Studying in UK? It‘s easier and cheaper than you think!
Normally, studying in the UK is associated with high costs. But it does not have to be like this, as there are many solutions on how to cut costs and Brexit does not change this. First of all let‘s check what to do to get into university and how to choose the right one.
Universities in UK have long since ceased to be a luxury available only to the wealthiest. They have become a dream come true being within reach of every ambitious young person. English universities have always been synonymous with high quality teaching and give students the chance to master of English, and, consequently a better start in life.
Before choosing higher education in the United Kingdom, you need to decide on your coursework and goals. At the same time, you can apply to several different universities (You can apply for up to a maximum of five courses, but you can take four courses at two universities). The most complete set of documents must be accompanied by proof of English language proficiency. The majority of British universities need the results of the English Language Testing System (IELTS).
This English proficiency exam is very useful in higher education, demonstrating that you can:
The paid service Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) includes almost all British universities. In 2013, the fee for applying for a place in one course was 13 pounds; for two or more courses, it was 23 pounds. You can also apply individually, directly through the universities, but only a small number of candidates use this method. "UCAS system is so designed as to avoid duplication of effort by both the candidates and the universities" - noted Tallentire.
All studies come at a price, and tuition fees depends on the course and level of study (undergraduate, Engineering or Master). The fee for undergraduate studies (BA Degree), a bachelor, is 9000 pounds per year. Thanks to a special loan for study at this level you only have to repay your loan when you start earning at least 21,000 pounds. There are also various scholarships or grants that will cover part of the expenses. It is possible legal work while studying (only a few universities, such as Oxford, do not allow students to work during the semester).
College fees are only part of the total cost, though; cost of can be very expensive, particularly in London.
Location in a specific area of London has an impact on the cost of travel to the university.
Finance. How to study in UK and not to go bankrupt?
Studying in UK has been particularly popular because the country allows students to combine studies and work with deferred loan repayments.
What does it mean to you?
You can keep the money earned by yourself Working not only gives you earnings; you also can find a priceless experience
How do students manage to combine studies with work?In British universities you spend only 15h a week in class (3 days)
The rest of the time is made up of projects, essays and group presentations to prepare on your own.
The rules for obtaining a loan "Tuition Fee Loan" (to cover tuition fees) at university in England:
What about work?
You can work part-time approx 20-25h/week or full-time 35-40h/week.
The average wage is £ 6-9 student /hour This is usually in the catering industry (restaurants, bars), hotel or commercial (shops).
Additionally each university has its own "careers" office offering assistance to its students.
So… GOOD LUCK!!