Why study English in the UK?

Posted30 January 2018 Study English in the UK

English language schools in the UK teach general Englishbusiness English and exam preparation classes to students from all over the world. There is more to studying in the UK than just improving your reading, writing, speaking and listening though.

Learn a little more about why you should consider studying in the UK below and get in touch with SI-English today to get your application started. We can guarantee you an offer letter from a school within 24 hours of your application being submitted!

Five reasons to study English in the UK

1. UK education is famous all over the world

The UK has a global reputation for academic excellence, and all English language schools in the UK are regularly inspected by the British Council to maintain their high standards. Each aspect of your stay in the UK – from course structure to accommodation to facilities – is carefully managed to make your time studying here as comfortable as possible.

Once your course is completed, many students then go on to study at a UK university. Degrees in the UK have an international reputation for quality and tend to be shorter as well, meaning you can keep the cost of tuition and living expenses as low as possible.

2. Cultural diversity

While studying English in the UK you will have the opportunity to meet people from all over the globe. There are few more culturally diverse places in the world, and the UK is a huge melting pot of faiths, beliefs and religions. Whether you are Catholic, Protestant, Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim or Jewish, you will feel at home.

3. Travel and explore Europe

There is much to see and do in the UK, from Stonehenge to Big Ben to the Angel of the North, but your trips don’t have to be just limited to famous sights in Great Britain. Cheap flights means it is easier than ever to do weekend breaks in the rest of Europe, with cities such as Amsterdam, Berlin and Paris all a short trip away.

4. You can work whilst studying

If you want to earn a little extra money whilst studying in the UK, you are also allowed to work part-time! During term time you can work for a maximum of:

  • 20 hours a week if you are on a study abroad programme at an "overseas higher education institution" in the UK
  • 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level at a "higher education institution"
  • 10 hours a week if you have immigration permission as a Tier 4 (Child) Student

5. Improve your English in every day situations

Mastering English is crucial in our increasingly global world and, by studying English in the UK, you will surrounded by like-minded learners and native speakers who can help you improve in small ways every day.

Study at a language school in the UK

If you want to study English in the UK, get in touch with SI-English today to learn more about popular study destinations such as LondonManchester and Cambridge. Use our Free Application Service and receive an offer letter in 24 hours!

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