Life in UK
Life in UK is a great mixture of international cultures and contemporary thinking, held together by a strong sense of identity and tradition. In UK you will find an array of exciting experiences to discover - music, celebrations, accents, people to meet, places to visit – the list is endless. UK is a cosmopolitan society and you’ll find that many UK customs are already familiar to you – so you’ll settle faster than you think.
Religion in the UK
UK is perfect mixture of all religion. If you follow a religion and worship regularly at home, then you can continue to do so when you study in the UK. UK religion covers all faiths and all major world religion is welcome. Most UK cities have Muslim, Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist centers, as well as synagogues and churches of all denominations.
The food in the UK reflects the many ethnic influences in British society. The supermarkets sell ingredients from Asia, Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America, as well as food from many other parts of the world. The people of UK are increasingly healthy eaters and there is a very wide range of organic produce available in shops and supermarkets.
You will find the famous English breakfast and fish and chips and also see a very diverse range of meals and menus while you’re studying or staying in the UK. When you become an international student in the UK, cooking and sharing a traditional meal from your home country is a great way to make new friends. In UK drinking alcohol in moderate amount in pubs and wine bars is acceptable and is a part of UK social life. People here are very friendly and social. They like meeting their friends and enjoy with them.
UK entertainment for international students
Music is a big source of entertainment in UK. You can just listen or take part; you will find pop, rock, electro, hip-hop, classical, folk, jazz, opera and all sorts of world music. From small clubs, independent cafes and bars to international scale concert halls, rock festivals or gigs, you can listen and dance to live music all over the UK. Many big-name and independent artists and bands play at UK University or college venues too.
Apart from a wealth of clubs and societies on campus or in local communities, you can visit traditional museums, contemporary art spaces and galleries in most UK cities. Sculpture, painting, video and photography are widely available to see in the UK. The UK also has a vibrant theatre and performing arts heritage, maintaining both traditional plays and musicals, and encouraging new and alternative productions.
There are cinemas in almost every UK town and city, showing feature films from all over the world. There are also many film festivals in Britain, focusing on themes in film, specific directors or animation.