Study Location / United Kingdom

All you need to know about studying in UK

Why study in UK

The UK has a long-storied tradition in excellent higher education. Since around a quarter of British universities are among the most reputed and highest ranking in the world, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland manage to attract nearly half a million international students each year. By studying in the UK, you’ll not only achieve world-class education, you’ll also get to know more about the unique British culture and perfect your English language and skills. The moment you will step into a UK university campus, you will feel you have entered a fairy tale. The UK campuses are mesmerizing and the student facilities are outstanding. All the modern and unique features of British universities enable you to engage in ground-breaking research and experience top quality teaching and learning.

Here’s why you should choose UK as your study abroad destination!

Impressive International Reputation

UK is home to four of the world’s top ten universities and has the second highest number of Nobel Prize winners in the world.

Wide Range of Study Options

UK offers well-researched and diverse range of courses in globally ranked institutions preparing students for the corporate world.

Lower Cost of Education

Undergraduate degrees in UK are of three to four years and a master’s program is typically between one and two years, saving your education & living costs.

Attractive Scholarships

Institutions in UK offers variety of scholarships, financial aid, grants and bursaries to international students.

Numerous Work Opportunities

International students are allowed to work for up to 20 hours a week during term time and full-time during holidays.

The Education System in UK

Choosing UK as your study destination is one-of-a-kind experience that offers high-quality of education and academic excellence where you will get a chance to gain a lot of cultural experience and values. Programme formats range from short courses, certificates, and diplomas, to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. British study programmes are known for great flexibility. Students may also select career centred study programmes. Intensive academic programmes are also available for students who want fewer years of study. UK has two types of universities i.e. Traditional Universities and Modern/ Post 1992 Universities. 4 UK universities of the top 10 universities in the world are Russell Group members, 15 features in the top 100 & all 24 are in top 250 in the QS World University Rankings for 2018.

The cost of studying in UK

Students from different countries around the globe choose to study in the UK due to its affordability and high standards of education. It takes less time to attain degrees in UK than in other countries. Where other countries take at least four years for an undergraduate degree and two or three years for a postgraduate degree; in the UK only takes three years for an undergraduate degree, and one year for a postgraduate which cuts down your cost on education. Studying in the UK costs between £10,000 to £25,000 pounds per year for an under-graduation course and ranges up to £40,000 pounds per year for post-graduation. The UK is one of the countries which has an institutionalized, national health care system, which will reduce your overall health care costs.

Employment opportunities in UK

UK universities have decades of experience in working with international students and provide them with the incomparable learning experience and encouragement required to gain industry ready skills. In today’s world economy, employers want high-quality employees who have specific skill sets, including effective, critical, and creative thinking skills and excellent communication skills. Universities in UK will provide you ample opportunities to refine your specific skills and qualities that you need to succeed in your field. You can immerse yourself in and learn to live, work, and think in the English language.

International graduates can gain a Post-Graduation Work Permit and work in UK for up to 3 years after graduating from a designated Canadian education institution. To be eligible, you must:

  • have continuously studied full-time for eight months preceding the completion of your course
  • apply for a work permit within 90 days of receiving written confirmation that you’ve successfully completed your course and that you’re eligible to obtain your degree, diploma or certificate
  • have a valid study permit when applying for your work permit

A guide to study application & Visa requirements

Step 1 - Register with GT Western and talk with an Education Counsellor

Step 2 - Choose a course according to your areas of interest

Step 3 - Shortlist a university that suits your preferences, entry requirements and budget

Step 4 - Apply for the UK university with our assistance

Step 5 - Get counselling on visa from our experts

Step 6 - Pay financial deposits

Step 7 - Receive CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies) from the university

Step 8 - Apply for your Tier 4 (General) student visa with our help

Step 9 - Collect Passport and get ready to depart for your dream study destination

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