Are you considering studying in the UK? Home to over 130 UK universities who provide a wide variety of courses to international students, there are many reasons to make that next big step in your life and study in the UK
Learn more about why you should consider studying at a UK university below and, if you wish to dicuss your study plans, visit SI-UK in London or Manchester for a free consultation on your future.

10 Reasons to Study in the UK

1. High quality education

UK universities have an impressive international reputation and rank among the best in the hi in centuries of high quality academia.

2. Internationsl students are welcomed


The UK has a long history of welcoming international students to study at its universities, and those who decide to study in the UK will be rubbing shoulders with some of the brightest minds from all corners of the globe.

3. Variety of courses

SI-UK’s course search showcases the wide variety of courses available for international students to choose from, whatever your age, ability or interest. If you wish to study subjects such as business alongside hospitality and tourism in a dual honours degree, you can!

4. High standard of teaching

UK universities are inspected regularly by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education to ensure that they maintain the high standards of learning which are expected. As a student you will get the opportunity to be taught by the world’s leading academics and to be creative and develop skills sets and confidence.

5. Shorter courses

Most undergraduate courses in UK take three years to complete, and shorter courses means a quicker graduation and less money spent on things such as tuition and living expenses. Two-year courses are also an increasingly popular option, whilst most postgraduate programmes last just one year.

6. Cultural diversity

You will get the chance to mix, meet and interact with over 200,000 international students from all over the world, learning more about different walks of life in a place of contrasts and culture, where ancient buildings sit alongside contemporary architecture.

7. The UK is an interesting place to live

With a mix of cosmopolitan cities and countryside villages, the UK is full of historical landmarks, famous music festivals, widely varied cuisine and amazing events to keep you entertained throughout the duration of your studies.

8. Work while you study

International students who study a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree course at a recognised university are allowed to work part-time during term for up to 20 hours a week and full-time during the holidays.

9. High rate of employability

Employers want high quality graduates who have specific skill sets, including effective, critical, and creative thinking skills. UK education is recognised by employers, universities and governments worldwide. Academic standards are of high prestige and the education will provide you with a solid foundation to boost your potential for having a higher salary and finding exactly what job you want.

10. Develop excellent language skills

The English language is of crucial importance in today’s global business arena. Employers want people with a grasp on English and there is no better way for you to learn English than to learn it in the country of its origin. You can immerse yourself and learn to live, work, and think in the English language, enhancing your employment prospects. IELTS classes will help you improve, and quickly.