The UK has the second highest number of international student enrollments in the world, second only to the USA. With an excellent higher-education system and hundreds of world-class universities, the UK promises a rich experience for international students.
International students in the UK have access to internationally recognized degrees, cutting edge research opportunities and high standard teaching and training.
A simplified entry procedure was introduced in the UK to make visa applications more user-friendly for students.
The experience of studying in the UK will not only provide students with a thorough understanding of the subjects that they are learning but also equips them with problem solving skills that are much prized by employers in the workforce.
International students no longer need to obtain permission to work, so they can earn extra money while studying in the United Kingdom. International students are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week during study and full time during holidays. Students can remain in the UL for a period of time after graduation.
Health care for international students studying in the UK is often free. Students are able to take advantage of the National Health Service (NHS) treatment which entitles you to reduced prices on medicine, dental and eye tests. More information is available on the NHS website – www.nhs.uk
Many institutions guarantee first year accommodation to all new international students and almost all have accommodation officers who can help you to find accommodation that best suits your specific needs and budget.
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