Minglebox Education News - ukfaq http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Sat, 24 Feb 2018 23:47:50 GMT Sat, 24 Feb 2018 23:47:50 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[What documents do I require for my student visa?]]> When you make an application for the student visa, you will have to submit the required documents along with the application.  UKBA visa procedure is now points based system in which one needs to get 40 points. The students need to get 30 points are allocated to the pre approved university acceptance and 10 points for showing that required funds availability. Acceptance proof : Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS) from the university you have chosen. This will be an electronic letter from your institution confirming that a place has been offered to you and that the course is..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 05:30:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394ccfb5261d2e
<![CDATA[What would be the approximate cost of studies in the UK and what would be the cost of postgraduate courses?]]> Within the UK, the international students are required to face lower cost of education in comparison to USA as well as other countries. Generally, programs in the US would cost $25,000 per year while cost of higher education in the UK would be nearly £6,000 to £7,000 per year.    International students are required to prepare a proper budget so that their education in the UK is economical. The policy makers in the UK check the living expenses and educational costs for the international students to lessen their burden while studying abroad. You will also need at..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 05:36:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394cd4e54a2043
<![CDATA[What is the general application procedure for UK universities?]]> There is no central admissions system for postgraduate courses in the UK. You will have to apply directly to the educational institution concerned and each one will have a slightly different application procedure. There is however a generic form that is accepted by most institutions, which you can get at your local British Council office. Given below is the general application procedure: What goes into an application varies from institution to institution. Some only require a letter while others will want a complete academic history and research plan. What is most usual is to fill out..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 05:42:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394cda797723d9
<![CDATA[What is the ideal time required to apply for a UK university?]]> If you wish to go to UK for your higher studies, you need to make sure that you start early in your preparation and complete all formalities ahead of the deadlines. Starting early with your preparations to find a course and university will increase your chances of finding a place of your choice and funding. Students should also keep an eye out for application submission deadlines as they may vary for different universities. 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,..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 05:48:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394cdfe63827a7
<![CDATA[What is the procedure for MBA application in the UK?]]> The universities in the UK mostly require 3 year graduation degree as a pre-requisite for admission in the MBA Program. Most of the universities in the UK require work experience up to 2-3 years and an MBA Program accredited by AMBA requires work experience up to 3 years. GMAT score is recommended and accepted by several universities. Although it’s not an essential pre-requisite for most of the business schools in the UK, they are quite flexible about it. UK is next only to USA in term of attracting international students thanks to the British education which is known for its quality..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 06:08:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394cf22016349e
<![CDATA[What is a work history resume?]]> One of the important criteria for admission in UK B-Schools is that they look for people with practical knowledge. Most UK B-Schools unlike Indian B-schools, they mostly do not accept students into the MBA program without work experience. Premier B-schools in most foreign countries requires you to have a minimum of two to four years of work experience. However, there are a few schools that also accept bachelors who have no work experience.  While most of the B-schools require you to have a minimum of 2-3 years of work experience, AMBA accredited  programs require a minimum of..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 06:11:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394cf52faa378a
<![CDATA[What are the entrance admission tests to be taken for UK universities?]]> English Proficiency Test : All international students are required to take up IELTS (International English Language Test) which is regularly administered by the British Council. UK visa authorities don’t accept TOEFL now as per their recent announcement. You need to send your IELTS or Cambridge English language certificates score report with your application package. Some Universities may waive IELTS if you have been studying in English medium throughout and they are convinced that you are proficient in English. Other tests: GRE: The GRE (Graduate record Examinations)..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 06:14:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394cf787ac3994
<![CDATA[What is a recommendation letter and what should it have?]]> While it is not a common practice in India for admissions, one of the important documents to be included in an application packet of the foreign universities is the Letter of Recommendation. Nearly, every university and college program will ask you for letter of recommendation that is written by your academic advisers, teachers, and previous institution staff. Letters of reference or recommendation letters play a very important part in your admission especially in courses that earn you a master's or doctoral degree. It should list your positive and negative qualities, strengths and other..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 06:16:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394cf9ae813ba6
<![CDATA[What is an application essay or a Statement of Purpose?]]> The Statement of Purpose is the single most important part of your application that will tell the admissions committee who you are, what has influenced your career path so far, your professional interests and where you plan to go from here. The SoP is your chance to talk directly to the admissions committee, to make yourself stand out from among a multitude of similarly qualified candidates, to convince the committee that you have the spark, the thirst for knowledge that could add value to your class. The personal essays, and/or statement of purpose, play a very important role in the..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 06:18:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394cfbc0073cf4
<![CDATA[What are the documents required at the time of application?]]> The specific documents required for the admission should be organized in an organized manner if you are applying for an UK university either for an undergraduate degree or for post graduation. 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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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 06:23:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394d004202410e
<![CDATA[How do I get a student visa?]]> Visa applications have to be made on IM2A forms, which are available, free of cost at the British embassies. This form has to be filled up by the student and submitted to the embassy, along with the visa application fee and the required documents. Basic requirements for Student Visa: Students looking to apply for a student visa will need to secure 40 points to do so. These points can be achieved by: Course confirmation: Student must receive a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from the university and it must be approved by the UK Border agency (UKBA). The..

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 05:25:44 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843933943701394ccb20b71a0b