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Useful Links

Government Organisations

  • Europa – The European Union On-Line, find out more about residence and working conditions in Europe.
  • The Home Office – Work Permits (UK) – If you are unsure about whether you can work in the UK or in Europe, you will need to get in touch with the relevant embassy in your country. For the UK, you can visit the Work Permits (UK) website.
  • Inland Revenue – featuring information and advice on Tax and National Insurance matters in the United Kingdom
  • Home Office – arriving in the UK? In possession of a working visa? For general information regarding eligibility for a UK Visa.

Local Information

  • ICScotland – City Guides – general site covering many topics of interest relevant to Scotland, including a “what’s on” guide and local weather and news reports. A specialised network is also available, covering each different regional area.
  • Stirling Guide – information about Stirling and Central Scotland.
  • Aberdeen Guide – information about Aberdeen, the oil capital of the North Sea.
  • Timeout – City Guides – Europe-wide network providing city guides to many UK cities.


Travel by Rail

  • The Trainline – Book tickets, check times for all UK locations and providers.
  • FirstGroup – Provides rail services across Scotland – Scotrail
  • Virgin Trains – UK-wide rail provider to major cities

Travel by Bus

  • Megabus – Bus travel throughout the UK to all the major cities.
  • Scottish Citylink Coaches – connecting all major cities and towns within Scotland, wide network and availability.
  • National Express – buses throughout the UK, often work on the same network as Citylink.

Travel by Car

  • AA Route Planner – Plan your journey, include local events or attractions, avoid traffic jam areas and toll roads.