Studying at a US university as an Indian student

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 08/25/2021 - 11:02

I recently graduated from Purdue University in the US and found a job at a start-up company. This feels like a dream for a student from a small village in Uttar Pradesh in northern India.

My father is a farmer, and my mother is a homemaker; our family’s annual income has always been less than $1,300. With limited means, my family struggled to support my education. I was 12 years old when I passed the entrance exam for VidyaGyan, a leadership academy in rural Uttar Pradesh founded by the Shiv Nadar Foundation.

Scholarships to study in the Netherlands for international students

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 08/24/2021 - 10:47

With a range of world-leading universities to choose from, lots of courses taught in English and a comparatively low cost of studying, it’s easy to see why so many international students want to study abroad in the Netherlands.

If you’re planning on studying abroad in the Netherlands, one of the most important things to consider is how you will fund your studies. Luckily, the Netherlands has a range of scholarship opportunities that could help you fund part or all of your studies.

Bringing family with you on a Canadian student visa

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Mon, 08/23/2021 - 09:00

There are many moving parts to consider when it comes to applying to have your family join you as an international student in Canada, but it is possible with careful planning.

You can choose to apply to have your family join you for either a short visit or to stay for the entire length of your studies. If approved, your family can either come to Canada at the same time as you or after you arrive.

Before applying to bring your family with you to Canada as an international student, there are three main things to consider.

Scholarships available in Germany for international students

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Fri, 08/20/2021 - 09:00

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.

As a university student, when should you start thinking about your career?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 08/19/2021 - 16:30

I’ve worked with many international students over the years, helping them to develop career plans, research career sectors and take control of their career future. An international education can open many opportunities, but you need to make the most of the experience to really benefit. 

Ensuring that you start to think about your career from the very beginning of the time you’re at university will ensure that you maximise all the opportunities available to you.

Bringing family with you on an Australian student visa

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 08/18/2021 - 09:00

What are the requirements for a student visa in Australia?

A student visa is a temporary visa and lets you and your family stay in Australia for the length of your course. There is a broad range of courses that students can choose from. It’s important to choose a CRICOS-accredited course. CRICOS stands for Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students.

Five tips for a successful transfer to a US university

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 08/16/2021 - 09:00

If you are studying in the US, it is possible to move from one university to another. This process is called “transferring”.

You can transfer from a community college to a four-year institution, or you can transfer from one university to another. If you’re transferring from a community college to a university, you will start at the university as a junior for the final two years of your bachelor’s degree.

Everything you need to know about studying in the Netherlands

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 08/13/2021 - 15:40

Studying abroad in the Netherlands is becoming increasingly popular among international students and it’s easy to see why.

There is an array of world-leading universities to choose from, lots of courses are taught in English and the cost of studying in the Netherlands as an international student tends to be lower than in the US and UK.