International students no longer able to bring dependants on UK student visas

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 05/24/2023 - 10:20

The British government has announced that from January 2024, international students studying in the UK will no longer be able to bring dependants with them on their student visa, aside from those on research postgraduate programmes. 

The announcement, made in a written statement by home secretary Suella Braverman, stated that the government is “removing the right for international students to bring dependants unless they are on postgraduate courses currently designated as research programmes”.

What does test-optional mean for US university applications?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/23/2023 - 11:45

The SAT and ACT are well-known features of the US university application process, but in recent years many universities have chosen to become test-optional. This means there is no longer a requirement for students to submit their SAT and ACT results to support their application when applying to a US university. 

What is it like to do your MBA online?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 05/22/2023 - 10:57

If you don’t want to quit your job but still want an MBA from a brand-name business school, you might consider getting it online. 

There are more online MBA options than ever before, with hundreds of business schools around the world now offering the opportunity to get the degree without ever having to step foot on campus, such as the University of Warwick

Scholarship of the month: Monash International Leadership Scholarship

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Wed, 05/17/2023 - 15:43

The Monash University. Up to four students receive awards each year.

Successful applicants will receive their tuition paid in full until the minimum number of points for their degrees are completed. If you choose to study further points, you might need to look into added funding options. The scholarship excludes overseas student health cover, accommodation and living costs.

Undergraduate students can submit research to global research awards

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Mon, 05/15/2023 - 15:56

Undergraduate students from all academic disciplines can now submit their research projects to the Global Undergraduate Awards (GUA) for the chance to have their work published and attend a three-day summit in Dublin.

Any undergraduate student in their final or penultimate year of study who have produced a piece of A-graded or equivalent coursework is eligible to submit their work to be considered for the Global Undergraduate Awards.

Scholarships available in Germany for international students

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Mon, 05/15/2023 - 10:17

Germany is a popular study-abroad destination, not least because 16 German states abolished tuition fees for both domestic and international undergraduate students at all public universities in 2014.

However, even if you are eligible for free tuition in Germany, there will still be other costs you’ll need to consider if you want to study there, including accommodation, food and flights.

International perspective: a Malaysian student in Australia

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Fri, 05/12/2023 - 12:22

The truth about moving abroad is that sometimes it can be lonely, exhausting, intimidating and uncomfortable, but it is always invigorating. You grow to enjoy your own company and push boundaries you otherwise would not get near.

How to prepare to study abroad: my financial journey

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Wed, 05/10/2023 - 12:02

When I first became interested in study-abroad programmes, one of my biggest concerns was funding. After my first semester at the University of Texas at Austin, I had heard so many stories from my Korean professor about her students who had studied abroad.

Before attending college, going abroad had not been a goal for me. But as I studied a double major in Asian Studies and Asian Cultures and Languages, with a focus on Korea, I knew that studying abroad would help me become more immersed in my studies.