The UK is known for some of the oldest universities of the world. We can find the two UK universities in the list of top 10 oldest universities of the world. The UK is one of the most popular choices for many students around the world. According to a report there were near about 40,000 students which were enrolled for undergraduate and post graduate programs in UK
Why Study in UK
UK education is one of the most respected educations around the world and we can get a wide choice of subjects to study. We have a great advantage if we have a tag of study in any of the UK University in our CV and it can be a matter of great selling point for us when it comes about getting a good job. British higher education providing institutes are of international recognition. They have highly challenging education system and environment that help students to give their best.UK gives us an opportunity to study education which is recognized globally.UK has a shorter and intensive courses to offer easy admission and Visa process a lucrative system of offering scholarship which makes it ideal for study for International students.
UK for International Students
Uk provides such an educational and qualification system that is recognized Worldwide .UK is a country of cultural diversities and and it is also considered as to be second most popular destination for international students Here from cultural diversities it means that we get a chance to meet people all around the world in college campuses and to learn a lot about various parts of the world which is more than just having a degree. Generally a international student can work up to 20 hours during the term-time and 10 hours up to when school is out. It helps an international student to take a part time job or internship which can help to learn new skills and also to earn money while studying.
Cost of Education in UK
It is much easier to study in UK as compared to US. The tuition fees may range from 10,000 GBP to 22,000 GBP per month. It mostly depend upon the universities which we are applying to .Here an average cost of living may be up to 10,000 GBP to 12,000 GBP per annum which may varies depending upon the location of the University. So we can say that total living cost and tuition fees may expand up to 20,000 GBP to 30,000 GBP.
Scholarships play an important role in planning for getting education overseas it can be even more helpful if we have a limited source of financial plan for getting higher education.Inorder to lucrate more International students for education various colleagues and educational institutions provides various types of scholarships and programs so that they can upsurge the number of international students.
Role of Career consultant
Career consultants play an important role in guiding us for a better and quality education .Some of the major benefits for getting quality education are as follows:
- They simplify the whole process for us means from guiding us about right universities for us to all financial aspects for getting admission in a easier and proper way.
- They help us in getting scholarship as per according to us and up to getting loans for study in abroad.
Visa Requirements for UK
Tier4 (General Visa) is the visa which is used more commonly for students who used to get education in the country by international students. We need to visit the following link for applying for UK visa programme-(https://www.visa4uk.fco.gov.uk/home/welcome). List of Original documents required for UK student visa are as follows:
- CAS letter
- Duly filled and signed online VAF9 Visa Application form
- IELTS/PTE Test Score(Any one)
- All your original academic documents from 10th a standard to the recently completed qualification
- Evidence of the required available funds
- Credit card (Visa/Master) For the payment of Visa Application fees and International Health Surcharge
- 2 recent passport-sized colour photographs in white background(Full face without sunglasses and both the years should be visible)
- Passport with a photo copy.
- TB clearance Certificate from the approved empanalled doctors and chest X-Ray.
A Skype interview is being taken of all the children’s by the Visa officer from Sheffield at VFS Centre. The intention behind taking this interview is that student intention is to get education and his stay will be in UK until the competition of his course.
The process of Visa takes 15 working days and visa stamping is done for the duration of one month which allows student to enter in UK.It is asked to students to collect their Biometric Resident Permit within 10 working days after they arrive in UK.
UK Frequently asked Questions
Which areas of education does UK lead in?
UK is known to be global leader in various areas of education lie engineering, business and management, law and finance.
What is special about the UK education system?
The UK education system gives us liberty to combine all the courses from all other areas of study and tailor the degree according to your needs.
How can we apply to undergraduate and post graduate courses to study in UK?
We can apply for undergraduate courses through UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admission Services) For Post Graduate Programme UK has its own particular entry requirements and admission process. So it is much better to go for a particular websites to understand about a specific course.
What is UCAS?
UCAS (Universities and colleagues admission service) is main admission service for getting admition for under graduation programmes.Students from UK, EU aiming to do a full time programs at universities and colleages can apply through UCAS.
What is UCAS Postgraduate?
The students can apply for postgraduates programs by applying through UCAS Postgraduate programmer which is used by selected universities.
What is academic calendar for universities in UK?
The academic calendar starts from September or October and runs up to June /July while in the post graduate programmer it starts from September to September.
Is any kind of scholarship available for International students?
There are various kinds of scholarship schemes and financial support programs available for International students.
Can students work in UK on a study visa?
We can work as a part time job or can work in internships and carry on our studies alongside and how much hours will work depends upon our visa and which kind of college or universities we are studying in.
Is there any kind of internship also available for international students?
Internship is available as a part of our course.
