STUDY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
Over the last few decades, thousands of families from around the globe have settled in the UK, which gives it an unparalleled multicultural atmosphere that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world. With over 200,000 international students per year, the country can provide invaluable insights into other countries and cultures. The UK has a limitless number of universities providing the topmost quality of education in your area of expertise, offering literally any course you are looking for. Also, there could be no better way to learn English, than to learn it in the country of its origin. Students can learn to live, work, and think in the English language.
In the UK, students are trained and encouraged to read, think independently, question and analyze what they learn, and are considered among the best in the world, in the field of art, fashion, film, TV and video game design, to name a few. It is a known fact that British scientists and institutions like Oxford and Cambridge have won almost 100 Nobel Prizes in diverse disciplines.
Studying in this country could be the best decision you can take in your life, as the academic benefits are numerous. A British degree will be recognized and respected, no matter in which country you end up being employed. It will provide you with a solid foundation and boost your potential for having a higher salary and finding exactly the job you want.Interestingly, two of India’s Prime Ministers, Indira Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan Singh have studied at the University of Oxford, while the first PM, Dr. Jawaharlal Nehru and famous economist and Nobel laureate, Amartya Sen are both alumni of Trinity College, the University of Cambridge.
The New “Simplified” Points-Based Student Visa Route By UK Government
On 10th October 2020 UK government introduced its new points-based immigration system policy to parliament, which streamline old student visa application requirements for international students.
What It Has?
All the international students including Indian now need a total of 70 points to obtain a visa to study at a UK university to be applicable from 5th October.
Students can achieve the desired points if they show the offer letter from universities or institutes, have fluent English and strong financial support to make sure that they can easily stay in UK while studying without any financial problem.
Here is the 70 points breakdown which are required for UK student visa.
Study (50 Points)
- Confirmation of acceptance for studies requirement
- Course requirement
- Approval qualification requirement
- Leave of study requirement
- Place of study requirement
Finance (10 Points)
- Balance tuition fees of 1st year, and
- Living expenses:
- Inside London £12,006
- Outside London £9,207
Language (10 Points)
Best Universities in UK
The Best Universities in the World
The UK has some of the best universities in the world including the famous Oxbridge (a combined name given to the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge). It is home to six out of the seven ancient universities of the world – Oxford, Cambridge, St. Andrews, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh. No matter what your course choice, you can find it and be guaranteed of the highest quality of education based on research and innovation.
Strong Economic Power
Finish your degree in time
The UK gives you the option of completing your bachelors degree in 3 years, followed by a 1-year masters degree. This leads you straight where you want to be professionally, without any wastage of time or money. The master’s degrees are challenging and intensive, and universities provide the pre requisite supportive environment for students to flourish, whilst also developing their soft skills. Also, the cost is much lower as compared to the other English speaking countries.
History and Tradition
The UK comprises of the island of Great Britain, containing England, Wales, and Scotland, as well as the northern part of Ireland. It is surrounded by sea, with the English Channel lying between the United Kingdom and France, and the North Sea lies on the east. It is an extremely interesting country to study in, owing to its extensive history including the historic buildings, famous chapels and the monarch’s rule. The cities, towns and countryside are a treat to visit, each having a unique story of its own.
Your Gateway to Europe
The access to Europe is very easy. You can reach most countries of Europe within a few hours, by train or short flights. For instance, if you are studying in London or Manchester, you can make a short trip to Italy, flying directly to Rome, Milan, Pisa, Venice and several other cities. With a racial, ethnic and religious mélange, it is very open to new traditions and cultures, encouraging students from other Asian and European countries to live together and move freely.
Free Healthcare for Students
For a student pursuing his studies in the UK for more than 6 months, full NHS healthcare coverage is free of cost, and any student who requires emergency healthcare does not have to worry about the financial implications. This could include anything from visiting a GP (General Practitioner) to a major surgery.