Top 9 reasons- UK as a study destination


United Kingdom (UK) is one of world’ s top destination for higher education. More than 500,000 students enrol each year for the UK. If your dream is to have world class learning experience in a top city which has rich history at an affordable cost with ample career opportunities, then probably UK is your best choice. The UK has been consistently performing well in terms of their educational standards. Let’s get an in-depth understanding on why you can choose UK as your study destination

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1. Top ranked universities:

Most of us would have a dream university to pursue our education. The UK is a country which has many such institutions. Most of the institutions in the UK are internationally ranked like The University of Oxford, The University of Cambridge, The University college of London etc. UK is known for its options in Science, Technology, Medicine, Law, Literature, History, Pharma, Finance, Psychology and Language. Their educational system is ranked among the world’s top 10.

2. Quality of education:

The reason why most students choose UK because of its quality education. Their educational standard is high in terms of teaching and research. Apart from the routine assessment done by intuitions, separate assessments are done by Quality Assurance Agency (QAA which is a Government Body)

3. English Taught Programme :

When students choose a country first thing that pops up in his mind is the language in which the course is taught. The UK is the birthland of English language and hence most of its courses in English. Here you can be more comfortable to interact and cope up with people around.

4. Career Opportunities:

Most students choose to study abroad looking at a prospective land that offers a lot of career opportunities. There should be no second thought if you choose UK. Top companies operating out of the UK are Glaxosmith, Vodafone, Unilever, Aviva, Tesco, Shell etc.

5. Lower cost:

When choosing a study destination, we would consider good quality of education while not incurring a huge cost. This is a country where the cost involved will be very nominal. Also, this is a country where you have a lot of scholarships and funding options available. The cost of living also is low when compared to other popular destinations around the world.

6. Work while you study:

Most of us would prefer to work while we study in order to cut the cost and financial burden. The UK is a great place where there are various options to choose from for your part time, internship or placement for summer vacation. Few colleges have gone a step further by assisting the students in finding these opportunities.

7. Heritage and Culture:

When you study abroad you are given a bonus to understand their culture and heritage. UK is known for their rich culture. You can meet people from 180 + countries. You get a chance to learn new language, culture, skills and more importantly a great network across globe.

8. Post study work visa:

When we choose a country, we would clearly look for post study options. United Kingdom offers 2 years post study work visa to get a job. There are 2 types of Visa. Tire 2(general) – for students who have graduated recently. Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa for students who are in the process of launching a new business.

9. NO IELTS Required :

This is the most important point while choosing a destination. UK welcomes international students even without having and English proficiency  test . Most universities in UK encourage students to peruse their dream without these preliminary tests hampering them.


No matter which level of higher education you wish to study, we have a support team and a service to suit you. Shankha Global Consultants will help you find the right university to apply to, along with advice on how best to fill in your application forms. The Premium service will guarantee you an offer from at least one of universities. IELTS training will ensure you reach your target score.


Source: First hand data from students who have studied in UK


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