Scotland lies in the northern portion on the island of Great Britain which it shares with England and Wales. As part of the United Kingdom (U.K.), Scotland has much in common with its neighbors, but with some exciting differences such as their love of bagpipes, kilts and Haggis. Scotland provides its own unique history, music, food, and other cultural traits that students will have the opportunity to experience in full while living there. In addition to being the "home of golf", Scotland can also lay claim to the invention of other international sports such as Rugby and Tennis and of course the original home of the Scottish Highland Games.
Interstudy by ISA offers study abroad programs in Glasgow and St Andrews. These two cities give students the option to choose between the University of Glasgow situated in a large vibrant city or the University of St Andrews located in an historically quaint college town on the eastern coast. Scotland is known for the warm, friendly and generous nature of it's people making students feel welcome wherever they visit whether it's the dramatic landscape of the Highlands, the vastness of Lochness or the enchanting cities and towns in surrounding areas. The colleges in Scotland also give students the educational challenges expected within an English-speaking system. From Business to science or humanities to design, students can find whatever course they're looking for to make the most out of their time studying abroad in the U.K.
Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom (U.K.) and lies in the northern third of the island of Great Britain. It shares it's mainland border with England to the south.
Scotland's climate is temperate and varies in climate from the north to the south, with the extensive coastlines playing an important role in the weather patterns. Western Scotland is warmer than the east, and the entire region is warmer than you would expect for being so far north. Rain is common here, and the highlands of Scotland see more rain than almost any part of Great Britain.