The UK education system is amongst the oldest in the world. Students who study in UK can get to learn at historical universities which have been set up by the royal family of Great Britain or by a Papal decree from the Catholic Church. Universities in UK comprise of a number of different faculties and colleges, each of which confer degrees in various subjects to students.
The education system follows a unique approach which is distinct from the one followed by universities in USA
Students who study in UK are expected to complete their course and earn their degrees in three or four years
UK admission is a 2 stage process. Students need to apply with all relevant documentation – application forms, academic documents work experience where applicable and passport. (For a detailed list please contact any of our offices). Admission process takes about 1 to 2 weeks. After confirmation students are required to pay 1 term (6 months) fee. On receipt of fees students get CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies ) which can be used for visa filing. It is desirable to apply 2 to 3 months before the start of the program.
GBP 600 to GBP 800 pm outside London and GBP 800 to GBP 1000 Inside London
There are a number of scholarships for UK students who are interested in studying in United Kingdom
Rhodes Scholarship - offered to students pursuing Post graduate programs at Oxford – awarded to exceptional international students – covers full cost of study at Oxford including airfare, tuition fees, books, visa fees, accommodation and living expenses for duration of the stay
Gates Cambridge Scholarships - offered to international students pursuing full time post graduate course at University of Cambridge – covers cost of tuitions, airfare, living expenses
Chevening Scholarships - awarded to students and other eligible countries – covers cost of tuition, airfare and accommodation
Commonwealth Masters Scholarships - Intended for international students from developing countries – covers airfare, tuition fees, exam fees, personal allowance, thesis grant allowance arrival allowance and more
Edinburgh Global Research Fellowship - awarded to students who pursue PhD at University of Edinburgh – covers the difference between fees charged to resident students and international students for any subject
Bristol University International Office Scholarship - awarded to five selected international students studying for a Bachelor’s degree at Bristol University – selected students are awarded 8500 GBP in cash towards their tuition fees
University of Sussex’s Chancellor’s international fellowship - awarded to international students who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance and are pursuing full time Master’s program at University of Sussex – covers 50 percent of tuition fees for international students for one year
University of Westminster International Scholarships - awarded to international students other developing countries who pursue a full time post graduate program from the University of Westminster –covers full tuition fees, airfare to and from London, accommodation and living costs
Developing Solutions Scholarship at University of Nottingham - awarded to international students studying at University of Nottingham and hailing from developing countries – covers full tuition fees for top 30 students and 50 percent of fees for 75 students out of a total of 105 scholarships that are granted each year
UK visa is an online submission followed by physical submission along with detailed academic and financial documentation. (for a detailed list visit any of our offices). Candidate has to personally submit the visa application. Visa interview and medicals are introduced recently. The complete process generally takes about 3 weeks.
International students who wish to study in UK can work for 20 hrs per week and full time during holiday. The hourly pay for on campus job varies from £8 to £9 per hour. Spouse of the student can also work if the duration of the course is more than 1 year.
UKBA has introduced Tier 2 of point based system whereby student who graduates from UK University will be able to take graduate level job in the UK with the registered companies earning a minimum of £ 21000 a year . After completion of course students are allowed to stay for a period of 4 months in order to secure a permanent job for £21000 pa or more to be eligible for work permit.