Minglebox Education News - studyabroad http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:05:07 GMT Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:05:07 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[Top 10 Countries to Study in Europe]]> Let us say you are planning to study in Europe. You have gathered some basic information and now you are all set to explore the continent for the best country with an excellent university that offers you the course you aspire to pursue. It turns out that you need some help. Reality strikes you. You have 44 countries to choose from. Each country has outdone the other in the educational front with thousands of higher educational institutions. You are spoilt for choices and have no clue where to start. That’s where we come in.  Explore the top ten countries in Europe to study in with..

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Fri, 07 Sep 2012 12:48:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85399c0fa70139a0c697b22ded
<![CDATA[Top reasons to study in UAE]]> Why should you consider studying in United Arab Emirates (UAE)? There are a number of reasons for you to consider studying in UAE.  The seven emirates; Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, Umm al-Quwain which form the UAE is now on the radar of international students who are looking to get world class education. Opportunity to study in international universities: One of the biggest attractions for international students looking at studying in UAE is the presence of international universities. Universities like New York University, American University of..

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:14:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8446d78d350146d7e1ebc11a77
<![CDATA[Personas in Higher Education]]> In recent years, the use of personas has become a common practice embraced by leading companies in the corporate sector.  Like the corporate sector, Higher Education can benefit from the use of personas to facilitate customer acquisition – in this case, student acquisition – as part of recruitment, marketing, and enrollment initiatives. Colleges and universities also have opportunities to use personas in contexts beyond traditional new-customer/student marketing. Persona-based messaging can be used to maximize enrolled student success and to facilitate engagement with..

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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:22:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb158a921d20158aa74fdaa160d
<![CDATA[Sample Statement of Purpose for MBA ]]> One of the major steps of gaining admission to an international MBA program is write a Statement of Purpose (SoP) letter. Though there are global B-Schools which do not require the Statement of Purpose, you need to make sure your institute of choice requires the SoP or not. Several schools ask specific questions or topics that you must answer in your essay. Some of the examples are what are your career goals? Or, share your personal achievements. However, writing your Statement of Purpose for MBA can become a challenging experience. There are several areas throughout your essay that you..

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Mon, 02 Jun 2014 06:12:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83465722a601465b3558be6b7c
<![CDATA[How to Shortlist Colleges]]> An important, and often the most overwhelming decision that students need to make when considering study abroad, is which universities or colleges to apply to. With thousands of options spread across so many countries, it is difficult to get one’s head around this big life-changing decision. Writing applications requires a lot of time, hard work and effort. Moreover, it costs money to send applications.So students need to shortlist colleges based on careful planning and thought. Often, students select colleges based only on rankings. But this can often lead to problems, especially if..

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:33:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4bb9d4d4014bbaeedf2f1c1a
<![CDATA[Ireland: an emerging higher studies destination for Indian students]]> Ireland is fast becoming one of the most sought-after overseas higher education destinations for Indian students, with special reference to specific courses such as Business Management. According to reports, at present 2,000 Indian students are pursuing studies at different higher education institutes across Ireland, with the numbers expected to reach 3,500 this year. Various reasons have contributed to Ireland becoming a favorite among Indian students. It is an English-speaking nation and the standard of education is quite high. The institutes offer programs across a wide gamut of..

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:35:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e199c23014e1ffcc07c57b0
<![CDATA[Standardized Admission Tests to Study Abroad at a Glance]]> If you are applying for undergraduate or graduate programs in study abroad, you may required to attend one English Language Test and one standardized Test. There are various standardized tests which a student can take as per the requirements of the course or line of study.  However, depending on the college/course you choose, you may not need to attend any standardized test; but you would still be required to provide one language test score at the time of admission. Here’s a quick guide to help you to decide which admission test is more relevant to you, the kind of test pattern..

