The United Kingdom is a sovereign and a wonderfully developed state. It compromises of four individual countries namely, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Though bound to the Crown and tied together in unity, these individual countries retain their own local identities, languages, customs and to a great extent their own laws. This means the UK is a diversified state, with people from different identities, ideas, thoughts, social values, religions, norms, practices, believes and customs living together one nationality. Interacting with all these people is a great experience that everyone should be able to go through. This unique blend of cultures is one of the major reasons why the United Kingdom is such a popular study abroad destination for students.
We previously discussed the benefits and advantages of further studies, how they empower the minds of students, boast their thinking and understanding skills, and give their career a jumpstart. Now, let us talk about UK as it is one of the top five study abroad destination for Pakistani students. The benefits are innumerable and cannot be boxed in or written off as one option or reason. However, for your ease, here’s a list of a few reasons about why you should choose UK for studying abroad.
The most important reason is the great quality of education in the UK. The United Kingdom takes great pride in the quality and type of education it provides. Their degrees are internationally recognized and a UK university graduate is well respected by in the community; especially the employers, giving you an edge over other applicants. Apart from that, the courses provided in universities are often different from the one’s you find in other countries, you can choose from over 50,000 courses, in more than 25 subject areas. Furthermore, the UK also encourages and promotes international medical students who aspire to become doctors, surgeons and dentists, providing great opportunities and specially designed programs for them. This is a far cry from the practices followed in Canada and Australia as they do not let international students study the mentioned fields in their universities, only encouraging their locals to do so. UK is home to some of the best universities in the world, such as University of Oxford and University of Cambridge which is why it is a student favorite.
Like all other popular countries, UK also allows for students to work while getting their degrees. They follow the standard 40-hours a week allowance, which helps students cover their living costs on their own. UK is also a cheaper option for studying abroad as their fees structure is lower as compared to USA and Australia. What most students do not know is that the course duration is usually shorter than most of the other countries, which leads to a significant decrease in both, tuition fees and accommodation costs.
Apart from the quality of education and costs, another thing that people are attracted to is the fact that UK is a developed state, which means that it provides a high standard of life, with greatly improvised living conditions. The quality of life is obviously higher over here in the UK. Added to that, UK provides free health for its students which is another extra perk for those who wish to study there.
The United Kingdom boasts its record of highest student satisfaction rates amongst English speaking countries. According to the latest surveys, it was revealed that out of the 2.3 million students currently in the UK, there are 90% students who are extremely happy and satisfied with their experience.
UK is a country with numerous employment options, which means it will provide great opportunities for you once you graduate. Furthermore, the new visa policy, encourages students to stay in the UK after graduating by providing them with a two-year work permit.
Furthermore, UK is a lively and interesting place. If you choose to go there, you will never be bored. They have a very interesting history which you can learn more about, many different cultures that you can interact with, it is full if scenic beauty offering everyone living there a great and exhilarating experience. UK has some very interesting restaurants and cafes, and great night life. So rest assured, you will never be bored if you choose to study there.
Studying abroad and continuing your further studies isn’t a small thing, it’s a huge step that makes or breaks your career so you need to be mindful and careful when deciding on what to do. This isn’t a decision that needs to be taken lightly, as it is a matter that isn’t limited to the next three years but a matter of your future, your career and your life. Keep in mind that the result of going to the UK will not just be a world-class degree for you but also a great experience for you, something that will be remembered for a lifetime.
If you weren’t sure yet about which country you should study in, I hope this helps you. If you’re still undecided, let us know and our representatives will contact you to guide you thoroughly about your study abroad options based on your academics and qualifications.