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More students are securing job before the completion of graduation in Singapore

In Singaporeís Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) - the leading university, 7 in 10 students have found jobs prior to graduation. According to the NTU a number of students obtained employment offers after taking on internships with organizations, when others have taken on foreign postings. Some, however, have picked to become entrepreneurs. Over 8,600 students receive their bachelor's as well as higher degrees in 2015. They will obtain their degrees at 18 convocation ceremonials from 27 July 2015 to 03 Aug 2015. During the initial ceremony, over 280 students received their degrees, subsuming those from school of aerospace engineering, and accountancy and business. The ceremonial also witnessed NTU awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters on Emeritus Professor of Stanford University, Haresh Shah, in acknowledgement of his major contributions to the university as well as higher education & research. For more updates follow us on  Facebook ,Twitter ,  Google+ , LinkedIn

28 July, 2015
New pathway launched for international students for studying engineering

International students can now get access to masterís at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU). International Incorporated Masterís (IIM) students gain an industry-relevant portfolio and the capability to lead large engineering projects, and there are chances to begin in September, January, April and June. In the previous year, the college has provided pathways for overseas students to prepare them for entry to DMU degree programs. The new pathway begins welcoming students in September 2015, allows progression on to masterís degrees in Engineering Management, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics. The advantages of travelling to a different nation to study are the experience in an international hub and emerging language skills, becoming actually independent as well as making friends from across the world. Many of DMUís engineering courses are standard by professional bodies such as the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the Engineering Council.For more updates follow us on  Facebook ,Twitter ,  Google+ , LinkedIn

25 July, 2015
Germany sees a huge flock of international students

International students are entering to Germany has hit peaks. In the previous year, the count of foreign students in Germany has reached more than the 300,000 for the first time. At present, on a whole 301,350 overseas students are pursuing their studies in Germany to attain a foreign degree. In Germany nearly one in ten students are from overseas nations. International students increased by 7% in 2013 and makes government target to welcome nearly 350,000 overseas students by 2020, which seems to be more possible. Around 50% of overseas students came from other EU nations; however the major source of international students is Russia. However, Asian students are increased considerably, with India and China playing an ever more significant role. The most popular field of education is engineering and the country is in need of skilled engineers. Another positive exposure of the study is overseas masters students are flourishing, with a 91% pass rate. And among these nearly 60% say that they desire to stay in Germany for a certain period of time after completing their studies. Currently, the government is making investment in higher education a priority with Ä10 billion set aside for university financing over the coming five years.For more updates follow us on  Facebook ,Twitter ,  Google+ , LinkedIn

24 July, 2015
Korea overhauls plans to lure international students

The education ministry of Korea has overhauled plans to raise international studentís registrations after the three years decline of enrolments.  The project also aims to combat declines in the populace of native college-aged students, which statistics demonstrate wonít be enough to abide by college entrance quotas by 2018. Getting more overseas talent has become more significant. The country is striving hard to enhance and encourage the brilliance of Koreaís higher education. In order to lure more overseas students, the ministry encourages universities to enhance special degree programs, offer scholarships for international students and cater more interesting residency choices for those who reside and work in key sectors. Recently, a new plan designed by the ministry this month in order to reach 200,000 international students by 2023 and rise foreign student spending from 796bn won ($620m) to 1.5tn won ($1.2bn) by 2020. According to the Ministry, the country enables universities to create specialized programs structured to lure international students in the nationís strength sectors. The ministry is also aiming to make it simpler for international students who are already in the nation studying the Korean language to transfer to degree programs. International studentsí accounts nearly 2% of all higher education registrations. The ministry is likely to see the rise of 5% in the coming eight years. With an intention to maintain leading foreign talent, the ministry of justice has streamlines naturalization laws for technology, engineering and natural science students. Students will now only be needed to work two years, rather than five, as researchers or university professors in order to be eligible for Korean citizenship.For more updates follow us on  Facebook ,Twitter ,  Google+ , LinkedIn

