British Council invites students to the Education UK Pre-Departure Orientation

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british councilMumbai: Students going to the UK for further studies this year are invited to attend the British Council’s annual Education UK Pre-Departure Orientation. The Orientation will be held in the below cities.


Date Time City Venue For enquiries
11 July 2015 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mumbai British Council Division, British Deputy High Commission, 901, 9th floor, One Indiabulls Centre, Tower One, 841 Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road (West), Mumbai 400 013. please contact Education UK, British Council, Toll free no: 1800 102 4353  (Monday to Friday: 10.00 am to 6.00 pm)



The briefing is for all students, who have received an offer of admission (also known as the offer letter from the University) from an institution in the UK.


The briefing will cover advice on all that one need to do immediately after they receive the letter of admission from a UK institution and before they leave for the UK, which includes:


  • student visa application
  • travel
  • accommodation


This is also an opportunity to speak with a few alumni who will share their experiences of studying in the UK and meet with other students leaving for the UK and perhaps going to the same institution.


Students and parents of students are required to pre-register for the event at our British Council centres. The registration can be done on the British Council’s website-


A registration fee of INR 300/ – will be charged per person per ticket. Students will be required to collect their ticket from respective British council offices.


In order to pick up the ticket student will need to provide the following details while registering at the British Council office:


  • Name of the student:
  • University Name:
  • Conditional / Unconditional offer:
  • Program of study:
  • Contact No:
  • Email id:


On the day of the event we request student to carry their ticket as well as a photocopy of their offer letter from the UK institution which we will keep with us for our reference.




The British Council is the UK’s international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We build mutually beneficial relationships between people in the UK and other countries. We are active in 109 countries and 227 towns and cities worldwide.

For further information on our work in India, log on to


Education UK: A comprehensive website aimed solely at the Indian students –  with a searchable course database of more than 450,000 courses, information on visa procedures, stories from alumni, scholarship information and lots of advice for potential students and their families.


For advice about the quality of teaching and research in UK higher education institutions students should consult the following official resources – for subject and institution reviews visit and for research ratings visit

The UK is very competitive — both for tuition fees and living costs — according to a study by the UK Higher Education International Unit published recently. Eight out of 10 higher education students in UK also give their courses top marks, finds a survey published by the Higher Education Funding Council for England in August 2011. You can find out more on


International students with a recognized degree from a UK Institution may also be able to apply for visa to work in the UK as per the announcement on ‘Exceptional talent route’ and ‘New student entrepreneurs’ scheme. You can find more on