Thinking of studying in the UK?

Do you want to take a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree, or study English in the UK? Do you need help in finding the right course and applying for a place? Are you looking for assistance in applying for university accommodation or for a student loan?

Our experienced education counsellors can provide you with individual guidance on: 

  • accredited English language courses
  • foundation and undergraduate courses
  • postgraduate courses
  • UCAS Clearing Service.

Accredited English language courses

We’ll ...

  • help you search for, identify and select the most suitable English language course(s) and institution(s)
  • guide you through the application procedure
  • complete the registration and accommodation application forms on your behalf and submit them to the institution(s) of your choice
  • make the necessary contact with your chosen institution(s)
  • update you on the progress of your application(s) as soon as this is communicated to us by the institution(s) you’ve applied to
  • advise you on and deal with all payment details
  • arrange your accommodation in either a hall of residence or a homestay
  • arrange for someone to meet you at the airport, if you request this
  • provide you with all the information you need about living and studying in the UK.

Foundation and undergraduate courses (including UCAS Clearing)

 We’ll ...

  • help you search for, identify and select the most suitable foundation or undergraduate courses and institutions
  • guide you through the application procedure
  • collect and translate the required Greek documents (e.g. your ‘Apolytirion’ and the results of your final examinations)
  • verify relevant UK English language certificates
  • help you complete the UCAS application form, or other relevant application form, and submit it on your behalf
  • maintain contact with a maximum of five institutions for applications via UCAS, or a maximum of ten institutions for applications via UCAS Clearing
  • update you on the progress of your applications as soon as this is communicated to us by the institutions you’ve applied to
  • help you with the acceptance and rejection of place offers
  • help you with the UCAS Clearing procedure if you haven’t been offered a place by 30 June during the regular UCAS application period
  • complete and submit your accommodation application form
  • help you complete and submit the application form for a Tuition Fee Loan (if you’re eligible), which provides financial assistance to EU undergraduate students
  • dispatch all the necessary documents and certificates to institutions according to the terms of the place offers (e.g. IELTS, ‘Apolytirion’, etc.)
  • invite you to our Living and Studying in the UK Seminar, which will give you practical advice on all aspects of student life in the UK, covering everything from accommodation and the cost of living to writing essays and giving presentations.

Postgraduate courses

We’ll ...

  • help you search for, identify and select the most suitable postgraduate courses and institutions
  • guide you through the application procedure
  • collect and translate the required Greek documents (e.g. your ‘Ptychio’ and marks transcript)
  • verify relevant UK English language certificates
  • help you complete up to five application forms and send them to the relevant institutions
  • maintain contact with your five chosen institutions
  • update you on the progress of your applications as soon as this is communicated to us by the institutions you’ve applied to
  • help you with the acceptance and rejection of place offers
  • complete and send your accommodation application form
  • dispatch all the necessary documents and certificates to institutions according to the terms of the place offers (e.g. IELTS, ‘Ptychio’, etc.)
  • invite you to our Living and Studying in the UK Seminar, which will give you practical advice on all aspects of student life in the UK, covering everything from accommodation and the cost of living to writing essays and giving presentations.

UCAS Clearing Service* 

We’ll ...

  • help you search for, identify and select the most suitable foundation or undergraduate courses from those available
  • guide you through the UCAS Clearing application procedure
  • collect and translate the required Greek documents (e.g. your ‘Apolytirion’ and the results of your final examinations)
  • verify relevant UK English language certificates
  • complete and submit your accommodation application form
  • help you complete and submit the application form for a Tuition Fee Loan (if you’re eligible), which provides financial assistance to EU undergraduate students
  • dispatch all the necessary documents and certificates to institutions (e.g. IELTS, ‘Apolytirion’, etc.)
  • invite you to our Living and Studying in the UK Seminar, which will give you practical advice on all aspects of student life in the UK, covering everything from accommodation and the cost of living to writing essays and giving presentations.

* Clearing is a UCAS service that helps candidates to find vacancies on higher education courses in the UK. The service runs throughout July and August.

Download the complete list of fees (PDF, 107 kb) for our counselling services for studies in the UK.

Student testimonials

Arvanitidis Michael

Two and a half years ago, I trusted the British Council Counselling service. Your contribution in applying to notable postgraduate programmes in physiotherapy, your guidance in my application for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the information you gave me regarding student loans proved decisive in the successful development of my academic career. I also appreciate the personal interest you have shown me. Thank you for your co-operation.

Arvanitis Iason

I pursued my master’s degree in Modern and Contemporary Writing at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. I should mention that the support of the British Council in organising this effort was vital. The level of services provided was excellent and resulted in the smooth completion of the fundamental and necessary administrational arrangements for my studies abroad.

Papathanassiou Nikolaos

Taking into serious account my satisfaction regarding the British Council, as well as the effectiveness of the services provided by its employees, I would like to express that I have a high opinion of the services, as I am currently heading for my second academic year of studies at the university and subject I have always wanted! British Council, thank you very much for everything!

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