Minglebox Education News - studyabroad http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:46:11 GMT Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:46:11 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[Most Indian students studying in US belong to Hyderabad]]> A majority of students from India who pursue their studies in the United States (US) hail from the city of Hyderabad, according to the recently released report of the Brookings Institution. The report is drawn from data from the year 2008 to 2012. It states that during the period, the total number of F-1 visa-holders (full-time students) from India was 168,034, which is second only to China (of 74 countries) with 284,179 F-1 visa-holders. At third place is South Korea with around 110,000 F-1 holders. In fourth place is Saudi Arabia with 53,000 and Canada is at 5 th spot with 51,000. ..

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 05:45:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac482a450f01482fbecd7c6cc0
<![CDATA[British Deputy Prime Minister reiterates no cap on Indian students]]> While there is some sort of confusion over going to UK for higher education with recent visa rules, UK is trying to actively court Indian students. It has been reported that British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, who was in India recently has reiterated that there is no cap on the number of Indian students for coming to UK over higher education. Nick Clegg was quoted as saying "We want to recognize exceptional individuals who do exceptional things to promote and celebrate the partnership between the two countries.’’ He was announcing the launch of collaborative..

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:08:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8547f8b37801481bdfde5d3eed
<![CDATA[New GMAT on-campus test center at VIT University, Vellore]]> The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has set up its very first “On Campus Test Center” at the VIT University Vellore (VIT Vellore) campus, according to a recent announcement from GMAC. GMAC is the test administrator of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) . The new test center will provide another platform to undergraduate (UG) candidates by enabling them to appear for the GMAT examination in the university campus. The center will be open throughout the year and students can take the examination based on their preparation as well as schedule. ..

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:23:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffea547f8ac0d01481658c6cc7fca
<![CDATA[South Australia eager to forge ties with India for higher education]]> South Australia is aspiring to forge ties with India for education and vocational training, according to the premier of South Australia Mr Jay Weatherill, who visited the Indian Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ms Smriti Irani recently. South Australia is a small state and its population is around 1.65 million. However, there are quality public universities there, such as, the University of Adelaide . Moreover, the environment of South Australia is conducive to foreign students, added Mr Weatherill. Ms Irani on her part lauded South Australia for their interest in a lasting..

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:20:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffea547f8ac0d0148119d8613345f
<![CDATA[New Zealand gains popularity among Indian students for higher studies]]> The island country New Zealand (NZ) has become a sought-after destination for Indian students for higher education, according to NZ government officials. The number of student visas issued for Indian students from January to July, 2014 increased by 83% in comparison with the numbers during the same time period last year, the officials added. As per recent data furnished by the state-operated Education New Zealand (ENZ) department, the first-time student visas which were issued to Indians to pursue their studies in NZ increased by a whopping 123% (or 4,195) from January to July this year...

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:58:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffea747f8ac2b01480c63336b6477
<![CDATA[New Zealand varsity announces scholarship fund for Asian students]]> The University of Waikato , based in Hamilton, New Zealand (NZ), has announced setting up of a NZ $1 million international scholarship fund for students from Asian countries who pursue their higher studies in NZ. The University of Waikato Excellence Scholarship for Asia has been launched to offer financial support to pre-degree (foundation), undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students. Scholarships up to an amount of NZ$10,000 will be offered to students from 12 Asian countries. The countries covered under the scheme are India, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, the..

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:29:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffea647d2625f0147ee0729635d5c
<![CDATA[Japan boosts academic ties with India to woo Indian students]]> The government of Japan is striving to enhance its academic ties with India, in a bid to woo more Indian students to pursue their higher studies in Japan. Through education fairs, representatives of various academic institutes of Japan are reaching out to Indian students, stressing on the educational opportunities available in their country. A big advantage of pursuing education in Japanese institutes is that most of them have started offering courses in English, so that the language barrier does not come in the way of the students' decision to think beyond the traditionally favored..

