SI-UK is the leading provider of free, independent advice and support to international students applying to study in the UK. Since 2006, SI-UK has built a reputation as an industry leader, and each year SI-UK assists thousands of international students join UK universities.
In 2021, our global offices sent over 130,000 applications to UK universities from 45,000 students in over 90 different countries, with a 98% success rate of students receiving their first choice offer.
Learn more about SI-UK's history below and, if you would like to begin your UK university application, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.
Predecessor company of SI-UK was established in Shinjuku, Tokyo and successfully placed thousands of students from Japan into UK universities and colleges.
SI-UK Osaka office opened to provide application support to students in the west of Japan.
SI-UK Osaka Language Centre opened offering a full range of university preparation lessons including IELTS.
SI-UK holds its first UK University Fairs in Tokyo and Osaka. Both attract hundreds of visitors seeking information about courses at UK universities.
SI-UK London office opened in Russell Square, next to University of London Campus. SI-UK is the first London-based agency to recruit international students of all nationalities to the UK.
SI-UK London creates the first multi-lingual website for international students seeking information on studying in the UK. Languages include English, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, and Spanish.
SI-UK launches a comprehensive online university course search function free of use to all, with over 30,000 university and college courses linking directly to university/college course pages.
SI-UK London opens an IELTS preparation centre to help international students gain the required English score to enter university.
First SI-UK London university fair with over 80 UK universities attending, making it the largest UK university fair worldwide.
SI-UK creates the first online library, containing over a thousand samples of university application documents including personal statements, resumes, reference letters, UCAS and university application forms, for students.
SI-UK Hong Kong office opened in the commercial centre of the city.
SI-UK Delhi office opens.
SI-UK Bangalore office opened.
SI-UK Istanbul office opened.
SI-UK Tokyo Language Training Centre moves into expanded, custom-built facilities. With 12 UK-native teachers, the Centre now offers more IELTS courses than any other language school in Japan.
Tokyo and Osaka university fairs attract a record 53 universities to Japan.
First SI-UK UK University Fair held in Amsterdam.
First SI-UK UK University Fair in Manchester.
First UK University Fair in Istanbul, Turkey.
SI-UK opens in China.
SI-UK opens its first office in Lagos, Nigeria.
A second Turkish office opens in capital city Ankara.
Tokyo office relocates to the prestigious Shibuya district in Japan.
A second Nigerian office is opened in Abuja.
SI-UK London builds two new IELTS classrooms at Regent Street office.
Awarded a grant by the UK government as one of the fastest growing businesses in the UK.
UCAS Schools Service launches providing expert services to top boarding schools and A-level colleges in the UK and globally.
New Spanish and Vietnamese websites launched.
SI-UK relaunches brand with new logo.
New office opened in Tehran, Iran.
New SI-UK office opens in Nicosia, Cyprus.
SI-UK Kenya opens second office in Mombasa.
SI-UK India opens 9th and 10th new offices in Lucknow and Hyderabad.
New SI-UK office opens in Sri Lanka.
SI-UK Vietnam reopens offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
SI-UK Pakistan opens fifth office in Faisalabad.
My consultant was very helpful and motivating. She helped me every step of the way, even when the deadline was so close. I feel I could not have done it without her. I'd highly recommend this service to any and all of my many friends interested.
Brishti Basu Biosciences at Coventry University