College & University Student Trips & Tours in the UK

A great value and immensely educational study trip may be right on your doorstep, with a trip to a city in the UK. It can be quite easy to overlook the beauty of the UK, but with its history and culture-soaked cities, not to mention the rolling hills in the countryside, there’s a wealth of options to suit any study tour!

London is our number one destination for a college or university tour, thanks to its incredible landmarks, innovative skyscrapers, alongside a smattering of galleries and museums, global businesses and financial institutions. It’s the perfect destination for any study trip, from business & economics to art & design, and everything else in between!

The beautiful market town of Stratford upon Avon, is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare, and as such is a popular choice for your English, Drama and Performing Arts students.

The Midlands is an area known for its engineering excellence and expertise. It’s at the centre of UK manufacturing today, and with many factories offering educational workshops and tours, it’s the ideal place for your students to learn more about business, economics and engineering.

In the north west of England, and you’ll find the newly transformed city of Liverpool. This city has undergone a huge regeneration project and its new economic growth offers fantastic learning potential for students of business & economics or sport & leisure.

Over the border in Scotland, you’ve got the historic city of Edinburgh with its museums, art galleries and historic buildings. The Old and New Towns are classified as a UNESCO world heritage site making it a unique place that will appeal to students of all disciplines.


College trips & tours in the UK 

London

Architecture

Discover London’s iconic skyline with its distinctive skyscrapers and contemporary architecture which is constantly evolving. Students of architecture will be able to explore many of the constructions which make London so unique, from the London Eye and the Shard building to the Houses of Parliament.

Art & Design

London is a destination brimming with culture, packed with awe inspiring architecture and some of the world's best art galleries. Students on an art & design college trip to London will be inspired as they visit some of the city’s most famous landmarks as well as London's array of art galleries.

Art & Design LIVE!

Inspire their future career at our Art & Design LIVE! event in London on Monday 18th February 2019. This full day event created for students of graphic communication consists of four sessions, chaired by an expert in the field of design.

Business Studies

London has a global reputation for being a cultural and financial mecca, making it a great destination for a business studies educational tour. Businesses, sporting venues and even theme parks offer visits and workshops from industry professionals on all aspects of the syllabus including marketing, operations management, people and finance.

Computer Science

A combination of workshops, tours and museums around the city prove London to be a great destination for students of computer science.

Cultural

London has a global reputation for being a cultural mecca. London city offers students on a cultural trip to London the opportunity to experience some of the world's best museums and galleries including The National Portrait Museum, The Serpentine Gallery and the Tate Modern.

Economics

The City of London is a world leader in business and financial services where companies and investors from around the world meet and do business. An educational tour for economics students will inspire them to work in the city and they can visit some of London’s oldest financial institutions along with some of the new kids on the block.

Engineering

During their study tour, your engineering students will be able to explore many of the constructions which make London so unique, from the London Eye and the Shard building, to the theme parks and manufacturing industries that surround the capital.

English, Drama & Performing Arts

London offers students on an Engligh, drama & performing arts study tour the opportunity to see a West End show, after taking part in a theatre workshop or Q&A session with the cast of a popular show.

Fashion & Textiles

London has one of the most sophisticated and innovative fashion scenes boasting everything from flagship stores on Oxford Street to vintage fabrics at London's markets. During a fashion & textiles study tour, your students have the opportunity to draw inspiration from some of the world's best museums and galleries.

Geography, Geology & Environmental Science

The 2012 Olympic games changed the landscape of London, making it a great place for students of geography, geology & environmental science to study the impact of hosting such an event and urban regeneration.

History

London offers students on a history study tour the opportunity to experience some of the world's best museums and monuments that tell the story of London’s past.

Media & Film Studies

London is a fantastic destination for media & film student trips; as it’s home to the BBFC, students can learn about the film industry’s classification process and discover the amazing cinematic experience at BFI IMAX.

Photography

London’s iconic skyline is so distinctive, with many of its tourist attractions including the London Eye, the Shard building and of course the Houses of Parliament, all providing great inspiration for your photography students.

Politics & Law

Being the capital city of England makes London the perfect destination for a College trip. The city has been at the forefront of English society for over 2000 years and is brimming with attractions and landmarks perfect for politics or law students.

Psychology & Sociology

London is a great value and easily accessible destination for your psychology & sociology students with a variety of workshops at some of the Capital's best attractions which explore key themes on the curriculum.

Religious Studies

A visit to the capital offers your religious studies students a unique opportunity to discover more about religious practices, places of worship and gain a greater insight into the history and teachings of the different religions.