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:52:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8847b5fbd90147c9a26037729c
<![CDATA[Top-ranked US colleges according to SAT scores]]> The globally recognized college admission test - Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) , which tests students' knowledge of reading, writing and mathematics, is used by a majority of the colleges and universities in the United States (US) to grant admission to students. An account of the top ten ranked colleges of the US according to the SAT scores is given below, to help prospective students in choosing a suitable college for higher studies. Moreover, other than being a main yardstick for top-notch colleges, many leading US-based firms consider SAT scores of the candidates who are seeking..

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:09:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffea847b5fb790147c41dc86c355f
<![CDATA[University of Florida startup launches Indiegogo campaign to eliminate painful needle injections for insulin]]> Gainesville, Fl, August 4, 2014 : A University of Florida biotech spinoff has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $1,000,000 to advance development of their groundbreaking needle-free, temperature stable insulin patches. These patches are expected to replace billions of painful needle injections every year and improve the lives patients around the world with Type I and Type II diabetes as well as those who are pre-diabetic. Founded by former faculty at UF and Harvard Medical School, Stephen Hsu, MD-PhD, Prometheon Pharma seeks to improve not only individual patients’ lives,..

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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 04:29:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa47b5fa940147b90721c3185e
<![CDATA[70% foreign engineering students in US from India and China: survey]]> In the United States (US), around 70% of the total foreign students pursuing engineering courses are from India and China, according to the SEVIS by the Numbers survey, which is a quarterly survey of foreign students in the US. The survey report was issued recently by the student and exchange visitor program (SEVP),  which is a part of the US immigration and customs enforcement's (ICE) homeland security investigations (HSI). The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) is a web-based method covering information on foreign students, exchange visitors as well as their..

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Thu, 07 Aug 2014 06:06:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffea647abee480147af133ba72ecd
<![CDATA[UK may revise visa norms to win back students from India]]> The United Kingdom (UK) is expected to revise its visa norms, in a bid to win back students from India, whose numbers have been dwindling due to the stringent visa policy of the nation. The information was provided by the deputy Prime Minister of Britain Mr Nick Clegg, according to media reports. During his upcoming visit to India, Mr Clegg will make meeting Indian students and understanding their reservations of choosing UK as a destination for higher studies a priority. Based on that, he will initiate proceedings for a review of UK’s immigration policy. Although UK had..

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 06:20:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8347a66c1b0147a9f9841421b4
<![CDATA[Top three mobile apps to help you prepare for higher education tests]]> If you are a student preparing for your higher education then you will need to prepare for one out of these three major tests. GRE : If you are planning to study in USA or in any other English speaking country for your graduation or a business course you need to take the Graduate record Examinations (GRE) as a standard test. Even in India these days several B-Schools have started accepting GRE scores including top colleges like IIM Ahmedabad , IIM Bangalore , and IIT Chennai along with NIILM Centre for Management studies , TAPMI Manipal and Amrita School of Business and..

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 05:48:42 GMT data-0001-fdbffea847a66fb30147a9dcc16128f0
<![CDATA[IIT Gn, Nielson tie up to boost global opportunities for students]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT Gn) has entered into a partnership with Nielsen India through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will boost global opportunities for its undergraduate (UG) students. Nielsen India is a well-known information and ratings firm, which surveys consumers in more than 100 countries to provide the most complete view of trends and habits worldwide. As per the agreement, Nielsen will provide funding for multiple Nielsen Awards on an annual basis at IIT Gn. This will enable UG students to take part in global conferences,..

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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 05:14:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8347a66c1b0147a9bdcc1d1d45
<![CDATA[Student fee at Oxford and Cambridge varsities to see major hike]]> The premier British universities, Oxford and Cambridge , are planning to bring about a major hike in student fees, in a bid to deal with their overall rising costs. The fees may be hiked to around 16,000 a year, as per reports. The fee hike may be a deterrent for Indian students aspiring to pursue their higher studies in Britain, who are already facing difficulties with the stringent visa norms of the nation. According to higher education officials in Britain, discussions were held with several varsities, to find out if they are willing to buy the students' loan debts, for which..

