University Of Birmingham
The problem faced international Kurdish students when they studying at the university in the United Kingdom
“Problems faced international Kurdish students when studying at university in the UK” The United Kingdom’s higher education was famous but become very famous during past decade. Huge international students everywhere in the world come to study in the UK especially postgraduates student, last 3 years Kurdish students come to study in the United Kingdom most of them come on program in Kurdistan Region called Human Capacity Development Program in Higher Education (HCDP) is an ambitious program that aims to develop human capacities in the Kurdistan Region in the field of higher education, It provides a fair opportunity for thousands of distinguished young men and women to continue their education in internationally renowned universities. In accordance with the needs of the Kurdistan Region every year a significant number of youth will be granted scholarships to study for doctoral and master’s degree in leading international universities especially in the UK. Many of the problems that students experience in adjusting to university life are intensified for students from abroad. There is an increasing number of international students’ studying in the UK, international students are faced by a range of problems and these can result in different outcomes. There was couple of the problems that faced to Kurdish students when they com study in the UK, the first one the culture shock because there is difference between Kurdish culture and the UK culture, the experience of living or visiting new culture is surprise or shock, partly because it is unexpected, and partly because may be lead to negative evaluation of one’s own and/or the other culture. Culture shock is a temporary stress reaction where salient psychological and physical difficult to control himself because of the different cultures between...
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