Why study in the United Kingdom?
Let’s get to know why International students prefer the UK.
UK offers world-recognised universities as of its innovative teaching approach and the leading minds who deliver it, as many of universities have what a student needs to reach their full potential.
The country is home to some of the world’s oldest universities and colleges who have a strong legacy from 12th and 13th century and sets a education benchmark for other countries.
Here are some Top Five reasons why International student choose to study in the UK.
United Kingdom has a reputation at a global level and it's not hard to see why, as it is home to universities who are centuries-old history in Britain, namely Oxford and Cambridge, institutes that are over 800 years old.
These facts reflect in the modern world, with UK universities taking a uneven number of places in the world rankings. In numbers almost fifth of the Top 50 universities are located in the United Kingdom as per the QS World University Rankings 2020.
Student can complete an undergraduate degree in 3 years if the program is covered in full time whereas a master's degree usually takes 1 year. This is one of the differences to other countries such as the USA, where undergraduate degrees take up to 4 years to complete, and a master's degree takes up to 2 years to complete.
Studying in the UK has benefits in terms of saving of extra year as you graduate sooner and saves up time.
Work allowed during studies
To cope with everyday living expenses, students are allowed to work along studies part-time for up to 20 hours a week but can work full time during semester break. It’s an opportunity for students to pay off their own bills and maybe get insight experience of their own industry.
Discover Europe while studying
Europe is near from UK and easier to reach with exploring opportunities. Whether it's by air or train, studying in the UK will allow you to reach other parts of Europe in a matter of hours and spend summer breaks of 12-14 weeks discovering beauty that Europe has to offer.
Broad choice of degrees
UK universities are known to offer wide range of degrees as diverse as Art and Design, Business and Management and Media Studies, Engineering and Technology, Medicine and Health Science, Travel and Tourism.
Student can choose from impressive numerous degrees, so no matter what subject you are interested to study but surely you will find something that suits you. Likely the chances are you might even discover a degree you didn't even know existed!
Fun facts about the United Kingdom
- London is home to the largest library in the world.
- JK Rowling belongs to UK.
- Queen of UK does not have a passport.
- Almost 11 billion sandwiches are consumed every year by British.
- The UK homes over a 150 universities.
- Love Chicken tikka? It is voted as the country’s national dish by its citizens.
- Royal weddings are public holidays
- Golf is Scotland’s national sport
- The Britain consumes 165 million cups of tea every day.
- Ancient languages are still spoken
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