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    Does your country offer any scholarships for those looking to study abroad? It might be worth contacting your embassy in the UK to see if there's any help they can offer. Or maybe the UK embassy in Malaysia.
    You won't be eligible for any undergrad scholarships unfortunately at Imperial but I'd try looking for study support in Malaysia.
    Or student loan if your country grants it?
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    (Original post by southminor)
    I am an international student, specifically from Malaysia. I am from a middle class earning family and I have been offered to study in Imperial College London for the year 2011. (conditional offer of 3 A's for Aerospace materials HJ45).

    As an international student, my tuition fees to study in Imperial would cost me almost 140k pounds (including the cost of living), and since I am only suportted by my dad, he is only able to fund me 50k pounds. Which means, I need another 90k pounds to be able to study there.

    Just wanted to know whether or not it is possible to fund myself by working there at the same time studying in Imperial? If I actually find a part time job at the Union or at some other place, how much can I earn? To be honest, is the pay even enough to cover my living expenses?

    Thanks. Ur assistance is deeply appreciated.
    Have you asked Imperial if they could help? Surely they must get a large endowment and be able to help with financial aid?
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    (Original post by southminor)
    I am an international student, specifically from Malaysia. I am from a middle class earning family and I have been offered to study in Imperial College London for the year 2011. (conditional offer of 3 A's for Aerospace materials HJ45).

    As an international student, my tuition fees to study in Imperial would cost me almost 140k pounds (including the cost of living), and since I am only suportted by my dad, he is only able to fund me 50k pounds. Which means, I need another 90k pounds to be able to study there.

    Just wanted to know whether or not it is possible to fund myself by working there at the same time studying in Imperial? If I actually find a part time job at the Union or at some other place, how much can I earn? To be honest, is the pay even enough to cover my living expenses?

    Thanks. Ur assistance is deeply appreciated.



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    Can I become a 'home' fee payer?
    It is possible to become a 'home' fee payer, even if you started your course as an 'overseas' fee payer. In all cases (see list below), you must meet any residence conditions at the start of your course. You might be able to change fee status if, for example, you become:

    an EU national or the family member of an EU national
    an EEA or Swiss migrant worker or the family member of such a person
    a refugee or person with Humanitarian Protection or Discretionary Leave
    the child of a Swiss national
    the child of a Turkish worker in the UK
    You could become an EU national? Get a UK passport? Then you'd pay home fees.
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    Have you tried the Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) Scholarship? I know this because I had friends applying for that long time ago.. and from an ASEAN country
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    You have absolutely no hope of covering those costs with part-time work. I suggest you try and get a scholarship or something, or look at other (cheaper) courses outside ICL.
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    (Original post by HayThereMardyBum)
    Have you tried the Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) Scholarship? I know this because I had friends applying for that long time ago.. and from an ASEAN country
    MARA's only for malay students... sadly, im not a malay.
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    Nah mate, no way you're making 30k a year, that too being an international. One of my friends got sponsored by IBM for his 4 year course, he doesn't have to worry about the tuition fees, maybe you should look into something like that. All the best! And congrats on the offer
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    As an international student you can't work more than 20 hours per week during academic term and full time during the vacations. So, no way you can earn to that amount of money by part time work. Nonetheless, try to find scholarships and sponsors.
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    (Original post by Boobies.)
    You could become an EU national? Get a UK passport? Then you'd pay home fees.
    thanks 4 the suggestion, but sadly, its not possible. have a great day.
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    (Original post by HayThereMardyBum)
    Hmm, wow that surely is a lot. £25k a year is crazy.. highest i've heard.. and since you're expecting amazing A's as results, isn't there any Govt scholarship you could apply for?
    yea, would be trying for the government scholarship, but to be honest, spaces are really limited, hence chances are also limited. otherwise, other scholarships are still available but really competitive.
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    (Original post by lechaton-x)
    Not in London though, sadly for OP

    I hope you find a sponsorship, to get an offer from Imperial is amazing and you obviously deserve to go there.
    thanks mate. appreciate it.
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    25K a year is insane. No job at the SU would pay you well enough to support that. You may as well join the mafia or become an escort.
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    THE AMOUNT OF MONEY BEING MENTIONED HERE IS F****** INSANE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I just hope you get a REALLY well paid job when you graduate.
 
 
 
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