Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Why should I use LI instead of applying to the university directly?

A. Thanks to providing Language Schools and Universities a big number of new students, we have special discounts and offers. Applying through us is up to 30% cheaper, compared to booking directly with the university or language school. Also with us you can forget the hassle of bureaucracy as we will do all the “heavy lifting” for you.

Q Why should I choose Lingua International?

A. We select every school and university as we would choose for ourselves. We work only with the Universities and Schools, which have the best accreditations, top teaching, very high student satisfaction rate and good reviews, supportive environment, fantastic facilities and provide outstanding educational experience. Many of the Universities we work with have a placement year, so you will start your career during the programme.

Q. Is there any agency fee?

A. Good news! We are 100% free. There is no agency commission or any other hidden charges.

Q. How do I apply to a University or a Language course using Lingua International?

A. Start by searching for your favourite subject or programme. Then register on our student portal and upload all the required document onto your dashboard. We will take care about the rest. You can always give us a call or drop an email to get a free consultation, tell us about your future plans and preferences or simply ask questions. Start your new life adventure and apply now.

Q. How can you help me during the application process?

A. We give free advice on every step of the application process. We help you to select the right course, get a scholarship, make a visa and arrange accommodation. We prepare you for the interview with the University and a visa officer. We assist you even further and help you to register with the police upon arrival and to open a bank account.

Q What languages do you speak?

A Usually we communicate with our students in English. But for your convenience our smiling and helpful staff speaks also Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, German, Italian, Turkish and Swedish.

Q. What if I do not understand something on the page, cannot find some information or have some urgent question?

If you need any help, support or advice, we are happy to help you 24/7. You can write an email to hello@linguainternational.org , request a call back through our website, chat with a member of our staff, call us on +447438546873 or simply book a free consultation.

Q. How does your privacy and security works?

A. Your data is never shared with third parties and is fully encrypted.

Q. How many students get placed in universities and language schools if they apply through Lingua International?

A. Usually we advise our applicants what is the best option for them, taking into consideration their experience, language level, visa history and so on. We assess your relevant experience and suggest a list of options that suit your preference and personality. For 2018 year, 87% of our applicants were successful.

Q. What documents are requested?

A. After registering, login to your student dashboard and upload the necessary documents. Language schools and Universities require different documents. These include passport, visa (if applicable), previous education certificates, bank statements, CV, motivation letter, reference etc. You can find a complete list on your dashboard after you have applied

Q. How long does it take to get a response?

A. Response time can vary from a few days to a few months. We process your request within 48 hours. Language Schools take between 2 to 14 days to get back to us with an offer. University can take longer and may require amendments (e.g translations, additional documents) depending on the case. We recommend to follow the how-to-apply guide as carefully as possible to speed up the process.

Q. When is the best time to apply?

The best time to apply is now. Do not wait, take your career on another level and invest in your future. Application process runs the whole year. The most popular University intakes are September, October, January. Language courses run throughout the year. We recommend to apply at least 2 months before the beginning of the programme or course.

Q. How much does it cost to study in the UK?

A. Studying the UK is cheaper than studying in the US and given that degree programmes are often shorter than those at home, you will receive fantastic value for money. Usually it takes 3 years for bachelor’s degree and 1 year for master’s. The cost for international, non EU students can vary from £9000 to £12000 per year for BSc programme, £10000 - £15000 for MSc and £15000 MBA. Applying through us can save you from 5% to 30% of the total.

Q. Can international students work in UK?

Your are legally entitled to up to 20 hours a week contracts if you are on a study abroad programme at an "overseas higher education institution" in the UK. 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level at an HEI. 10 hours a week if you have immigration permission as a Tier 4 (Child) Student and you are at least 16 years old.