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Scholarships available in the US for international students

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 01/06/2023 - 09:00

Degrees in America are expensive, but an abundance of scholarships are available to help international students out. 

Almost all universities have scholarship programmes, most of which are open to applications from international students – although you may need to take SAT or ACT tests. According to the Fulbright Commission, more than 600 American universities offer scholarships worth $20,000 or more to international students. They are typically assessed on either academic merit, financial need, or extracurricular contribution.

A guide to student loans and funding university in the US

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 14:00

Attending university in the United States is a dream for many students around the globe. But paying for university education in America is another story entirely. American universities do not follow any standardised government fee system, meaning that tuition costs vary drastically across the US.

Tuition fees in the US for public universities can range from $5,000 to $50,000 (£4,470 to  £44,700) per year. Most undergraduate degrees last four years.

Best universities in Wisconsin 2022

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Thu, 12/15/2022 - 09:57

Wisconsin is situated in the US Midwest. It borders Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan, as well as two Great Lakes.

The state is home to a number of thriving industries, from manufacturing to entertainment, as well as a good balance of city and country and a number of respected universities. Given that living costs in Wisconsin are slightly lower than those in other US states, it’s a good choice for students.

A variety of outdoor activities are on offer in this area, including fishing, skiing, hiking and water sports.

Health insurance for international students in the US

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Fri, 12/09/2022 - 15:12

Healthcare in the United States is very different from systems in other countries as there is no national or universal healthcare system that international students can access.  

Anyone who needs health insurance in the US must choose from individual private care providers and the plans they have on offer. International students will need to research health insurance options before they begin their studies in the US so that they are covered as soon as they arrive. 

Best universities for graduate jobs: Global University Employability Ranking 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 11/23/2022 - 21:00

Going to college or university is about more than just preparing for a career, but choosing the right institution and course can certainly improve your graduate prospects.

A global employability ranking, designed by the HR consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education, reveals which universities the recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workplace.

The full methodology can be found here. 

Graduate employability: top universities in the United States ranked by employers 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 11/23/2022 - 11:32

A total of 55 US universities appear in the Global University Employability Ranking 2022, designed by the HR consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education. The ranking reveals which universities recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workplace.