Minglebox Education News - seafaq http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:38:25 GMT Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:38:25 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[I heard there is a new process for applying for student pass in order to study in Malaysia.]]> Under the new process, institutions of higher education in Malaysia will submit student pass applications to EMGS on behalf of international students. The application and approval processing is centralized to ensure efficiency, transparency and consistency. Other advantages include: Shortened turnaround time between application processing and the issuance of a Visa Approval Letter by the Immigration Department of Malaysia. Mitigating the risk of international students being cheated by bogus educational institutions. The standardisation of student pass applications and..

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Thu, 09 May 2013 06:47:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843e847306013e880b945560fe
<![CDATA[Is there any scholarships available to study in Thailand?]]> Yes, there is a range of scholarships available to study in Thailand. Students interested in scholarships to study in Thailand should first contact the Australian Endeavour Awards student/staff exchange. Scholarships are offered by Thai universities normally through agreements between Thai and Australian universities. Recently the Thai government approved the fourth round of the One-District-One-Scholarship (ODOS) programme for 2013-2014. A total of 1,856 scholarships will be awarded, which is twice as many as last year. The government has approved a budget of 14,000 million baht (about..

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Wed, 08 May 2013 09:46:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853e7f472a013e8388838a4c01
<![CDATA[What would be the approximate cost of studying in Thailand?]]> Costs of studying in Thailand vary according to each institution. Students should consult the web pages for further information. Costs will however be cheaper than Australia. There are a lot of reasons why most foreign students choose to study in Thailand. First, the very calm and temperate climate offers a sense of comfort and relaxation which is very favorable for studying. Second most universities in Thailand offer courses which are globally accredited and internationally recognized. And third the very affordable cost of living and studies. The average fee per semester is a..

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Wed, 08 May 2013 09:43:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853e7f472a013e8386a1164b96
<![CDATA[What documents do I require for my student visa to be approved?]]> When you make an application for the student visa, you will have to submit the required documents along with the application. Consular officers evaluate applications on a case-by-case basis. There is no one document that can guarantee issuance (or refusal) of a visa as each case is different, and what may demonstrate strong ties in one case may not do so in another. As the non-immigrant visa application process is not documentary in nature, applications should expect to present verbal evidence of their ties. Student, exchange visitor, and employment-based visa applications require specific..

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Wed, 08 May 2013 09:39:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853e7f472a013e8382f72f48b3
<![CDATA[How to apply for student visa for studying in Thailand?]]> For studying in Thailand, a student must follow the following procedure in order to apply for student visa – Along with the letter of acceptance, the candidate must submit a photocopy of the passport (which must be valid for at least 6 more months). Recent passport-size photographs and other required documents. He/She can apply for their student visa at a Royal Thai Embassy or Consulate in their country. Apparently, they should be granted a non-immigrant: education class or Non-ED, which is the right type of visa for study purpose. Moreover, there are two types of..

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Wed, 08 May 2013 09:37:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853e7f472a013e8380c4f2483a
<![CDATA[How do I apply to a university in Singapore and what documents should I submit for this purpose?]]> To apply for Local Universities/Polytechnics/Institute of Technical Education, students should first check the course brochures or website of the University of their Choice to see if they meet the course requirements. They should apply directly to the educational institutions accompanied by the relevant certification and documentation. Please note that local universities accept online applications. Some institutions or courses will require you to undergo an interview or placement test. Upon acceptance, you will be sent a Letter of Offer. Applicants who apply online to local universities can..

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Wed, 08 May 2013 12:20:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853e7f472a013e8415ae44407f
<![CDATA[How do I get a Student Visa for Singapore? What documents must I have for the student visa application?]]> Any foreigner wishing to pursue full-time studies in Singapore in an institution that is registered with the Ministry of Education (MOE); or has obtained approval from the Commissioner, ICA to accept international student, is required to apply for a Student's Pass. Student pass holders are strictly not allowed to engage in any form of employment, business profession or occupation, whether paid or unpaid. This is unless they have the consent in writing of the Director of Immigration. Violators will be prosecuted by law. If you intend to look for employment after your graduation you must..

