Cambridge and Oxford are the most popular, but the United Kingdom has more than 130 higher education institutions, including Brazilians interested in receiving foreign students. It is spread across four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – these universities keep their doors open, but they have some admission criteria.
Four British universities are in the top ten in the world. More than half a million students from outside the UK are taking very different courses. Leonardo Trench, director of Gradeup Education Exchange and Education Services, said Brazilians interested in being one of them could be excited. “Brazilian students are in a better position because universities like this profile. They seek a mix of nationalities. For companies, it is very important to have Latin American students,” he explained during the event, “It is best to study in the UK.” Advertised by the Central Press in conjunction with the United Kingdom Embassy in Brazil.
There are currently over 30,000 undergraduate and graduate courses in London alone. During graduation, and depending on the course and the university, students have the opportunity to do a paid internship for 6 months or 1 year. Many campuses have homes designed for them, and living in them for the first year is mandatory. Thus, everyone can enjoy the experience of integrating with the academic community, attending sports and social spaces and being close to laboratories and research environments.
Gradually to graduate in the UK
Studying in the UK is not expensive, and the area and full scholarships offered by educational institutions. The Student Visa School allows you to work up to 20 hours a week throughout the year, and for full-time students, about 40 hours per week during the holidays. Now, new students can extend their postgraduate visa, which is an opportunity to stay in the country and gain more work experience. However, you need to meet the ongoing requirements. “Every university has its own process, but, in general, Brazilians are asked to attend the grassroots year, which acts as a bridge between our high school and their first year of graduation.”, Details trench. Some are offering this year’s studies within their bias.
To escape from the base year, the student may enroll in a one-year college in Brazil or have sufficient grades in international curricula such as the A-Level or IP Diploma program. IP (International Bachelorette Program) is a two-year curriculum that is usually taken during the last two years of high school and is aimed at students between the ages of 16 and 19. With a holistic approach, the program is divided into six groups – the First Language and Literature Studies Group, where students study their mother tongue, in the case of many schools in Brazil, Portuguese; The second group is the language of acquisition, where the student can choose, among other things, English, Spanish or French; A designated committee of individuals and associations with disciplines such as third history, business management, psychology or geography; Fourth, experimental science with choices between biology, physics, computer science or chemistry; Fifth group of mathematics, two methods: mathematics, analysis and approaches and mathematics, applications and explanations; The sixth group offers art, visual arts, music or theater.
In addition, all IP students take courses in the theory of science with the aim of developing critical thinking and CAS (creativity, function and service), which aims to develop individual and mutual values for the student through course programs. A monograph is required to create research and scientific writing.
This is an educational program recognized in more than 130 countries, explains Daniel Oliveira, director of the Collegio Positivo – International, which uses the IP Diploma program. “The IP Diploma Program, a high performance program externally rated by international academics, promotes an environment that fosters an international mindset, promotes critical thinking and works to develop conceptual understanding and cognitive skills. In addition, data show that the pass rate of IP students at universities around the world is significantly higher than that of regular students. Marks.
IP is not only accepted as a benefit in the UK. Attendees can apply for seats at universities in more than 130 countries, including Brazil. Companies such as Fundano Catalio Vargas (FGV), Fossilted Albert Einstein and PUC Rio have access to IP scores, and no entrance exams are required. In foreign countries such as Germany, Holland, France and the UK, IP students are not required to participate in other admission processes. “IP is a great way to open the window not only to those who want to study abroad, but also to Brazilian universities”, Says Oliveira.
However, before sitting on the benches of a British university, the foreign student undergoes a thorough assessment. The trench says that these educational institutions evaluate many factors to choose their students. Includes high school grades, reference letters, interviews and a letter of intent, which explains why the student wants to study in the UK and how he or she can join the community.
Veridiana Ribeiro has lived in London since 2010 and has been an international official for Latin America at Birkbeck University in London, a traditional public university for nearly 200 years. With only evening classes, Birkbeck helps students move on with their lives during the day. In addition, it offers an entire sector focused on business development. He reminds us that in addition to the card letter and resume, it is necessary to present English proficiency exams such as TOEFL and IELTS. The academic year begins between September and October, and it is essential to keep an eye on the deadlines and requirements of each educational institution.
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