Why Study in UK?
- 4 of the Top 6 Universities in the World are in the UK
- Gain a world-class education: The method of UK further education is involving, unique high levels of individual contact and support from tutors. UK education Institutions providers spend heavily in facilities – from science laboratories, libraries, computer centres, theatres, sports centres and arts studios. Class sizes are limited to ensure that you have enough time to talk to your tutors and lecturers and access to equipment .
- Achieve an internationally recognised qualification: UK qualifications are recognised and valued by employers and academics worldwide.
- UK qualifications are a great boost to your CV and to your earnings. Employers are increasingly looking for graduates qualified from multicultural environment.
- UK colleges and universities have strong contacts with industry
- Many courses are designed in partnership with, and taught by, industry professionals.
- Studying in the UK helps you learn the language quickly, through your studies.
- Quality assured:
Qualifications offered by UK Colleges and Universities:
1. First Degree Courses in Arts and Sciences:
Bachelor’s degree are usually of 3 or 4 years’ duration and are mostly taught courses, sometimes including the preparation of a small written thesis.
2. Sandwich Courses:
In these courses the coursework is accompanied by practical work. A student could either complete two years of college, then a year of commercial training before returning for a final year in college.
Student could do a Four-year course with three-six months’ training interspersed each year.
The main benefit is that the student gets real experience while in the learning form. Most universities offer this type of education.
3. Higher National Diploma:
Higher National Diploma is awarded by Vocational and Technical Educational Councils. They offer a two-year course in a vocational subject like technical business and scientific subjects. Great emphasis is placed on work experience. It is often seen as the first step towards a degree course as the credits can be transferred.
4. Vocational Courses:
Vocational courses offer an opportunity to enter the university system slowly. Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC), General Vocational Qualifications (GNVQ), General Scottish Vocational Qualifications (GSVQ) offer recognized courses in a range of disciplines. Most students opt to take 1-2 years of, for example, BTEC courses before being transferred to a degree programme. BTEC national certificates/diplomas are usually accepted as an alternative to A-Levels.
Postgraduate study may take the form of an independent piece of research under supervision or a taught course, and leads to a variety of degrees and awards. The taught courses lasts normally for 1-2 years. Completion of a doctorate normally takes a minimum of three years. Many post-experience courses are also available, either leading to a qualification or providing a refresher course for graduates wishing to update or extend their knowledge. In some institutions, occasional students are admitted in limited numbers. They attend courses or undertake research, possibly for a period of one or two years. These courses do not lead to any formal qualification or ‘credit’ although certificate of satisfactory attendance may be given.
The cost of higher education and living expenses in the UK:
The cost of higher education in the UK is quite high.
Undergraduate: GBP £11, 400 per annum
Postgraduate: GBP £12, 200 per annum
Doctoral Degree: GBP £13, 000 per annum
Note: These costs vary from one institution to another and one could pay up to double the total listed above in a leading UK institutions.
In London: GBP £9,180 per annum (minimum)
Rest of UK: GBP £7,380 per annum (minimum)
Scholarships to Study in UK:
- Students are suggested to begin the application procedure 8-12 months prior to the intake.
- Scholarship deadlines vary amongst Universities.
- We advise you to walk into VIPRO GLOBAL Offices as early as possible and we will provide you complete information on the UK scholarship process.
- Major Intakes: September
- Other Intakes: January, February, March, July & November
UK Student Visa:
The British government has divided visas into 5 categories called Tiers. The student visa is now known as Tier 4.
To know about more detailed admission process in the UK and to get the up to date quality advice about the opportunities for studying in the UK, Students should register with VIPRO GLOBAL. Then students will be carefully guided through a number of key stages to maximise their chances of getting admission in the institutions of their choice. This is how we, at VIPRO GLOBAL, work on the UK admissions process.
- Registration at VIPRO GLOBAL
- VIPRO GLOBAL will asses your academic qualifications, career goals, work experience, financial status and your aspirations.
- VIPRO GLOBAL shortlists University & Courses that match your profile.
- VIPRO GLOBAL goes through student written Statement of Purpose, Resume and Letters of Recommendation and modify if required.
- VIPRO GLOBAL does help in completing the application forms, review and do submission to the selected Institutions.
- VIPRO GLOBAL assists in mock Interview Preparation that student may have with the selected institutions.
- VIPRO GLOBAL does review of all supported documents and visa application to be submitted at high commission and prepare for mock interview that student may have with the British High Commission
- VIPRO GLOBAL conducts Pre-Departure session and explain about dos and don’ts in Australia
Student Visa Requirements for UK:
ALL ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE PROVIDED AT THE TIME OF VISA APPLICATION.
- PASSPORT: Original and Copy of Passport having validity of minimum six months.
- PHOTOGRAPH: Not more than 6 months old with White Background and close-up of your face. Size: 35 mm x 45 mm.
- VISA FEES: Visa Fees – IT IS COMPULSORY TO PAY THE VISA FEES BY CREDIT CARD. Visa fees are non-refundable. In addition to the visa fees, students have to pay a mandatory health surcharge. (refundable in case of a visa refusal).
- VISA APPLICATION FORM: Online Point Based System Visa Application Form.
- CAS STATEMENT and / Fee Receipts.
- ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS:
(a) Educational Certificates, Degree Certificates, Diplomas & Mark sheets – Std 10th, 11th, 12th, 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Post Graduation, Other Diplomas, WORK PLACEMENT / Industrial Training Certificates, etc.
IELTS SCORES: Score Reports of IELTS as mentioned on the CAS statement.
- WORK EXPERIENCE: (a) Work Experience Certificates / Reference Letters / Appointment Letters from all the Employers.
- FUNDS- Through bank statements, Fixed deposits and Educational loan from the acceptable financial institutions by UKVI. VIPRO GLOBAL will give you clear guidelines on this at the time of your processing.
- Skype Interview : Student will need to undergo a Skype interview at the time of submission of the visa application. VIPRO GLOBAL helps you in getting ready you to face the interview.
- Medicals: All students applying for a Tier 4 visa need to undergo a TB screening in India from a select Panel Physicians approved by UKVI.
Immigration Rules for Students:
- Must study at a publicly funded university/ college, a genuine private institution or a fee-paying independent school.
- Must be able to attend full time course at a one institution involving minimum 15 hours of organized, daytime study per week.
3. Must be able to pay for the course fee and the living expenses of you or your family (if they are included) without working in UK or claiming public funds.
4. Must not intend to work in UK unless the accepted course tenure is more than six months, during study you may work part-time or during vacations.
5. Must intend to leave UK at the end of your studies.
The interview is to give you the opportunity to clarify certain parts of your application. The Visa Officer will be aiming to satisfy him or herself that your study plans are genuine and workable.
The interview is a normal part of the process, but you may feel quite nervous before it and find it an uncomfortable experience. You should prepare for such an interview carefully. In particular:
- Be familiar with all your study plans; why you chose the particular institution and course; how the course will help your future career;
- Be clear about the cost of living and the course and your finances: do you have enough money to complete the course? Can you prove it?
- Be as clear as you can about your likely future career in your country: what are you going to do on your return.