Laws

Some laws in the UK and Scotland may be different from those in your home country. These laws are particularly important to remember:

  • The legal age to drink alcohol is 18
  • The legal age to buy cigarettes and tobacco is 18
  • You cannot smoke in public places indoors, including bars, offices, and any University building
  • You must not carry illegal drugs or substances with you, or supply illegal substances to others
  • It is illegal to carry any sort of weapon, including knives and pepper spray