Study Applications

Advice & Applications for Further Study

Every step towards further studies, whether at Boarding School, College or University, starts with a well prepared and presented application which deals effectively with the elements and information required and is also supported by the necessary documentation. The chances of having your application accepted by a Boarding School, College or University increase considerably if an expert who has been through the process reviews and strengthens it prior to it being submitted.

Efixis is a UCAS Registered Centre and beyond helping you with your applications for further study at a UK university, it is also able to directly monitor your application and interact with UCAS and UK Universities to ensure your application receives all the necessary attention to increase all possibilities for a successful outcome.

Attending a UK / EU Boarding School

Attending a boarding school in the UK or other European country comes with a lot of benefits when compared to attending mainstream education as it enhances academic and athletic education considerably. Students study in a much more constructive and supportive environment, with much better facilities and highly qualified teachers and staff. Children learn and develop themselves quicker and become independent and responsible.

The benefits of attending a boarding school in the UK are plentiful. Some of these benefits are:

• Students study in smaller classes;
• Students receive more attention from the teachers;
• Teachers engage and encourage the students more;
• Develop personal responsibility, independence and maturity;
• Teachers are usually highly qualified;
• Schools are usually located in the countryside;
• Schools have top-class facilities;
• Excellent libraries, science laboratories and equipment;
• Excellent sports facilities and other activities.

Attending a Boarding School in the UK or EU

When you decide that the best education for your child is at a boarding school in the UK or other European country, you will then need expert guidance to identify the most appropriate boarding school for your child and help you in the process of applying and also with other arrangements. Efixis is here to help!

Package includes:
Consultation to establish your schooling requirements;
Identification of appropriate UK boarding schools;
Advise on choice of curriculum and subject options;
Organise appointments and visits to schools;
Advise on school contracts and financial terms and options;
Apply for a place for your child at the chosen school;
Review and edit any supporting documentation;
Establish if any learning support for English language is necessary;
Advise accordingly in the case of other special learning needs.

Price (£ or €):
£ 1,500 + vat
1,665 + vat

Studying in the United Kingdom

Efixis is a UCAS Registered Centre! As such, it enjoys unique advantages when it comes to supporting those applicants who choose to employ its services when applying to study in the UK.

Being a UCAS Registered Centre has the following advantages:
• Students can make their UCAS Undergraduate and / or postgraduate applications through Efixis;
• UCAS directly supports our application submission process;
• UCAS ensures we offer educated advice to our applicants;
• UCAS provides training to Efixis Agents on advising and supporting our applicants;
• UCAS provides training to Efixis Agents on managing our applications on the UCAS Apply Service.

Most importantly, our experts at Efixis have direct and extensive experience of this process from working at UK universities for more than 25 years and reviewing applications for Bachelor's, Master's and Research Degrees, as Academics and Course Directors and especially being involved with those applications that have been on the boundary / borderline of being accepted.

Studying at a UK University - TBC

Details to be Confirmed Soon !!!

Studying at Oxbridge - TBC

Details to be Confirmed Soon !!!

Studying Medicine - TBC

Details to be Confirmed Soon !!!

PhD studies in the United Kingdom

For those graduates who wish to progress further to the highest level of academic echelons by pursuing a research degree (PhD). The first step is the submission of a well thought of application.

To succeed, one must convince a panel of Professors at a university that they have the knowledge, ability and potential to undertake such a demanding task through a proposal and interview. If successful, they will then be offered a place to study towards a research degree (MPhil/PhD). Finally, through the submission of a substantial report and the Viva Voce Examination, defend their findings to a panel of expert Professors.

Package includes:
4 Consultation sessions (45-minutes each);
Consultation sessions via Skype or FaceTime;
Discuss and advise on your intended research direction;
Evaluation of academic qualifications, skills and competencies;
Evaluation of professional skills, qualifications and experiences (if any);
Establish that you meet the entry requirements and that you are eligible to apply for a research degree;
Suggest suitable list of universities based on research direction;
Provide list of documents required for the application;
Fill in the research degree application and ensure supporting documentation is attached, including reference letters;
Edit and advise on personal statement;
Preparation of CV and Cover Letter;
Advise, plan, review and edit your research proposal;
Submission of complete application to 3 universities;
Provide interview preparation, techniques and practice.

The Research Proposal - Purpose:
Will serve as an indicator of your ability to undertake research;
Will enable the university to evaluate the viability of the suggested topic and whether it has the necessary expertise to supervise it and equipment to support it.

The Research Proposal - Must Include:
Area to be investigated and reasons supporting the suggested topic;
Indicative title, research question, aims & objectives, methodology and deliverables, including contribution to scientific knowledge;
Literature review supporting the case for the research;
References supporting your literature review and suggested topic;
Must be approximately 2,000 words long.

The Interview - Will Determine:
Your competence and knowledge of the topic suggested;
Your ability and determination to conduct research independently;
The nature and skillset required for supervision of the research.

Price (£ or €):
£ 750 + vat
830 + vat

2018 Deadlines and Notes

Application Deadlines for the Receipt at UCAS of Applications:

15 October 2017 - 18:00 (UK time) - All medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and veterinary science courses and for all courses at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

15 January 2018 - 18:00 (UK time) - All courses except those listed above with a 15 October deadline, and art and design courses with a 24 March deadline.

24 March 2018 - 18:00 (UK time) - Art and design courses except those listed with a 15 January deadline.

30 June 2018 - 18:00 (UK time) - Last date for the receipt of all other applications for immediate consideration.

Clearing - Applications received after 30 June 2018 will be held for Clearing.

International Applicants Applying from Outside the UK or EU:

Many universities and colleges will consider international applications as long as they are received at UCAS by 30 June 2018. This does NOT apply to applications for the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, courses in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or veterinary science for which course applicants must apply by 15 October 2017.

Applicants must apply as early as possible as Universities and Colleges do not guarantee to consider applications they receive after 15 January 2018, and some popular courses may not have vacancies after that date.

Applicants are advised to allow enough time for entry clearance or immigration checks, and to make travel and accommodation arrangements, which can take longer during the summer when immigration departments are busy.