At the British University Admission Services, our experienced and dedicated team have been assisting students across the globe access higher education in the UK by providing an educational consultancy service for over 10 years. Our staff are from a diverse range of backgrounds with a variety of skills sets, they are happy to answer your questions about your course and university options, immigration queries, scholarship availabilities, or any other consultation needs.
COURSE & UNIVERSITY SELECTION:
There are a vast number of courses available to study in the UK which understandably, can be overwhelming to narrow down especially when there are so many great options. We have professional advisors on board who will assist you in finding the right course for you. By exploring your passions and goals, taking into consideration your academic history and work experience, and what fits with your personal preferences (location, community groups, etc.), together we can forge a career path that best suits your future, and the course to get you there.
The universities we represent are highly ranked, each excelling in a variety of fields and ensuring the success of their students. As a result, many thousands of local and international students apply annually, requiring a rigorous interview process to narrow down their selection of applicants. We offer an admission preparation service that will guide you on how to ace your entrance application giving your pointers for editing and improving your statement, practicing interview styles.
INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTING STANDARD (IELTS):
IELTS are the worldwide standard of testing your English language capabilities and as the UK’s primary language, it is one of many entry requirements and it is vital to take this exam whilst applying. Most universities expect a 5.5-point score as a minimum however this varies across universities and this minimum may be higher.
Exams and Criteria (graded out of 8.0 points):
Listening – 40 mins
Reading & Writing – 120 mins
Speaking – 11-14 mins
Exams can be particularly stressful and lacking confidence could prove to be an unfortunate barrier between yourself and your dream of studying in the UK. Exams require due diligence, preparation and exam strategies which we will help you obtain by providing a strategic crash course for your exam with hints, tips and tricks, or a fully inclusive course building up from the basics so that you are fully equipped with the knowledge and confidence to sail through your exams.
Choosing a university is a difficult decision with long-term implications which necessitates a considerable amount of administration. We serve as a dedicated liaison between yourself and your chosen university, sending documents to and engaging with the university, finding out what is required of you and providing updates on the process of your application.
From 5th October 2020, there have been alterations to the categories for visa applicants wherein ‘Tier 4 (General)’ leave has become ‘Student’ permission and ‘Tier 4 (Child)’ leave has become ‘Child Student’ permission. The ‘Student’ route and ‘Short-term Student’ categories are specifically aimed at students. The ‘Student Visa’ route is a points-based system applicable for all international students who wish to study in the UK however can only be issued for certain courses. To apply you must first receive a Confirmation of Acceptance for Study (CAS) from your university or college (‘student sponsor’).
With various time restraints and evidentiary requirements, the UK immigration system may seem complex, we can refer you to an associate immigration law firm to assist with your application. To ensure competency and legitimacy, lawyers and advisors must be authorised to provide immigration advice by a designated professional body or regulated by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC).
Our objective is to provide high-quality education to prospective students who wish to study in the UK, presenting you with various studying options that are tailored specifically for you to reach your English language goals.
With over 10 years of experience teaching GCSE and A-Level English, you will be supported by qualified English teachers devoted to ensuring that you receive the best education for you to attain your goals. Through regular class exercises and assessments, your performance will be tracked as you progress so that you can have a monitored awareness of your English fluency.
Our courses are available online in virtual classrooms, which can be accessed from anywhere in the world. We also provide high-quality online resources and offline materials to help with your learning. If you live in London, we have two training centres (and currently expanding) where you can learn in a real classroom setting.
Veltest offer a variety of English courses of different lengths and intensities whether you are learning English as a beginner or just need to refresh your knowledge before taking exams.