Study in UK
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland commonly called UK or Britain is an island nation located in the North Western Europe. The United Kingdom comprises England, Scotland, wales and Northern Ireland. It is a sovereign nation and its capital is London. England is home to centuries old universities at oxford and Cambridge.
The United Kingdom has a total area of 245,000 sq. kilometers with a total population of about 65.1 million people. The Great Britain is surrounded by water with the Atlantic Ocean on its west, the North Sea on its north, the English Channel to the south and the Irish Sea to the west. The UK has 8,000km of coastline which is the12th longest in the world. The United Kingdom is the 11th largest country in Europe and 78th largest by land area in the world. The flag of the UK comprises a white and red symmetric cross with and X behind the cross. The official language spoken in the UK is English. England is the largest country in the UK. The word England comes from the word “Angle-land.” The word Britain is derived from the word Brythons which is the name of a Celtic tribe. The Scotland is home to many small lochs, or narrow streams of water. The United Kingdom is the 21st-most populous country in the world. The highest mountain in the UK is Ben Navis in Scotland.
The colonial history of UK has made a multi-cultural society in the country since it has been subject to a multitude of international influences and influxes of people. The country has a significant place in the map of global literature, arts and sculpture. There are four distinct seasons to the UK; summer, winter, spring and autumn. Generally UK has a cold, wet and dreary weather. During the summer months, days are long (the sun generally rises at 4 am and will set at 9 or 10 pm at night) and one can expect warmer temperatures.
The UK is highly advanced nation with excellent infrastructure sector and has a very good public transport system, with an extensive network of buses, planes and trains which simplify travelling. Low cost airlines facilitate an easiest option for travel in the UK and throughout most of Europe. Underground or tram system is a cheapest and cost effective means of transport at metropolitan area.
The UK institutions consistently rank among the best in the world and qualifications are internationally valued and recognized.UK qualification will be a solid foundation for building your future, boosting your career and prospects for a higher salary. UK universities, colleges and schools will provide a vibrant, creative and challenging environment which can develop your potential. The teaching and study methodology used in the UK give you the freedom to be creative and develop skills sets and confidence. As a student you get the opportunity to be taught by the world's leading academics and experts; you also benefit from their constant academic support. 5% of the scientific research in the world is carried out in the UK. The UK is the home of English hence an ideal place to develop language skills and enhance employment prospects. There are 71 UK universities that feature in the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017 and four are ranked within top 10 in the world.
Capital – London
Population: 63.23 million
GDP: $2.435 trillion
Number of universities: 109
Foreign Student Enrolment 2018/2019: 485,646
Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP)
Official Languages: English
WHY STUDY IN UK?
- International education hub for more than 100 years
- Easy Visa rules for international students
- Diverse range of courses with wide range of specialisations
- Sandwich courses : 4 year courses with one year industry placement
No permission required from the job centre for International students studying at UK institutions to undertake spare time or vacation work
Free health insurance for students studying in UK for six months or more
Main intakes during January and September
- There are Universities offering multiple intakes (February, April, May, October and November)
COST OF EDUCATION
An average of 10,000 GBP per year*
*Fees information given are of informative nature may vary from university to university
COST OF LIVING
11385 GBP (Inner London – 9 months)
9135 GBP (Outer London – 9 months)
WORK RIGHTS AND STAY BACK
About to implement Point Based Immigration System
20 hours per week ( 40 hours during vacation )full time work rights for spouses for Masters programme
Post study work permit for students who secure a job offer with salary of 20,600GBP
- UK Home Office confirms 2 years Post Study Stay back (Graduate Immigration route) for students graduating with Bachelors, Masters, PhD, after the summer of 2021.