Abroad Study News in India 2011

  • Students uncertain about future 16/Dec/2011
  • Students abroad and their parents in India find it difficult to budget for their expenses as the rupee looks like being in a free-fall zone vis-à-vis the US dollar. Indian students aspiring to study in the United States or those already studying there are unsure about what they should be prepared ..
  • Now, study more, pay less in the US 13/Dec/2011
  • There’s good news for meritorious Indian students aspiring to pursue higher education in the US. American institutions have started charging foreigners with top academic records in-state tuition fee – fee US students pay and which is less than that fixed for international students. Anand ..
  • Is the U.S. losing its lure? 6/Dec/2011
  • Less than a month of the U.S. Mission to India's announcement that the number of applications for student visas from Indians went up by 18 per cent between October 2010 and September 2011 compared to the corresponding period a year earlier, a report brought out by Institute of International Education, U.S., revealed ..
  • Re-assessing visa process 15/Nov/2011
  • A report, commissioned by the Australian government, in an attempt to make a sustainable programme which will balance Australia's economic interests, educational interests and migration interests, was recently released. The review was conducted by former Sydney Olympics minister Michael Knight. The Knight ..
  • Fall in number of Indian students going to US: report 15/Nov/2011
  • Indian students opting for higher education in the United States dropped by one per cent compared to previous year, but still they represent 14 per cent of foreign students, according to the Open Doors report, which is published annually by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with the U.S. ..
  • US focuses on expedition of student visa processing 15/Nov/2011
  • In a bid to expedite the student visa process, the US has reduced its wait period globally to less than 15 days, and said the prospective students can now apply for the country's visa up to four months before the start of the academic session.   "Worldwide, the maximum wait for a student visa ..
  • Australia makes changes in student visa programme 10/Nov/2011
  • With a view to attracting more students for pursuing higher studies, Australia has effected some changes in its student visa programme that is expected to improve the processing time. The changes, which came into force from November 5, are focussed on improving the competitiveness of Australia's ..
  • Bangalore: Students look to foreign shores for opportunities 9/Nov/2011
  • "India is facing a tsunami of young students pursuing higher studies. If we fail to achieve the target of educating them, our country will face a disaster," said Dr N Prabhu Dev, vice-chancellor of Bangalore University, on Tuesday. He was speaking on the role of foreign universities in India at the Indo-Global ..
  • Affordability, flexibility make Canada an option for students 6/Nov/2011
  • “Pursuing an MBA is not enough, you have to do that in a country that has a stable economy,” says Vignesh Ravichandran, an employee of a software firm, looking at the brochures of various educational institutions in Canada. His friend Sriram Vadiaynathan adds: “Getting a good job for MBA ..
  • Doubts on UK visa? Visit this exhibition 1/Nov/2011
  • To give aspiring students more clarity on the new visa rules, the British Council will set up a stall by the United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA) in its annual exhibition conducted across the country. The UKBA has recently changed visa rules for students applying for higher studies in their country. The most important ..

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