Why Study in UK?
The United Kingdom possesses an authority in providing education and a status of dominance in the world of learning. Its research and quality driven institutions are unmatched in a variety of subjects including Engineering, Law, Economics and Business. The knowledge base of UK University Departments, Research Centres and Faculty is of superior quality that must be tapped into by those aspiring to be future leaders.
The United Kingdom has allocated sufficient resources and investment to institute the education powerhouse it is today. With some of the most ancient and prestigious universities in UK , the education establishment has always attracted the brightest of students presenting a wonderful networking opportunity to work together in a truly global marketplace. The diverse range of courses offered by UK universities has resulted in UK being the 6th highest ranked study destination in the world. Moreover, 4 of the Top 6 Universities in the World are in the UK. Due to these reasons, thousands of students are opting to study abroad in UK.
Admission Process to Study in UK :
To be assured of obtaining the best quality advice about the opportunities available for studying in UK, students should register with The edutrust. After registration, students will be carefully guided through a number of key stages, maximising their chances of getting admission in the institutions of their choice. This is how we, at The edutrust, work on the UK admissions process.
You register with edutrust and be assured of obtaining the best quality advice.
We make an assessment of your academic qualifications, work experience, financial status, career goals as well as life interests and aspirations.
· Standardised Tests:
We evaluate the requirement of any standardised tests you may need to take or review results that has been already obtained.
· University/Course Selection:
Together, we shortlist potential universities and courses that match your profile.
· Document Editing:
We edit the essays, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation and Resume, which have been written by you.
· Application review and submission :
The completed application forms are reviewed before they are submitted to your final choice of universities.
· Interview Preparation :
We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the chosen universities.
· Visa Counselling:
We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the High Commissions or Embassies, as well as the collation and review of relevant documentation for submission of the visa application.
· Pre-Departure Information:
We deliver comprehensive information about the country of choice to ensure that you are completely prepared for life at an overseas university.
Student Visa for UK from India:
Here is a list of documents required for UK :
· Attested copies of X, XII & Graduate Degree (if applicable), Mark Sheets including Backlogs (Re-sits)
· Evidence of English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
· Standardised Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE (where necessary for the programme)
· Two academic references
· Two references from employers (where applicable)
· Passport sized photographs
· Statement of Purpose (SOP)
· Draft for application fees, if applicable
· Portfolio (for Art, Design & Architecture programme)
· Other Certificates & Achievements of Extracurricular Activities
Note: Documents required for individual universities and individual courses in the UK may vary.
Scholarships to Study in UK:
· Major Intakes: September
· Minor Intakes: January, February, March, July & November
Students considering the UK are recommended to begin the application procedure 8-12 months prior to the intake. Scholarship deadlines vary amongst institutions. In order to capitalise on the available UK scholarships, we advise you to walk into Edutrust education Office as early as possible. We will provide you complete information on the UK schoolarship process.
Education Cost for Studying in UK:
If you are thinking of studying in UK, it is essential that you know about the education costs there. The cost of higher education in the UK is quite high. Take a look at the UK Education costs below to get an idea.
Undergraduate: £11, 400 per annum
Postgraduate: £12, 200 per annum
Doctoral Degree: £13, 000 per annum
Note: These figures vary from one institution to another and one could pay up to double the amount listed above in a leading UK University.
· London: £9,180 per annum (minimum)
· Rest of UK: £7,380 per annum (minimum)
It is estimated that a single student living in UK will need approximately £800 a month to meet basic living expenses such as accommodation costs, food, books and equipment and other necessities. This is in line with the Home Office recommended figures for living outside London.This figure is given as a guide only. The amount you actually spend will depend a lot upon your personal lifestyle. The following breakdown of costs is designed to give some idea of how this figure is reached. Do not forget to include the cost for the type of accommodation you have decided upon.
The cost of living will need to be increased if you will be bringing your family to the UK whilst you study.
If you do not live in catered Halls, the cost of food based on a western style breakfast, hot evening meal, plus a light midday meal is likely to be £30-£40 per week. There are a great many outlets for buying food on campus and a hot meal ranges from £3.50-£6.50.
If you choose to live in private rented accommodation, the cost of heating will not be included in your rent. If you are not used to cold or damp weather, you may need to keep the heating on for 8 months of the year. Cheaper rented accommodation does not usually have central heating, and gas or electric fires provided can be expensive to run. Allow a minimum of £400 for the year. Heating and lighting is included in the cost of University accommodation.
The cost of books varies for different courses and continues to rise; the average figure for one year is £400. You are strongly advised to check with your department to find out any extra costs anticipated. Second-hand books can be bought from the bookshop on campus and from outlets run by the Students’ Guild. You will have to pay for your own stationery, computer disks/memory sticks and photocopying.
The average figure for warm clothes, for one year, is £460.
To cover such items as laundrette and dry-cleaning, personal hygiene items and household articles, you will need approximately £340 for the year.