United Kingdom (UK)

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TOP UNIVERSITIES

Universities Times World Ranking (2021)
University of Oxford 1
University of Cambridge 6
Imperial College London 11
University College London (UCL) 16
London School of Economics and Political Science 27
The University of Edinburgh 30
King's College London 35
The University of Manchester 51
University of Warwick 77
University of Bristol 91

TOP STUDENT CITIES

Ranking in the UK Student City
1 London
2 Edinburgh
3 Manchester
4 Glasgow
5 Coventry
6 Nottingham
7 Birmingham
8 Newcastle upon Tyne
9 Aberdeen
10 Brighton

UK Universities with Most International Students

UNIVERSITY EU Non-EU Total
University College London 4930 13060 17990
The University of Manchester 2785 10965 13750
The University of Edinburgh 3725 8300 12025
King's College London 4080 7095 11175
The University of Glasgow 3175 5640 8815
The University of Oxford 2640 5570 8210
The University of Cambridge 2635 4415 7050
The University of Westminster 2285 4090 6375
The University of Aberdeen 2865 1915 4780
The University of York 890 3185 4075

TOP CITIES OF UK

CITY POPULATION
London, England 75,56,900
Birmingham, England 9,84,333
Liverpool, England 8,64,122
Sheffield, England 6,85,368
Bristol, England 6,17,280
Glasgow, Scotland 5,91,620
Leicester, England 5,08,916
Edinburgh, Scotland 4,64,990
Leeds, England 4,55,123
Cardiff, Wales 4,47,287
Manchester, England 3,95,515
Stoke-on-Trent, England 3,72,775
   

TOTAL POPULATION

6.66 crores (2019)

TOTAL INDIAN POPULATION

About 1.4 million

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

In 2018/19 there were 485,645

INTERNATIONAL INDIAN STUDENTS

India comes second among the top countries of origin of non-EU students in the UK, with a total of 26,685 students

PER HR MIN WAGE

For those aged 23 and over, the hourly rate is £8.91 (now known as the National Living Wage) For those aged between 21 and 22, the hourly rate is £8.36. For those aged between 18 and 20, the hourly rate is £6.56. For those aged under 18, the hourly rate is £4.62.

TOP COURSES

Most Popular UK Courses For International Students Are In The Fields Of:

  • Business Studies

  • Accounting and Finance

  • Law

  • Economics

  • Art & Design

  • Computer Science

  • Engineering

  • Biological Sciences

How Long Do UK Degrees Take To Complete?

Undergraduate degrees at UK universities are for three years at Bachelor level (BA, BEng, BSc), while foundation programmes can be of 1/2 years. Postgraduate taught courses mostly are for one year.

Application to UG is through UCAS and deadline is on 15th Jan each year. For Graduate studies, you may apply till university is accepting applications which is generally till May for Sept start (or till seats are available) but all good top ranked universities close application by Jan of the year of Sept intake.

PROS/CONS

PROS:

  1. Specialised Courses taught in top universities in the field of business, engineering, management, Health care and many more.

  2. Education in English language

  3. More employment opportunities.

  4. One year master's programs

  5. Highly ranked university

  6. 2 year PSW after master's.

  7. Easy visa norms for TIER4

CONS:

  1. Living cost is very high even as tuition fees is low.

  2. A load of more information in less time as master's courses are only one year.

  3. Weather suitability for Indians as its rainy and cold.