Ten great reasons to study in the UK 1


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  1. You will be regarded to have an impressive standard of higher education and qualifications if you study in the UK. Students in the United Kingdom are actively encouraged to develop to their full potential whilst enjoying a full social life.
  2. You can easily research the right course for you if you visit the UCAS website at UCAS.com. Here you will find access to over 38,000 courses covering everything from Archaeology to medicine, teaching and zoology.
  3. You will be guided in a step by step guide through the whole process using the online application system. This makes the process fairly straight forward.
  4. You will develop excellent language skills whilst studying in the UK. The English language could not be more important these days in the global business arena. You will also find that most of the Universities will offer language support to international students but all institutions will have their own criteria for the level of English that you will be required to master.
  5. The United Kingdom has a long history of welcoming international students to study there. In Britain last year alone there were over 104,000 international students so you will be in great company!
  6. The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, also known as the QAA are responsible for regularly inspecting the UK universities and ensuring that they are upholding a high standard of teaching, learning and research which is set out by the government.
  7. The UK is well known for its contrast and culture where ancient buildings sit alongside modern architecture. The cultural diversity in Britain is unrivalled. From the big cities such as London, Cardiff, Manchester, Belfast and Glasgow to the more rural and historic counties of Warwickshire and Yorkshire.
  8. Your course is likely to be shorter than in other countries which will help to keep your course and living expenses lower than elsewhere. In Scotland your Undergraduate course would typically take around four years to complete whilst in Britain it would be more like three years.
  9. You would be likely to be able o work for up to twenty hours a week in term time and full time during holidays. If you come from an EU country this is even more flexible.
  10. You may even qualify for financial help to assist with tuition fees and living costs depending on your family circumstances.

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