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Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:51:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffea84785c96f0147a0a4f0c64a13
<![CDATA[Student visa norms for UK to be more stringent from November]]> Student visa norms for the United Kingdom (UK) will be made more stringent from November this year, as part of the UK government's Immigration Act. The UK government will be imposing stricter regulations on colleges and universities sponsoring foreign students to pursue their education in the nation. According to academicians and students, the move might result in deterring Indian students from pursuing their higher studies in the UK, which has so far been a favored destination for Indian students. At present, academic institutes in UK can benefit from the Highly Trusted Sponsor status, in..

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:06:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffe854785c6cb01478617bbed0a04
<![CDATA[European universities to teach in English to attract Indian students ]]> One of the biggest advantages the top study destinations like US and UK have is that their mode of communications is in class rooms is English. Even the recent popular destinations Canada, Australia and New Zealand are preferred for the same reason. It is for the same reason that most European countries despite having world class institutions see less number of Indian students showing interest in them. It is reported that the universities in European countries, like Institut d'etudes Politiques de Paris (Paris Institute of Political Science), ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of..

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:22:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84476dc03c01477bd90fe030fa
<![CDATA[Number of Indian students in Germany shoots over 100% in 5 years]]> The number of Indian students pursuing their higher education in Germany has shot up by 114% since 2008, according to data released recently by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The numbers have swelled from 3,516 during 2008-09 to 7,532 during 2012-13. In fact Germany now has the fifth largest Indian student population in its institutes. Countries such as Canada, Australia, United Kingdom (UK) and United States (US) have been the traditionally favored destinations for Indian students for higher studies, mainly because there is no language barrier in these countries for Indians...

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:05:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85476434c5014767302ef03bdf
<![CDATA[JNU ties up with 5 foreign varsities to offer global studies program]]> India’s premier Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has joined hands with five top foreign institutes of higher education to offer a two-year Global Studies Program (GSP). The transnational education program provides exposure of multiple countries to the students. The masters’ program will be administered jointly by six universities including JNU. The students of this program get to learn about diverse regions and their cultures within the ambit of Social Sciences, with special focus on the global south. According to JNU officials, all the participating institutes, barring..

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:51:58 GMT data-0001-fdbffe844759cd25014762a270ef33eb
<![CDATA[Japan offering incentives to attract Indian students, researchers]]> Several higher education institutes in Japan have been taking diverse measures to attract students and researchers from India. To make education for Indian students more cost-effective in Japan, institutes in the country are offering scholarships up to 100% to Indian students, according to reports. Japan’s progress in the education sector has been phenomenal in the past decade. Apart from holding the title of an economic superpower, Japan ranks among the top in Asia in terms of the education system. Japan’s higher education system has an international outlook and has..

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:36:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffead475791c401475847a2a0133e
<![CDATA[IIM Ahmedabad students prefer Europe to US, Asia for exchange programs]]> Students of the premier business school (B-school), Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) , prefer Europe to Asian countries or the United States (US) as a destination for exchange programs, as per reports. According to institute officials, although IIM Ahmedabad is over-represented in Europe, it is under-represented in the US and Northeast Asia. Under IIM Ahmedabad’s treaty with Asian institutes, there are around 15 seats throughout Asia. However, a majority of such seats are currently unused, the officials added. IIM Ahmedabad has tied up with 35 European..

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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 05:40:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa473f55c501474d23049074fb
<![CDATA[HR College ties up with US-based B-school to offer executive MBA]]> Mumbai based HR College of Commerce & Economics has joined hands with the American business school (B-school) Rutgers Business School (RBS) to offer a joint executive Master of Business Administration (e-MBA) program. This is one of a series of such partnerships between Indian institutes and foreign B-schools to deliver MBA programs. The new 20-month program will commence in October, 2014. It will be open to graduates from all parts of India, who have three years of job experience. Out of the total 18 modules of the e-MBA program, 16 will be conducted in Mumbai and the..

