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Education in UK has become more and more popular in recent times due to excellent education, number of renowned institutions in the field of education. An Education in the UK is more than just an education, it is an opportunity to better yourself on an international level and absorb something of another culture.

UK has hundreds of years of experience in providing quality education to international students. British Education has long attracted and welcomed high caliber students of different nationalities and backgrounds.  To ensure that the quality is maintained, Britain has implemented unrivalled quality assurance and academic audit systems. 

UK is very much known for football, cricket and rugby which place an important role in British Life.

For Asian students UK is one of the most popular destinations.  UK is comprised of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It has  a mild, temperate climate and, for such a small country, many areas of outstanding natural beauty of which the Scottish Highlands and the Lake District are among the most famous. UK is historical place and it is one of the world’s top tourist destinations with London and Edinburgh being high on most visitors’ lists.

If you graduated from a UK university or other educational institution within the last 12 months with a bachelor's degree (second class honors or above), master's degree or PhD, you may be able to apply to stay in the UK and get a job for an extra year after your degree course finishes, without getting a work permit.

If you successfully complete a degree level course or above, awarded by a Scottish institution, you may be able to apply to live and work in Scotland for up to two years after achieving your qualification under the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme.

Requirment of Biometric Inforamtion

As per the recent guidelines with effect from 12th December 2007 requirement of biometrics information of any person wish to apply for UK has been introduced in India.  In this system it has become compulsory for the applicant to visit Visa Application Centre, operated by VFS to scans your finger and a digital photograph.  This process is very simple and takes not more than 5 minutes.  You are not required to pay any additional charge for the Biometric information.  Your visa application will not be processed until you have given necessary biometric information.   It is required that the Biometrics information is given for making each application for the UK visa.

Qualifications Offered By UK Colleges and Universities

First Degree Courses in Arts and Sciences (Bachelor's degree)  - normally  three or four years' duration.

Sandwich Courses -   coursework is accompanied by practical work.  This is either for 2 years of college education and one of commercial Training, or for 4 years course with 3 to 6 months training for each year
Higher National Diploma (HND) - awarded by Vocational and Technical Educational Councils.  This is normally  2-years course in a vocational subjects.   This is first step towards a degree course as the credits can be transferred.
Vocational Courses gives 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.

Basic Requirements

  • You are required to fulfill basic requirement before you can be granted Study Visa to UK.
  • You must have an intention to study at a publicly funded University, College or a bonafide private institution or a fee-paying independent school.
  • You must be able to and have an intention to study full time degree course, or a weekday, full time course at a single institution involved at least 15 hours of day time stay per week.
  • You must be able to pay for your tuition fees for the course you intend to pursue and living expenses of yourself and your dependents accompanied to you in UK without going into business or getting a job, or claiming public funds.
  • You must not have an intention to work in UK except you are accepted for a course longer than six months. In such case you may work for part-time or during vacations.
  • You must have an intention to leave UK at the end of your studies.

If you do not need an entry clearance as a student visitor, you will have to satisfy the Immigration Officer that you qualify for entry to study when you arrive in the UK. You must be able to show that you have been accepted on a course of study at an educational establishment that is on the Register of Education and Training Providers. They will then give you permission to stay in the UK for up to six months. You will not be allowed to extend your stay in the UK as a student unless you arrived with a student visa or prospective student visa.

Why Study in UK

  • Qualifications acquired from UK are recognized and respected through the world.  It provides solid platform to build your future, boost your career and fetches excellent package.
  • UK degrees can take only three years and postgraduate/ master's courses only one year - compared with four years and two years in most other countries. This means you will save a great deal on both tuition fees and living costs - and you will be able to start working and earning money sooner.
  • Qualification acquired from UK universities, colleges and schools will provide a vibrant, creative and challenging environment in which to develop your potential.
  • Quality standards for UK institutions are among the best in the world. Universities, colleges and schools continually have to prove that their courses meet strict criteria.
  • Most UK degree programs are 3 years in length with Masters Courses usually between 1 and 2. This is in line with the course duration in many other countries.
  • On completion of a degree program in the UK international students are allowed to apply for a one-year extension to their visas so as to enable them to gain valuable work experience in the UK.
  • British higher and further education provides value for money by offering shorter, more intensive courses than are available in many other countries, thereby reducing living expenses and time spent away from home.
  • In global job market people need special skills and qualities to succeed. This is an essential part of the UK learning experience. Institutions use a variety of teaching and assessment methods to encourage independence, as well as mastery of the subject.
  • There is wide range of general education, vocational and professional training offered in UK.
  • The UK is considered to be the most favored destination for Indian students because it has strong historical links from the well established Indian Community over years.  
  • The UK has many world renowned Universities and Colleges for imparting excellent Education, which gives more value to your education throughout the world.
  • After studying in UK students get opportunities to work in Europe.
  • One major advantage of U.K. education is its one-year Masters Degree for almost all courses – saving you considerable time and money.
  • Most UK universities recognize the Indian education system of 3 year graduation which is normally not recognized by many western countries.  
  • In UK National Health Service (NHS) provides free treatment for students who are on a course lasting six months or more (one year in Scotland). This includes spouse and children under sixteen or nineteen if they are still at school or university. However, this service does not include dental or eye treatment and prescriptions unless for children and pregnant women.
  • Scholarships are offered to international students in the UK.

