Indian students in the UK
The UK is the most preferred country to study higher education abroad after the US. According to the 2019 international student statistics, Indians form the second largest international student body in the UK with 19,750 students enrolled in UK universities. UK universities have more to offer and hence have been able to attract those wishing to study abroad consistently over the years.
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Top reasons for Indian students to study abroad in the UK
Here is why Indian students are choosing the UK as the destination to study abroad.
Post-Study Work Visa
The UK is now offering a 2-year work visa to all students enrolling from the academic year 2020, meaning they can stay and work for the duration of two years after completing their undergraduate degree.
Excellent scholarships and financial support
Most UK universities offer financial support and partial scholarships to Indian students, with opportunities for fully funded scholarships as well at some places, provided you get accepted.
A home away from home
Indians are the second largest student community in England and there are several areas which are densely populated by Indians, especially around London, Glasgow and Dublin. It is easy to find suitable reasonable accommodation as well as local food.
Wide range of courses and opportunities
The UK offers one of the widest study choices with not less than 150,000 courses across England, Scotland and Ireland available to choose from. These courses are available in various modes of study (full-time, part-time, distance, extended year for work) and in various interdisciplinary combinations unique to the UK.
Superior teaching, research and facilities
The UK has internationally recognized institutions with a global outlook and the teaching standards at UK universities are considered high globally. There are highly qualified teachers and state of the art campuses with brilliant extra-curricular activities, and cutting-edge research is offered and endorsed.
Working along with studying
UK courses allow you to work part-time for 20 hours and thus support yourself as well as gain exposure while studying in the UK.
UK universities have high graduate employability scores and the degrees earned there are valued by employers and institutes all over the world.