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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:06:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83571cf52a01571e1388a40b77
<![CDATA[Admissions Open at BITS Pilani Dubai for MBA Program 2017]]> Applications are invited by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani Dubai Campus for admission to Master of Business (MBA) programs offered in various specializations for the session 2017. Eligibility Criteria for BITS, Dubai: Candidates should have completed B.E./ B.Tech/ M.Sc. or its equivalent. Candidate must have a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper) or 210 (computer) or 80 (internet) or IELTS score of at least 6, in every section. How to Apply for BITS, Dubai: Candidates can either apply online or download the form by making a payment..

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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:32:03 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb156dac9d10156e095b7db5b17
<![CDATA[GMAT Scores for Top Business Schools]]> There are many colleges and universities in the world which offer a very challenging, rigorous and a professionally enriching MBA degree. To enter into these colleges, you will require a very competitive Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score. Here are the top MBA colleges/business schools in the world and the GMAT scores that they expect from students. Harvard Business School, Boston, United States: Harvard Business School is the most reputed business school in the world. It has been consistently ranked first in the United States by the US News & World Report. Its..

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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:02:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffea656dac6f20156e00ca7394afd
<![CDATA[Admissions open at University of Malaya, Malaysia for UG/ PG Programs 2017]]> Applications are invited by University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia for admission to UG program offered in Academy of Malay Studies, Academy of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, Cultural Centre, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Education for the academic session 2017. Eligibility Criteria for University of Malaya: For UG Programs: Candidates should have: obtained a National higher school certificate or an advanced level equivalent with the grade 80% and above. ..

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:20:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8556db1eb90156db2e24670158
<![CDATA[BITS-Pilani, Dubai Campus Invites Applications for B.E/M.E Programs 2017]]> Applications are invited by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani Dubai Campus for admission to Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) and Master of Engineering (M.E) programs offered in various specializations for the session 2017. Eligibility Criteria for BITS, Dubai: For B.E Programs : Candidates must have obtained a minimum 60% overall aggregate of marks in the qualifying examination and must have a minimum aggregate of 50% in physics, chemistry & mathematics subjects. For M.E Programs : Candidates must have a B.E or equivalent with a minimum of 60%..

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:45:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffea556dac82c0156dad6ab9000fd
<![CDATA[Higher Education Options for Indian Students in the United States]]> The United States is among the most preferred destination for higher education in the world. Due to the presence of a plethora of study and work opportunities, the United States is also known as the “Land of Opportunities”. During 2013-14, the US welcomed almost 9 lakh international students. Hence the United States is one of the best destinations for higher education in the world. This article will clarify all the aspects of higher education in the US to the Indian students. Types of higher education degrees in the United States: In the United States, there are four..

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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:23:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffea556b7c8940156c660113e66ce
<![CDATA[Top Reasons to Study in Canada]]> Canada is slowly becoming one of the popular study destinations for Indian students who are looking for study abroad alternatives to USA and UK. The excellent higher education institutions along with the benefit of studying in one of the best locations in a new culture provide a great value to many students. Here we list some of the top reasons one should study in Canada. International students can have affordable Education : It is not without any reason but rightly said that the quality of education and living standards in Canada are amongst the highest in the world. But at the same..

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:26:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85482a502e0148350ace5458de
<![CDATA[Number of Indian students going overseas to go up by 50%]]> The number of Indian students going abroad for under-graduate and post-graduate studies is expected to increase by 50 percent over the next five years due to increase in their family incomes, a placement expert in a leading newspaper said. Every year, there is a significant increase in the figures stating “Indian students migrating to UK or US for their under graduate and post graduate studies.” This is strongly supported by the growing income of their families". The students choosing US or UK over India might affect Indian economy. As we see mobility of a large amount of..