Sport & Leisure

During a sports and leisure study trip to London you can visit the capital’s famous sporting venues including football stadiums for Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, as well as Cricket grounds such as Lords in Swiss Cottage, the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Twickenham Rugby Stadium.

Travel & Tourism

As London is a main tourist destination this is a great tour for any student of leisure and tourism. The London Eye, Buckingham Palace Tour, Tower of London, Madame Tussauds are just some of the places to visit.

Urban Planning

During their study tour, your urban planning students will be able to explore many of the constructions which make London so unique, from the London Eye and the Shard building to the Houses of Parliament.

Edinburgh

Art & Design

Glasgow offers something for everyone, whether you want to research an artist or see the latest in contemporary art Glasgow has a museum for you. Edinburgh is the ideal destination for those for studying art and design with the UNESCO World Heritage Site at the heart of the city.

Psychology & Sociology

Edinburgh is a fascinating destination for those studying psychology & sociology, a city full of history and a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the core. Edinburgh’s many museums, galleries and historic buildings give the city its unique character and wide appeal and make it a popular destination for students of all disciplines.

Liverpool

Sport & Leisure

Liverpool and the surrounding region in the North West corner of England offer a host of visits enabling the study of sport and leisure as part of a college field trip. Liverpool continues to attract visitors year on year keen to explore the stadiums and grounds which have witnessed great triumphs and defeats.

Stratford

English, Drama & Performing Arts

Stratford-upon-Avon is the birthplace of William Shakespeare, and is unsurprisingly steeped in culture and history. English, drama & performing arts college trips to Stratford upon Avon are an inspired choice because it gives students the chance to visit to the famous Swan Theatre, Shakespeare's Birthplace and Holy Trinity Church.

The Midlands

Business Studies

The industrial revolution cemented the Midlands’ reputation as a hub of engineering excellence and expertise. Today many major manufacturing companies operate here and offer educational workshops and factory tours for your business studies students, giving them a superb insight into manufacturing processes and the business behind the brands.


University student trips in the UK

We’re a one-stop shop for your university group travel package in the UK. 

Whether you’re looking for a travel package, or a comprehensive subject-linked itinerary, we’ll work with you to pull together exactly what you need.  

We've created group travel packages in the UK across a broad spectrum of subjects including: agriculture, architecture, art,  business management, cartoon & comic arts, fashion & textiles, history, geography, health & social care, photography, theology & religious studies and sport & leisure.

 

 

Preferential group travel rates for transport in the UK,  plus increased flexibility & convenience:

Rail is a convenient travel option for small groups, ideal for travel to and from cities in the UK. We offer preferential rail rates for student groups and provide ticket flexibility. 

As a market leading travel group in the UK, we offer preferential group rates and nationwide access to an exceptional fleet of coaches.

 

 

 

Centrally-located, student-friendly accommodation at preferential group rates

Our room rates are guaranteed, so you can reserve your beds whilst you confirm your passenger numbers.  

 

 

 

 

Pre-booked visits & attractions - planned around your own group activities 

Through our partners based in the UK we’ll pre-book tickets at top visits and attractions at preferential group rates, we’ll plan these visits to fit around your own schedule.  UK trip highlights include the Coca Cola London Eye, West End Shows, Natural History Museum, V&A Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Science Centre, Cadbury World, plus a wide selection ofwalking tours, museums and art galleries in each destination.

 

 

 

Services available from StudyLink in the UK:

• Pre-booked meals at a range of restaurants 

• Pre-booked & pre-paid underground tickets

• Services of a dedicated Account Executive

 

  • Support from one of our award-winning group travel Account Executives with excellent knowledge of UK destinations
  • A one-stop shop for your student group travel package for cities in the UK
  • Multiple quote options to help you make the best value choice for your group 
  • Preferential rates with hotels & hostels, rail & other transport options 
  • Preferential rates with hotels & hostels, rail & other transport options 
  • Convenient and time-saving online travel technologies
  • Risk management services for complete peace of mind
  • External accreditations providing reassurance, including ABTA, ATOL & IATA licences

Price promise - we’ll beat any like-for-like quote 

We’ll also beat any like-for-like quote to ensure you’re getting the most competitive price for your travel requirements. 

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Speak to one of our Group Travel Account Executives

A dedicated Account Executive will manage your tour organisation from start to finish. Our award-winning team each have on average over 9 years’ experience in travel and will provide you a complete solution for your group travel requirements. They’ll use their knowledge of the UK and group travel expertise to create a custom-made itinerary just for you. Whether you’re looking for a travel package or a comprehensive curriculum-linked itinerary, your Account Executive will work with you to pull together exactly what you need.