United Kingdom – the multicultural land of dreams and opportunities – is undoubtedly the most sought-after study abroad destination in the world, promoting an exceptional world-class education system, outstanding research facilities, and a culture that encourages academic freedom. The uniqueness of UK is not only limited to its socio-cultural diversity but it boasts a rich and an interesting history, making it an ideal place for international students. The aura of the splendid culture and heritage in a historic setting can be felt by walking around the cobbled streets of England as there is history in every fragment of UK. Similarly, you will never be disappointed with your decision of choosing to study in the UK, as you will always have something new and exciting to do. Your study abroad experience will get even richer as you will interact with different types of people from various countries and get an insight about their cultures.
The distinct regions of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales offer not only a high standard of living but quality lifestyle to their international students; it is evident from the fact that UK welcomes a staggering number of over 200,000 students every year and this number is getting bigger with every passing academic year.
Benefits of choosing UK as your study abroad destination:
Studying abroad in the UK accrues myriads of benefits such as:
- A variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees:
Students have a choice of opting from over 40,000 courses from a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees that suit their needs and interests. There is literally a course for anything and everything that you wish to study in the UK which will in turn help you excel in the area of your expertise.
- A chance to graduate soon:
The best part about the study abroad plan in Great Britain is the fact that these courses are generally completed in a shorter period of time than other countries, reducing overall tuition and accommodation costs. Most of their Bachelors’ degree programmes are completed within three years while Masters is done in a year.
- Comparatively cheaper than studying in USA:
Studying in the UK gets comparatively cheaper than USA because international students in the UK are permitted by the government to work part-time for 20 hours per week during term time and full-time during the holidays; this is not allowed by the American universities. This is a great way to not only gain work experience in a study abroad destination but it apparently relieves students from financial pressure as well.
- A UK degree on the CV – an edge in the international job market:
Your CV would be invaluable to every employer because of your UK degree and will simultaneously give you an edge in the international job market. It has been stated in a study that UK-educated international students are paid higher salaries in their home countries than their peers as a UK qualification is respected globally by all the employers.
- Interactive learning environment:
The British style of teaching as well as learning varies from the learning environment of the home countries of international students. The interactive learning atmosphere in Britain encourages students to think critically and express their opinions; simultaneously inculcating decision-making abilities and critical thinking skills in students. It further helps in the personal development of the students, driving forward their career prospects in future.
- Improve your English language skills:
English is a lingua franca which is used extensively across the world. English is the official language of UK which makes it a top study abroad destination for international students to study in English. International students have the opportunity to practice and enhance their linguistic skills by interacting with the native speakers on a daily basis. In today’s economy every employer seeks an individual who has a grasp on English; so, what better way can you find than to learn English in the country of its origin?
- Explore different cultures and cities:
The famous British history along with its multicultural and multi-ethnic society attracts international students in hordes. Students can explore different cultures by travelling to European countries during their vacations. They can enjoy the beautiful countryside by travelling via Eurostar (high-speed railway service connecting London to Paris and mainland Europe). Not only this, but they can avail the low-cost budget airlines’ deals for students and take a break from their monotonous lives.
Now that you know the perks of studying in the UK, then why don’t you avail the opportunity of studying in the top UK universities that the best education consultants for study abroad in Pakistan – FES, has sorted out for you. The foreign universities’ representatives in Pakistan at FES have several highly-ranked UK institutions on their panel, namely, University of Westminster (London), University of South Wales, Manchester Metropolitan University, University of the West of Scotland, University of Bradford, and many others to choose from.(Click here to see more)
So if you wish to experience a diversity of languages, varied cuisine, historic landmarks, museums, music festivals, ease of transportation, etc., then going to university in the UK is the perfect choice for you. UK is calling you!