Why international students should attend the largest UK University Fair

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The largest UK University Fair for international students is fast approaching, with 100 UK universities confirmed to attend the March event! Remember that entry is free if you register in advance and here is why you should come along and shape your future for the better.

World class universities

The University of Warwick is one of the top ten most targeted universities by top graduate employers according tothe High Fliers Report 2014, and is currently ranked 48th in the world and sixth in the UK. 

The University of Surrey is the current University of the Year in Times and Sunday Times University Guide and one of just two UK universities to break the 90% mark for student experience.

The University of Exeter is ranked in top ten in all major UK university ranking tables and  is the currently Sports University of the Year in Times and Sunday Times University Guide.

Seminars on IELTS, Tier 4 visas and personal statement writing

In addition to meeting 100 UK universities, students will also benefit from a wide range of different seminars on UK university life. Talks will be held on topics such as applying for a Tier 4 visa, undergraduate study, IELTS and writing a personal statement.

The University of Birmingham and University of Edinburgh will also be giving special presentations on engineering and business.

International student view

SI-UK recently helped Italian student Simone Licciardello successfully receive an offer from King’s College London on a Modern Languages with Management programme. Here is what he had to say:

I remember being very confused every time I thought about university. Was studying abroad possible? What was the advantage of further study? What did I need to do? If I hadn’t seen a SI-UK poster about a University Fair in London, I would not have had a clear idea about my future.

I have been to the Fair twice since then. The first time, despite the fact that I was sceptical, I thought it was worth going because it was free. Once there though I realised it was worth much more than that. The Fair was very well-organised and I had great support from the SI-UK team. I particularly enjoyed the seminars in which I was given essential information regarding the application process for UK universities. Words like ‘UCAS’, ‘Personal Statement’ and ‘IELTS Certificate’ started making sense to me. 

However, even though I knew the practical procedures, I still didn’t have any idea of which course I was going to apply for. It took me six months to figure it out and I eventually made my final decision during a second visit to an SI-UK Fair.

On the spot offers and scholarships

If you have the grades to impress the universities in attendance, don’t forget your supporting documents! On the spot offers will be available to students who make their mark, while universities can also let you know if you are eligible to apply for the 100 scholarships also available at the event.

The UK University Fair is the largest of its kind in the UK. Meet over 100 universities this March and register today for free entry.

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