There are exclusive benefits and privileges of studying in the UK, this continuously makes the UK a top pick destination for international students.
The United Kingdom (UK) is a fusion of four different countries: England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. The UK is administered via a parliamentary monarchy with the Queen as the monarchical head.
According to a 2019 survey by US News & World Report, the United Kingdom is No. 1 on the list of “Best Countries for Education“, and also ranks in the top five on multiple other rankings.
Recruitmentweb.org.ng has compiled a list of exclusive benefits and privileges international students stand to enjoy studying in the UK during a master’s program. The purpose of this strategic compilation is to enable prospective students to understand the ‘workings’ and benefits they stand to enjoy studying in the UK.
It’s however worth noting that some of the benefits that make this list are peculiar to the UK education system as other developed countries do not offer such to their international students.
Benefits And Privileges Of Studying In The UK
Below are major strategic benefits for international master’s students studying in the UK:
International students are entitled to work for 20 hours per week
International students who are studying in the UK are entitled to work for 20 hours per week while schooling in the country.
International students who study in the UK can stay and work in the UK for 2 years upon completion of their master’s or Bachelor’s degree programs. This period affords them the chance to secure permanent employment that comes with the privilege of residency.
International can take a member of their family along when going to study for master’s degree
International students who are studying in the UK can take their immediate family along when going for a master’s degree if they so wish.
Children of master’s degree students have access to free education from ages 4 to 16 while any of their parents study in the UK.
Partners of master’s degree students can work full-time in the UK under the sponsorship of their spouses who are studying.
All international students can switch to a skilled worker visa
All international students can switch to a skilled worker visa during the 2 years post-study permit upon securing a relevant job.
International students after graduation can gain permanent resident status after 5 years with a skilled worker visa in the UK.
Finally, after a year of having a permanent resident permit, they become eligible to apply for British Nationality.