Application Procedures

1. Submission of Application for (downloadable from below) – can be emailed, faxed or mailed to our office. The application fee and security deposit must accompany the application for processing. While we recommend sending your application via email, in some cases students need to mail them….We do recommend using the DHL Postal Services for any mail requiring a signature. It is increasingly difficult to receive/obtain the deliver in a timely fashion. Regular mail service is ok to use. For overnight mail, please use FedEx™ • UPS™ • DHL™. Thank you.

2. Upon receipt of your application, we will e-mail or fax you the confirmation.

3. Once all the information required and payment in full are received, we will select your host. Our Host Services Program process is based on first paid, first placed basis. So the sooner you apply, the better we can assist you.

4. If you apply and need to begin homestay within 15 days or less, we will process payment in full, including all fees, so we can begin the selection process immediately.

5. Approximately 2-3 weeks prior to your arrival, provided we have received all necessary correspondence, we will send you the family information.

6. Airport pick up services varies depending on location, date and time of arrival and availability of host. Details of pick up service or alternative transportation will be provided at the time of Final confirmation.

7. If you have any concerns after you arrive at the hosts home, please feel free to contact our office. We are here to make your new life in the UK a terrific experience.

8. Your security deposit will be refundable 45 days after your departure from homestay. We require you to provide your new address so that we know where to mail the security deposit refund to. If you paid your security deposit by credit card, the deposit will be credited back to the credit card you used.

Required Documents

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Information About How to Apply

What are the documents required for the study in the United Kingdom?

All documents must be in English.

English Language Courses.
  1. Copy of your passport.
  2. The proposed date for the beginning of studies.
  3. The duration of your studies.
  4. State-specific area of interest e.g general English, Business English, IELTS preparation, etc.
  5. Evidence of financial support if the student is sponsored by a company or government.
Undergraduate and foundation courses:
  1. Copy of your passport.
  2. Copy of your General Certificate of Secondary Education.
  3. Copy of a recommendation letter.
  4. Sponsorship letter if applicable.
  5. IELTS certificate (if available).
  6. Your full address in your country with telephone numbers and email.
  7. Personal statement related to the course you wish to apply for.
  8. Name of course & starting date.
Postgraduate Courses
  1. Undergraduate Certificate.
  2. Transcripts.
  3. Copy of passport.
  4. Two reference letters.
  5. Work experience letter (needed for certain line of study).
  6. Curricula Vital – CV.
  7. Personal statement.
  8. Full address with two telephone numbers and email.
  9. English language certificate recognized by UKBA (if available).
  10. When do you wish to start your studies.
PHD courses
  1. Proposal of research to be inclusive on the following elements :
    Title of the study, presented the study, the problem of the study, the objectives of the study, the importance of the study, the hypothesis of the study and questions, research methodology, the previous studies and sources.
  2. Postgraduate & undergraduate certificates.
  3. Transcripts for both certificates.
  4. Copy of passport.
  5. Two academic reference letters.
  6. Work experience letter (needed for certain line of study).
  7. Curricula Vital – CV.
  8. Personal statement.
  9. Full address with two telephone numbers and email.
  10. English language certificate recognized by UKBA (if available).
  11. When do you wish to start your studies.

How to Apply

We also provide full advice and assistance throughout the whole application process.
Briefing and pre-departure counseling

Sahara Agency supports you even before you arrive in the United Kingdom.

Our aim is to ensure you are prepared academically, socially and financially for study in the United Kingdom.
We offer pre-departure counseling to help you address foreign exchange and travel arrangements.
Any questions you have about life and study in the United Kingdom can be answered before you arrive. And we have a wealth of information specially tailored for international students.

Download Sahara Application Form

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Sahara Student Services

Please complete this form, provide as much information as possible. Within 24 hours, one of our professionally trained counselors will contact you to discuss your application.