About UK

General Information
The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.
CurrencyPound sterling
Population66.02 million (2017) World Bank

Why UK

The benefits of studying in the UK compared to your home country
  • Internationally Recognised Universities. …
  • Quality Education. …
  • Opportunities offered by the UK education system. …
  • Unique Culture. …
  • Work while study and work permit after study. …
  • Scholarships and Financial Support. …
  • Strong Research Infrastructure. …
  • Support System.

Education System

Primary Education

The United Kingdom benefits from a highly evolved education system. Details are delegated to semi-autonomous regions, although overall the system is the same. At age 5 children enter primary school where they complete their basic first stages and basic second stages of their grounding education.

Middle Education

At age 7 children move on to junior school where they remain for four years while receiving their introduction the basics of an academic education. Although core subjects are prescribed they are encouraged to take extra subjects like art, computer studies and music too

Secondary Education

After completing junior school, students move on to comprehensive school until they reach the age of 16. Here standards are higher asnd programs more challenging. Those who succeed receive a general / vocational certificate of secondary education depending on the stream they followed. Thereafter they either stay on for two more years to complete their advanced level school education, take menial jobs or enroll for advanced vocational training.

Vocational Education

Non-university post-secondary education takes place at a variety of technical schools, colleges of higher education and accredited independent colleges offering a wide variety of courses leading to formal vocational qualifications. Through these, those United Kingdom youths who do not go on the university are assured the opportunities of groundings in successful lifetime careers.

Tertiary Education

United Kingdom EducationThe quality of United Kingdom universities is legion and students flock there from the 4 corners of the globe. The prescribed period for an undergraduate degree is 4 years, and these days more weight is gradually being added to assignments as opposed to formal examinations. Some universities offer crash two year programs with no vacations offered or allowed.

Education Cost in UK

Education Costs

Many undergraduates in UK pay up to £9,250 per annum (year) in tuition costs (the cost of education is capped by the government). The average is approximately £6,000 per annum

The main intake offered by all Universities is September / October few universities offer Jan / Feb intake also. IELTS minimum score of 7.0 for Postgraduate and 6.5 for Undergraduate Studies.

