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When one starts planning on studying abroad two things which come naturally to one's mind: safety and health. The UK is amongst the most preferred country for studying overseas as it offers assured health and safety benefits to the non-UK students. The UK considers student safety as the prime concern in order promote the country’s international education service. There are several benefits that students can acquire by choosing the UK for their international study. The National Health Service (NHS) of UK provides numerous health benefits to the students coming to the country for education.
Health Benefits to the Students
Students who enrolled themselves for the courses of 6 months or longer are given free health care by the NHS. The students coming to the US for 6 months longer attain the following benefits
- Students will be provided free doctor appointments and frequent visits to the doctor to make sure everything is fine.
- Free dental care from the NHS for ensuring their health safety in the UK.
- All the necessary health-related bills and expenses will be covered by the NHS for the students Under UK safety program for non-UK students.
- Eliminates any kind of worry about the money for health checkups in case of illness or emergency.
Health Benefits What is Tier 4 student visa?
All students applying for the UK visa for 6 months or longer falls automatically in the Tier 4 category. The students of Tier 4 visa have paid an immigration surcharge that grants the students free health-related services from the NHS in the UK for student safety. The student applying for the Tier 4 student visa required to pay €150 per year as surcharge for the health benefits which includes
- Fee doctor assistance for a year at UK hospitals
- Free of cost dental care
- Any medical assistance throughout the educational stay in the US
Students applying for a visa for 6 months or less has to €75 at the time of visa application. Tier 4 dependents also required to pay the surcharge under the UK government provinces. The students who have not paid the amount during the visa application their application will be reused.
The visa application is not refundable in case your visa application got refused. The surcharge is also nonrefundable and the paid amount will not refund in any case. In case you don't use the NHS services during your educational stay the surcharge won't be refunded to you.
Students Safety in the UK
There is no doubt when it comes to the student's safety in the UK, their number of offices available for the non-UK students operated by the government almost in every city. There is also a dedicated international office for the students to make sure the student safety in the institutions. Even the universities offer all health and safety services to the students within the campus. All the Universities in the UK partnered with IDP education have quality health and safety facilities for the students. The campus includes various services for the students from different cultures and countries.