WHY THE UK?
🇬🇧 The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as The United Kingdom (UK) or Britain. The UK has one of the world’s largest economies with its industrial development. It has a high-income economy and a very high gunman development index rating, ranking best in the world. The UK has also introduced itself as a multilingual and multicultural country.
The education system in the UK is a devolved matter with each of the countries having a separate system under a separate government. Also, the UK education system can be divided into four categories primary, secondary, further, and higher education with an excellent higher education system and hundreds of World-class universities, the UK promise a rich experience for international students.
Globally Recognized Degrees:
The UK degrees open a pathway to all the students who are dreaming of achieving big things anywhere in the world. From UK’s globally recognized degrees with innovative teaching approaches and the leading minds who deliver it.
In particular, UK degrees are valued all over the world for their renowned standards and quality. Its degree’s prestige also emanates from its graduate’s work afterward. Many eminent students in many different areas whose work reached global recognition came out of UK Universities. Similarly, UK degrees leads the student towards success in their career because of their practical-based curriculum.
Top Ranked University in the World:
Lots of the Universities and other higher educational institutions are ranked at the top among universities in the world. Four universities are ranked in the world’s top ten and London itself has the highest number of top worldwide ranked universities per city.
Some of the older universities with recognizable names, such as Oxford and Cambridge, but the tradition carries through to many of the universities and colleges throughout the UK. When looking for work in the future, this can be a great selling point in your favor.
List of ranked universities can be found here.
A Warm Welcome to International Students:
The UK always want to feel welcome and at ease when you arrive in the UK with your greatest dream of study here and assure all international students that UK universities are ready for you. Further to secure their future and make the cost flexible government has announced ‘Postgraduate/Undergraduate scholarships for international students’ likewise, Government has implemented faster decision on your visa applications.
Undergraduate/Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students:
International Students that have strong academic achievement can apply for a postgraduate/undergraduate scholarship from the UK government to cover things like course fees and the living costs when you are studying in the United Kingdom. There are Chevening, Euraxess, Commonwealth, Royal Society scholarships and other scholarships from UK universities have been granted for eligible international students.
Affordable Fees & Accommodations:
The UK Government announced (On 21 October), that the tuition fee cap for UK undergraduate students for the academic year 2022-23 would remain at £9,250 to £23,700 a year for subjects with significant laboratory study or workshop content.
Tuition fees for international students are higher than the fees for UK students because the UK Government subsidises the cost of university tuition for students from the UK. International tuition fees are between £13,000 and £16,500 and in some significant laboratory courses may costs up to £27500 for 2022/23 academic year. A full-time postgraduate course usually takes one year to complete.
Booking student accommodation from abroad before you arrive can be difficult but many universities in the UK have their own student halls on campus reserved for first-year students.
The exact cost will be vary depending on exactly where you study, the average living costs are about £10050-£12050. In some areas may cost about £6500-£7500.
Graduate Visa/Post Study Work:
The UK Government has announced (from 1st July 2021) a Graduate visa permission for international students to stay in the UK for at least 2 years (or 3 years for Ph.D. students) after completing a course in the UK if, you studied a UK bachelor’s degree, postgraduate degree, or another eligible course for a minimum period with your student visa or Tier 4 (General) student visa and then your education provider (such as your university or college) has told you you’ve completed your courses.
In addition to the provision of working part-time during studies, students can work 20 hours and up to full-time when school is out of term. If your dream is to join a UK Universities a Post Study Work (PSW) route is of course a plus point for an international student.
To get a foot in the door of an organisation, many students in the UK look for relevant work experience. Work experience opportunities are available in almost every sector and will vary in length, depending on the organisation. In some cases a placement will be as short as one day; others may last for several months and lead to a permanent position.
Remember that all work experience is valuable and many students are successful in securing a place for several months.
Your university's international office can help you find and apply for work experience and internships.
The United Kingdom has a rich multicultural atmosphere which you can’t find anywhere in the world. The arrival of 200,000 international students every year further contributes to this process. Studying and living in the UK will provide you an opportunity to encounter people with heterogeneous cultures and traditions. The UK holds a rich, interesting history that makes it an ideal place for people of all backgrounds. Numerous breathtaking adventures await you in the UK. There are countless things to do in the UK. Art galleries, concerts, open-air markets, and pubs are popular places for people to enjoy themselves.
With the addition of the Channel Tunnel and low cost airlines, Europe is easier to access than ever. You can reach most areas of Europe from the UK within a few hours by train or direct flight. If you are studying in London or Manchester and you want a weekend away in Italy, you can fly direct to the European best destinations, The direct flight would take around two hours and costs will vary, depending on when you travel and when you book.