Why Choose UK?
Besides the varied courses available and the wide infrastructure, the United Kingdom, also known as Great Britain has consistently been a good education provider. Art, fashion, management, hospitality and a combination of these disciplines with various others are just a few of the academic paradigms that a student can look forward to get into.
Worldwide Employment opportunities:
While studying in any country, an individual should look forward to add to their personality, an educational degree that is valued around the world, which is what the UK provides. It is always advantageous to look for the future that any degree might hold for us. It is helpful to always look for professionals from the field you are looking to get into and identify the position they have reached, their growth and the salaries that they draw today.
Quality of Education
In the highly esteemed universities of the world, the UK has most of their universities in the top 10. The best of colleges, institutes and universities, the UK guarantees a very high level of education quality, giving students and experience, rather than just bookish knowledge.
As compared to various other countries, the UK has a shorter duration of courses, enabling all the students turn to professionals at a faster pace than their peers and help them to reach their envisioned pedestal faster.
Application for any course type in the UK can be completed with our expert counseling and affiliations with universities
Intakes: There are generally two intakes for most courses, January/February and in September/October, the latter being the more favored intake. It is important to check the university and the course and its availability in the preferred intake.
Social Sciences and Humanities - Minimum of 65% in XII Standard
Science, Commerce, Engineering - 70-80% in XII standard or Diploma
Few colleges also consider 2nd class in case of any additional qualification / experience. Additionally Foundation or diploma bridging courses are available for students who may have secured below it.
Must have completed or will complete 18 years of age before joining the program
A minimum score of 60% is required by most colleges and Universities for a Master’s and research course
A few courses or universities might accept a 55% score in
GMAT scores maybe applicable to management courses within a range of 600-700
An MBA may require 1-2 years of work experience and an AMBA accredited universities may need a minimum 3 year work experience with a minimum a 25 years of age requirement
Attested true copies of the 10th, 11th and 12th and all semesters from undergraduate degree
Academic Recommendation letters from 2 professors who have taught you recently. UCAS for UG applications require only 1 Recommendation. Some universities might send a recommendation request online via email.
If you are declaring work experience at least one recommendation from the employer who has observed your professional capabilities.
Statement of Purpose
Resume/ Curriculum Vitae.
Score cards/reports of IELTS/GMAT/TOEFL if required.
Portfolio may be desired in case of architecture, arts or design courses
Any other supporting documents of curricular or extracurricular activities.
How reliable are university ratings?
The British government does give an official rating to the universities, however, they closely monitor the quality of education. A student can research on the quality of education by judging on the success of its alumni or the qualifications of the faculty and facilities or infrastructure that are available. The student may also check on the research being currently conducted in the university, if applicable. Quality Assurance agencies for higher education also keep a check on the universities by way of a Research Assessment exercise once in every 5 years and a department wise rating is provided. Students can use the general league tables by the Financial Times or Sunday Times.
What are the benefits for international students while studying in UK?
Many discounts are available on books, shops, retail shops, restaurants, gyms and local leisure centers etc. for students on the display of the university student ID.
National Health Services: The NHS provides subsidized health care for students living in the UK for more than 6months.
National Union of Students: There is additional discount with the NUS card for more travel, entertainment etc.
What are the options for financing my education?
Although the education seems expensive in comparison with education in India, it is important to note that the return in the investment is pretty high and fast as well. Additionally the level of education and the enhancement in the career options must be kept in mind. Bank loans, Scholarships and sponsorships from employers or family members can be a few options for students.
Bank loans can be obtained from various nationalized banks after displaying the offer letter from universities to cover a part of the fees. Such loans might need a collateral security to be pledged. International bank loans may also be available.Educational trusts may provide scholarships to meritorious students.
Sponsorships: A blood relative is generally preferred to be sponsor. However, it is possible to have another sponsor with a valid explanation for the reason of the sponsorship.
Scholarships: Universities may provide certain scholarships or bursaries and various external organizations like British Council also provide scholarship oppor0tunities.
Is it safe to pay the deposit for a conditional offer?
A few universities might ask for a deposit to secure your seat and to make sure that you are genuinely interested to study and are capable enough to pay the fees. This also helps in the visa processing.
Will the deposit be refunded if my visa is rejected?
In case of a Visa rejection, the university may refund the deposit after sending a Visa refusal letter from the high commission, but may charge a small refund processing fee.