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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:00:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffea65677c88a01567979560c2ab4
<![CDATA[Study Medicine in Russia]]> Russia is known worldwide for its academic excellence in higher studies. Over 2 million students are enrolled in Russian Universities and institutes. Nearly, 875000 science students and over 17250 medical students are enrolled in different Russian institutes. These students actively participate in exploring advanced technology and new scientific methods. Russian medical institutes are well equipped with advanced technologies and adopt latest teaching methods, which further ensure the complete development of a student. The students-teacher ratio in these institutes is about 7:1. The medical..

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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:38:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853ab5e38d013ab666dedc6918
<![CDATA[Best Engineering Universities in the UK]]> Engineering and technology is one of the most sought after courses globally and especially in India, where an engineering degree is seen as one of the best professional course to be pursued. Engineering may not be the easiest areas of study, but its branches continue to be in demand, and because they are challenging, it is also rewarding. Pursuing an engineering or technology degree in the UK which is one of the most preferred destinations for international education seems like a logical step for a great career. UK universities and colleges offer a wide array of programs recognized all..

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Thu, 29 Sep 2011 06:57:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8532b07e110132b3f950f745ee
<![CDATA[Australia: Top 10 Universities]]> Indian students form the second largest source of Australia's international students. Guranteed educational quality, became a strong indicator of the attractiveness of Australia as a study and research destination for Indian students. Below is the list of top 10 universities in Australia: University of Melbourne: The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international peers placing us in the top 30 worldwide, and employers placing our graduates in the top 10. Melbourne is a multicultural university. It encourages and..

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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 07:45:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83387bb5e701387f4cfae77f50
<![CDATA[Popular Ireland Universities for Indian Students]]> Education system in Ireland is one of the strongest and in fact, has a good reputation in Europe for producing highly employable graduates. Ireland has approximately 9 universities focusing on quality and is committed to excellence. Ireland universities are renowned globally for a wide array of courses offered and research work. Education system in Ireland can be categorized into 3 levels: 1) primary 2) secondary and 3) higher. Further, education in Ireland has shown an immense growth in recent years. Some of the popular Ireland universities for Indian students are discussed below: ..

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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 05:55:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8341312d9e014139f0284173ef
<![CDATA[Number of Indian Students in the US increased by 31%]]> The Indian student’s count in US universities and colleges has been raised to nearly 2 lakhs as per the latest official data derived on Friday, 29 April, 2016 . According to the recent survey, the number is approximately 1, 94,000, a direct increase of 31% in one year. According to the latest 'Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVIS),  by the numbers', a quarterly report on foreign student trends prepared by Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP),” the total number of Indian F (academic) or M (vocational) students studying in the US  raised from 148,360 in..

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Mon, 02 May 2016 12:37:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8454387161015471792bbd1a41
<![CDATA[Darden School of Business, USA announces application deadlines for 2017 MBA programs]]> Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, USA invites applications for full time MBA programs for the academic session 2017. The School offers world-class MBA program which is divided into three categories, i.e. full-time MBA, MBA for Executives and Global MBA for Executives. Top ranked faculties are available for all the top three methods, and they teach through the case method using the same core curriculum.   The University Of Virginia Darden School Of Business is known for the world's best educational system. The programs offered by the university are MBA, PhD and..

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:55:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffea65433258b015452a33e7f2328
<![CDATA[My Experience As a Digital Media Design Intern at Rainmaker]]> An internship is a core component of the Master of Digital Media program. It’s a chance for MDM students to take what they’ve learned and apply it to a work setting. Students accept internships in a variety of industries and roles, and most students are very pleased with the level of hands-on experience that they get, while employers are blown away by the talent and expertise that MDM students bring to the company.   In Fall 2015, Carlos Duralde took an internship as a Digital Media Designer with Rainmaker Entertainment, an animation and design company here in..

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:30:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb153c036420153c22356102bdf
<![CDATA[Top Medical Universities in Russia]]> Russian universities are known worldwide for their medical courses due to the academic excellence and easy admission process.  Russian medical universities are known globally for their academic excellence in higher studies. Russia is rising as one of the top destinations among international students to study MBBS / MD/MS. Majority of students across the globe prefer Russia to pursue their medical studies. Russia has some of the best medical colleges in the world, 30 top positions within the World ranking grabbed by Russian Medical Colleges. The Russian medical degree is globally..