Type of Accomodation Available in UK

  • Private Accommodation : Student's private accommodation which is available in the UK and includes the following:
  • Paying Guest accommodation: The land lord will also live in the house, and the student will be accommodated in one room of the house, and he/she would share other amenities (e.g. kitchen, bath rooms, and lounge). Meals may be provided, or the student may be able to use the kitchen to cook his/her own meals. . Living with a family usually costs between £55 and £70 a week
  • Hostels accommodation: For both single and married students. Most of them provide meals, although some have cooking facilities.
  • Houses or flats near the university that could be shared. This is a popular option because it could be cheaper than others.
  • Most universities and some colleges have halls of residence, where a self-catering room can cost between £80 and £145 a week

Who Needs Visa to UK  

A visa is a certificate that is put into your passport or travel document by an Entry Clearance Officer at a British mission overseas. The visa gives you permission to enter the UK.

  • If you are not an EEA National.
  • are stateless (you don't have a nationality)
  • hold a non-national travel document, or
  • hold a passport issued by an authority that is not recognized in the UK

Accompaning Family Memebrs

Your spouse or dependent children under 18 years of age can come to UK with you during your studies. However you are required to provide them support and you should not be dependent on the public fund for yourself or for your dependent family members.  They can stay until validity of your visa. Your husband, wife or civil partner will be allowed to work in the UK if authority gives you permission to stay in the country for at least twelve months

You are required to show the following for getting visa for your dependent family members.

  • Their passport or travel document.
  • Evidence of their relationship to you.
  • Evidence that you can support them without needing any help from public funds.
  • Evidence of the course of study you are doing or are going to do in the UK.
  • A copy of the relevant pages from your passport, showing your permission to stay if you are already in the UK.

Work While Study

If you are on student visa to UK for a course lasting for more than 6 months you may without work permit or permission from the local job centre, take part time or holiday- work.  However you can not work full time in a permanent job. However you can work up to 20 hours per week during your education term is current. You can work more hours provided your work is part of your studies.   You also may not do business, be self-employer or provide services as professional sportsperson or entertainer.

Extension of Study Visa

If you have come to UK on valid student visa you can extend your stay for the same. However, you are required make an application for a residence permit at the Border and Immigration agency.   You can stay only if your application for extension of stay is approved. 

Pre Student Visa Process

5 easy steps to get Student Visa

1 Course Selection

You can write us on or contact us on your nearest branch ( for getting information about choosing course.  We recommend you to choose course based on your desire and financial position. We take utmost care to find out course and best college / university which suits you batter. You are always welcome with the choice of your course and college or university.

We offer variety of course which helps you to get employment internationally and have recognition worldwide.

2 Offer Letter

Based on your selection we help you to get offer letter from the college / university depending on the intake availability.

3 File preparation

Documents requirement is different on different course as well as countries. We provide customized document checklist to our clients to help them to arrange all the require document without wasting their time. We also guide our candidate to select various options to fulfill financial requirements.

4 Fees Payment

Once all the necessary documents are ready and submitted you are required to pay fees to the relevant education provider / providers. Once fees get paid we arrange Letter of Acceptance from the education provider / providers.

5 Applying for the Visa

Once all of the above 4 steps are finalized we proceed for the visa application. We provide customized document checklist to the candidates and advise them for the source of to get documents Based on your selection we help you to get offer letter from the college / university depending on the intake availability.

Post Student Visa Help

1 Booking of Tickets & Airport Pickup

For selected location we also arrange cost effective tickets for the students. This will enable student to get reasonable prices as well as good services including airport pickup on paid basis.  

2 Don’t know what to bring in UK?

Our students never worried above the above question. We provide detailed checklist for what to bring in UK.

Remember you have weight limitation and what to carry is the big and tricky question for many students.

3 Advise on moving to UK

Being a part of Migration Overseas family help you understanding following aspects for moving to UK by yourself and your family.

  1. History and information about UK
  2. How to find out Accommodation
  3. What to do and what not to do while staying in UK
  4. Getting NI Card
  5. Advise on Opening bank account.
  6. Advise on getting your first credit card
  7. Tax structure in UK
  8. Applying for student and dependents work permit.
  9. About saving money by choosing write place to leave.
  10. JOB Hunting
  11. Post landing Assistance
  12. Air Port pick up
  13. Getting accommodation to suit your pocket
  14. Other assistance like job search etc.

Converting Study Visa in to Work Permit / HSMP

If you are on student visa to UK any time during currency of your visa you can switch your visa into Work Permit, HSMP, Business, and Innovator without going out of the UK subject to approval of the appropriate authority. Write us on

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