This is where you’ll find a full picture of life in the UK, plus some practical information; including information of the visa application process and advice on holidays, studying and living in the UK.
There are many excellent opportunities to work in the UK. In our working in the UK section, you can find out about our tax and healthcare system. There’s practical advice too, on where to find permanent and temporary work, and how much it is likely to cost you to live in the UK.
If you are interested in studying in the UK, we can help you with information on finding and applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate course. We also tell you about the scholarships available, student loans and grants, and give you a flavour of what it is like to be a student in the UK.
Our culture and heritage pages give a picture of the range of performing and visual arts in the UK, together with interesting facts about our history and heritage.
The UK is home to a vibrant and creative scientific and technological community. In science and technology, you’ll discover how the UK government promotes the UK’s scientific expertise, funds research and development projects and helps UK companies overseas.
In people and politics, you’ll find a wide range of information to help you understand who we are and what our political system looks like.
Our environment pages show how the UK is combating climate change, protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development.
The UK is a nation of sports-lovers. You’ll find out about the wide range of common, and not so common, sports enjoyed in the UK in our sport section.
His Royal Highness Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Her Royal Highness Catherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, were married on 29 April 2011.
Information on how to obtain a visa to the UK
More than 3 million US travelers experience the UK each year.
Find out how to work in what many consider to be Europe’s leading business centre
Education in the UK is internationally recognised for its quality and variety.
Find the all the information you need about the UK
As the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games approach, the eyes of the world are turning to the UK