Foundation courses are for international students who have finished their high school exams, have completed less than 13 years of education and want to study a degree in the UK. If you wish to study a foundation course and find your feet in the UK, there are few better places to get ahead in life than the UK’s capital, London.
Learn more about why you should consider studying a foundation course in London below. If you have any further questions about English language requirements or what type of course you should study, do not hesitate to get in touch with our international education consultants for a free consultation today.
Four Reasons to Study a Foundation in London
1. Direct university progression
Many foundation programmes in London offer progression to a number of London universities. Institutions such as Navitas (Brunel University London), INTO (City University London) and Kaplan (University of Westminster) all offer guaranteed progression to selected London universities upon completion of your course.
Did you know that more than a third of Londoners are now foreign born? London is one of the most multicultural cities on the planet, with over 270 different nationalities represented amongst its population of over 8.6 million.
If you are not feeling 100% confident in your English ahead of visiting the UK for the first time, you do not need to worry. London is also home to nearly 68,000 international students, just like yourself.
There are few cities in the world which can claim to have seen as much history as London. From plague, fire and war to buildings which have been stood through much of it, including the Houses of Parliament, St Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London, there are historically vital sights and stories around every corner.
4. You can improve your English quickly
Studying in London and immersing yourself in the area and its local people is the best way for you to improve every day English away from your study. Once here a short period, you will soon see the language of English from an entirely different perspective.