Minglebox Education News - UKAVS http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Wed, 23 May 2018 05:05:38 GMT Wed, 23 May 2018 05:05:38 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[UK Application Process]]> If you are planning to go to UK, one of the most popular study destinations in the world known for its top universities, you must prepare your application in careful manner. Application process for Under Graduate aspirants: While for undergraduate degrees, you can apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) which is the British admission service. As nearly all British higher education institutions are members of UCAS, all those wishing to study for undergraduate degrees in the UK must apply through UCAS. This applies to all categories of applicants -..

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Fri, 03 Oct 2008 18:16:57 GMT data-0000-c340d51d1cb84ed9011cc1aaf2db1eec
<![CDATA[Documents Required for the UK University Application]]> If you are applying for a UK university either for a undergraduate degree or for post graduation, the specific documents required for the admission should be organized in an organized manner. The required documents while remain the same in general, some universities only require a letter while others will want a complete academic history and research plan. At first, you need to contact the National Academic Recognition Information Centre to know the UK equivalents of your qualifications. This way you can ensure that your qualifications meet the course requirements.  Some of the major..

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:19:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833822947f013822f064257ef6
<![CDATA[UK Student Visa]]> If you are planning to go to UK for your studies, you must first work towards obtaining a UK study visa which is classified by UK government into three broad categories. The first one is UK student visitor visa and the other two categories are Tier 4 (General) student visa and Tier 4 (child) student visa. The UK student visitor visa is issued generally to candidates who are doing a short course of study in the UK like an English language course or a training course and it will not be given for more than 11 months maximum. A Tier 4 (child) student visa can be applied for if you’re..

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Fri, 03 Oct 2008 18:03:13 GMT data-0000-c34028771cb3fd32011cb708e8d8115e
<![CDATA[Preparing for the UK Student Visa Interview]]> It is the last hurdle before getting admission in your dream university and a visa interview is also the most important step before the confirmation of your student visa for the UK. It is imperative that you have to appear before visa officer well prepared and ace the interview to gain the UK visa. Usually your performance in the interview can quicken or delay your visa processing. Therefore, it is very important for students to prepare themselves for the crucial interview. At the interview, you will be asked questions mainly to ensure that your application case is genuine and your..

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:13:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833822947f013822eac5937a8a
<![CDATA[Check list for UK student visa interview ]]> UK Student visa interview is the crucial step before you can finally realize your dream of studying abroad and securing bright future. The interview process is an important process and you have to appear before visa officer well prepared and ace the interview to gain the UK visa. It can be noted that a UK study visa is classified by UK government into three broad categories. Now here the six steps that you can follow for your UK student visa interview which will make the whole process easier for you: Step 1: Visit the UK government website for visas and immigration in India and apply..

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Thu, 29 May 2014 06:04:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83464654420146469423d022e0
<![CDATA[Financial Documents Required for Visa Approval ]]> Studying abroad is a dream for many and studying in UK is a major decision for most of the students which bears impact not only their career but on their finances as well. While there are many scholarships available to meritorious students, major chunk of the students go on to study either by taking education loans or gets sponsored by parents or guardians. Now finding your course of interest and a college of choice is a very important part of your plan to pursue higher education abroad. Especially with UK visa, where the student visa is granted partially based on the funds available to..

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 10:03:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833822947f01382318d6372a00
<![CDATA[New UK student visa rules ]]> If you are a student going for a full degree course or a course of study lasting six months or more you need a Tier 4 General visa. You can apply for a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK if you’re 16 or over and you have been offered a place on a course and also can speak, read, write and understand English. You must also have enough money to support yourself and pay for your course - this will vary depending on your circumstances. The university you applied for will send you a reference number called a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) once they’ve..

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Thu, 29 May 2014 06:38:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8346465442014646b3d000386e
<![CDATA[Structure of an academic year in UK]]> The structure of an academic year in United Kingdom (UK) is different when compared to USA or Canada in terms of break-up of an academic year. UK like most European countries has an academic year begin with the start of autumn and ends the following spring.  This is because it follows the medieval agricultural pattern of the year in northern Europe, in which July and August were when able-bodied young people were needed on the farms. There are several terms like `semester’ and ‘term’ and both of them are not always defined in the same way by different higher..

