After the shock of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, students are worried that they’ll not be able to study abroad this year. With much of countries engulfed within the COVID-19 pandemic, travel restrictions and health risks have threatened to form study abroad difficult, if not impossible. But that doesn’t mean students won’t still want to find out about other cultures and see how people in other parts of the globe approach different issues, like global climate change, income inequality, or human rights.
Students preparing for UK studies should be known about the updated rules about enrollments and admissions. For the year 2021, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) have proposed new changes for the enrollment of the scholars. A number of the new changes together with the present rules are explained below:
New rules (Proposed): 70 Points (50 for CAS and Academic Requirements, 10 for finance and 10 for English Requirement)
Existing rules: 40 points (30 for CAS and 10 for finance)
English Language Requirements
New Rules (Proposed): UKVI might start accepting more English examinations.
Existing Rules: IELTS is accepted and a few universities prefer Duo-lingo test also.
Visa Application – how much in advance
New rules (Proposed): we can apply 6 months before the course start date.
Existing Rules: we can apply 3 months before the course start date.
Study time limits
New rules (Proposed): No Study time limits are applied if they study above degree level. Ideally, they must progress at next NQF Level
Existing Rules: 5 years capping. In some cases, they extend it to five years 11 months and 6 years 11 months.
Application within the United Kingdom
New rules (Proposed): No need for financial documents if they’re in the UK for 12 months or longer immediately before the appliance.
Existing Rules: Maintenance funds have to be shown.
New rules (Proposed): GBP 1334 PCM for London and GBP 1023 PCM for elsewhere. For college kids who are going for more than 9 months would show: GBP 12006 – London GBP 9207 – Elsewhere
Existing Rules: GBP 1265 PCM for London and GBP 1015 PCM for elsewhere. For college students who are going for more than 9 months would show: GBP 11385 – London GBP – 9135 – Elsewhere
Universities would record on the CAS how they need to be made this assessment if they’re not using SELT (Secure English Tests)
Existing Rules: Currently, HEI’s don’t write the details on CAS.
- Many universities across the UK have limited or completely suspended face-to-face teaching.
- The UK Council for International Student Affairs has compiled its guidance for international students within the UK
- For international students currently in the UK and unable to return, the United Kingdom government has announced a visa extension.
- Some universities have decided to begin in autumn 2020 with online teaching. You ought to inquire with your university if this affects your study program.
- British universities commonly accept applications for Masters Programs on a rolling basis without deadlines.
With the identical motive to assist students, JD Group Nepal is conducting a web webinar on August 25, 2020, at 4:30 pm for the parents and students addressing the enrollment process during the COVID situation and plenty of more regarding the easy access to the best UK universities.
Please be reassured that we are working round the clock to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and that we are committed to supporting your international education ambitions.
Don’t hesitate to contact us @ 9801125553 with any questions you have got – our team of expert advisers are here to guide and can talk you through all the practicalities of international study at this time.