Top 5 Study Abroad Destination For Indian Students.
11th March 2016- Friday.
Due to high demand and increased awareness amongst students overseas education has gained tremendous popularity over the decade. Not only number of courses to choose now students have handful of countries also to select from. Among them the top 5 hot spot to get an international degree are-
United States of America- the charm of getting a degree from US and staying in much liberated and at the same time home away from home kind of atmosphere is undeniable. Getting Work permits after studies adds to its popularity.
United Kingdom- Being privileged with the very reputed Cambridge & Oxford University, UK is also a favorite destination among students. UK houses one of the best Universities in the world which has great reputation and recognition globally, students could opt for flex options to complete their education. 12 months Masters is one of the most attractive options for students who are returning to education after a few years of professional education.
Australia- Few Australian universities have made their way to top 100 universities of the world making it one of the most sought after foreign land to study. Australia is the sixth largest country in the world with a population of close to 25 million has got immense opportunity for growth and career enhancement.
Canada- One of the biggest attraction for students to select higher education in Canada is the ranking of their Universities also a lot of students from India are attracted towards their simplified visa application system popularly known as SPP (student partnership program). Under SPP submission student need very few documents to prove their financial abilities. Also Canada boasts of transition to various routes to immigrate after completion of studies. Students looking for quality education with possible options for relocation prefer Canada for their higher education.
New Zealand- Over the last few years New Zealand has gained popularity among students. New Zealand has 8 Universities and all are popular. The cost of education and living expenses are lower compared to a few other destinations. Student has an opportunity to transit into the one year “Job search visa” policy and offering different routes for getting PR.
Reality check when thinking about studying abroad.
5th March 2016- Hyderabad.
Realising the importance of globalization most of the students now dream of getting international recognition. No doubt academically it gives new edge to the student’s ability & skills but the glamour attached of flying to a new land & studying in an advanced college with people of mi ed ethnicity cant be ignored. However there is so much more attached to this dream which students should realize once they set up to craft this dream.
First thing which student should ask themselves is ‘Do they really have the courage to chase what they have dreamt?’. The entire processing requires lot of effort, patience & preparations. Secondly they need to evaluate their qualifications. They should realize their potential in every aspects, be it their grades, efforts to meet certain rigrous criterias of the universities & country. Financial status of the family is also one of the most important aspect that should be kept in mind. Most of the time this becomes the main reason for giving this dream a back seat. As comparatively large amount of funds are required for studying &relocating to other country.
Lastly adapting to the new environment can be a real challenge for every foreign students. Weather change can effect the health of the student. Whereas different cultures & customs may also influence student’s mind negatively. Hence it could hamper the confidence level of a student in foreighn land.
In order to overcome these struggles student must have enough physical & mental strength. Therefore while studying abroad offers great opportunities for better future it also has its own challenges that should be overcome.