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:29:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffea6473f517d01474972c6076975
<![CDATA[Pre-departure briefings for UK bound students from British Council]]> British Council India is organizing Pre-Departure briefings for Indian students who have received a confirmed offer from a UK institution for the September 2014 intake. The briefing session will provide an insight on student life in the UK and will entail an interactive session with UK alumni, a session by officers from UK Visas and Immigration and a talk on student life in the UK. This is an opportunity for students to talk to UK alumni and share their experiences, gather information about visas and immigration and network with students like them who have enrolled to study in the UK..

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:59:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffead473f4e960147431e61194083
<![CDATA[The PSAT and How It Can Help High School Students]]> The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), organized by the College Board, is a comprehensive standardized assessment administered at schools on fixed dates each October that helps prepare students for the SAT. The PSAT is an important step in a student’s path to university success. It assesses subject matter learned in high school and problem-solving skills in three areas: Critical Reading, Math and Writing. Given the nature of the PSAT and topics covered in the test, it is obviously very helpful for those who plan to take the SAT, but it can..

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:03:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa473d79e201473e6936281dfb
<![CDATA[UK universities offer scholarships galore to woo Indian students]]> In a bid to attract more and more Indian students, institutes of higher education in the United Kingdom (UK) have been offering increased scholarship opportunities, according to a survey conducted on a third of the universities based in London. Overall, an average of Rs 250 million or £2.5 million has been granted to Indian students every year and more than Rs 700 million or £7 million during the past three years, the survey reports add. However, the actual figures may be thrice that figure, amounting to more than £7 million each year, since a mere 17 universities of..

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Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:51:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83471789ce01471a1aecba4b15
<![CDATA[IIT Bombay and Washington University launch joint e-MBA program]]> The premier Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) has joined hands with the Washington University in St Louis (WUSTL) to launch a combined executive Master of Business Administration (e-MBA) degree program. The new United States-India joint MBA program will be designed along the lines of WUSTL's executive MBA programs offered in China as well as the United States (US). On completion of the program, students will receive a joint MBA degree. The classes will be conducted at the IIT Bombay campus, with the faculty of WUSTL's Olin Business School as well as Shailesh..

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:32:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac46f9e79a0146fc35d6ba7a48
<![CDATA[Top 10 mobile applications for students]]> Once upon a time, college students went to the library for hours on end, searching, reviewing, studying, and finding material to supplement their education. When they were finished, they headed home, tuned into their favorite FM radio station, checked their wall calendar for homework assignments, and called up their friends’ landlines to see what was going on that weekend. A Whole New World While the fond memories of these days live on, these days are over. Studying, communication, organization, and fun have all gotten a makeover since our parents went to college. With..

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:16:32 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8546d78d650146dd0a867d0495
<![CDATA[What are the benefits of having an MBA in today’s employment market?]]> Nowadays, it’s commonplace to discuss whether or not a graduate degree is worth it. While this isn’t true about every degree, especially ones that relate to professions that are expected to rapidly expand as the economy evolves, the value of an MBA degree has come under intense scrutiny over the last few years. Since this conversation continues throughout major media outlets, it is reasonable to assume many business professionals are pondering what to do next. Considering the amount of money and time it requires to receive an MBA, choosing to pursue an MBA degree must be a..

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:09:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8546d78d650146dd0451580308
<![CDATA[The advantages of going to college in Miami, Florida]]> After 4 years locked away in white-painted, cinder block, high school classrooms, it is the moment you’ve been waiting for: Heading to college in the warm, tropical air of Miami, Florida. Those of us that did not grow up here remember the excitement of moving day. Experiencing the exhilaration of leaving behind your icy, snowy hometown, and prepare to embrace a new location, a new climate, and a new culture! Fan Favorite While an individual’s favorite city is often a matter of opinion, CBS reveals that Miami is ranked number 5 out of the top 100 cities in which to live...

