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Australia gets record breaking enrolments of International Students in 2016

Australia is quite appeased with the figures which clearly show the satisfaction of International students. The rise in number shows the popularity of Australia as a study destination. Every 9 out of 10 students had a great experience while studying in Australia. Most of the international students are satisfied with their experience in Australia. As per the stats of the Department of Education and Trade, the international student number rose by 10% last year to make it 554,179. In 2016, the enrolments in across all sectors have touched 712,884 which is 10.9% more than of last year. ...

No Cap on Visa for Indian students to study in UK

There will be no restriction on visa for Indian students to study in the United Kingdom (UK). The UK shed light on the announcement on Tuesday, February 20, 2017 that now Indian students are free to access world-class education in UK’s best universities. The British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith illustrated that the UK has declared 600 Scholarships for Indian students aspiring to pursue higher education in the UK. Dominic Asquith clarified that the UK has no constraints on Visas for students from India or anywhere else. All are considered equal. Whosoever visits UK...

Applications are invited for BA/BSc Programs 2017 at APIIT, Malaysia

Applications are invited by Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), Malaysia for admission to Bachelor of Arts (BA) Hons and Bachelor of Science (BSc) programs offered at the university for the session commencing in 2017. About APIIT, Malaysia: The Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology offers a range of programs which are designed to produce highly employable graduates, by providing our students with an internationally benchmarked academic experience closely aligned to industry requirements. APIIT’s programs are offered together with our...

Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: shaping the world’s future

The PPE program in Amsterdam is a unique 3-year Bachelor’s degree program at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. It is the first program of its kind in continental Europe, combining a focused curriculum with exchange opportunities with international partner institutions and exciting and unique extracurricular initiatives involving representatives from the world of business, policy or politics VU Amsterdam is an internationally renowned research university founded in 1880. The university offers over 120 English-taught programs at Bachelor’s, Masters and doctoral level. Students and...

University of South Florida to extend application deadline for Graduate Programs 2017

Considering the recent concern about H1B1 visa regulations among international aspirants, the  University of South Florida (USF), Tampa   has extended its closing date for applications of Masters and PhD programs 2017 from Wednesday, February 15, 2017 to Wednesday, June 1, 2017 . The university strength is around 50,000 out of which 1,000 students are Indian. The university claims that the recent arguments on Optional Practical Training (OPT) and H1B Visa regulations are rumors. However, keeping in mind the state of perplexity among the students and...

Drop in New Zealand Visa grant to Indian students

According to 2016 reports of Immigration New Zealand (INZ), the country has refuse visa applications of Indian students. Out of the total number of foreign students applying for a visa to study higher studies in New Zealand, the rejection of Visas faced by Indian students have witnessed a fall of 20 %. As per the data, the number of Visa applications received in 2015 was around 61,500 which have gone down approximately to 50,200 in 2016 which marks a decrease of almost 11,000 applications. Only 37,600 Visas were permitted in 2016 observing a slump down of 5,700 from 2015. India managed...

H1B Visa Regulations: Bane for Students

The stringent changes proposed by United States President Donald Trump in the H1B Visa rules have made the students to think about their career goals. The H1B Visa curbs have led to withdrawal of hopes for the students who were looking forward to work in the United States after their higher studies. Till now there has been no abandonment of job offers by the companies that have already hired students from colleges like Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) , National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Delhi Technological University (DTU) . The students who are yet not placed...

Applications are invited for MBA Programs 2017 at Rotman School of Management, Canada

Applications are invited by Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto   for admission to MBA programs offered at the university for the session commencing in 2017. Scholarships offered at Rotman School of Management: The university offers over $4 million in financial aid, which ia available through a broad range of awards and programs, as well as the opportunity for a paid work placement while studying. Joseph L. Rotman Scholarship Entrance Awards Awards for In-Program Students Rotman Scholar Awards Ontario Graduate Scholarships CIBC...

Ireland extends stay-back option for Post Graduate students

The permission to double the ‘stay back option’ for masters and PhD students has been granted by the Minister for Education and Skills of Ireland. The move will definitely make Ireland as more attractive study destination for international students and support the country positioning in the education market. The new policy extends the Third Level Graduate Scheme for non-EU/ EEA residents studying in the country to reside in Ireland for two years to search for employment and opt for work permit/ green card. Indian students now have more chances of moving towards Ireland for...

Admissions open at University of Illinois, Chicago for M.Des Program 2017

Applications are invited by College of Architecture, Design and the Arts at University of Illinois, Chicago for admission to Master of Design (M.Des) at the university for the session commencing in 2017. About the university: The School of Design at UIC is an established leader in design education. Students benefit from engagement with faculty recognized for excellence in their fields, and from the dynamic urban setting that is Chicago, with its thriving design community, exceptional cultural institutions, and penchant for invention. Students also enjoy ready access to the...

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