Study in UK

About UK

The United Kingdom (UK) is situated in the northwestern part of Europe and is composed of four countries, namely England, Northern Ireland, Wales, and Scotland. London is the largest city in the UK, but also the most expensive to reside in. English is the official language of the country. The UK follows a parliamentary democracy, which includes a constitutional monarchy. The Stonehenge, located in the UK, is one of the world’s oldest monuments and considered one of the seven wonders, believed to have been constructed over 3,000 years BC. The University of Oxford is the UK’s oldest educational institution.

Study In UK

Australia has become a preferred study destination for international students due to its excellent quality education and prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) universities. Go8 universities consistently rank high globally, offering top-quality programs that are highly applied and recognized worldwide.


What makes studying in the UK a great choice?

The UK is home to globally renowned universities and programs, including the top 5 institutions:

  • University of Oxford
  • University of Cambridge
  • Imperial College London
  • University College London (UCL)
  • University of Edinburgh. 

The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for higher education closely monitors and evaluates the quality of programs to ensure excellence.

The UK’s education system contributes 5% of global scientific research and produces 14% of the cited papers. The system offers flexibility with a variety of vocational and academic courses available.

The UK offers extensive facilities and resources for international students, creating a supportive and enriching study environment. London, ranked as the 5th best student-friendly city in the world, offers an exceptional cultural experience.

With over 436,585 international students from more than 180 countries, the UK celebrates diversity and encourages open interactions, shaping diverse and enriching thought processes.

Types of Universities

  • Russell Group Universities
  • Ancient Universities
  • Polytechnic and Metropolitan Universities

Top Courses

  • Law by (BCI)
  • Medicine
  • Computer Science
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Architecture
  • Modern Languages & Linguistic
  • Physiotherapy

Intakes in Colleges in UK

There are two intakes in UK Universities:

  • September – October intake
  • January – February intake
  • April- May intake for a few courses

Scholarships in UK Universities

Institutions in the UK offer many scholarships options for international students who are willing to pursue their higher education in the country. The students get immense opportunities to qualify for scholarships at all levels including undergraduate, postgraduate (i.e. Masters and MBA), and even Ph.D. programs.

UK Education and Accommodation Expenses

The cost of education in the UK may be considered high in comparison to Indian standards, and it varies depending on the chosen course and university. Annual tuition fees typically range between £12,000 and £17,000.

Living expenses, including accommodation, can also be costly, particularly in London and Southern England. Private accommodations tend to be more expensive than university hostels, and basic utilities and other expenses are generally higher than in other countries. Monthly living expenses can vary:

  • Accommodation: £400 – £600
  • Utilities: £40 – £50
  • Food: £160 – £200

Part-time work while studying can help to manage expenses, and opportunities for part-time work, internships, or placements are often available during summer and winter breaks. The UK’s Tier 4 student visa allows students to work a maximum of 20 hours per week during term-time, but only if they are studying at degree level or above. Full-time work is only permitted during vacations.


UK Visa Guidelines

Willing to pursue higher education in the UK? Here’s all you need to know before you start your application for study route to the United Kingdom

Steps for Application for Student Route:

1 Before applying for the study route, the student must;
  • a. Have CAS i.e. Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies from the respective University
  • b. provide evidence of funds needed to pay the course fee for at least one academic session of 9 months and it will be support living for at least 9 months
  • c. qualify English language proficiency test i.e Secure English Language test (SELT), as per the eligibility criteria
  • d. pay the health surcharge to access the UK’s National Health Service
2 Secure supporting documents for application
  • a. Valid travel documents such as passport
  • b. CAS
  • c. ATAS certificates, if required
  • d. Proof of legal guardian and relationship if student is under 18 years.

*The list of documents might vary depending on each student’s course  and qualification

3 Apply for student route visa online
4 Register with UKCAS and upload all the required documents
5 Pay the visa application fee and attend the appointment, if asked

Student Route Application fees:

  • General student visa (Tier 4) fee: £348 * (Subject to change)
  • Short-term study visa: £97 (6-month visa) * (Subject to change)


UK University List

University of St Andrews
Loughborough University
University of Bath
Lancaster University
University of Surrey
University of East Anglia
University of Leicester
Harper Adams University
University of Reading
University of Strathclyde
Royal Holloway, University of London
Heriot-Watt University
University of Aberdeen
University of the Arts London
University of Essex
City, University of London
University of Sussex
Swansea University
Northumbria University, Newcastle
Ulster University
Oxford Brookes University
SOAS University of London
University of Kent
Aston University, Birmingham
University of Dundee
University of Stirling
University of Lincoln
Keele University
Aberystwyth University
Norwich University of the Arts
St George’s, University of London
Nottingham Trent University
Coventry University, Coventry
University of Hull
The University of Huddersfield
University of Chester
University of the West of England
Goldsmiths, University of London
Bangor University
University of Plymouth
Edge Hill University
Sheffield Hallam University
Manchester Metropolitan University
University of Hertfordshire
University of Portsmouth
Falmouth University
Arts University Bournemouth
Bournemouth University
Cardiff Metropolitan University
University of Bradford
University for the Creative Arts
University of Chichester
University of West London
University of Roehampton
Kingston University
Liverpool John Moores University
University of Brighton
Brunel University London
University of Sunderland
University of Worcester
University of Greenwich
University of Salford
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
Glasgow Caledonian University
Birmingham City University
Liverpool Hope University
University of Derby
University of South Wales
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Teesside University
Royal Agricultural University
Bath Spa University
Edinburgh Napier University
University of Northampton
University of Central Lancashire
University of Suffolk
University of Gloucestershire
Staffordshire University
Robert Gordon University
York St John University
Canterbury Christ Church University
Leeds Beckett University
Buckinghamshire New University
Abertay University
University of Winchester
De Montfort University
University of Westminster
Middlesex University
Plymouth Marjon University
Anglia Ruskin University
University of Buckingham
London South Bank University
Solent University (Southampton)
University of Cumbria
Bishop Grosseteste University
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
University of Wolverhampton
Newman University, Birmingham
University of Bolton
University of the West of Scotland
London Metropolitan University
University of East London
Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Leeds Trinity University, WEST Yorkshire
University of Bedfordshire
Ravensbourne University London

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