If we start on the topic ‘Why someone should study in the UK?’ we can probably go on forever, but the most appropriate answer will always be the ‘world class education system’.
The ease of visa application and approval, education in renowned universities wrapped up with an extremely good quality of life, these are the reasons why thousands of students migrate to the UK every year for studying.
The new system allows students to work and then settle in UK, this will attract more and more students every year.
There are world class universities all around the UK. Here, we take a look at the top 5 universities.
Kings College London is located in Strand, London. The university was founded in1829 which is almost 2 decades ago and is one of the oldest and prestigious universities in the UK.
KCL is a part of Russell group of universities and has 5 campuses in London. It is well known for nursing, medical studies, pharmacy and pharmacology with Florence Nightingale being one of the notable alumni’s.
Kings College London has the best infrastructure for the most sought after medical courses in this world. International students account for more than 25% of the total 32,000 students currently studying in various courses like medical, law, mathematics.
The yearly fee ranges between £9,000 and £18,100 but depends upon the course you apply for.
The prestigious alumni’s include Rosalind Franklin, Alan Rickman and Tom Hiddleson.
Located at South Kensington, lies the ‘Imperial College London’. This college belongs to Russell group of universities and is more than 112 years old. The University College London originates from Imperial College itself. It has more 6,000 international students out of the total 18,000 students currently studying in various fields.
Research, Engineering, Medicine and Business studies are few of the many in demand courses the college has to offer. Students studying from this college find a lot of success in their field as majority of students are placed in top companies and research institutions.
Students are able to fetch high profile jobs within 6 months of their graduation; this is the reason Imperial College London always ranks among the top universities in the UK.
The notable alumni’s include Rajiv Gandhi, Thomas Henry Huxley and Cyrus Mistry.
Founded back in 1826, University College London widely known as UCL is located in Bloomsbury, London. A part of the Russell group of universities, UCL has always ranked among the top public universities in London and the UK.
UCL attracts 40,000 plus students coming from more than 100 countries from all over the world, International students account for more than 30% of the total strength yearly.
It is one of the most welcoming and student friendly universities in London. Research, medical sciences and law are few of the many courses UCL offers.
UCL contributes overall for more projects, publications and patents than any other university in the UK and it is one of the competitors for top 2 universities in UK.
More than 29 Noble prize winners have studied in UCL making it one of the most respectable universities in UK. The notable alumni’s include Alexander Graham Bell, Christopher Nolan and John Stuart Mill.
As we reach the top 2 universities, there can be a lot of argument over which university ranks higher; in our list University of Cambridge comes in second. Dating back in 1209, Cambridge University is the second oldest university in the English speaking world. Being among the top 2 universities in the UK, the acceptance rate of college applications in Cambridge is considerably higher.
A part of the Russell group of universities and an institution for more than 20,000 students, Cambridge has 31 colleges spread over many campuses.
More than 35 subjects taught in Cambridge are regarded as the best in the world and has set benchmarks for way of teaching and learning. A lot world leaders, renowned scientists and business personalities have lauded it as one of the best universities. A total of 120 noble prize winners have studies in Cambridge University.
Charles Darwin, Sir Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking and Srinivasa Ramanujan are some of the prestigious and extraordinary personalities in the long list of alumni’s than have studied at University of Cambridge.
So without any surprises, coming in at number one spot is the world famous, widely renowned, oldest and the best university in the UK, the University of Oxford. It has achieved 5th spot on the QS World University Ranking. Year after year it has ranked among the top universities in the world.
The teaching days in Oxford are dated back almost 1000 years making it the oldest university in the English speaking world.
The wide college campus, the old British construction, the big iconic dome, experienced professors and a world class education system gives a college experience which cannot be described in the words.
The teaching standards at Oxford have set a bench mark which is followed worldwide.
There are 38 colleges and more than 24,000 students currently studying at Oxford. Students from all over the world dream of studying at Oxford and it has more than 37 subjects which are regarded as world class.
Studying in Oxford is a dream come true as a lot of business tycoons and world leaders have been here, it is the reason why a lot of talented and extraordinary students from all over the world come to Oxford every year.
People who have studied at Oxford have regarded it as the best ever university and they have said that, the years they spent there undoubtedly rank as the best moments in their life.
Oxford University has produced a total of 72 noble prize winners.
The prestigious alumni’s include Oscar Wilde, Malala Yousafzai and Indira Gandhi. These were the top 5 universities in the UK. Studying in any one of these universities opens door for a bright successful future.
Inspiration from the notable alumni’s that studied in these universities also plays an important role in shaping the lives of students who study here.
Students can stay back for two more years if they are able to secure a job from Tier4 sponsor with above salary threshold.
Many international students stay back in the UK and later apply for citizenship because UK is a mesmerizing place that provides on of kind experience in education, research, jobs and quality of life.