The United Kingdom is one of the leading destinations for higher education. There are more than 395 universities and colleges with more than 500,000 international students enrolling each year. UK universities’ world-class reputation remains unrivalled, and many of their famous universities continue to receive high application rates globally. Degrees and certification awarded by UK institutions are often considered of the highest quality, and the opportunity for employment worldwide is almost a default after graduation. They also have a reputation for world-class research in which they ranked second in the world for science and research and 54 per cent of their output is world-leading.

UK universities have been consistently performing well in world rankings ever since they began. In 2019, the Times Higher Education World Rankings honoured them with three of the world’s top ten universities, including the top two – the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. This high quality can be found right across the country, with seven of the top 50, and 29 of the top 200 universities found here in the UK.

Apart from the excellence teaching framework, what are the other benefits you will get out of your studies in the UK:

  • The UK is multi-cultural, multi-faith, and multi-lingual, and has a long and successful history of attracting and welcoming visitors, especially students, from all parts of the world.
  • Degree in the UK will be internationally recognised and respected, no matter where you end up being employed
  • You get to choose from over 50,000 courses, in more than 25 subject areas.
  • Degree in the UK generally takes less time to complete compared to other countries, therefore, the education costs are much lower than in the US. Students generally spend 3 to 4 years in obtaining a bachelor’s degree and a year in Master’s degree. A Doctorate degree usually takes another 3 years.
  • A Tier 4 (General) student visa will permit you to work part time up to 20 hours per week during term time and up to full time when the school is out of term.
  • The cost of living is reasonable, however, the Home Office requires the student to prove that they have £1,265 each months, up to a maximum of nine months if you’re studying in London, whereas you will be required to prove £1,015 per month for up to nine months if you are studying outside of London.
  • There are many scholarships available to students who want to study in the UK.