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FAQ's:

YOUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON STUDYING IN THE UK

Why I chose PACE?

What services PACE provide?
Which institutions PACE represent in UK?
Does PACE provide coaching classes for IELTS / TOEFL?
What is the academic year in the UK?
What sort of Colleges does BAC accredit?
How do I know if a degree course is genuine?
Does BAC offer scholarships?
Can I work in UK during studies?

What is the cost of living in the UK?
Can I bring my family with me to the UK?
Where can i get further information on UK study?

Why I chose PACE?
The students chose PACE, because we care for our students, our staff is trained by British Council and Partner Institutions to provide you all the services professionally.


What services PACE provide?

We provide you the following services:

  • Career Counseling and Guidance
  • Information regarding Courses offered by our portfolio Universities/Colleges
  • Provide students with current prospectus and up-to-date resource material of portfolio institutions
  • Admission process
  • Visa requirements and procedures
  • Boarding & lodging
  • Pre-departure briefing for students leaving for the UK
  • Follow up the students
  • To ensure maximum student satisfaction
  • Dependants of international students
  • Immigration procedures after arrival
  • Working during the studies

Which institutions PACE represent in UK?


Does PACE provide coaching classes for IELTS / TOEFL?
We realizes that English Language is a key factor for education abroad. Pace is providing opportunity for students to improve their English language skills by arranging individual as well as group sessions of IELTS and TOEFL. Pace has trained & qualified staff to teach English language courses to the students of various need levels.

We provide three days free observatory classes for students and most of our students get 6.5 band in IELTS Test.


What is the academic year in the UK?
In most of institutions admissions starts in September but few of institutions offeres courses in January and February.


What sort of Colleges does BAC accredit?
In the UK BAC accredits independent colleges offering education and training to those aged over 16. It does not accredit state colleges/universities or institutions that specialize only in English language. English language colleges may apply for accreditation by the British Council. A list of accredited English language colleges may be found on the British Council’s website, www.britishcouncil.org although some of the BAC accredited colleges offer distance learning, those which are solely involved in this mode of delivery are recommended to seek accreditation through the Open and Distance Learning Quality Council, www.odlqc.org.uk


How do I know if a degree course is genuine?
The website of the UK Government’s Department for Education and Skills lists recognized British degrees, www.dfes.gov.uk/recognisedukdegrees
The Fulbright Commission provides information about US degrees, www.fulbright.co.uk


Does BAC offer scholarships?
No – BAC is simply an accrediting agency


Can I work in UK during studies?
Yes the student can work in UK as follow:

• 20 hours per week term time
• Full-time during vacation
• Typical jobs:
O n-campus: catering, IT, library
Off-campus: catering, supermarkets, call centres
• Normal rates of pay: £4 to £5 per hour



Finance:

What is the cost of living in the UK?
This will vary according to where in the UK you decide to study. For instance London and other big cities will be more expensive than other areas. The British Council and Study UK give a general guide to the cost of living in the UK.

You can download the British Council publication, 'Studying and Living in the UK' from their website at www.britishcouncil.org/education/qdu/info.htm#students

In addition, many institutions have a Pre-arrival Guide for international students, which contain information on cost of living, travel, accommodation and so on. This is usually sent-out to new international students; and is often also available on the institution’s website.


Immigration:

Can I bring my family with me to the UK?
Yes, but only your spouse and your children. Your children must be under the age of 18 when they first enter the UK. For further information from UKCOSA about this topic can be downloaded from Note, 'Dependants of international students'.


Where can i get further information on UK study?
The British Council is the UK’s principal information on UK education overseas. Provide:

Access to information on over 200 institutions
www.britishcouncil.org


 

 

 

   
 
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