Why study in the UK?
UK education is all about giving inspiration to develop knowledge and skills, freedom to be creative, and support to help students achieve their best. UK schools, colleges, universities and English language centers offers a world-class education – the chance to follow passion for learning and gain qualifications that are respected by employers and academics worldwide. On a UK course you will benefit from excellent teaching and facilities. With such a strong reputation for research and education, UK universities and colleges attract some of the world’s leading academics and industry professionals. Students are encouraged to express their own ideas and think for themselves.
UK courses give the skills, qualifications and connections one needs for its own chosen career. UK qualifications are respected and valued by employers worldwide, giving the edge when someone are applying for jobs. One of the reasons why employers value UK qualifications is because of the focus on skills for the workplace. Many UK courses are designed in partnership with businesses and industry and are taught by industry professionals, so one can able to gain real experience for future career.
Many UK schools, colleges and universities have an international society to help international students settle in and make friends.
International societies tend to offer:
- Social activities such as parties, meals and meet-ups.
- Trips to visit local tourist attractions.
- Support, friendship and advice.
Tier 4 is part of our points-based system for immigration. It is for migrants who want to study in the UK. If you know the Tier 4 (General) requirements and you want to make an application, you can go directly to the Applying from inside the UK or Applying from outside the UK pages.
Depending on your nationality and circumstances, you may be able to study in the UK without needing to apply under Tier 4 (General) as an adult student. However, your ability to work while you are studying here may be restricted.
TIER4 Child Student Category
Tier 4 is part of our points-based system for immigration. It is for migrants who want to study in the UK.The Tier 4 (Child) category is for children coming to the UK to be educated between the ages of four and 17 years old. Children between four and 15 years old must be educated at independent fee-paying schools.Tier 4 (Child) students cannot study at publicly funded schools. The only publicly funded education providers that can teach Tier 4 (Child) students are publicly funded further education colleges which are able to charge for international students.
If you are 16 or 17 years old and you want to study a course at or above National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 3, you and your Tier 4 sponsor can agree whether you should apply to us under Tier 4 (Child) or Tier 4 (General). If you want to study at NQF level 2 or below, you must apply as a Tier 4 (Child) student.
You cannot be a Tier 4 (Child) student if you have any children who are living with you or
for whom you are financially responsible.