Thursday, 23 January 2014


UK education is an investment in knowledge and UK has predominantly been one of the best destinations to study. The UK education system provides facilities such as international students’ societies, planned social activities, academic support, personal tutors to each student, academic and professional counsellors resulting in the lowest dropout rates. The simple admission process along with quick decision time-frame of the universities means, that for the forthcoming September 2014 intake, students have enough time to consider their choices and prepare for the admissions process. The Undergraduate applications go through a streamlined and centralized process run by UK Colleges and Universities Admissions (UCAS) allowing degree aspirants to choose 5 universities and courses in the online-application while the PG applications go directly. The Tier 4 - Points Based System for obtaining of a student visa is hassle-free as well as simple, more transparent and user-friendly.

Universities in UK is competitive in the international student market and there are many international scholarships and grants available to students who wish to study there. To fulfil ambitions of young talented Indians of studying in the UK Universities, there are a large number of bursaries and scholarships, worth almost 1 million pounds. Scholarships are being offered for 260 UG and PG courses ranging from Engineering, Law, Business, Art & Design, Biosciences and IT in UK institutions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland under the aegis of other agencies. Universities collaborate with the likes of Chevening Scholarships, Commonwealth and Erasmus Scholarships, Royal Society grants and the GREAT Scholarship Programme – India to organize financial support and funding options. All these scholarships are based on merit; so the best way to have a decent shot at these is to apply really early to the universities of your choice. Only when a student has received an offer to study, can he/she apply for these scholarships. This means that your merits (academic profile, relevant experience etc) as well as the timing of your application are crucial in this exercise to meet any deadlines for applying for the relevant scholarships.

The range of scholarship amounts can start from a few hundred pounds to full-fees and expenses covering scholarships to the tune of GBP 15,000; department specific full scholarships are available in Universities of UK like Kings College London (Law), University of Exeter (Business) and Leeds University (Engineering).

University courses in UK are significantly less expensive than programs in other top destinations, including the United States. Programmes are generally of one year duration although a good number of the programs are now integrating work or practical components in the structure of the degrees themselves, in the form of internships thus increasing the PG degrees duration from 15 months to 2 years. Universities of UK like Greenwich, Portsmouth and Coventry give this option for their management programs while others like Leicester and Nottingham Trent Universities offer them for IT/Engineering degrees. This gives students a chance to experience the work culture and environment, whilst developing crucial job-skills.

The edge over competition and the freedom to flexibly shape your study to suit your own needs makes studying in the United Kingdom superlative and matchless. Opting for education in UK University is a wise decision that will stand you in good stead, not just in the beginning of your career, but throughout your life!

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Tuesday, 21 January 2014

World Education Fair

When considering educational options, students must seriously consider completing their education abroad. With reputed organizations and MNCs opting for candidates who have an international exposure, international students often find themselves  having an edge over their locally educated peers. Education systems abroad emphasize teamwork and group projects, which allows networking amongst students.

Students also find that living abroad also allows them to embrace independent living. Students learn to take care of budgets, manage chores and take on part time roles to earn income and gain work experience.

UK education is all about giving you inspiration to develop your knowledge and skills, freedom to be creative, and support to help you achieve your best. UK courses give you the skills, qualifications and connections you need for your chosen career. UK qualifications are respected and valued by employers worldwide, giving you the edge when you are applying for jobs. Britain Education provides shorter, yet more intensive courses, i.e. a UG course is only 3 years while a PG or Masters lasts for about a year. This not only pushes down the tuition and living costs but also allows students to complete their courses fast and enter the job market quickly.

United States
One of the highest selling points of American education is its worldwide reputation of commitment to excellence. US education system offers course flexibility  that are offered, which enables you select your choice of subject from a variety of topics. You can get the opportunity To earn while you learn. Most universities offer its students grants, aids and stipends to cover their daily expenses as well as tuition in some cases. On completion of your degree, you are legally authorized to work in the US in your related field for about a year. 

Canada has steadily become a popular study destination as its Student Partnership Program has eased visa formalities for international students and the new immigration rules now allows students to participate in part time jobs whilst studying and also provides for work permits post their course. Moreover, Study programs here are of high quality and include co-op terms; these require students to gain work experience as part of the study program.  The quality of education and living standards in Canada are amongst the highest in the world, but the cost of living and tuition fees for international students are generally lower than in other countries.

Housing educational institutions, which are pioneers in research, innovation and technology, Australia has also become a reputable overseas educational destination. Students also find that Australia is a feasible financial option as most institutions offer financial aid and scholarships for deserving candidates. Students can even engage in part-time work during the term. 

New Zealand
New Zealand’s natural habitat and environment allow the educational institutions to place high priority on active research. There is ample opportunity to research diverse topics such as marine biology or earthquake engineering. With moderate entry requirements, universities here welcome international students and allow them to gain reputed qualifications.

There are other emerging countries like Singapore, Switzerland, France, Dubai and Malaysia which also provide cost effective quality of education. 

Want to know more?
Visit the ‘World Education Fair’ from 28th Jan to 18th Feb at select cities across India. You will find further information and study options. Entry is free. Parents and friends welcome.