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STUDY ABROAD

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Canada an increasingly desired destination for International student

Uganda-born Helen Kobusinge knew she wanted to study abroad for her MBA, with Canada one of four possible destinations. Then an accountant with Deloitte in Kampala, Ms. Kobusinge chose Canada in 2015 partly for its immigration policies that, unlike Britain and the United States, offer a postgraduation work permit of up to three years for … Continue reading

Study in China (Scholarship)

International students should find increasing levels of investment in tertiary education to be a compelling reason to study in China. In 2012, China reached its target of spending 4% of GDP on education. And it is currently investing US$250 billion a year in “human capital” ( source : New York Times), which includes the subsidy … Continue reading

Study-in-Belarus mobile app processes admission in 60 seconds

Budapest — October 2016 — Goziex Tech today released the Study in Budapest Mobile App and Study in Europe BETA app, the world’s first university admission and travel assistance apps. The Nigerian technology company has added a fast, easy navigation and a tuition based university and course search for international students seeking to study abroad … Continue reading

UK is foolishly making life harder for international students

The government is foolishly making life harder for foreign students “THEY are not, and never have been, immigrants.” So declared Enoch Powell of international students in an infamous speech against migration in 1968. Ending up to the right of Powell, who was as fierce a critic of immigration as they come, is an uncomfortable position. … Continue reading

Number of foreign students applying to study in the UK falls

There has been a fall in the number of students from outside the European Union applying for visas to study at UK universities, according to new figures that will raise fears of a further drop in overseas enrolments. In the year ended June 2016, sponsored visa applications from non-EU nationals for study at universities fell … Continue reading

Study in Japan

Known for making things smaller, faster and first, Japan was until recently the second-largest economy in the world (it’s now third, behind the US and China). Its economic strength is at least partly due to the strong research and development industry that underlies successful international brands such as Nissan, Toyota, Panasonic, Canon and Sony – … Continue reading

Immigration New Zealand battling student visa frauds as number of Indian students arises

Immigration New Zealand is battling widespread fraud over student visas as the number of Indian people studying here is on the rise. In the last year 20,000 student visas were applied for, and just over half were declined. The majority of those applications were from unlicenced agents and advisers, which use false educational qualifications and … Continue reading

Strict UK law cut student visa applications

Applications to study at further education institutions fall by 16% in the year to March 2016 Long-term immigration into the UK by people wishing to study in the country has fallen to its lowest level since 2007, in a sign that tighter restrictions on overseas students are having an effect. The latest migration figures published … Continue reading

International students on F-1 can now work three years, legal fights continue

The federal government this month officially extended the length of time someone with a STEM degree can work on a student F-1 visa from 29 months to three years. Students are eligible to work on their F-1 visa for one year under the government’s Optional Practical Training (OPT) program. But in 2008, near the end … Continue reading

J-1 will continue even if Trump wins – U.S. Law Lecturer

An American law lecturer says that the J1 scheme will continue even if Donald Trump is elected as President of the United States. Larry Donnelly, who is a Boston lawyer and a lecturer in NUI Galway told Newstalk Breakfast “I wouldn’t put a lot of credence in what Trump says. The J1 is a fantastic … Continue reading