Being politically, militarily or industrially a sound nation, UK lies on the forefront in providing a world class education standard that is actually one of its own. With years of hard work and persistence UK developed an academic model that every country wants to apply now. The brilliant governance of UK makes sure not to miss the best deserving minds around the globe looking to pursue their higher studies in the country. But is the entry that easy?
Probably not! That’s where the heart of our discussion about student visa lies as the Tier 4 student visa UK requirements include the Confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) and application within 6 months along with the money to support yourself and your course fees in UK. For 18 years and above you go for Tier 4 student visas for UK. It is interesting to know that Tier4 student visa allows students who are studying abroad in UK to work for certain hours of week during their holidays but not allowing the student visitor and prospective student visa holders to work in UK.
Let us give you a brief student visa application checklist UK:
Attested copies of X, XII & Graduate Degree and Mark Sheets.
English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
Standardized Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE.
Two academic references.
Two references from employers (where applicable)
Passport sized photographs.
Statement of Purpose (SOP).
Portfolio for Art, Design & Architecture programmes.
Certificates for Achievements of your extracurricular activities.
Suppose that you get your student visa for UK, then what are the costs of studying in UK having been heard that it’s quite expensive.
Undergraduate Degree: £11, 400 per annum
Post graduate Degree: £12, 200 per annum
Doctoral Degree: £13, 000 per annum
Let us check about the scholarships for supporting your education: Chevening scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships and University based scholarships like Gates Cambridge scholarships, Rhodes scholarships at University of Oxford, Bristol University International Office scholarships, University of Westminster International scholarships and many others.
There is point based visa system in UK according to which you require about 40 points to be able to apply for student visa which includes almost 30 points for a “confirmation of acceptance for studies” from the university or college where you wish to apply and study for your higher education in UK. Don’t you think this is much transparent and objective process followed by UK?
For more information, visit @ http://www.thechopras.com/country/uk.html
Alisha Alden, a professional writer based in India, is presently working with one of India’s largest overseas education consultants – The Chopras. She is passionate about the promoting education as a culture in India and believes that global education can change the face of the world.