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:01:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8546d78d650146dcfc9e160258
<![CDATA[Students aspiring to study abroad favor Delhi University's FYUP]]> The controversial four-year-undergraduate program (FYUP) of the Delhi University (DU) is all set to make way for the restoration of the three-year pattern for undergraduate (UG) courses, amid a lot of protests from student and teacher bodies. However, a section of students who are aspiring to pursue their higher studies overseas have lent their support to the FYUP. It is especially true for students who are planning to go to the United States (US) for higher education. According to the students, they need to acquire four years of UG education after the Class XII level to take the ..

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:04:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8546d78d650146dbb58abd5cc0
<![CDATA[New score reporting feature in GMAT examinations]]> A new score reporting feature has been introduced in the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) by the test administrator Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The score reporting facility will be first available to candidates taking the GMAT tomorrow, that is, Friday, June 27, 2014 . Candidates aspiring for Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees will have increased control over their scores due to the new measure. However, the decision has to be a very fast one. According to the new feature, candidates will be granted two minutes to take a decision on whether to..

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:38:47 GMT data-0001-fdbffead46d785b70146d82f75892ea8
<![CDATA[Experiment of Indian student in UAE part of NASA program]]> The experiments of an Indian student based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been approved to be launched into space under a program of the prestigious National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), according to reports. The student is from the Delhi Private School, Sharjah (DPS, Sharjah) and is the only participant from UAE to achieve the feat. The two experiments selected as part of a program for promising young scientists feature among 100 experiments, which will be launched into space as part of NASA's Cubes in Space (CIS) program on Thursday, June 26, 2014 . The CIS..

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:28:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8346cd2dbb0146cdd8f712381f
<![CDATA[Student visa applications to US shot up by 37% in May this year]]> Visa applications from Indian students which were processed for higher studies to be pursued in the United States (US) shot up by 37% to a whopping total of 2,731 in May, 2014, according to officials of the American Consulate in Chennai. A high number of student visa interviews are also lined up for the ongoing week. The total number of F1 visa applications which were processed at the consulate’s Chennai office increased from 5,000 to 8,000 during December 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014, in comparison with the same time-frame in the previous year. Although visa applications have seen a rise..

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:02:00 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8346cccc180146cd1c45df156b
<![CDATA[CBSE Grade 12 results bring cheer to UAE students]]> The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Grade 12 results brought cheer to the students of Indian schools based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), after repeated rescheduling occuring earlier. A majority of the Indian schools in UAE are under the CBSE. The Grade 12 board examination, the All India Senior School Certificate Examination 2014, is a gateway to gain admission into a reputed university. The top ranks in the Commerce and Science streams were acquired by boy students. However, overall the girl students outshone boys. The pass rate of girls is 88.52% against 78.27%..

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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:51:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa46b946a00146b9551493032f
<![CDATA[USA witnessed 37% increase of Indian students during 2013-14]]> The United States of America (USA) witnessed a 37% increase in Indian students visiting the country for higher studies during 2013-14, as per United States - India Educational Foundation (USIEF) officials. Studying in USA is a long-term plan for the students. Moreover, due to the value of rupee appreciating, more Indian students are expected to apply to USA-based institutes this year. However, to have a hassle-free admission process, students need to begin preparations around a year and a half in advance, added the officials. According to US consulate officials, Indian students constitute..

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:31:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffead46ad425e0146aef5f61678ce
<![CDATA[India and Israel to enhance collaboration in education]]> India has been involved in discussions with Israel to explore partnership opportunities in the sphere of education, which will strengthen the academic facilities of both the countries. The Indian Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ms Smriti Irani met the ambassador of Israel to India Mr Alon Ushpiz recently and spoke about various ways to boost the educational ties between the two countries. According to the Israeli ambassador, India and Israel are already engaged in close cooperation in the diverse fields of technology, science, culture, education, finance, etc. Enhancing..

