Studying in Uk

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Studying in UK
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Group 6
Kingsley Ibeji 1101620

COURSE TITLE:Communication in Business

April 6, 2011

Table of Content
1.0 Executive summary…………………………………………………………2

2.0 Introduction…………………………………………………………………..3

3.0 Findings……………………………………………………………………...4. 3.1 Expectation role from teacher/ student ………………………………….5 3.2 Ethical challenges/ policies………………………………………………..5 3.3 Method of assessment as it defer…………………………………………6 3.4 Ability to meet up cost by working part-time……………………………..6 3.5 Ability to imbibe time management policy………………………………..6 3.6 The Culture shock phenomenon…………………………………………..7 3.7 Different strategies of persuasion as it differs in the UK……………….7

4.0 Recommendation…………………………………………………………...8

5.0 Conclusion………………………………………………………………….10

6.0 References………………………………………………………………….11

1.0 Executive Summary

Studying and living in the UK is the desire for so many students as it has an absolute great standard of education. It is the desire of everyone who wants to acquire a first degree, masters or doctorate to gain an opportunity to study in any of the pronounced higher institution in the UK. Coming to the UK to a study and adapting entirely to a new culture, environment and life style is a reality of challenge to every foreigner. Even the different weather climate can affect one’s health, and also adopting to a new custom may manipulate our mind and sense of reasoning. When we wake up every morning, it is always a new day to struggle and survival in a new land or country we’ve never been before. It is always easier in a place where you know people and have knowledge how to survive. But here we are in a strange country having no knowledge of the environment or people living around us hoping to survive as the day goes by. 

In the UK, a teacher in the university or school has a high role expectation from his students. The teacher expects his or her students to improve their ability work in a team. The academic ethical issues in the UK differ from other countries. In the UK, the two major academic ethics are plagiarism and references. Plagiarism is a method that guard against students who copy works from the original source claiming it to be theirs. Some international student has not been used to the ethics plagiarism. In the UK, at the degree level, students have to cite some of the information they use in making reports. However, they should have references to refer the original source. Student’s assessment in the UK is usually done through their group work. The universities want to measure the student’s performance and ability to participate in a team and improve student’s ability to learn from one another’s culture and norms.

Due to the high living cost in the UK, most international student has to find a part time job to earn an income. Fortunately the Student visa permits 20hours work time a week. Nevertheless, the students must manage their study time as against their working time ensure proper utilization of time management. This is a process of constantly asking what a event is more important, and arranging priorities to reflect each choice.

In the last many years, the number of oversea students who is prefers to study in UK keeps increasing constantly. Basically, the international students are always faced with challenges of new things, culture and life style which are extremely different from his original way of life, such as foods, language, tradition etc. Of course, in the first few weeks in the new country, the international student would be face by the phenomenon called “culture shock”.

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2.0 Introduction

Statistics shows that the number of students who prefer to embark on their higher studies in UK has always being increasing every year. Even the UK grants over 100,000 visas to various categories of students to study in the UK. Some of the reasons why...
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