Can UK allow us to extend our stay even after studies?
If we want to stay more in UK even after our studies than we can apply for visa extension or we can also apply for work visa for extending the duration of our stay.
Is accommodation facility also available for students in UK?
Yes we can opt for residence or we can also arrange our own accommodation or we can also have a shared accommodation.
Do students also need private medical insurance in UK?
No, students don’t need to apply for private medical insurance for study in UK.
What is the standardized test for international students to study in UK?
It depends upon the programmer for which students are applied. Most of the universities only require IELTS, TOEFL etc. Test like GRE, GMAT are required by only few selected universities.
How is the weather in UK?
The weather of UK is unpredictable. The average temperature ranges from 9 to 18 degree Celsius in summer and it becomes 2 to 7 degree Celsius in winter. There is not much difference in the regions of UK but we can experience more snow, rain and wind in northern and mountain areas.
Universities in UK
|University of Bristol, UK
|University of Glasgow, Glasgow
|University of Birmingham, Birmingham
|Cranfield University, Cranfield (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|Queen Mary University of London, London (Direct Entry and UG and PG Transfer Programs)
|Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne
|University of York, England (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|Queen`s University Belfast, Belfast
|University of Liverpool, Liverpool and London
|University of Leicester, Leicester (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|University of Dundee, Scotland (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh
|City University London ( INTO )
|Brunel University London, England (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|University of Essex, Colchester
|Oxford Brookes University, Oxford
|Swansea University, Wales
|University of Stirling, Stirling & London
|Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth
|Bangor University, Bangor (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|Coventry University, Coventry & London (Direct Entry and UG and PG Transfer Programs)
|Kingston University, London (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|University of Bradford, Bradford
|Teesside University, Middlesbrough, England (Except Namakkal and Punjab)
|University of Portsmouth (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|Plymouth University, Plymouth
|University of Westminster, London
|Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge and Chelmsford
|Staffordshire University, Stroke on Trent
|The University of Northampton, Northampton
|Bournemouth University, Poole, England
|London South Bank University, London (Direct Entry and UG and PG Transfer Programs)
|Northumbria University,Newcastle & London
|Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|University of Sunderland, Sunderland & London (Direct Entry and UG and PG Transfer Programs)
|University of Greenwich, London (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool
|The University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester (Pathway and Direct Entry)
|University of East London, London
|University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
|University of West of England, Bristol
|Birmingham City University, Birmingham (Except Tamil Nadu)
|De MontFort University, Leicester (Pathway and Direct Entry)- Except Gujarat
|University of Chester, Chester
|Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
|University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland
|Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow
|Middlesex University, London
|Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield
|University of Brighton, England
|University of Central Lancashire, Preston (Direct Entry and UG and PG Transfer Programs)
|University of Salford, Manchester
|University of Roehampton, London
|Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff
|University of West London, London
|University of South Wales, Cardiff (Except Punjab and Haryana)
|University of Bedfordshire, Luton
|University of Suffolk, Suffolk, England
|Leeds Beckett University, Leeds
|University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton
|University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, England
|Hult International Business School, London
|BPP University, London (Except Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Telangana)
|Le – Cordon Bleu,London
|Istituto Marangoni, London (Pathway and Direct)
|QAHE- Ulster University, Birmingham and London Campus
|Solent University, Southampton
|Navitas- Robert Gordon University
|INTO University of Manchester
|University of East of Anglia, Norwich
|INTO University of Gloucestershire,Gloucestershire
|Study Group- Durham University, Durham
|Study Group- Keele University, Staffordshire, West Midlands
|Study Group- Lancaster University, Lancaster
|Study Group- Leeds Beckett University, Leeds
|Study Group- University of Leeds, Leeds
|Study Group- University of Lincoln, Lincoln
|Study Group- Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool
|Study Group- The University of Sheffield International College
|Study Group- University of Sussex, Falmer
|Study Group- Bellerbys College, Brighton
|Kaplan-University of Aberdeen
|Kaplan-University of Brighton
|Kaplan- UWE Bristol
|Kaplan- The University of Nottingham- UG Pathway Programs
|On Campus Birkbeck, University of London (UG and PG Transfer Programs)
|On Campus The Courtauld University of Art (UG and PG Transfer Programs)
|On Campus Royal Veterinary College, University of London (UG Transfer Programs)
|On Campus Goldsmiths, University of London (UG and PG Transfer Programs)
|On Campus University of Hull (UG and PG Transfer Programs)
|On Campus University of Reading (UG and PG Transfer Programs)
|Airways Aviation, Oxford, England
|Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts – CSVPA
|Regent’s University London
|NCUK (1+ 2 UG Business Degree)