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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 11:38:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa3562884201358b1af3652954
<![CDATA[Live Webinar on MDM Program by CDM, Canada on Jan 27 – Register Now!]]> The Centre for Digital Media is located on Great Northern Way Campus and houses the Master of Digital Media graduate degree program. The Master of Digital Media program (MDM) is an internationally recognized, research informed, and industry relevant professional graduate program that engages students in the development of digital media products. The Master of Digital Media is Canada’s first professional graduate program in digital media focusing on the creation of digital media solutions for real world problems. The MDM degree is jointly accredited and awarded by four leading..

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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:37:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffead5263f9ad015277ee7a890bfc
<![CDATA[#BCTECH Summit 2016 on Jan 18-19]]> Centre for Digital Media (CDM), Canada is a home to the Master of Digital Media (MDM) program, a world class, professional graduate program, inspired by cutting-edge research and industry innovation. The MDM program is an internationally recognized, research informed, and industry relevant professional graduate program that engages students in the development of digital media products. Over two days in January, the #BCTECH Summit will help BC tech companies attract customers, connect with investors, network with government representatives and build their brand. #BCTECH Summit 2016..

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 06:03:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85523a2f4801523ebb0a7f3e12
<![CDATA[Indian student survey - your opinion matters! Take the survey now!]]> Influence your future abroad! International aspirants are invited to shape the future development of India’s study abroad market and participate in an academic market research study at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. The purpose of this research is to investigate the characteristics and preferences of prospective Indian students who are interested in studying in another country. Your participation is completely voluntary and you can withdraw at any time. Your anonymised responses will be kept strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose of this..

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Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:29:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa5157a62201515d84b69d408d
<![CDATA[Indian student survey - your opinion matters! ]]> Influence your future abroad! International aspirants are invited to participate in a market research study for Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. The purpose of this research is to investigate the characteristics and preferences of prospective Indian students who are interested in studying in another country. Your participation is completely voluntary and you can withdraw at any time. Your anonymised responses will be kept strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose of this research study. You will be able to request the results of this study from..

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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 09:35:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf50fee85901510033083e0ea1
<![CDATA[Earn your UK degree in China: Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University]]> Do you want to study abroad? ☑ Do you want to get a British degree? ☑ Are you interested in learning Chinese? ☑ Do you want to have a global career? ☑ Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool  University has checked all the boxes for you! All you need to do now is apply to become a student in a truly international University in Suzhou, China! Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is a pioneering international university based in the World Heritage city of Suzhou, near Shanghai on China's east coast. It was jointly founded by two prestigious..

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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:56:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf50b6d8ea0150b82d46ac11ae
<![CDATA[International Internships as a Pathway to Global Career Opportunities]]> The Chinese adage “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” sums it up nicely: internships or practical training avenues not only complement academic learning, but also help to develop essential workplace competencies. Internships enable participants to develop business knowledge as well as interpersonal skills. David Kolb’s experiential education model, where learners take their concrete experience to observe and reflect, then extrapolate abstract concepts which they can test again in new concrete situations, forms the basis of workplace competency..

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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 12:14:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf50a3f1e50150a41261c30252
<![CDATA[Mountbatten Institute Offers “Earn While You Learn” PG Programs in New York or London]]> For the past 30 years, the Mountbatten Institute programs have offered a life-changing experience in two of the world’s most exciting cities-- either London or New York-- combining a year's paid internship with postgraduate studies. With 400+ Indian alumni who have benefitted from the program, the Institute is inviting applications from India for the March 2016 intake, with a deadline of October 31 for completing the online application, which will be followed by two interview rounds. Program benefits include 12 months of paid (USD 1083 per month stipend) internships at..

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:01:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffe835037a76a01504b9eddba071b
<![CDATA[CollegeWeekLive Invites Applications for Monthly $1,000 Scholarship]]> Applications are invited by  CollegeWeekLive, USA for CollegeWeekLive Monthly $1,000 Scholarship for students who enroll no later than the fall of 2018 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school). Scholarship Details: One winner will receive a scholarship prize in the amount of one thousand dollars and zero cents USD ($1,000.00). The scholarship prize will be in the form of a check made payable to the accredited post-secondary institution of higher education attended by the scholarship prize recipient (once..

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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 10:57:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834ffe79c8014fff0022110661
<![CDATA[Forbes ranked S P Jain #10 in the world]]> The Global MBA program of S P Jain School of Global Management (S P Jain) has got a Global Top Ten ranking by Forbes in its Best International MBAs: One-Year Program rankings (2015 -16). S P Jain is also, the only school of Indian-origin to be ranked in the world’s top ten. For four years in a row now, S P Jain has featured in Forbes’ biennial rankings of the world’s top business schools. In 2013-2014, it was ranked #11 in the world. S P Jain’s rankings in the regions it operates in are: India #1 ..

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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 09:11:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4fbab69c014fbbaca97003bf
<![CDATA[CBCS: The Turing Point in Education]]> Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is one of the most upcoming features in the modern education system in India and abroad. It can lead to enhanced and advanced learning. In the present competitive scenario, where multi-disciplinary studies have become the backbone of academia, CBCS will help the students in gaining skills in various fields other than their core areas like Current Media Scenario, Cloud Computing, Environmental Awareness, Human Rights, Indian Constitution and General Management etc. At present, the students are enrolled into various courses like Engineering, Management,..

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:57:14 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844f695114014f731891a96115
<![CDATA[Eight Australian varsities to tie up with 6 elite Delhi schools to attract Indian students]]> The Group of Eight Universities (Go8) has tied up with six elite Indian schools to further develop its Indian international student base. The contract between the eight Australian universities and the Delhi based Indian schools has signed on Aug 24, 2015. The Australian universities will be offering training to the Delhi teachers and the elite students would have the opportunity to live, study and research in some of the most livable cities in the world. The agreement means that the Australian universities will give these elite Indian school students career advice, and development..

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:13:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffe874f699aad014f69b67779002c
<![CDATA[Indian student numbers joining New Zealand institutes shoot up by 67%]]> The number of Indian students joining New Zealand institutes shot up by 67% in the 2014 academic year, according to latest data. Indian students have contributed to more than 50% of the rise in international students in the country. As per the data, over 20,000 Indian students pursued academics at New Zealand institutes in 2014. The upward trend continued in 2015 with a 22% rise year to date in the overall number of student visas issued to Indian nationals. New Zealand has received tremendous response from the Indian market, as indicated by a whopping growth of 1,200%-plus ..

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:00:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4f1acfbe014f1ca1db212e1f
<![CDATA[Indian students push up migrant numbers in New Zealand to record high]]> Indian students have pushed up migrant numbers in New Zealand (NZ) to a record high, as per data from the government statistics agency. Infact students hailing from India as well as China contributed to New Zealand’s 11 th straight month of impressive annual net gains coming from migration, with more arrivals compared to departures, in June. According to data provided by the Statistics New Zealand, last month the country’s net gain was 4,800 migrants, which makes the annual net gain during the year ending June a whopping 58,300. The data further states that long-term..

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:16:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854eb0cc8a014ebfc78ef123df
<![CDATA[GMAT undergoes changes; new version permits re-test after 16 days]]> A set of changes are being introduced in the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) with effect from Sunday, July 19, 2015 , as per an announcement by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) . GMAT is a standardized test designed for graduate business and management programs. Premier business schools (B-schools) from all over the world and more than 6,000 Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs use GMAT scores for admissions. The scores are also used by over 100 B-schools in India. GMAC is the GMAT test administrator. Under the new rules, GMAT aspirants will not..

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:17:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4e9e897c014eaaf7f1d51288
<![CDATA[UK to allow new Indian students a weekly 20-hour work facility]]> The United Kingdom (UK) will allow first-time Indian students, that is, new undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students, a weekly 20-hour work facility during term as well as the facility to work full-time during holidays, as per a recent decision. According to UK Visas and Immigration officials, from September this year, UK will allow UG and PG students from India to work. UK is only striving to rein in the number of students who remain in the country to study vocational courses, in order to be able to gain employment. As per the new norms, students aspiring to continue..

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:48:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844e9a8c71014e9ba0ec2d0394
<![CDATA[UK to stop work option for non-EU students; Indian students hit hard]]> The United Kingdom (UK) will withdraw the work option for overseas students hailing from outside the European Union (EU) from August this year, according to a recent decision. The stringent law to disallow overseas students to work while pursuing their studies in the country will also affect students from India adversely. The new law applies to non-EU students only, who comprised 121,000 immigrants last year. Merely 51,000 of the overseas students left the UK, amounting to an influx of 70,000, as per available data. UK is trying to stop instances of immigrants using academic institutes..

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:53:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4e95ba40014e967f94041b90
<![CDATA[ETS study shows increase in number of repeat GRE test-takers in India]]> The number of repeat test-takers of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) has been on the rise in India, according to an analysis by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) . ETS develops and conducts the GRE test. As per the study, in 2014, the percentage of candidates from India taking the GRE Revised General Test for the second time shot up by 14% in comparison with 2013, which is an all-time high. Moreover, a majority of the candidates who appeared for the test a second time scored better. Over 60% of aspirants who took the GRE Revised General Test a second time in the..

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:53:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64e903899014e90b471bf1383
<![CDATA[Updated GMAT review 2016 study material released to boost quality]]> The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released updated official study material for the  GMAT Review 2016 series , which will comprise 25% fresh question content. The  Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)  is a standardized test designed for graduate business and management programs. Premier business schools (B-schools) from all over the world and more than 6,000 Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs  use GMAT scores for admissions . The scores are also used by over 100 B-schools in India. GMAC is the GMAT test administrator. The..

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 06:48:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaf4e9032a4014e9078cb0e0b78
<![CDATA[Lithuania emerging as preferred destination for Indian students]]> Lithuania is fast emerging as a much preferred destination for Indian students who aspire to pursue higher studies overseas , with a sudden rise in the number of Indian students joining universities in the country. According to recent data, Indian student numbers to institutes in Lithuania have increased from 37 in 2011; 57 in 2012; 224 in 2013 to 357 in 2014. The numbers are expected to cross 500 this year.  The traffic from India visiting websites detailing study options in Lithuania is also very high. In 2014, the top preferred Lithuanian varsity among Indian students was ..

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:25:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4e716403014e77121d9215b2
<![CDATA[Indian students heading for Australian institutes on the rise]]> This year, there is a marked increase in the number of students from India joining Australian institutes of higher education, compared to last year. Indian students form the second largest foreign student section in Australia. Although the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) continue to be the top choices, Australia has witnessed a year-on-year rise in student enrollments from India. During the first quarter (from January to April), there was a significant rise in the number of Indian students - from 36,964 in 2014 to 48,311 in 2015. In the higher education arena, there..

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Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:18:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffea64e614eca014e6e0895855064
<![CDATA[Indian students pursuing PhD at Carnegie Mellon get extra benefits]]> Meritorious students of Engineering, Science and Mathematics from India, who pursue doctoral studies at the United States (US)-based Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) , will get extra benefits as a boost to their efforts. The extra support will be provided through a new fellowship scheme offered by the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) , Government of India. An agreement was signed recently by officials of CMU and SERB. As per the agreement, $2.4 million in fellowships will be disbursed in the next five years. These fellowships will cover the stipend provided to at..

