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My daughter wants to apply to the UK from Spain. What do we need to do?
There is much information on the very comprehensive website. Start with
She will have to choose a course and four or five universities. She will need evidence of fluency in English. She will need to complete a personal statement and she will need an academic referee. All of this is explained on the UCAS site. There is also a Course Search facility to assist with course choosing.
It is important that she meets the entry requirements for the courses/universities she applies to. British universities are familiar with international academic qualifications, but they may require a certain specified attainment. You must check that she has this before she applies.
For example, the University of Cambridge gives the following guidance for students applying from Spain:
You can check each university's website or contact them direct for information about academic eligibility.
For other information about funding etc check