Computer Science

The graduate of The Bachelor Computer Science Program is a professional with knowledge and skills that meet internationally recognized standards. The bachelor study provides him/her excellent ability to orientate him/herself on the evolving labour market. During the study, the ratio between knowledge and skills is very carefully balanced, even concerning the individual interest of the student.

Vaccine passport and travel rules for international students in the US, the UK, Canada and Australia

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 11/26/2021 - 11:32

Travelling abroad is a bit of minefield at the moment. Knowing the requirements for the country you are travelling to can take a while to untangle, so we’ve put together this guide to the vaccine requirements for international students travelling to the UK, the US, Canada and Australia.

United States

The US does not have any federal mandate regarding vaccinations for international students.

Australia scraps special permissions for international students to enter and increases post-study work visa rights

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 11/26/2021 - 11:15

Update: On 30 November, the Australian government delayed the border reopening until 15 December out of concern over the new Omicron variant. State governments in New South Wales and Victoria have overturned their decisions not to force arriving international students into quarantine. Students and other travellers now must self-isolate for three days.

From December 2021, fully vaccinated students will be able to enter Australia without a special permit.

What do top employers want from graduates?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 11/23/2021 - 17:09

As an international student, finding a job is always at the back of your mind, and whether you choose to stay in your university country or move back home, knowing what employers are looking for is important.

We spoke to a range of top graduate employers and asked them to share what they look for in job applicants and how graduates can stand out to recruiters. Showing a passion for the role and understanding how you fit into it are some of the key ways in which graduates and undergraduate students can stand out. 

Four tips for developing your intercultural understanding

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:01

Growing up in Singapore, I considered myself to be relatively culturally aware. It is one of the most religiously diverse countries in the world, and I’ve celebrated everything from Diwali to Vesak Day to Christmas.

Under the city state’s Ethnic Integration Policy for public housing, I interacted with neighbours with backgrounds different from my own. I even received structured racial harmony classes in school, culminating each year in a Racial Harmony Day where Singapore’s cross-cultural communities were celebrated with traditional food and dress.

Five things international students can do outside their degree to boost employability

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 11/19/2021 - 12:40

Many international students often believe that simply receiving a degree from a well-known university is enough to get them a job. However, while the academic education you receive is very important, there are things you can do outside your degree study to help you boost your employability skills.

Joining clubs and societies, expanding your network and doing some part-time work can really help to set you apart from other graduates and show your employer that you have a range of skills and qualities to offer.