I am of European origin and I live in the U.K, studying for my Doctorate. I have managed to save an amount of money, around 5,000 pounds. I would like to ask what people here think is the best (and safest) way to invest this in order to gain some profit. I am not necessarily interested in profiting in a very small time period. I want to mention that I do not have something particular in mind, and no previous experience or education in economics or finance; it is just an idea I had and thought I might try to get some guidance.
Thanks for any help.