Choosing to study in the United Kingdom is a great choice as this country has very well rated universities, such as Oxford and Cambridge universities, for example. Many students from several different countries choose to go and pursue their dreams to become great personalities that people will talk about. They often think that they will follow the steps of the important people who studied in the English universities, maybe thinking about well known writers, political people and public personalities. The reason why students from the whole world want to do this is that they wish to invest in their future. Of course, we can only congratulate them for choosing to invest in education. And in order to help them, we have prepared a list of tips and tricks on how to stay safe and make the most of their study stage in the United Kingdom.
Avoid getting victim of a scam by phone
We all know that some people tend to be mean and to take advantage of some other people. Specialists say that scams by phone have become more and more “popular” and young people just as old people, can get fooled by callers who state that they come from your bank or job and need personal information or bank account information in order to help you with fixing something on your accounts.
Never trust them and make sure you check any unknown number. You can use the Who Called Me UK platform to find out more information about callers and make sure you never get fooled.
Note down emergency numbers
You never know when you need some emergency numbers to call, so make sure you have the contact of the Police and Ambulance at least, on hand. This will help you feel more comfortable and surer and you will know that you have someone to call in case you need to.
Have an active health insurance
Small illness can come unexpectedly, so make sure you take care of your health insurance before you leave your country. This will avoid any stress if one day you need to go to the hospital. Avoid paying a lot of money by having an active health insurance.
Have an eye on your belongings
Make sure you always keep your stuff under observation, especially when you are in public or crowded places. It’s a new country so better prevent than suffering an injustice.
These are our advices on how to stay safe if you go to study in the United Kingdom for the next semester or year. Enjoy each opportunity to know more about the place or town that you live in, to grow and develop from a persona point of view, to go out of your comfort zone, to meet people and make memories that you will carry with you all lifelong. Let this time be a time that allows you to become a better version of yourself, all this while staying safe and happy.