Scottish education enjoys a coveted reputation for high quality throughout the world. Scots have placed great importance on learning for over 500 years, with Scotland being one of the first European countries to establish a quality assurance system for its educational institutions.
Whether you are looking for the hustle and bustle of our cosmopolitan cities, or the tranquility of the beautiful countryside, you will find that there is something for everyone here. Scotland is blessed with some of the most breathtakingly beautiful scenery in the world and it is well worth exploring some of its treasures.
Around an hour’s drive from Glasgow, Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, famous for its picturesque castle and The Edinburgh International Festival.
Moving out of the cities, each corner of Scotland offers its own splendors. The spectacular Highlands, ancient castles and mysterious lochs are all worth a visit. Scotland is the home of golf, and famous for its many wonderful golf courses, with St Andrews, Gleneagles and Turnberry amongst the most prestigious in the world.
There are also plenty of outdoor activities to take part in across the country – golf, skiing, abseiling, hill walking, diving, sailing and rafting to name but a few.
When it comes to national and international links, Scotland is ideally placed as a hub for visiting the rest of the UK, Ireland and Europe. London is only just over an hour away by plane and there are regular short flights from Glasgow to major European cities such as Paris, Dublin and Amsterdam.
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