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United Kingdom

The UK is a world leader in many areas of education including engineering, science, art and design, business and management, law and finance. The UK’s reputation and legacy as a world centre for scientific research makes it a magnet for some of the very best thinkers in the world. With only one per cent of the world’s population, the UK is responsible for eight per cent of global scientific publications. The UK offers a world-renowned education system with qualifications that can make a real difference to your future. It attracts over 600,000 international students each year to a variety of programmes, ranging from English language courses to PhDs. The UK education system gives students the freedom to combine courses and subjects from different areas of studies, so you can tailor your degree to your own needs and interest.

The UK education system is flexible, so you can study in a way that suits your lifestyle and career aspirations. When you study in the UK you meet people from different nationalities, sharing their backgrounds and discovering new perspectives.

The benefits of studying in the UK

  • The UK institutions consistently rank among the best in the world and qualifications are internationally valued and recognised.
  • The UK undertakes 5 per cent of the world’s scientific research and produces 14 per cent of the world’s most frequently cited papers.
  • UK institutions offer flexibility of choice and enable you to blend academic and vocational courses of your choice.
  • The teaching and study methodology used in the UK give you the freedom to be creative and develop skills sets and confidence.
  • As a student you get the opportunity to be taught by the world’s leading academics and experts; you also benefit from their constant academic support.
  • UK degrees can be tailored to your interests and often include specialised modules.
  • The UK is the home of English hence an ideal place to develop language skills and enhance employment prospects.

The UK is home to some of the world’s top universities, which attract thousands of students and researchers every year, including many from India. It is also the world leader in many areas of education including engineering, science, art & design, business & management, law and finance. Its reputation and legacy as an epicentre for scientific research makes it a place to be, especially for some of the very best thinkers in the world. In fact, with only one per cent of the world’s population, the UK is responsible for eight per cent of global scientific publications.

The key dates for 2020 UK university entryBefore beginning your application it is important to familiarise yourself with key UCAS deadlines. Some universities (Cambridge and Oxford) and courses (medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry) have much earlier deadlines and it is important you are fully aware of those which impact on your application.Important UCAS DeadlinesAll UCAS deadlines for courses in the UK can be found below, but these are two key dates to become familiar with in the UCAS application cycle.

  • 15 October 2019 – All courses at Cambridge and Oxford and most medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry courses at all other institutions
  • 15 January 2020 – All other undergraduate courses for EU students
  • 30 June 2020 – All other undergraduate courses for international students

Selected UK universities do allow international applications after certain deadlines though. Speak to one of our consultants to find out more.

2020 UK University Deadlines

All of the below deadlines are for students wishing to study in the UK from September 2020.

October 15, 2019

Deadline for the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and for most courses in medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry.

January 15, 2020

  • Deadline for the majority of undergraduate courses for EU students.

June 30

  • Deadline for the majority of undergraduate courses for international students.
  • Applications received after June 30 are entered into UCAS Clearing.

July 4

  • Last date to apply via UCAS Extra for September 2020 entry.

July 5

  • 2020 UCAS Clearing opens.
  • 2020 International Baccalaureate results published.

August 15

  • A-Level results day.

September 20

  • Final deadline for 2020 entry applications.

The UK is home to some of the world’s top universities, which attract thousands of students and researchers every year, including many from India. It is also the world leader in many areas of education including engineering, science, art & design, business & management, law and finance. Its reputation and legacy as an epicentre for scientific research makes it a place to be, especially for some of the very best thinkers in the world. In fact, with only one per cent of the world’s population, the UK is responsible for eight per cent of global scientific publications.

The UK is an incredible mix of international cultures and contemporary thinking, held together by a strong sense of identity and tradition. As an international student, you’ll find an array of exciting experiences ahead of you and will have the opportunity to discover exotic places and meet new people. As the UK is a cosmopolitan city, you’ll find that many UK customs are already familiar to you and so you’ll settle down faster than you think.

UCAS Application Help for International Students

Almost all students wishing to study an undergraduate degree in the UK need to apply through UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service.

Students can select five universities per application and must also supply a personal statement. Once you have submiited your UCAS application, universities will consider your offer before informing you of their response.

As an official UCAS centre, SI-UK will provide you with free, independent advice on how to submit a high quality UCAS application. It is vital you understand the UCAS application process fully and choose the right institutions to apply to. SI-UK will:

  • Introduce schools and courses
  • Help you decide on five UK universities and courses to apply to
  • Create your UCAS application
  • Review and edit your personal statement
  • Add a reference to UCAS and send your application
  • Fully track your application once in the UCAS database

2019 UCAS Deadlines

There are many different UCAS application deadlines depending on what course and level you wish to study. For EU students applying to the majority of courses, the 15th January is when all applications must be submitted. Non-EU students can still submit their application up to June 30th.

UCAS Extra

If you received no offers from your five UCAS choices or changed your mind about which courses and institutions you wish to apply to, UCAS Extra allows you to add another choice to your application. UCAS Extra opens each February and lasts until July. If you still do not have an offer after the July deadline, you are eligible to enter UCAS Clearing.

UCAS Clearing

UCAS Clearing is for students who are unable to secure an offer from a UK university for three main reasons:

  • They applied after the June 30th deadline
  • Exam results fell short of conditional offer requirements
  • No offers were received, or no offers were accepted