In 2018, the number of visas issued to Indian students grew 33% over the previous year. Read on...
In conversation with Franchise India, Tom Birtwistle, Director - North, British Council elaborates the support British Council provides for Indian students, who aspire to study in the UK.
The UK is one of the most popular destinations for Indian students for higher studies thanks to its world-class universities and overall student experience. There are also great opportunities to gain valuable work experience in international companies. In 2018, the number of visas issued to Indian students grew 33% over the previous year.
Scholarships by ‘British Council’ for UK aspirants
The UK offers a host of scholarships and financial support for aspiring students. It has a generous offer to Indian students with over 800 scholarships available from universities, the UK government, trusts and the British Council each year. Some of the scholarships that are available through the British Council are:
Study UK Discover You Fair
The Study UK Fair highlights educational opportunities in the UK for Indians considering an international education. The fair will also provide information about available scholarship options. It will also be a platform for students and parents to meet top UK universities – all in one place.
The event will include seminars by UK academics and sessions on study opportunities, scholarships and visa processed by the UK visa and immigration officers. The fair will operate as an open platform for parents and students to fully understandwhat studying in the UK entails. Representatives from UK universities will provide the complete, end-to-end overview of the application process, student life, and work options after completion of the degree.
The fair will allow attendees to clear all their doubts about studying in the UK – courses available; scholarships; affordability; the most suitable university for them; key deadlines and dates; fees; visas; and job opportunities. Students will learn about the different types of courses on offer to them in the UK.
The fair will be an excellent opportunity for students to get an overview of education and life in the UK and how it compares to other countries in terms of student experience, affordability and reputation amongst employers.