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 06:17:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa46950ce501469905fa0b3c90
<![CDATA[India and Germany explore collaboration opportunities in education]]> India has been involved in discussions with Germany to explore partnership opportunities in the sphere of education, which will strengthen the academic facilities of both the countries. According to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) officials, HRD Minister Ms Smriti Irani recently held talks with the German Ambassador to India Mr Michael Steiner, to explore prospects of mutual cooperation between the two countries in the field of education as well as vocational training. During the meeting, Mr Steiner appreciated the demographic advantage of India and stressed on..

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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 07:45:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85468b08fe01468f0a4f95604d
<![CDATA[Indian students looking at Singapore and Germany ]]> Singapore and Germany along with Canada are new education destination for aspiring Indian students who wants to study abroad but looking at options other than the usual USA and UK route. It was reported that these countries have gained a lot of popularity on the back of advantages in terms of lower fees and living expenses, according to an Assocham study. It was reported that the study has mentioned that there are many reasons for this changing trend such as fees and living expenses, global exposure and cultural experiences and internship and placement opportunities. The..

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:33:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834681c4ae014685c4c24c0fd4
<![CDATA[More graduate and business schools accept GRE scores for admission]]> An increased number of graduate and business schools (B-schools) from across the world have started accepting Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores to grant admission to students. More schools from countries such as United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), Switzerland, France, Korea, Mexico, China, Brazil and Taiwan have joined the GRE bandwagon. In fact, currently GRE scores are being accepted by several thousand graduate schools and over 1,000 B-schools across the world. A country-wise list of names of the schools that have recently started accepting GRE scores is provided below. ..

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 06:10:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85466a216101466fccbc15328e
<![CDATA[Australia offers non-science students chance to pursue IT courses]]> Candidates from non-science backgrounds who aspire to pursue courses in Information Technology (IT) can realize their ambitions in institutes in Australia , which will be the gateway to thriving careers in emerging fields such as Cloud Computing, Internet Security, Gaming, Social Media, Animation, etc. Although IT courses are offered in several institutes of India, candidates need an intermediate/plus two degree in Science to qualify for undergraduate (UG) or postgraduate (PG) admissions in such institutes. According to the Australian education system, students from the Arts or Commerce..

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Wed, 04 Jun 2014 09:43:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84466608ae014666437887144e
<![CDATA[Europe lures Indian students with quality education at lower rates]]> Europe is emerging as a much sough-after destination for Indian students aspiring to pursue their higher education overseas, with institutes offering high quality education at around 70% of the cost incurred for higher studies at institutes in the United States (US) or the United Kingdom (UK). The most popular European destinations for education are Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Sweden and Latvia, as a majority of the institutes in these countries are funded by the government and offer various scholarship opportunities. Indian students in these countries need to bear the living expenses..

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Thu, 29 May 2014 11:39:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85463e0e34014647c6fa2254af
<![CDATA[Documents Required for the UK University Application]]> If you are applying for a UK university either for a undergraduate degree or for post graduation, the specific documents required for the admission should be organized in an organized manner. The required documents while remain the same in general, some universities only require a letter while others will want a complete academic history and research plan. At first, you need to contact the National Academic Recognition Information Centre to know the UK equivalents of your qualifications. This way you can ensure that your qualifications meet the course requirements.  Some of the major..

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:19:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833822947f013822f064257ef6
<![CDATA[Study in the UK]]> If studying abroad is your goal, then United Kingdom (UK) is one of the most sought after destinations for higher education, providing you with the flexibility to shape your study to suit your needs. You will get to experience centuries-old tradition of excellence and innovative approaches that makes UK education respectable and recognized all over the world. Here are a few pointers that'll help you prepare for studying in UK: Applying to the UK: You need to know the entire process of applying to a UK university and obtain the student visa. You need to do some research on..