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Thu, 29 May 2014 06:47:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8346465442014646bc23403d89
<![CDATA[Indian students worry over UK changes to post-study work visas]]> While UK is actively trying to court Indian students to pursue higher education across their universities, the move of scrapping post-study work visa last year seems to be a big deterrent. It has been reported that in a survey among students who were wishing to study abroad , 9 out of 10 Indian students stated that their peers would be discouraged from studying in the UK after it scrapped the post-study work visa last year. It was reported that think tank Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), in a survey of 500 young Indians who planned to study abroad, revealed that new..

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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 07:36:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffead437a97ea01437b144cbc103d
<![CDATA[Scholarships for Graduate, Postgraduate Studies in Management, Science and Technology in the UK]]> Students seeking to apply for scholarships for graduate or postgraduate studies in management, science and technology have wide range scholarships to choose from. Some of the scholarships offered by UK universities are listed below: University of Wales PhD Scholarships 2013 Scholarship Details: The scholarship is for a period of three years, and will cover living expenses (currently £13,590 per annum), full-time UK/EU fees and up to £1,000 per annum for research expenses. Eligibility Criteria: Applicants are expected to have a first class or upper-second..

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Tue, 27 Jul 2010 07:28:17 GMT data-0000-fdbffe832a0eb260012a12cd5135597e
<![CDATA[Types of Scholarships for Indian Students to Study in the UK]]> The UK is one of the top 5 destinations for Indian students looking to pursue higher education abroad. Universities in the UK offer a number of courses to students. The courses are more interactive and focused on practical teaching than theoretical knowledge. Professors use different methodologies for teaching.  All the above have made UK an attractive study abroad option for students across the globe. Are you aspiring to pursue higher studies in the UK but are worried about finding funds for it? There are ways to address your concern as UK education institutions and government are..

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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 12:22:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84328c60f1013291163cf3704a
<![CDATA[Spring or Fall Semester: When to Apply?]]> When it comes to studying abroad, most students are confused whether to apply for the spring or fall semester. Most foreign universities commence their courses with the spring or fall semesters. Students have various questions regarding the similarity and differences between these two semesters. The following will hopefully clear your doubts. Duration of the semesters: The spring semester in most universities is from January to May and the fall semester from September to December. The exact dates of commencement may vary from one university to the other. Certain universities start..

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 11:30:55 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833822947f01382368a0b702a6
<![CDATA[Right Time to Apply to UK Universities]]> Applying to universities in the right time is one of the most important parts of the process of moving to the UK for higher education. In order to avoid last minute rushes, or losing out on your preferred course because of a delayed application, make sure you apply for courses well in advance. The dates for application depend on whether you are under graduate student or a post graduate student. While it is single process for UG courses through a single body, for PG courses, you need to sort out the courses and university and their deadlines before you start applying to them. Ideally, you..

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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 05:46:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffead382462500138275414520f49
<![CDATA[MBA Scholarships in the UK]]> MBA programs across the world cost a lot and the best way to fund one is to find a scholarship. MBA courses in the UK are a particularly intensive, challenging and rewarding form of taught postgraduate course. The UK offers its international students with financial support to pursue the course. Some universities also offer partial tuition fee waivers and assistantships that may mitigate the expenses of a student. Most universities offer local scholarships funded under their own individual banners. The RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) is the best way to judge a program in the UK. ..

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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 07:53:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac380a594a01380e086e876bae
<![CDATA[IELTS or TOEFL – Which Is Better?]]> If you are applying to a university in an English-speaking country and English is not your first language, your institution may require you to take a standardized test. There are two main English language tests accepted by universities around the world,  IELTS  (International English Language Testing Service) and  TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). But the big question that students face is “which one is better?” Both, TOFEL and IELTS are English language tests aimed at pre-university students planning to make the step to higher education...

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:15:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833822947f013822ecb78e7c47
<![CDATA[How to Calculate Your GPA?]]> GPA or grade point average is used by admission committees not so much to know how intelligent a student is, but because it gives them a long-term indication of how well you are likely to perform as a student. Grades can usually reflect a student's motivation or capabilities. Also, it is an indicator of how consistent your work is. Grades can vary, and the value assigned to a grade can change depending on the context. For example, lower grades in challenging subjects may be given more value than high grades in easy courses. Admission committees also take into consideration the overall..

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:38:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833822947f01382301e0340e6b