Are you considering studying in the UK? Home to over 130 UK universities who provide a wide variety of courses to international students, there are many reasons to make that next big step in your life and study in the UK.
Learn more about why you should consider studying at a UK university below and, if you wish to discuss your future study plans, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK India today.
10 Reasons to Study in the UK
1. High quality education
UK universities have an impressive international reputation and rank among the best in the world – did you know that four of the global top ten are in the UK? Research carried out by UK universities also impacts our lives every day, and is internationally renowned for its excellence. By studying in the UK, you’ll be immersing yourself in centuries of high quality academia.
2. International students are welcomed
The UK has a long history of welcoming international students to study at its universities, and those who decide to study in the UK will be rubbing shoulders with some of the brightest minds from all corners of the globe.
You will get the chance to mix, meet and interact with over 200,000 international students from all over the world, learning more about different walks of life in a place of contrasts and culture.
3. Variety of courses
SI-UK’s course search showcases the wide variety of courses available for international students to choose from, whatever your age, ability or interest. If you wish to study subjects such as business, alongside hospitality and tourism in a dual honours degree, you can!
4. High standards of teaching
UK universities are inspected regularly by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education to ensure that they maintain the high standards of learning which are expected. As a student you will get the opportunity to be taught by the world’s leading academics and to be creative and develop skills sets and confidence.
5. Shorter courses
Most undergraduate courses in the UK take three years to complete, and shorter courses means a quicker graduation and less money spent on things such as tuition and living expenses. Two-year degrees are an increasingly popular option, whilst most postgraduate programmes last just one year.
6. Scholarships and funding
All UK universities have multiple scholarship opportunities for students each academic year. Whether you have outstanding academic achievement or need that extra support to get through the academic year, universities will try their best to support you via funding (if eligible).
7. The UK is an interesting place to live
With a mix of cosmopolitan cities and countryside villages, the UK is full of historical landmarks, famous music festivals, widely varied cuisine and amazing events to keep you entertained throughout the duration of your studies.
8. Work while you study
International students who study a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree course at a recognised university are allowed to work part-time during term for up to 20 hours a week and full-time during the holidays.
9. High rate of employability
Employers want high quality graduates who have specific skill sets, including effective, critical, and creative thinking skills. UK education is recognised by employers, universities and governments worldwide. Academic standards are of high prestige and the education will provide you with a solid foundation to boost your potential for having a higher salary and finding exactly what job you want.
10. Develop excellent language skills
The English language is of crucial importance in today’s global business arena. Employers want people with a grasp on English and there is no better way for you to learn English than to learn it in the country of its origin. You can immerse yourself and learn to live, work, and think in the English language, enhancing your employment prospects.
Study in the UK
Are you interested in applying to study in the UK? Don’t delay and arrange a free consultation with SI-UK India to learn more about UK higher education and how we can help you apply.
Study in the UK FAQ
International students can apply for a permanent residence card in the UK after completing five full years of a graduate job.
Students will need to prove they have enough money to support themselves while studying in the UK. For courses in London, it is £1,334 per month, and outside of London it is £1,023 per month.
Entry requirements vary depending on study level, course type and institution. Enquire with SI-UK India today to learn more.
It is possible to study in the UK without a valid IELTS score, many universities offer alternatives such as Pearson.
There are many different options when deciding how to prove your English language ability, one of which, Pearson, can be completed via computer.