What factors are essential for Studying in UK


In this article, I would like to present the higher educational opportunities in UK. By following this article students can get all information such as selection of good Institution and Course, Application procedure, Visa process and also the accommodation expenses in UK .

Introduction to study in UK


Most number of universities and educational institutions in countries England, Scotland, Wells and North Ireland of UK are standing in front row in attracting International students as the best study abroad destinations. More than 170 higher educational institutes and 500 other good institutes in UK are offering various courses along with special courses. Here the courses are based on quality measures. Importance will be given to improve practical skills along with classroom lessons. By the completion of course student will gain complete knowledge in all matters. Hence degrees in UK has the recognition in international level one year masters degrees are the speciality of UK.

What to follow while selecting the Course and Institution


  • The main function of various independent organizations in UK is to observe educational institutions and courses timely and to issue accreditation accordingly. Every university in UK has to follow quality measures as per the program-mes quality assurance agency regulations.


  • Students haves to select the course according to their interest and future recognition and opportunities across the world.


  • Student Have to make a list of 10 to 15 institutions that are offering the selected course.


  • With the use of internet the student has to collect the information of the educational institutions.


  • While choosing institute student has to know whether the institute /courses have recognition of concerned authorities /accreditation.


  • Institution has to be selected by keeping in mind about the accommodation,


  • Still students has any doubts they have to consult representatives of the institutes ans student relation department staff and have to clarify those doubts.


  • Popular Courses in UK


  • MBA


  • Engineering and Technology courses


  • IT and Computer Science



  • Hotel Management and Hospitality


  • General Management Business


  • Physiotherapy


  • Applied and pure Sciences


  • Health and Medicine courses


  • Sports and Sports Management


  • Mass communication and Media


  • Creative art and Design courses


  • Admission Procedure and Offer Letter


    UK intakes normally done three times in a year(January, September/October/May ). But most of the institutes completes admissions in January, September/October secession itself. So students has to start the admission procedure at-least 7 to 8 months before the intake period. Many points has to be examined before getting admitted. After getting clarification about institution application process has to be started. Application form has to be downloaded from concerned institute website and has to be filled as per regulations. Along with application statement of purpose(reason behind selecting the concerned course, results from the course, future aims are to be covered) has to be attached. With this CV is also compulsory. Another important document is reference letter. This is the letter given by experts supporting the students application. Every student has to attach at-least three reference letters. Persons having job experience has to attach 2 letters from the owner and one from the previous studied college principal. Freshers has to attach three letters from academicians.
    As per the application sent by student if the university or institution satisfies will send offer letter. In this time by giving agreement some fee has to be paid. After completing the both activities they will send conformation of acceptance letter. After getting this letter Visa procedure has to be started.

    Latest Regulations


  • IELTS scores between 6-6.5 is compulsory.


  • TOFEL score 79/80 is compulsory.


  • For two years post study work VISA is ending 2012 April.


  • The last regulation is causing damage to Indians who wants to do job after completion of their course. As per experts view even though there are many regulations talented students can easily get admissions in UK.

    Courses Fee Structure in UK


    In UK as per the selection of colleges and courses and time period the fee structure varies. Considering the quality measures in UK high fee is reasonable.

    Post Graduation Courses (per year)

  • Arts and Humanities:7,500-12,000 pounds


  • Science:7,500-25,000 pounds


  • Clinical:10,000-33,000 pounds


  • MBA:4,000-34,000 pounds


  • Life style and Accommodation Expenses


    The weather in UK is lovely and Indian students can easily mingle with the weather. Normally there will be accommodation available in institution if shares with another students the expenses will be reduced.

    Expenses in UK per one month

    Item Expense in pounds
    Accommodation facility 250-450
    Utilities (Gas/Electricity/Central Heating) 15-30
    Telephone/Mobile 15-30
    Groceries 75-125
    Recreation 75-100
    Transport 30
    Trousers 60-100

    How to apply for Visa


  • For to avail student visa for studying in UK the candidate has to apply under new point based system , Tier -4 Students Category. This procedure is started from March 31, 2009. For to get visa total of 40 points has to fulfilled.

  • Visa application form VAF9

  • Visa application fee :255 pounds

  • Visa letter that has been given by the admitted university after paying the prescribed course fee.

  • Apart from tuition fee the students have to prove that they have enough funds to live in UK.

  • Before application date of visa the funds have to be in account before 28 days.

  • 15 documents have to be submitted for Visa.

  • Students has the facility of applying directly by visiting nearest regional VFS UK local office. For this concerned appointment has to be taken through e mail.

  • If all applications are in proper way then visa application process will be completed in 7-15 days.

  • If visa officials wants to done interviews to candidates then only they can handed with Visa.

  • For complete details: http://goo.gl/G9ply


  • List of essential documents

  • VAF 9 + appendix 8 form (tier-4 student), guidance note

  • Passport

  • One pass port size photo(45*35 m.m color not more-than six months old)

  • Biometric details

  • Visa fee 255 pounds( equal in rupees in the form of DD)

  • CAS letter from university. All documents original and photo copies

  • No objection letter from University

  • ATAS certificate(if necessary)

  • Accommodation, tuition fee paid receipts.
  • Bank statements from sponsors previous 28 days original

  • Marks sheet from tenth class to previous completed course

  • Affidavit of support given by sponsor for rupees 20

  • Work experience certificates

  • Fixed deposit receipts(if necessary)

  • Bank loan sanction letter(if necessary)


  • Important Information


    Recently Britain has banned 1900 banks in India. Britain has decided to not approve Student visa financial statements given by those banks. Decided to approve the financial statements given by only 85 banks which are undergoing functions in India.
    Below link gives the complete list of the banned banks details

  • http://goo.gl/fGMFF


  • What are the Scholarships that are offering for students for to study in UK


    For higher studies in UK, various Institutions, Universities and governments are offering scholarships. PG, Advanced-studies, Research studying candidates can avail these scholarship facilities.

    Some of the famous Scholarships
    There are many scholarships for international students available in UK.
  • British chevening scholarships


  • Doctor Manmohan Singh scholarship


  • Commonwealth scholarship and fellowship plan


  • Charlies Wallace India trust scholarships


  • Sir Ratan Tata scholarships


  • In-lax scholarships


  • Felix scholarships


  • Commonwealth professional scholarships


  • The agates Cambridge scholarships


  • Roads scholarships


  • The Ford Foundation visiting scholarships


  • TOEFL Scholarships


  • What are the Top Universities in UK


  • Oxford University


  • Cambridge University


  • Imperial College


  • London School of Economics


  • University College of London


  • Durham University


  • University of Warwick


  • University of St.Andrews


  • Lancaster University


  • University of Bath


  • What are the Useful Websites


    Academic Concepts

    http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/org, http://www.britishcouncil.org


    Scholarship Information

    http://britisheveningscholarships.com, http://www.shevening.com, http://www.acu.ac.uk, http://www.scsfponline.org, http://www.educationuk.org/schorships

    Immigration Details

    http://www.ukba.homeoffcie.gsi.gov.uk, http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk, http://www.vfsukin.com

    The service of a genuine study abroad consultant will ease the pressure on students who finds processing the papers for admission and visa.


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