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Wed, 08 May 2013 12:29:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853e7f472a013e841e053549a7
<![CDATA[What is the cost of living for students in Malaysia?]]> Aside from affordable tuition fees, another great reason to study in Malaysia is the relatively low cost of living. Kuala Lumpur has been ranked one of the least expensive cities in the world to live in. Whether you choose to live on or off campus, you will find that it is quite possible to live very comfortably within a budget of USD5,000 per year. To give you an indication, here’s a breakdown of living costs for students in Malaysia: Accommodation – Your average monthly rental for a single room on a twin-sharing basis could be between USD100 and USD150, depending..

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Thu, 09 May 2013 06:29:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843e847306013e87fb600b54cb
<![CDATA[What is EMGS?]]> Education Malaysia Global Services (Company No: 986610-U) (“EMGS”) is wholly owned subsidiary of the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia. It is a company limited by guarantee incorporated under the laws of Malaysia and plays the following roles: Assisting the Ministry of Higher Education in the implementation of policies relating to students Carrying out research and development in the field of education Collecting, publishing and disseminating student information Providing marketing and awareness with a view to promoting Malaysia as a global destination..

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Thu, 09 May 2013 06:40:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843e847306013e880504e15bd6
<![CDATA[What are the exams required for studying in Singapore?]]> The education system is quite similar to that of India however in some cases the exams you might be required to take depending on your course are: IELTS International English Language Testing System TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language. Before selecting a course, a student should crystal clear about what he or she wants to pursue. Once decided, the student should start looking for the institutions, which offer the course. It s always advised to go through institutions websites and online brochures to have a better idea about what the course curriculum offers and whether it s in tune..

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Wed, 08 May 2013 12:23:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853e7f472a013e8418f5c44467
<![CDATA[What is the structure of degree in Malaysia and are the degrees recognized?]]> The academic year differs from one institution to another. Each university has its own timetable, but generally, the year is split into three semesters/trimesters of 12 weeks each, with a two-week break during the semester and a longer six-week break in the middle of the year. The university year generally begins in late February or early March and ends in October. Most courses are ‘full year’ courses, but some courses can be completed in just one semester. It’s sometimes possible to start university in July. Classes are held Monday to Friday, with libraries and some..

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Thu, 09 May 2013 06:36:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843e847306013e88018e36584b
<![CDATA[What are the documents required for Student Visa in Malaysia?]]> According to the rules and regulations of the Malaysian Immigration Department, all international students (full-time and foreign exchange students) are required to have a valid Student Pass in order to study in Malaysia. The government agencies responsible are the Malaysian Immigration Department and the overseas Malaysian diplomatic missions (i.e. Malaysian High Commission, Consulates or Embassies). Visa requirements for a foreign student are simple and straightforward. Before you can begin your studies you must apply for a Student Pass. This application is made by your chosen..

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Thu, 09 May 2013 06:33:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843e847306013e87feb13456d1
<![CDATA[What is the general application procedure for government, government aided or independent schools and Local Universities Polytechnics Institute of Technical Education]]> For government, government aided or independent schools: Admission of international students into government, government-aided or independent schools is strictly based on availability of vacancies. Submit your application at the school of your choice with the required documents. If there is a vacancy, you will need to pass a placement test conducted by the school Upon passing the test, the school will issue you with a Letter of Acceptance. The Letter of Acceptance is valid for two weeks, during which time, you must apply for a Student's Pass with the Immigration..

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Wed, 08 May 2013 12:32:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853e7f472a013e8420bfe24d17
<![CDATA[What is the approximate fee for a course in Singapore? How much security deposit is required from the local sponsor upon approval of student pass application for Indians?]]> Below are the fees approximately for polytechnic and University courses. Polytechnic $2,150 per academic year(excluding other charges eg. exam fees, miscellaneous fees, sports fee, student union fee, etc) University From $6,220 per academic year for non-lab based courses to $17,820 per academic year for medical / dental courses (excluding other charges eg. exam fees, miscellaneous fees, sports fees, student union fees, etc) A security deposit may be required from local sponsor upon approval of student pass. For Indians it is approximately S$1,500 in the form of a Banker's Guarantee..

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Wed, 08 May 2013 12:26:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853e7f472a013e841b31ba474f