The Fred Effect and Student Connect

The Fred Effect and Student Connect

Study in the UK with Student Connect Welcome to THE FRED EFFECT and STUDENT CONNECT STUDY ABROAD PAGE!!

Congratulations on taking the first step to achieving your study abroad dreams!!

We, at Student Connect, have helped over 5000 students get into reputable universities in the United Kingdom and are excited to help you too.


  • We will closely assist you from counselling and university applications to visa applications.
  • We will take you through a near- realistic pre-departure session for better adjustments in your new learning and living environment.
  • We will assist you through our on-arrival and welfare support program so you have our UK team on standby to guide you navigate any issues you may encounter during your study.

Our vibrant partnerships with universities enables us to render these services to you for FREE, so do not worry about making any financial commitments to us.


Kindly book an appointment by filling the form and your assigned counsellor will be in contact soon

Why you should study in the UK in 2023?

World Class Education at Affordable price

all-inclusive of your fees

  • World class leading universities 
  • Top in research and produced some of the best inventions in the world 
  • Historic universities in modern settings with modern facilities such as 24-hour library with security personnel present.  
  • Safe and friendly student and local communities  
  • World class tutors and study materials 
  • Shorter duration of course 
  • Want to get some industry experience – no problem – University placement office will guide on finding a suitable work placement to supplement your education.  
  • Closer to Ghana and same time zone 

In The UK – You Will Feel Supported in Our Universities

Excellent Student Support Systems

  • feeling low – university welfare team/ campus doctor will support you 
  • want to apply for jobs- university careers office will help writing your CV
  • finding it difficult to write essays for assignments – academic support departments will train you on writing good essays 
  • need visa advice – university visa team will give you specialist advise
  • feeling sporty – join a Students’ Union Society or Club

and the list goes on. 

Straight forward hassle-free Admission Applications

with our Specialist Guidance

  • Easy Steps: Apply with the help of Student Connect, get your conditional Offer, meet your conditions, pay your deposit, get your CAS for visa, apply for visa, fly to the UK and begin building your future!  
  • No need for IELTS for majority of Ghanaian students, UK universities will accept your WAEC*
  • Alternate English tests including free tests by universities are accepted 
  • Study gap is not a major obstacle, we will support you with presenting a case to the university* 
  • Previous visa refusals, we will provide specialist guidance in explaining to universities on these* 

Affordable fees

Return on Investment is higher than the fees you will pay

  • Have only limited finances – No problem! We can find you a university and course which most suit your financial outlay 
  • We will do all the hard work in finding the right university for you 
  • Tuition fee in instalments 
  • Low deposit fee before CAS issuance 
  • Refund of your tuition fee deposit if you change your mind or visa refusal* 


and hardship funding

  • Plenty of merit based and country-based scholarships for Nigerians 
  • Free advice on UK Chevening and Commonwealth Scholarship advise for those who are eligible* 
  • When you are enrolled on campus and find yourself in a difficult spot due to reasons beyond your control, universities may step in to support you with hardship funding means tested*

Cost of Living in the UK

Working while studying

  • Universities across the UK: We find you places were cost of living is low compared to other parts 
  • Shared accommodation with other people- low rent 
  • Plenty of discounts for Students from transport to food to retail shopping 
  • You can work 20hrs per week during school time and full-time during vacations.  
  • Can work in most jobs: Care work / health industry work is popular among Ghanaian students.
  • Plenty of part time job opportunities after Brexit 
  • Minimum wage of £9.50 per hour (aged 23 and over), £9.18 per hour (21 and 22) and £6.83 per hour (18-20) 

Post Study Work Visa (Graduate Route)

and beyond....

  • On completion of undergraduate or postgraduate or PhD, you are eligible for 2 years post study work visa 
  • We will help you with the Post Study Work Visa application for you and your family 
  • Worried what is after Post Study Work Visa? - you can continue to remain in the UK on other visa categories such as Skilled Worker Visa 
  • Universities run many workshops on different kind of visas  

Feeling Entrepreneurial?

UK got you covered

  • You are eligible to apply for Start Up visa valid for 2 years after completing your course or before post study work visa expires.  
  •  You do not need any investment money, just a brilliant idea for a business 
  • Your university can endorse you for Start Up visa – And this visa allows you to work full time in any job in the UK without the need for sponsorship.  
  • After Start Up visa, apply to Innovator Visa leading to settlement in the UK.  

*Certain terms and conditions apply, discuss with us for more specialist advice