The Benefits of Studying in the UK

There are many reasons why Canadians attend universities in the United Kingdom (UK).

A Great Reputation

The quality of UK education is recognized by employers, universities and governments worldwide.

The UK is a popular destination for international students, and well respected for world-class standards of teaching – four of the top six universities in the world are in the UK (2012 QS World University Rankings).

UK research is ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ – according the most recent Research Assessment Exercise in 2008, which produces quality profiles for course providers by assessing research activity against agreed quality standards.

An interesting place to live

The UK is really diverse and full of different cultures – for example schoolchildren in London speak over 300 languages between them.

A mix of cosmopolitan cities and rural villages, with strong transport links, exciting sporting events and both historical structures and modern architecture.

A Range of Useful Benefits

Degrees in the United Kingdom UK are generally shorter than many other countries, including Canada, helping to reduce tuition fees and accommodation costs. Tuition costs for Canadians studying in the UK are significantly cheaper than other international study destinations.

Canadian are eligible to apply for work while they study – find further information at UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) on working during and after your studies.

There is a lot of a support for Canadian international students in the United Kingdom UK. Many UK universities have international offices and student societies, activities and academic guidance, plus counsellors and advisers to help you feel welcome and supported throughout your time in UK higher education.

KOM Consultants are the official Canadian representatives and information centre for the following UK universities: