Reasons for Indian students to consider the UK for an education abroad

World-class universities and colleges: UK provide world class education. It is home to some of the oldest and top universities of the world. Every year 5 to 6 universities of UK appear in the top 25 universities of the world. It is a favourite International Destination chosen by Indian Students which gives them an English-speaking Environment.

UK has modern learning and Multicultural Environment. UK also has multiple intakes with some short duration of courses. It also provides some research facilities. UK is the second most popular destination for international students, behind the US.

Lower tuition costs: Since some courses in UK are short duration it saves some amount of tuition fee. Maximum courses fees are low and affordable.

Work while you study: Number of job opportunities and work experience are available for international students while they are completing their courses in UK. International students can do part-time work up to 20 hours a week during term time and full-time work during holidays. Students can earn around £ 5 – £ 7 per hour i.e. approx. £400 – £560 per month during the course. Students could look out for part-time jobs looking in the local newspapers and job shops. Many Universities and Colleges have career cells and work placement centres to help the student find some job or internship. However, Universities and colleges don’t guarantee part time employment. If students are going to UK as a student for 6 months or less, you must ask the Entry Clearance Officer for permission to work.

Post-graduate work permit: A successful applicant has 2 years to live and work in UK with the graduate visa. If the applicant had a partner and dependent child with them in UK on their student visa, then they can be transferred to the IGS visa. Otherwise they have to apply for entry clearance.

Lifestyle in UK: UK has always welcomed people from other countries, initially from former British Empire Countries, and more recently from European Union. The UK is a very tolerant society and most people live happily side by side. It is illegal to discriminate against people in the UK because of their race, gender, sexuality or disability


Major intakes: September/October

Minor intakes: January/February (Some institutions also have April/ May start too)

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