Why study in UK ?
The UK has a long and proud tradition of education, The UK institutions consistently ranks among the best in the world.
The UK offers international students an academic experience that is very challenging. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland make up the United Kingdom.
The UK still holds the helm of being one of the most outstanding and charming European countries and has been a favourite destination amongst Indian Students for many years.
The UK has a strong Asian community with people from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. There are 4.4 lakhs international students from 180+ countries studying in the UK, out of which Indian students are the 2nd largest group.
The UK universities are always ranked amongst the 100 in the QS ranking. The UK offers 1-year Postgraduate Master Degree and 3 years Undergraduate degree.
A degree that you gain from the UK university is definitely recognised World-Wide. You can choose from 150,000 courses.
The academic calendar varies from institution to institution but most of the universities follow a semester academic pattern and a few others follow quarter or trimester patterns. The standard and quality of Education rank among the very best in the world.
London was rated as the 5th best student-friendly city in the world, by QS ranking 2016. London is the top choice for international student and there are over 100,000 students studying in London. There are over 45 universities in London. It is safe and well-organised country.
Many UK universities provide opportunities for integrated work placements and internships providing you with the chance to gain invaluable experience while you study.
Over 5000 student from India study Undergraduate & Postgraduate courses in London. The Majority of India students study postgraduate course.
Business and Computer Science courses are the most popular subjects for Indian students followed by Engineering, Pharmacy, Management, and Biomedical, IT and software degrees.
Source: British Council India
Explore the UK
The UK is beautiful and exploring is a must whilst studying in the UK.
It is a country with rich history and culture, world-leading modern art design, fashion and sports, snow-capped mountains, rolling green hills to highlands and island, good transport links, vintage shopping, colourful nights and laid-back beach living typical UK style beach huts.
London – The capital of England is the biggest city in the UK, London’s Tower Bridge is one of the most recognizable bridges in the world. From the London Eye to the historic Tower of London, Science Museum, Buckingham Palace tour, Sea Life London, cutting-edge fashion, theatre, and food. London is one of the most exciting and most visited cities on the planet.
Scotland – Scotland is famous for golf, it has a lot to offer, the stunning mix of wild beauty and buzzing cities. Edinburgh the capital city is home to the iconic hilltop castle and the world’s biggest arts festival. Glasgow, famed for its vibrant cultural scene.
Northern Ireland – Belfast is its capital, famed for its beautiful coastline and natural wonders, great mix of nightlife and history. Northern Ireland has some of the most attractive cities in Europe. With large sandy beaches, historic buildings and spectacular mountains. ‘Trouble’ conflict, and the Titanic Quarter showcasing the redeveloped dockyards where the famous ship was built and a contemporary museum, Titanic Belfast.
Wales – Cardiff, the capital, it is situated to the west of England. Wales Coast Path is a globe first; it’s currently the only nation in the globe to have a continuous coastal path extending its entire length. It is a great time to explore this unique path. Stunning scenery that passes through the pretty coastal city, Wales language and love of the sport, Snowdonia – the beautiful range of mountains and hills located in the country of Gwynedd, Brecon Beacons National Park, Devil’s Bridge and the Hafod Estate, Portmeirion.
Cost of Studying in the UK for Indian Students
Tuition fees vary across different universities and subjects. Postgraduate degrees are split into two majors categories, postgraduate taught programme, and postgraduate research programme. To know more clear detail about your desired course and tuition fee, contact our consultant.
Cost of living in the UK for Indian Students
Your living cost will vary depending on your lifestyle in the UK and your choice of accommodation. An Indian student studying in the UK, often tend to end up comparing the cost of everything with the rates back in India.
On an average, the living cost would range between £450 – £1,000 per month, which includes rent, food, transport and bills.
The UK Scholarships Scheme for Indian Students
Many institutions offer scholarships, bursaries and grants for International students who need extra support to pay their tuition fees. The scholarships are offered based on the individual academic profile.
Top Scholarships for Indian Students to Study in the UK – You can apply for any of the following provided they are appropriate for your course & profile.
- Chevening Award: It’s the UK government’s universal global scholarship programme for postgraduate programmes aimed at students with potential as future leaders, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organizations.
- Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship plan: Postgraduate scholarships for nationals of Commonwealth countries, funded by the UK government and aimed to support individuals who will subsequently make a contribution to the development of their home country.
- Country-Specific Scholarship and funding – There are various scholarships available, and some depend on where you are from.
- Great India Scholarship.
- Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship.
The list of top UK universities
- University of Aberdeen
- Bangor University
- University of Glasgow
- University of Cambridge
- University of Hertfordshire
- Heriot-Watt University
- Kingston University
- University of Leicester
- Royal Holloway University of London
- University of Liverpool
- Loughborough University
- Newcastle University
- Oxford Brookes University
- University of Portsmouth
- Queen Mary University, London
- The Robert Gordon University
- The University of Sheffield
- Teesside University
- University of Strathclyde
- University of Worcester
- University of Stirling
- Roehampton University
- University of Nottingham
Universities Career Support
UK universities provide lots of opportunities for Indian students to get work experience. The universities career and employability services guide you to create an impressive CV and prepare you for the job interview.
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