Study In UK

The United Kingdom is located on the continent of Europe, and includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The country is a sovereign state whose capital is London. All of the United Kingdom has a population of 63.1 million people, while London is home to 8.1 million people.

Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) is fully surrounded by water, with the Atlantic Ocean on its west, the North Sea on its north, the English Channel to the south and the Irish Sea to the west. The Irish Sea connects Great Britain to Northern Ireland.

FACTS

  • The flag of the United Kingdom is comprised of a white and red symmetric cross with an X behind the cross. Royal blue encompasses the background of the flag.
  • The United Kingdom uses the pound sterling as their official currency through the entire country.
  • There is no official religion in the country, but most people follow some form of Christianity
  • The official language of the country is English, with numerous different dialects spoken throughout the four countries.

UK AS A DESTINATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

The UK has a long standing reputation of welcoming international students to study in its diverse universities and colleges. .. International students are attracted to opt for the British educational pattern due to various advantages over the other destinations.

1International students in the United Kingdom are encouraged to develop their potential while enjoying a full social life. A multicultural environment with students from all over the world gives international students an excellent platform to learn as well as live life in an international diverse arena.

2UK is a place of contrasts and culture with ancient buildings standing alongside contemporary architecture.The cultural diversity of life in British higher education is unrivalled. From cosmopolitan cities like London, Cardiff, Briminghan, and Glasgow and many others, to the ancient cities like Edinburgh, Lancaster and Chester, students get a mix all all cultures to explore.

3British education websites provide students with access to the Course Search database containing details of around 38,000 courses from archaeology to zoology from undergraduate, postgraduate to Doctorate level studies.

4UK universities are inspected regularly to ensure that they uphold the high standards of teaching, learning and research set by the Government. The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) is the key body charged with maintaining these standards.

5All level courses right from Bachelors, Masters and Post Doctorate in the UK tend to be shorter as the same offered in other destinations which helps international students to keep the cost of tuition fees and living expenses down. UK follows a 3 year undergraduate pattern except Scotland and a 1 year Masters pattern unlike most other countries with longer durations and thereby higher cost involved.

6Typically, international students enrolled with any of the UKBA recognised universities are allowed to work for up to 20 hours a week during term time and full-time during holidays. This gives them an extra earning support which helps many students at times manage their living expenses as well during their study stay period.

EDUCATION STRUCTURE AND FACTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS