill, T.S. Eliot, Rudyard Kipling, and many others provided education.

Well-known holders of the Poet Laureate Office:

Renowned poets like John Dryden, Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy, Robert Bridges, Simon Armitage, William Whitehead, John Masefield, William Wordsworth, who have made significant contributions to  raising public awareness through their poetry. .  

Imagine studying in a country with such a brilliant literary legacy!


Fame and popularity go hand-in-hand with skill and technique. The UK’s footballers are well-known for how they strike, defend, and attack on the football field. Many legends in the field hail from the UK such as:

  • Wayne Rooney

  • David Beckham

  • Harry Kane

  • Jamie Vardy

  • Frank Lampard


Football is a popular sport among locals, and studying there would give you the chance to play it for leisure and enhance your skills in the game.


 The line that best describes the United Kingdom and its fashion industry is, “Style is what you carry, and fashion is what you have.” 

 Whenever the word ‘Fashion’ is said, London automatically comes to mind. Obviously, it is ranked first among the world’s top four fashion weeks: Milan, Paris, New York, and London Fashion Week. The UK’s fashion industry is the largest,  providing opportunities to various other industries, businesses, photographers, and models from all over the world. 

A few designers who have brought new perspectives to the fashion industry are:

  • Molly Goddard

  • Thomas Burberry

  • Alexander McQueen

  • Daniel Lee

  • Paul Smith

  • Jonathan Anderson


If you are looking to enter the fashion industry during your studies, the UK is the place to go!  

Major Corporations

In addition to being the birthplace of many sports legends, it should come as no surprise that the UK gave birth to countless businesses that have changed the globe in the areas of consumer goods, retail, oil, defence, and telecommunications. Some of these world-famous companies are:    

  • Unilever 

  • Vodafone 

  • Tesco

  • Rolls-Royce

  • Shell Plc


Studying in this business hub of a country would greatly aid your career prospects.

Advantages of Studying in the UK

 Once you complete your studies in the UK, the opportunities you have are limitless.

The chief advantage of graduating from a UK university is that the university can provide face-to-face exposure to specialists from different fields and corporations. Also, all major corporations have a presence in this country. Another benefit of studying in the UK is the experience you gain from all the practical, real-world assignments you receive to supplement your theoretical knowledge.

Other reasons to choose the UK as your location to study abroad are: 

  • Affordable education in the UK

  • Easy Admission & Visa procedure

  • Admissions are possible without IELTS 

  • No application fee for postgraduate courses

  • A master's degree can be completed in one year

  • Scholarships, Bursaries & Student Discounts are available

  • Part and Full-time job during holidays (20-40 hrs. per week)

  • Two-year Post Study Work visa (PSW) 


The United Kingdom rules every sector, from education and sports, to literature, fashion, business, and more. The moment you complete your studies, step into your desired field and get a chance to work and learn with specialists. Because in the future life experience that you will gain will be worth more than anything else.

We hope this blog helped you imagine the beauty of being in the U.K.  Our purpose was to provide you with interesting facts about studying in the United Kingdom. 


If you are planning to fulfil your dreams and make them a reality then we encourage you to have a word with our expert counsellors as Meridean Overseas Education Consultants (MOEC). If you don’t have the time to visit our office, you can avail our free online counselling service through our website. We have a team of dedicated counsellors that will provide you with the best guidance and support to help you enrol in the UK’s top universities. Please do not hesitate to contact us at or call us at 1800-1230-00011.

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