A: On an average it takes between 2 weeks to 4 weeks for your application process to complete from start to finish.This is assuming you have all the right documents to make an application.
A: There’s a standard set of academic documents that constitute an application. You’ll have to fill out an application form (usually online – you can do that in our office), give us your years 10 and 12 mark sheets, copy of passport, and any other paperwork that you feel will strengthen your application. Students for example in the past have given us experience certificates, volunteer work certificates, any additional diplomas, and any sports related certificates.
A: You can certainly apply to your chosen university without a current passport, but you will need one soon to travel! Our advice has always been that you should apply for a passport as soon as you can as it’ll be one less thing to do later on.
A: Once your application is received by the university their admissions team will go through your paperwork and make a decision.
A: Fantastic! You have an offer!
A: From the point of receiving an offer letter, you should set aside 4 – 6 weeks to complete your visa file and to receive your visa.
A: Sure. As an international student we understand that this could be the first time you would have travelled to the UK.
A: Upon arrival, you’ll be expected to formally register at your university the following day.
A: The students are eligible for two benefits-
1.National Health Service (NHS): The international students who are studying in UK universities for educational purposes for the duration of 6 months or more are eligible for the Health Care facility. To qualify for this scheme, a nominal charge has to be paid by the student at the time of Visa application
2.National Union of Students (NUS): All the international students are entitled to the NUS membership free of cost. Being a part of this union, the students can enjoy lots of discounts which are already negotiated on things like food, books, stationery, clothes, travel, and entertainment.
A: If your visa is refused due to any issue, you can ask for the refund of the deposit you paid to your institution for tuition fees. For receiving a refund, the applicant has to send a copy of his/her visa refusal letter to the institution from the High Commission. Some institutions may deduct small fees for processing the refund payment
A: Some universities request students to deposit an installment of the tuition fees in advance. By doing so, the university reserves your place for the specified course. The deposit of installment is also helpful for students in getting a student visa as you get a confirmation for a course from the university.
A: The cost of living and education in abroad is steeply expensive than studying in India. However, the students who get a degree from an international university always enjoy high returns in terms of the quality of education, boost in self-confidence, international exposure, and accelerated career growth opportunities.
A student has to manage the funds required for the tuition fees and the cost of living. The funds can be received from sources such as family, bank loans, bursaries, scholarships, sponsorships, etc.
Most of the nationalized banks provide student education loans at very competitive rates. A student can even consider receiving loans from international banks. Visit Royal UK Education to know more about financial support.
A: All the courses offered by recognized UK universities are monitored and controlled by the government for the quality of education offered by each university. The monitoring is handled by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. Once every 5 years, the government carries a Research Assessment Exercise to identify the level of research activities in the university department..