United Kingdom

Why Study in the United Kingdom

  • The UK is one of the world's top destinations for university study. Each year, more and more international students from over 180 different countries are choosing to pursue their higher education in a UK university or college.
  • British qualifications are recognised internationally and valued by employers throughout the world. As well as academic qualifications, you can choose from a wide range of vocational (i.e. career based) courses, many designed and awarded by recognised industry bodies and world class companies.
  • According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2010), the UK is home to half the top 10 universities in Europe and the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and London are ranked amongst the top 10 in the world.
  • Although the UK has only 1% of the world's population, it undertakes 5% of the world's scientific research and produces 14% of the world's most highly cited academic papers. By studying in the UK, you have the opportunity to graduate from one of the best education systems in the world!
  • Most undergraduate degrees in the UK take three years and masters degrees take one, compared to four years and two years respectively in many countries. So you could save time and money by studying in the UK.
  • If your course is longer than 6 months, your student visa will permit you to work in the UK to support your studies.
  • Students have access to free health care on the National Health Service.

Universities OVEC represents

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Brunel University
  • Kingston University
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • Middlesex University
  • Coventry University
  • University of Portsmouth
  • Cardiff University

... and many more, please contact us for more information.