With thousands of degrees accessible to students and a well-deserved reputation for academic excellence, the UK and its institutions have drawn more than a million international students from all over the world to study there for many years. Besides getting a diverse cultural experience, students can expect a rewarding educational experience as well.
There are multiple reasons to choose the UK over your home country for your higher studies. Some of these are;
- Worldwide Recognition/High-Quality Recognition
The UK degrees and credentials are well-respected and highly regarded all across the globe. Every British institution is renowned throughout the world for having a dynamic atmosphere that encourages its students to push themselves to the limit. Your education will provide you with a strong foundation, increase your chances of earning more money, and help you land the job of your dreams.
During your study, you will gain the necessary skills that are needed in today’s job market. Reading, independent thoughts, testing hypotheses, and critical analysis will be encouraged which helps in identifying your skills.
- Work Opportunities
There are many job opportunities available once you graduate. Since the competition in the job market is tougher than ever before, the skills you will gain at the university will help you in getting a job.
- Multi-Cultural Environment
Over 400,000 international students choose to study in the UK. Because you’ll be able to interact with so many various types of individuals, your experience will be much broader. You’ll get to mingle and meet people from all over the world which will boost your confidence.
- Competitive Fees Structure
Generally, the duration of courses in the UK is less; master’s degree is of 1 year and bachelor’s degree is of 3 years, which eventually saves cost as compared to the USA, Canada or Australia. This leads to spending less time and energy on gaining an international degree.
- Low Living Expenses
The cost of living depends on in which state you are living. Obviously, the expenses for London will be higher. Overall, the expenses of living in the UK are fairly reasonable. Apart from this, the health care systems are free for international students as they have already paid IHS fees during their visa application.
- Graduate Route
All degree graduate students are eligible for post-study work visa PSW. (PSW is now known as graduate route visa) The time duration for this visa is 2 years and you are allowed to work full-time under this visa category.