FAQs – Study Abroad

The UK, Australia, Canada, Ireland and New Zealand are the most popular destinations among students to study abroad. The UK is the second most visited place for studying abroad, with thousands of international students immigrating to Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England each year.

The deadlines of the application generally depend on schools or Universities. But for the programs beginning in the Fall (September or October), the applications will be open from January or February till June or July.

Scholarships for studying abroad are available from enormous sources. But the real trick is on how to apply for them. You can apply for a scholarship for various government loans and grants on that country’s official website.

The requirements for entry vary from country to country. If you apply for the undergraduate program, you need to show your secondary education marks. For the students who are interested in taking a program in an English speaking nation, then they need to take IELTS or TOEFL tests for the entrance.

Start by searching for the University or program to discover which one will suit you the best. Then research in detail about the lifestyle, locality, requirement of admission, and the cost of that program. The final step is to apply for the program through their official website.

The application process starts during the junior year and takes a minimum of 100 hours to finish. The process includes asking for the recommendation letters, completing the standardized tests, researching the college, writing essays, and many more.

Yes, you can surely be able to study abroad. But, if you cannot afford to study overseas due to financial reasons, then there are several ways to deal with it. Search out for grants, scholarships, and fellowships that can ease your financial condition and accomplish your goal of studying abroad.

Studying abroad programs help you to develop the ability to communicate different language barriers. The capability to communicate well is an attractive talent of the employers that you can achieve from studying abroad.

The average fees for study in the UK begin from nearly 10 thousand to 14 thousand dollars every year with additional 12 thousand dollars per year fees for covering the living costs. In the USA, the fees vary from 25000 to 34000 dollars each year based on the Universities.

The students to be eligible for studying abroad need to appear in the exams like IELTS, PTE, and TOEFL and general exams like GMAT, GRE, ACT, and SAT. If you score well in any of these exams, you can get admission to any University of your choice.

The main factors to consider for while selecting where and what to study are:
Location
The outcome of the graduates
Pathway opportunities
Entry and fees requirements
Styles of learning
Placements or work experience

It depends on if your student visa includes permission to work. There are restrictions on the paid work amount you can undertake during your study tenure. Some universities permit 20 hour work time every week, with the permit to full-time work during the holiday seasons.

According to the opinion of the admission expert, students should start the process of application by the beginning of the senior year of high school. The colleges might impose different deadlines, but the regular applications for fall admission usually start from January.

The application package consists of the fees of the entire course, staying fees, and other excursion fees related to the program.

You can test your English language proficiency by appearing in IELTS, TOEFL and PTE and secure a high score in any of them.

You can enroll in a language school or a foreign university or volunteer abroad at no cost. Another way to study abroad is to work as an Au Pair or other work and study options. You can also apply for scholarships and grants to pursue a program cheaply.

Some of the unusual subjects to study abroad are Business, Engineering, Construction, Hospitality, Education, Astronomy, Cosmetology, Illustration and Animation, Leadership, Sport Sciences, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Computer Science and Information Technology, and Nursing.

First, select the discipline you want to pursue and decide in which country you would like to go. Then search for the best ranking universities and the courses in that nation. The programs should be affordable to you too. After all, the criteria are marked, then make your application.

It depends upon the student and the scholarships or grants they get. The students have to spend most of the money on tuition and staying fees, airfare, and food expenses.

Some of the most commonly known funding includes Academic programs International Scholarships, Educational Exchange Scholarship, and Council of American Overseas Research Centers Scholarship.

Every foreign University/College has their intakes during a academic year. Some of them have two intakes while others may have three or just one or a rolling intake during the year. The Majority of universities/colleges in a particular country follow a same intake. Hence, you should start admission process to abroad universities at-least 1 year in advance for the respective intake. In some cases, you’ll begin these steps 3-4 months prior.

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You have to submit various supporting documents along with your application form when applying to a foreign university. The documents requirement varies between countries and universities, however following the the most common set of documents required to be submitted with your application.

  1. Copy of Passport
  2. Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  3. CV/Resume
  4. Letter of Recommendations (LOR)
  5. Academic Transcripts and Certificates
  6. Scorecard of English language proficiency (IELTS/PTE/TOEFL)
  7. Work Experience Letters

This depends on the country and course you are planning to study. If you are not an native English speaker and want to study a course taught in English, you be required prove your english language proficiency. This is to ensure that you will be able to complete the course without a problem. You will have to appear a english language proficiency test like IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The required score for IELTS depends on University/College and level of course.

For Under Grad Courses: If student does not meet the minimum eligibility criteria, he/she have to take a Foundation or a pathway course, which is usually for 1 year. Many universities and colleges offer a variety of foundation and pathway courses.

For Post Grad Courses: If student does not meet the minimum eligibility criteria, he/she have to take a postgraduate certificate program or a premaster’s course, which is usually for 6 months.

Yes, most universities allow students to change the majors of their choice. The courses offered are flexible and students have the choice of changing modules or specializations.

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