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:34:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa4e536470014e676f8d1057ff
<![CDATA[Live Webinar July 6th: Learn About the MDM Program]]> Interested in finding out more about the Master of Digital Media program? Join us for a live information session to learn about the MDM program. Senior Student Recruitment Officer Yasmeen Awadh will be presenting an informative overview of the MDM program , including the application process, scholarship opportunities, internships, and much more. Each presentation is followed by a Q&A period to answer your questions about the program. Date - Monday, July 6, 2015   Time - 2:00pm to 3:00pm   Location - Online.  

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:42:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffea74e52547d014e61c7fdd7029d
<![CDATA[US plans to allow foreign students to remain for 6 years post degree]]> The United States (US) is planning to allow foreign students to remain in the country for up to six years after acquiring their college degrees, which is expected to benefit thousands of international students, including those from India. As per the proposed regulations, students with Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) degrees can remain in the US for a period of six years under the Optional Training Program (OPT) ; at first for three years post completing an undergraduate (UG) program; thereafter, if required, for three more years after a graduate program. The..

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:46:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854de12837014df6d42d4e2f90
<![CDATA[UK to consider reinstating post study work visa for Indian students]]> The United Kingdom (UK) is expected to consider reinstating the post study work visa facility for Indian students, to reverse the trend of decrease in international students coming to the nation for higher studies. The current policy will be reviewed to counter its ill-effects, according to government officials. Under UK’s post study work visa policy, international students could work for a minimum of two years in UK, after completing their studies in the country. The facility was scrapped by the UK government in the year 2012. The cancellation resulted in a 50% decline in the..

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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:21:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844de1262d014de1ecd9a829da
<![CDATA[Community institute network in US a boon to Indian students]]> The network of community colleges and universities in the United States (US) has turned out to be a boon for students from India, as they have made acquiring a US degree easier. US is among the most sought-after destinations for Indian students aspiring to pursue higher studies overseas. Indian students may avail the 2+2 program which is offered by the American Honors Network to earn degrees from US institutes. The network has both community colleges and universities in its fold. Candidates aspiring to pursue education in the US through the American Honors Network program need to..

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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 05:24:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844ddee027014de113e5113329
<![CDATA[Increase in number of Gujarat students pursuing higher studies in US]]> The number of students from the state of Gujarat in India, joining higher education institutes in the United States (US) , has been on the rise, according to reports. The total count of visa applications from the state has shot up significantly. In fact, the number of such candidates going to US for higher studies is expected to rise by 10% , going by the rise in visa applications. Each year, around 5000 to 6000 students from Gujarat go to US in pursuit of education. This year, the number of visa applications has shot up by 12% . With the success rate of visas going up, it is..

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 10:11:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844dd63942014dd7ce159e5302
<![CDATA[Scotland working on special post-study work visa for Indian students]]> Scotland is working on launching a special post-study work visa facility for Indian students, which will allow such students to work for a minimum of two years in Scotland, after completing their studies in the country. A leading political party in Scotland is striving to re-introduce the Tier 1 or post-study work visa, which was scrapped by the United Kingdom (UK) government in the year 2012. The cancellation resulted in a 50% decline in the total number of Indian students visiting UK for highers studies, as per reports. According to officials of Scotland's international..

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Mon, 08 Jun 2015 06:19:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffea74dcf0198014dd1d28d6b6521
<![CDATA[UK-based Aston B-school offers scholarship for Indian students]]> The Aston Business School under the Aston University , based in the United Kingdom (UK), has announced the Aston India Scholarship for £5,000. The scholarship is on offer for students from India, who have submitted their applications for the Full Time Aston MBA , commencing in October this year. To be eligible for the Aston MBA scholarships, candidates have to send fully filled-in online applications for the program. It is recommended that applicants submit their scholarship application at the same time as their Master of Business Administration (MBA) application. The..

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Fri, 05 Jun 2015 09:51:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac4dc1eccb014dc321d1734918