When the Cultural Office receives a list of all accepted students, an academic advisor will contact you to advise on your application to the university/college. Therefore, it is important that you upload all your documents and academic certificates on both Dayrah https://www.mohe.edu.kw/dayrah/ and the Kuwait Cultural Office’s system www.kcouk.org. You should also ensure that you add a valid email and telephone number so your advisor can reach you easily.
The best way to contact your advisor is by email. Your email will be dealt with and replied to within a maximum of two working days. Always remember to write your name and your civil ID number in the email, to avoid any delay and confusion.
Your advisor is highly qualified and well trained and able to provide you with the best advice possible on your academic related issues including progress. You can contact your advisor if you would like to ask or discuss anything related to your studies. You also should contact him/her to keep him/her updated about any change in your academic situation.
No, there is no need. You can simply get everything sorted before and after arriving at your city of residence, by contacting your academic advisor via email.
Your registration on the Kuwait Cultural Office system- KSIMS – is mandatory. This is where you will find answers to your queries throughout your academic studies in the UK.
Once your scholarship letter has been issued, an academic advisor will be assigned to you; according to your place/level of study. When you register on the Kuwait Cultural Office online system – KSIMS- and log in, you will receive a notification of the name of your advisor.
You should receive £1900 on 23 of each month.
When visiting our website, press on the option ‘University Guide’, select your discipline or programme of study, and a list of approved universities will be displayed.
It is best to apply for the change of discipline when you complete the Foundation year successfully. An academic committee will check your request and assess it to make a decision accordingly.
Yes, the IELTS fees are reimbursable up to three times. You only need to send a confirmation of payment with the amount you paid and a proof of result by email to your advisor.
According to the Home Office rules and regulations, you are not allowed to leave or take extra breaks. In case of an emergency, please speak to your academic advisor.
You should contact your academic advisor. Your request will be assessed and you will be advised accordingly.
You can apply through UCAS on www.ucas.com or to the university directly, after checking the list of universities approved by MOHE on the Cultural Office’s website. You can always contact your academic advisor for assistance with the application and to discuss your options.
It is best to apply for the change of discipline when you complete the Foundation year successfully. An academic committee will check your request and assess it to make a decision accordingly..
Progress reports are sent monthly to your academic advisor at the Cultural Office, showing your academic progress, attendance and punctuality. These are normally sent to the Ministry at the end of every month in the case of Language student, and every term for other years of study.
Yes. Since it is hard to obtain a place to study Medicine/Dentistry in the UK, the Cultural Office does hold some seats for students at different approved universities. However, the number of seats for Medicine is very limited, and students are subject to Acceptance, Review, or Refusal if students do not fulfil the university entry requirements.
Yes, it is important to find out more about the programmes taught at the university, get to know the tutors, teaching methods and students who might be with you in the same year.
You should apply through UCAS (www.ucas.com) during your Foundation year. You can always ask your academic advisor for help and advice. Make sure that the university you are applying for is approved by the Cultural Office.
You can visit the university website to find out about its requirements. Alternatively, you could call their Admissions Department or International Office for more information.
You can make a request to the Cultural Office by contacting your academic advisor via ‘’Student Gateway’’. Bear in mind that the Ministry of Higher Education will not consider your request unless you pass your Foundation year.
Yes, you can repeat on condition that your attendance percentage does not fall below 90% for the previous year and your final exams grades are not below C or its equivalent.
The Office normally receives academic reports at the end for every term from the college/university you are studying at, showing your results of the modules you have been examined for. For the results of the final year exam, it is your responsibility to send these to the Cultural Office.
You can repeat the year or change discipline. Please approach your academic advisor for advice.