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Mon, 06 Oct 2008 19:51:55 GMT data-0001-c8a0428f1a29430c011a3a955e867a83
<![CDATA[Top Reasons to Study in UK]]> Studying in United Kingdom (UK) is one of the most popular choices for international students worldwide with UK being second only to the USA in terms of attracting students. UK higher education institutions have a strong reputation for providing numerous facilities and flexibilities to their students through excellent systems. The UK offers much more to its international students in comparison to any other English-speaking country.  The UK consists of three countries, England, Wales and Scotland. Together they exhibit considerable diversity in terms of population density, cost of..

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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 07:19:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe852f023668012f05a19e2c4133
<![CDATA[Popular courses to choose from UK universities]]> Students who go to UK for higher studies can choose from a range of under graduate and post graduate courses to pursue. Students can search and apply for most higher education courses online. You usually have to be 18 or older to take a higher education course. They’re usually taught in universities, colleges, specialist institutions like as art schools or agricultural colleges. Higher education qualifications include diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees. In the UK, the standard academic year starts in September or October and runs until June..

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Wed, 28 May 2014 06:39:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffead463e068a0146418e6d0a3bda
<![CDATA[Choosing the Right Course and University in the UK]]> Studying abroad is major step in any student’s life and the most important and crucial part of moving abroad for higher education is choosing the right course and university. Studying in the UK can be a very exciting prospect, considering that it transforms your career.  Students are faced with many questions while making decisions about the course and college they plan to study. Am I going to be happy doing this course? Will this qualify me for the career I have in mind? Such questions can be answered by doing some research on courses and colleges available. Moving to the UK..

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:56:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833822947f01382312063f22a1
<![CDATA[The Best Engineering Institutes 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[MBA in the UK]]> Planning to study MBA in the UK? If your answer is yes, your decision will certainly stand you in good stead since you are on your way to getting a qualification that will give you a global edge. Master of Business Administration (MBA) is among the most popular courses globally and obtaining a degree from reputed university will be a ticket for a bright future and career.  Getting your MBA from UK will mark a distinctive edge in the job market and help you in pursuing an international career. UK is next only to USA in term of attracting international students thanks to the British..

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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 10:02:27 GMT data-0001-fdbffe832f44cc85012f492985956905
<![CDATA[Life in the UK]]> The UK is said to be the hometown of exciting student life.  The incredible mix of various international cultures offer you an array of exciting experiences that include music, dance, theatre, and various other arts (fine and performing), not to mention a wide range of places of interest, accents, people from around the world with various lifestyles (and accents), and festivals and celebrations and more. The cosmopolitan cities in the UK are easy to adapt to and guarantee a joyful learning experience. Students Accommodation: There are various accommodation options available in the..

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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 07:14:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac380a594a01380de478d04c80
<![CDATA[UK : Higher Education Accreditation Bodies]]> If you are focusing on studying abroad then you need to make sure that several critical points are in factored in before deciding on your courses and institution which you plan to study in. After all, you are placing your career on line and also spending huge amounts of money to get that quality education. So you need to make sure that the institution you are applying has all the right accreditations which in turn helps bring value to your degree. As most of aware, education accreditation is the process of quality assurance for colleges and universities, the focus being the courses and..

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Wed, 22 Jul 2009 08:22:34 GMT data-0001-fdbffe7422a1294a0122a18e015d2bbb
<![CDATA[Dip in Indian students visiting UK for higher studies: Report]]> Higher education institutes based in the United Kingdom (UK) have witnessed a dip in Indian students, as per an immigration report published by the Office of National Statistics . More than 65,000 fewer candidates are visiting UK for higher studies from Commonwealth countries including India as well as Pakistan, according to the report. UK’s annual earnings from foreign students is £7.9 billion. One of the reasons for the decrease in the number of Indian students is the newly imposed stringent visa rules of UK. The total number of foreign students coming to UK for higher..

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Fri, 23 May 2014 10:18:33 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85461ee02601462896da7611e0