23 July, 2015
Indians students from Kerala are most aspiring to study in UK

The latest proposal of British government enforce curb over part-time job for non-EU nationals which has created waves in foreign education sector. As per the sources, the proposal affects Indian students desiring for overseas education in the UK, especially Indians. Among Indians, nearly 10 to 11% students are from Kerala. Newly the UK had promulgated that there will be constraint for granting part-time work visa for overseas students from this August. Further, the United Kingdom has agreed not to permit workers from overseas earnings below 35,000 pounds, to continue their stay in the UK. This move would show a greater impact mostly on number of Indian nurses and Chefs. The new rule will come into effect from April 2016. International students studying in the UK have the condition to engage in part-time work for a maximum period of 20 hours for each week to support themselves financially. The United Kingdom has out shined in comparison to other nations owing to its cutting edge technology, new courses, short-term courses and eminence educational institutions and Universities. The UK promotes international education. According to the sources, when European Union was not engrossed to encourage education in English, the country promoted education for overseas students in a big way. The country also offers one year Masters Program under professional graduate program. At present, EU has started promoting education for overseas students and post-study work visa is accessible for a maximum period of three years. Education cost in EU nations like France, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands is relatively less when compared to the UK and US. The move would affect financially backward yet elite students from India who desire for education in the UK through scholarships, part-time work, fellowships and assistantships. Sources said that, the British Council must take up the matter to help overseas students to study in the UK.For more updates follow us on  Facebook ,Twitter ,  Google+ , LinkedIn

22 July, 2015
Drop in Australian dollar rate and affordable courses entice international students

After the relaxation of student visa laws and drop of dollar rate, an overseas student boom helps to fill the resources gap as overseas students for cheap education courses. A number of international students who have started their courses in Australian universities, colleges as well as English schools in 2015 than any other year with over 147,000 students registering during the initial three months of the year. Foreign students lured in over $16.6 billion to the countryís economy in the previous year, contributing to a major part of the countryís export market. Overseas students registration  are tipped to rise to $19.1 billion, a maximum of 30%, by 2020 driven off increasing demand and a drop in the value of dollar. Apparently, a large number of students need language studies prior to they go on to university or work and for that market. With the decrease in the Australian dollar value, the country emerges to be more attractive. The country is also intending to relax student visa rules and assisted to drive up registrations. Christopher Pyne, the Education minister, announced that student visas will soon become simpler to apply for and allows students to attach around and work after the completion of their studies.For more updates follow us on  Facebook ,Twitter ,  Google+ , LinkedIn

21 July, 2015
UK allows Indian students to work while studying

Hereís some good news for individuals who are eager to study and work in the UK. Recently, the government of UK announced that Indian students visiting Britain for the purpose of study first-time undergraduate and post-graduate will be enabled to work for a period up to 20 hours in a week during the term time and full-time in holidays. Effective September, students coming to UK from India, both UG and PG, will enabled to take employment according to the UK Visas and Immigration official. The government of UK is only trying to control students who continue to pursue vocational courses to work in the UK. Under latest rules, international students aiming to study in the UK - repeat degrees Ė should demonstrate that it is leading to education development. Besides, this UK has promulgated a series of reforms to the immigration laws, many of which linked to the UK Tier 4 student visa. Individuals can apply for UK Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in UK if they are 16 or above and have been obtained a place on a course.For more updates follow us on  Facebook ,Twitter ,  Google+ , LinkedIn

20 July, 2015
Indians most eager to send their children for overseas education

As per the new education study of HSBC, India occupies top position in sending students to overseas nations. Parents in India are more eager to send their children to abroad for post-graduation studies.  Report says that 88% of Indian parents, 83% of Turkish parents and 82% of both Malaysia and China parents are willing to send their students for overseas education. Of all the nations Indian parents tops the chart of parents who show interest in sending their children to abroad.   Apparently, 16 nations in March and April 2015, emphasized that costs of foreign education is one of the major barriers for parents in India when it comes to send children to abroad for higher education.  Around 92% of Indian parents, who are welcoming the idea of international university education, will consider paying more for overseas education than education in India. Whereas 59% of Indians would believe paying minimum 25% more, 33% would never mind paying 50% over what they can afford in India, to send their children to a foreign university. A number of parents identify that it is more challenging than ever for younger generation to contend in the job market and thus, they are ready to assist their children boost their chances for success by financing overseas education. At present, over 200,000 Indians are studying abroad. Of which, nations for higher studies, US remains to be the leading destination. According to the data, during 2013 to 2014, Indian students in US colleges or universities contribute $3.3 billion to the countryís economy.For more updates follow us on  Facebook ,Twitter ,  Google+ , LinkedIn

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