The year 2018 has witnessed a 36 percent hike in the number of Indian students applying for various courses at UK universities. As per the data available with the centralized university application system of the UK, 4470 Indian students have applied for undergraduate courses in the beginning of this year. However, it is not clear how many of these applications for the courses that will start later this year will be accepted. But the statistics gives clear indication of rising popularity of UK universities among Indian students.
The UK universities are also gaining popularity among EU students as the number of applications from EU countries has also increased. The number of Chinese students who have applied for various courses in the UK has also increased and stands at 11920. This is 21% higher compared to the number of applications from Chinese students last year.
Quality education and a world-class environment are major attractions of the UK institutions of higher education. Studying in the UK offers a sophisticated international experience for students besides a degree that is recognized worldwide. The country’s education system has been ranked the sixth best in the developed world.
There are many other factors that attract students from around the world to UK universities. The most important among them are high quality of teaching and international exposure. The tuition fees in the UK is lesser compared to the US. Besides, UK institutions offer a number of scholarships to students. UK degrees are recognised worldwide, with which students can impress employers around the world.
However, India is demanding more lenient visa rules for Indian students. Considering students as immigrants may take the sheen out of UK higher education among Indian students, warn experts.
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