FREQUEntly asked questions
Can I apply with a friend?
Absolutely, we encourage it. I studied abroad with one of my teammates and am very thankful for the experience.
I didn't have great grades in college, can I still apply?
Yes, as long as you have a 2.5 GPA or above. A Master's degree can make you more employable if you received low grades in college.
Professional Career vs. Postgraduate Study in the U.K.
For some, studying in the U.K. can be the next logical step towards embarking on one's professional career in sport. Heck, it worked for me! This opportunity can help you to develop your game further, get more video, and make more connections in the space. We are also committed to helping you to find your professional opportunity whilst you're in the U.K. and afterwards. It doesn't necessarily guarantee a contract at a club, but it can take you one step closer.
Do I have to pay the Guimond Vukovic Group for anything?
No, our services are absolutely free of charge!
How long does it take to get a Masters in the U.K.?
It depends on the programme, but for most of them it takes 12 months to complete.
What level do I have to play at to compete in the U.K.?
We have successfully placed NCAA D1, D2, D3 and NAIA student athletes in U.K. programmes. However, it is not unheard of for club student athletes in some sports to make an impact on teams. We welcome applicants from any background to apply as there may be a situation for everyone.
How long does it take to earn a masters in the U.K.?
It depends on the programme, however it normally takes 12 months to complete your degree.
How do I pay for this?
If you are a citizen of the U.S.A. you can get federal student aid via FAFSA. Furthermore, universities offer scholarships based on academics and athletic achievements. Normally, full ride scholarships are not feasible. However, there are substantial partial scholarships available. In most circumstances, postgraduate study in the U.K. is a fraction of the cost compared to the USA.
I graduated awhile ago but want to restart my career. Can I still apply?
Absolutely. If you wish to return to school to add a further qualification to your resume or to kickstart your sporting or coaching career we would be ecstatic to hear from you - let's discuss your options immediately.
Can I work while I study?
A Masters student is entitled to work part-time up to 20 hours per week whilst studying, however you must prioritize school and studies, and sport above working.
What if I am an Undergraduate Student?
Please get in contact with us and we will assess your current academic and sport level. We have experience placing undergraduate student-athletes as well.
What Can I study?
Although the majority of our clients study business, psychology, or the humanities; there are many different options to pursue in the U.K. The United Kingdom has an extremely robust reputation with higher education and we will work hard to find a degree that suits your interests and future career.
How to play (insert sport) overseas?
If you're a college athlete it can be a daunting task playing your sport overseas. Where do you even begin? If you play basketball, baseball, beach volleyball, football, cross country, track and field, field hockey, golf, fencing, lacrosse, soccer, rowing, volleyball, water polo, tennis, or swimming we can help you to find a scholarship to play your sport overseas. Please sign up to receive a free consultation!