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Go to University Abroad! A Presentation by Jenni Stedman A Star Future Ltd astarfuture.co.uk An introduction to international higher education for British students.
astarfuture.co.uk The UK University Situation 2010 – 209,000 students without places 2011 – 250,000 students without places 2012 – 50,000 places without students BUT up to £9,000 fees per year!
astarfuture.co.uk Why Go Abroad? EMPLOYABILITY International Experience Helps You Stand Out from the Crowd Good University = Good Graduate Job Opportunities Work Experience as Part of Your Studies
astarfuture.co.uk Why Go Abroad? LEARN A LANGUAGE Improve Your Earning Potential Experience a Different Culture BUT You don’t need to be good at languages to go abroad
astarfuture.co.uk Why Go Abroad? SPECIALISATION The best courses may not be in this country
astarfuture.co.uk Why Go Abroad? LOCATION Better weather, better lifestyle, different opportunities
astarfuture.co.uk Why Go Abroad? FUN Student life is different in other countries but it still exists Most universities actively welcome British students Make friends from all around the world Now is the time to go!
astarfuture.co.uk How to Study Abroad? FULL DEGREES ABROAD 2, 3 or 4 years Does it include work experience? Class Sizes Teaching Style Apply directly to the University
astarfuture.co.uk How to Study Abroad? DOUBLE DEGREES & OTHER INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS Study in Two or More Countries
astarfuture.co.uk How to Study Abroad? EXCHANGE/SEMESTER ABROAD 6 months – 1 year abroad Part of a British degree Part of a 3 year or 4 year degree Can take British student loans/grants with you
astarfuture.co.uk Where to go? USA/CANADA The Good, the Bad and the Ugly…5,000 universities to choose from Education Culture Shock Scholarships – easier to find at private universities (academic, sport, music) Student Loans – difficult to find Cost of tuition £3,000-£26,000 Cost of living £7,000 Total £10k - £33k
astarfuture.co.uk Where to go? AUSTRALIA World Class Education (8 universities in World top 200) Similar style education to UK Excellent Career Prospects Cost of tuition £16,000-19,000 Cost of living £10,000 Total £26,000+
astarfuture.co.uk Where to go? EUROPE Public Universities – Cheap BUT rarely teach in English Private Universities – Amongst best in the world. Similar cost to UK universities and some award scholarships Cost of tuition £0 - £12,000 Cost of living £7,500 Total £7,500-£19,500
studyinholland.co.uk Where to go? THE NETHERLANDS Study in English Excellent Universities Low Tuition Fees Grants and Loans from Dutch Government Cost of tuition £1,500 Cost of living £7,000 Total £8,500
astarfuture.co.uk Where to go? SCANDINAVIA No Tuition Fees for EU Students High quality, practical education Free language lessons Some courses taught in English Cost of tuition NONE Cost of living £9,000 Total £9,000
astarfuture.co.uk What does Uni cost in England? COUNTRYTUITIONLIVINGTOTALUSA £3k -£26k £7,000£10k-£33k Australia£16,000£10,000£26,000 £3,250£4,500£7,750 £4k-£12k£6,000£10k-£18k £1,500£7,000£8,500 £0£9,000£9,000 £9,000£9,000£18,000
astarfuture.co.uk What’s Your Next Move? Fill out an Enquiry Form Visit: www.astarfuture.co.ukwww.astarfuture.co.uk Visit: www.studyinholland.co.uk Brits Studying Abroad or Dutch Degrees @astarfuture ANY QUESTIONS?