There are many amazing places to see in the UK and they can also make great places to be based for your studies. However, if you also want to travel, you need to make sure you are living somewhere with good transport routes available.
Unlike many other agents, at Traveledex we prefer to limit our educational partners to the best in each location. On this page you can details of each location and our study partners. All our partners are British Council accredited and regularly inspected as well as employing highly qualified teachers and staff (usually Cambridge CELTA or CertTrinity minimum).
The world-famous capital city with many iconic landmarks and sights to see. If you love the hustle and bustle of a busy city environment then London is the place for you to study ! We have several partners in London offering English language courses, academic studies leading to university places at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and specialist courses for the medical and teaching professions.
One of the most famous cities in the North West of England having two football clubs (United and City). Manchester’s history lies in the industrial age and the development of canals as shipping routes. It also has an historic university with business school.
Famous for being the home of The Beatles, Liverpool’s past was as a major North West port with close links to Ireland. Another city with a famous football club and many iconic buildings on the waterfront.
Newcastle Upon Tyne, to give the city it’s full name, is located in the North East of England and like many northern cities, it’s origins lie in the industrial revolution. Home to the Georgie dialect, with locals known as “Geordies” it also has a famous football team and university.
Home to the famous university which dates back to 1209, Cambridge is also known for punting on the river. The university is known in conjunction with Oxford as “Oxbridge” and is selective about taking the top candidates to study. However, we can offer many other study options through our partners.
The other famous university city and half of “Oxbridge”. The university dates back to the 12th century and the buildings are known for their spires. There are different study options for Oxford and many make use of connections to university colleges.
Situated in the South West of England, straddling the River Avon, Bristol has a history of maritime development and links to the famous engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel who was responsible for the design of the Clifton Suspension Bridge shown above. A smaller, but bustling city, home to two universities and a great place to study at all levels.
Exeter is an ancient city dating back to Roman times with a Gothic cathedral and Norman castle. A smaller city but one that mixes the old and the new well, it is also home to Exeter University.
The ancient city of York owes much to the early Viking invaders but the walled city is steeped in historic things to see including the famous York Minster. A great place to study and also eat – at the famous Bettys tea rooms !
Bath is known for and named after the Roman Baths in the centre of the city. It is also known for its Georgian architecture and is a main tourist attraction in the UK.
Other Cities & Towns
Developed in the 1800s as a seaside resort, Bournemouth is now a thriving town on the south coast of England and, along with it’s neighbour, Poole, boasts some of the best beaches in the UK. A great place to study and as a base for tourism, especially the famous Jurassic Coast, it is also the home to Bournemouth University.
A seaside resort which, like many others around the UK, dates from the 1800s. The Pier and the Royal Pavilion (shown above) are the most iconic views people remember from their visits. Home to Brighton University and many other places to study.
Part of the Torbay area, often known as “the English Riviera”, the seaside resort of Torquay boasts a long history with settlements dating back hundreds of years.
An historic naval city and dockyard and home of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth has many museums and sights to see associated with the history of naval development in England including Henry VIII’s ship, the Mary Rose. Often voted one of the cheapest places for students to live, it also hosts the popular Gunwharf Quays luxury shopping centre.