Universities in UK

58 Aberystwyth University Aberystwyth
74 Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge …
135 Arts University Bournemouth Poole
70 Aston University Birmingham
65 Bangor University Bangor
103 Bath Spa University Bath
52 Birkbeck, University of London London
83 Birmingham City University Birmingham
154 Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln
63 Bournemouth University Poole …
Un BPP University Manchester
56 Brunel University London Uxbridge
132 Buckinghamshire New University High Wycombe
102 Canterbury Christ Church University Canterbury …
118 Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff
36 Cardiff University Cardiff
38 City, University of London London
45 Coventry University Coventry
82 Cranfield University Cranfield …
51 De Montfort University Leicester …
19 Durham University Durham …
106 Edge Hill University Ormskirk …
79 Edinburgh Napier University Edinburgh
159 European School of Economics London …
111 Falmouth University Falmouth
97 Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow
109 Glasgow School of Art Glasgow
128 Glyndwr University Wrexham …
49 Goldsmiths, University of London London
141 Harper Adams University Newport
40 Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh …
156 Heythrop College London
7 Imperial College London London
67 Keele University Keele
13 King’s College London London
64 Kingston University Kingston upon Thames
23 Lancaster University Lancaster
68 Leeds Beckett University Leeds …
153 Leeds College of Art Leeds
148 Leeds College of Music Leeds
150 Leeds Trinity University Leeds
123 Liverpool Hope University Liverpool
155 Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts Liverpool
95 Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool
77 London Business School London
90 London Metropolitan University London
66 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London London
87 London South Bank University London …
31 Loughborough University Loughborough
55 Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester …
71 Middlesex University London
12 Newcastle University Newcastle upon Tyne
145 Newman University, Birmingham Birmingham
160 Northern School of Contemporary Dance Leeds
75 Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne
151 Norwich University of the Arts Norwich
50 Nottingham Trent University Nottingham
85 Oxford Brookes University Oxford
152 Plymouth College of Art Plymouth
48 Plymouth University Plymouth
122 Queen Margaret University Edinburgh …
24 Queen Mary University of London London
28 Queen’s University Belfast Belfast
129 Ravensbourne London
136 Regent’s University London London
146 Richmond, The American International University in London London …
86 Robert Gordon University Aberdeen
158 Rose Bruford College London
120 Royal Academy of Music, University of London London
157 Royal Agricultural University Cirencester
73 Royal College of Art London
115 Royal College of Music London
142 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Glasgow
54 Royal Holloway, University of London Egham …
125 Royal Northern College of Music Manchester
110 Royal Veterinary College University of London London …
99 School of Advanced Study, University of London London
133 Scotland’s Rural College Edinburgh …
44 Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield
53 SOAS, University of London London
108 Southampton Solent University Southampton
117 St George’s, University of London London
130 St Mary’s University, Twickenham Twickenham
91 Staffordshire University Stoke-on-Trent …
42 Swansea University Swansea
94 Teesside University Middlesbrough
107 The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London London
6 The London School of Economics and Political Science London
139 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama London
121 The University of Buckingham Buckingham
4 The University of Edinburgh Edinburgh
61 The University of Hull Hull …
144 The University of Law Guildford …
5 The University of Manchester Manchester
98 The University of Northampton Northampton
8 The University of Nottingham Nottingham …
17 The University of Sheffield Sheffield
11 The University of Warwick Coventry
119 The University of Winchester Winchester
16 The University of York York
137 Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance London
69 Ulster University Coleraine …
147 University College Birmingham Birmingham
3 University College London London
131 University for the Creative Arts Canterbury …
35 University of Aberdeen Aberdeen
127 University of Abertay Dundee Dundee
27 University of Bath Bath
96 University of Bedfordshire Luton …
30 University of Birmingham Birmingham
116 University of Bolton Bolton
104 University of Bradford Bradford
60 University of Brighton Brighton
34 University of Bristol Bristol
1 University of Cambridge Cambridge
78 University of Central Lancashire Preston …
105 University of Chester Chester …
140 University of Chichester Chichester
124 University of Cumbria Carlisle …
88 University of Derby Derby
41 University of Dundee Dundee
32 University of East Anglia Norwich
84 University of East London London …
39 University of Essex Colchester …
21 University of Exeter Exeter
9 University of Glasgow Glasgow
112 University of Gloucestershire Cheltenham …
62 University of Greenwich London …
57 University of Hertfordshire Hatfield …
93 University of Huddersfield Huddersfield
22 University of Kent Canterbury …
10 University of Leeds Leeds
15 University of Leicester Leicester
89 University of Lincoln Lincoln …
20 University of Liverpool Liverpool
72 University of London London
2 University of Oxford Oxford
47 University of Portsmouth Portsmouth
29 University of Reading Reading
101 University of Roehampton Roehampton
46 University of Salford Salford …
76 University of South Wales Pontypridd …
14 University of Southampton Southampton …
18 University of St Andrews St Andrews
149 University of St Mark and St John Plymouth
59 University of Stirling Stirling …
33 University of Strathclyde Glasgow
92 University of Sunderland Sunderland
25 University of Surrey Guildford
26 University of Sussex Brighton
37 University of the Arts London London …
100 University of the Highlands and Islands Inverness
43 University of the West of England Bristol
114 University of the West of Scotland Paisley …
143 University of Wales Cardiff …
134 University of Wales Trinity Saint David Carmarthen …
113 University of West London Ealing …
80 University of Westminster London
81 University of Wolverhampton Wolverhampton
138 University of Worcester Worcester
126 York St John University York

Test Requirements

  • TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • IELTS: International English Language Testing System
  • PTE: Pearson Test of English (Academic)

Work Rights

International students who study a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree course at a recognised university are allowed to work part-time during term term for up to 20 hours a week and full-time during the holidays.

Useful links for international students


International Student House (ISH)
A source of accommodation for international students living in London.

UKCISA (UK Council for International Student Affairs)
This site offers a great variety of information for overseas students including the following topics: UK immigration control; the regulations on fees, awards and loans; financial aid and sources of funding; and your rights as a European Economic Area student studying in the UK.

BIA-Border and Immigration Agency
Home Office rules and information on immigration for individuals living in the UK. Includes downloadable application forms.

Home Office rules and regulations for individuals applying to seek leave to enter the UK.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
ATAS information.

UNIAID Student Calculator
An online tool that helps you plan your money for UK study.

National Union of Students
An organisation representing students across the UK.

Foreign Students
A useful resource for international students coming to the UK.


Information about applying to an undergraduate degree programme in the UK.

The British Council Homepage
Links to British Council offices in countries worldwide.

Education UK
British Council information about studying in the UK.

