Studying in the UK

International students heading to Britain for a quality education will have the chance to experience another culture, perfect their language skills and gain an internationally recognized qualification.

UK Education:

A UK education gives you an amazing opportunity to choose from a variety of degree programs. Whether you choose to study for a PhD, MSc, BSc or foundation degree, you'll learn to think for yourself and work independently. Additionally while you're here, you'll also absorb the English language, the world's most important business language; whilst being part of a truly international community

As an undergraduate student, you will be able to choose from thousands of UK courses in science and technology, computing and business, art and design, social sciences, the humanities and many more. The diversity of courses and the flexible approach of the UK education system mean that you're free to choose exactly what you want to study.

Most master's degrees and MBAs at UK universities last one year compared to two in other countries, including the USA and Australia.  A master's degree, PhD or MBA from a UK university will prove to your future employers that you're capable of independent thinking and are self-discipline.

UK Life and Culture:

The UK consists of four countries – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Wherever you plan to study in the UK, you are bound to discover spectacular landscapes, innovative architecture and thriving arts and social scene. You also will be able to share your experience with people from all over the world in this truly multicultural society. Studying in the UK will allow you to find an assortment of exciting experiences to discover; from music to celebrations, entertainment, people, places to visit and many more. Since the UK is such a cosmopolitan society you’ll find that many UK customs are already familiar to yours, so settle in will hopefully be faster than you think

 

Travelling in the UK:

The UK has great transport links from big cities to the countryside. You can travel around the UK by trains, buses and taxis. It is usually not necessary for a student to have a car in the UK, since country is moderately small; it is easy to make day-trips or to go on holiday to other parts of Britain. The UK is close to the many different countries of continental Europe.

Health:

If you are on a course for more than 6 months, you should be able to obtain free health treatment if you become ill. If you are studying here for a longer period you are advised to register with the NHS. **Please visit our Help and Support page.

Heritage:

Britain has an interesting history and is good at preserving its traditions, for example old architectures and gardens. There are plenty museums, art galleries, theaters and other social events that convey their heritage.

Environment:                                                             The UK is mainly a green region, filled with beautiful parks, gardens, public footpaths and off course the countryside. They are also many coastal areas, but only a few of them have sandy beaches.

Weather:

The British weather is quite moderate. In general the summers are not too hot, and the winters are not too cold. Days are short in winter, and long in the summer. There is usually more rain in the west of the country, and more sunshine in the south. But overall the weather is pleasant enough for studying or working, especially between the spring and autumn.

Contacting Home while in the UK:

It's easy to stay in touch with friends and family back home when you study in the UK. High speed internet is widely available, long distance phone calls are cheaper than you think and international postage is very reliable.