Home tuition fees for expatriate Medical/Veterinary students

International student fees for medicine and veterinary reaches £300,000 (five years) Home/EU fees in England totalling £45,000 (five years) Scottish/EU students pay just £9,100 (five years) RUK pay £45,000 UKStudyoptions.com offers a Fee Status Appraisal specifically...

What makes medicine applications different?

Students applying for places at medical schools in the UK need to be aware that a medicine application differs from most UCAS applications in a number of important areas: early deadlines, number of choices, entry tests, competitiveness, interviews, work experience,...

Replying to UCAS offers

Once you have sent off your UCAS application you will start to hear back from your choices. You will either be made an offer (conditional or unconditional), be rejected outright or be offered an interview or audition. Once you have received decisions from all the...

Liberal Arts Degrees – why study in the UK?

Liberal Arts is an internationally recognised approach to studying the humanities which leading UK universities are now investing in. It is the model of education more associated with the US than the UK but fourteen English Higher Education Institutions (spanning the...

University accommodation

For most new undergraduate students in the UK university will be their first time living independently, away from home and family. It is important to consider what accommodation is available and to check websites for application details and deadlines. Most first year...

Clearing Explained

For some students A level results day will mean that things haven’t gone quite to plan and they find that they haven’t been accepted at either their firm or insurance choice universities. Instead they have been entered into the UCAS Clearing system – but this doesn’t...

What is a ‘sandwich’ course and why take one?

  A so-called ‘sandwich’ course is a degree course that includes time spent on a placement, often in industry or business, away from the university.   ‘Sandwich’ courses can be ‘thick’ with one long placement or ‘thin’ with two or more shorter periods on a placement...

Fee status top tips

Each year I visit international schools where many students are UK/EU expats. I try to give accurate and updated advice to students and their families regarding fee status for university study. Although there are no guarantees it does help you if know a little about...

EU Referendum

Many students and their families will be concerned about the various consequences of Britain’s decision to leave the EU and how it will affect their student fee status and student finance.

University Open Days

Planning on applying to university this autumn? Have you looked around the institutions on your shortlist? It doesn't matter whether you are interested in Oxford, Edinburgh, Exeter, Imperial, Warwick or any of the other UK universities - it is really important that...

Careers talks ‘boost future earnings’ – research

By Sean Coughlan Education correspondent, BBC Careers education given to pupils in secondary school can be linked to higher earnings in adult life, according to researchers. A study published in the Journal of Education and Work suggests that better-informed teenagers...

Business Degrees – What’s In A Name?

Interested in studying the popular area of business but don’t know the difference between Business Studies, Business Management, International Business or plain Management? There is a huge selection of ‘business’ and ‘business related’ courses available at UK universities and it may be harder than you think to identify which is best for you.