Information on London

Visit London- The Official Website for London
A comprehensive guide to what London has to offer.

Transport for London (TfL)
Information on bus, tube, rail and river transport in London. There is up-to-date information on ticket prices and travelling to and from the airports. Downloadable maps are also available.

National Rail
Information about the mainline rail network throughout London and the rest of the UK.

Time Out Guide to London
Online version of one of London’s best known listings magazines. Details of theatre, cinema, exhibitions and galleries, restaurants, nightlife, etc. for the coming week.

UK Student Life
Useful information on British culture and living in London.

Not all UK scholarships are awarded based on financial need – most will evaluate your academic abilities. You can only apply for scholarships either when you are applying for the course or after you have applied.

UK Study Visa Checklists

( Visa must apply through UK VFS, Lagankhel, Processing time; 1.5 to 2 months)

CAS/Offer Letter:

  •         Passport
  •         Academics( Transcript, Pass Certificates, Backlogs Character, Board Certificate, Provisional, Migration, Equivalence Certificate)
  •         Work Experience Letter (Employment Contract, Job Appointment Letter, Salary/Bank Statement, Pay Slips, Staff ID)
  •         CV/Biodata
  •         Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  •         Visa Scan Copy( If Travelled Abroad Previously)
  •         Previous Passport Copy( If made new passport)
  •         Marriage Certificate( If married)

VISA/GTE Document (Additional Document)

  •         Family Income:

Father/Mother/Uncle/Brother/Sister/Grand Father/Grand Mother, Maternity Uncle’s, Husband/Wife Salary, Vehicle Income, House Rent Agreement, Land Lease Agreement, VDC/Municipality Agriculture Income, Business Income: PAN Certificate, Company Registration certificate, Company Tax Clearance, Audit Report, Company Bank Statement, Company renewal certificate, Share Income, Fixed Deposit/Savings Income, Additional Income(Any)

  •         Relationship Certificate
  •         Citizenship Copy
  •         Birth Certificate
  •         Proof of Fund: Bank Balance ( 28 Days Mature Fund – 1265 Pound Inside London, 1015 Pound/per month to outside london) : TOTAL BALANCE REQUIRED : 25 lakhs
  •         Property Valuation
  •         Land Ownership Certificate
  •         Tax Clearance Certificate
  •         Dual Name Verification Letter( If multiple names)
  •         Change of Address Verification Letter( If any address changed)
  •         Medical Report
  •         Police Report
  •         Affidavit
  •         Sponsorship Letter: (If sponsor is living abroad)
  •         Sponsor Work Experience Letter (Employment Contract, Job Appointment Letter,              Salary/Bank Statement, Pay Slips, Staff ID, Visa Scan) : (If currently living abroad)


For Married Applicant (Partner Additional Documents)

Marriage Registration Certificate (Marriage/Travel/Anniversary/Birthday or Any Event celebration Photographs, Weeding Invitation Card, Air/Bus Ticket with Joint Name, Properties ties, Relations ties with babies, Joint Bank Account, Facebook/Viber/Phone Chatting History etc)

  •         Spouse Passport
  •         Spouse Academics( Transcript, Character, Board Certificate, Provisional, Migration, Equivalence Certificate)
  •         Work Experience Letter (Employment Contract, Job Appointment Letter, Salary/Bank Statement, Pay Slips, Staff ID)
  •         CV/Biodata
  •         Statement of Purpose (SOP)


Documents Reqd. for Partner/ Spouse VISA:

  •         Passport
  •         Enrolment Letter( University/ College)
  •         Accommodation Confirmation (If Any)
  •         Partner – Visa Scan Copy
  •         Proof of Fund( 3 months bank balance certificate of 10 Lakhs minimum)
  •         Relation, Birth Certificate and Citizens: ALL
  •     Marriage Registration Certificate (Marriage/Travel/Anniversary/Birthday or Any Event celebration Photographs, Weeding Invitation Card, Air/Bus Ticket with Joint Name, Properties ties, Relations ties with babies, Joint Bank Account, Facebook/Viber/Phone Chatting History etc)
  •         Spouse Academics( Transcript, Character, Board Certificate, Provisional, Migration, Equivalence Certificate)
  •         Work Experience Letter (Employment Contract, Job Appointment Letter, Salary/Bank Statement, Pay Slips, Staff ID)
  •         CV/Biodata
  •         Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  •         Police & Medical 

Documents Checklists