The UK is second to the US as the favored destination for international students. It has some of the best ranked universities in the world, some of which appear in the world university rankings.
The UK has one of the longest, proudest educational histories in the world. Four UK universities consistently feature in the top ten world rankings: The University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, and University College London. Many other UK universities also rank highly, including the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland.