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The annual report released by Student and Exchange Visitor Programme (SEVP), part of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) noted that there were 1.25 million active records in SEVIS for F-1 and M-1 students during calendar year 2020, a 17.86% decrease from calendar year 2019.(AFP File Photo/Representational Image)

Chinese and Indians account for 47% of international students in US: Report

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 09:51 AM IST
Students from China and India accounted for 47% of all active foreign students in the US in 2020, according to latest official figure
After the initial months of COVID-19, top universities across the globe rapidly updated their teaching methods and admission processes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
After the initial months of COVID-19, top universities across the globe rapidly updated their teaching methods and admission processes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Study abroad: What universities expect and how students can stay ahead in race

By Ashish Fernando
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 04:04 PM IST
  • Between remote learning options and adaptive curriculums, university admissions across the globe have certainly changed after 2020. But what do universities expect from students and how can Indian students stay ahead of the race?
 While applying to a university abroad, don't get carried away by their attractive advertisements. Getty Images/iStockphoto
While applying to a university abroad, don't get carried away by their attractive advertisements. Getty Images/iStockphoto

Want to study abroad? Here are 8 smart strategies for you

PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 02:14 PM IST
Making it to a top global university requires a lot of planning. Here is all you need to do while planning to study abroad.
The University of Southampton, in collaboration with the British Council India, has announced 4 ‘GREAT Scholarships’ for Indian students.(Shutterstock)
The University of Southampton, in collaboration with the British Council India, has announced 4 ‘GREAT Scholarships’ for Indian students.(Shutterstock)

Ireland announces UG, PG scholarships worth 12,00,000 Euros for Indian students

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 05:02 PM IST
The government of Ireland on Thursday announced undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships worth 12,00,000 Euros for Indian students.
Studying Abroad concept. Notepad on the table.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Studying Abroad concept. Notepad on the table.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Online college admissions platform Leverage Edu raises 47 crore

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 06:40 PM IST
Online college admissions platform Leverage Edu on Thursday said it has raised 47 crore in a series A round led by Tomorrow Capital.
The Bloomberg Innovation Index 2020 ranked Israel as the number one for research and development intensity for three years in a row.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Bloomberg Innovation Index 2020 ranked Israel as the number one for research and development intensity for three years in a row.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Want to study in Israel? Here's what you should know

By Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 05:21 PM IST
  • Students looking for high-quality education, where they can take an active role in their studies and learn from some of the best professors in the world, should look no further than Israel, says Professor Yaffa Zilbershats.
This article highlights some of the more frequently asked questions about studies abroad and what does it entail.(Getty Images)
This article highlights some of the more frequently asked questions about studies abroad and what does it entail.(Getty Images)

College admissions abroad: Frequently asked questions

By Pankaj Jha
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 09:46 AM IST
This article highlights some of the more frequently asked questions about studies abroad and what does it entail.
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Professors make return journeys, bring back lessons from across borders

Hindustan Times | By Dipanjan Sinha
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 07:06 PM IST
When teachers travel abroad for research or as faculty, they return with insight into other cultures, new perspectives on young minds, and fresh views of education systems in other countries.
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)

The most popular destinations for studying abroad this year

By Rohit Sethi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2020 05:49 PM IST
How do the top five study destinations – UK, US, Canada, Australia and Germany — compare in terms of tuition fees, cost of living and chances of securing work visas? Read on to know how...
Australia welcomes nearly 70,000 Indian students every year. From the last couple of years, students have started applying to Australian universities even for undergraduate courses.(Shutterstock.com)
Australia welcomes nearly 70,000 Indian students every year. From the last couple of years, students have started applying to Australian universities even for undergraduate courses.(Shutterstock.com)

Planning to study in Australia? Tips to keep in mind to secure a seat

By Rohit Sethi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 09:17 AM IST
Australia, also known as the ‘Land of Oz’ has emerged as the top abroad destinations in the world for Indian students, eager to pursue higher studies and different vocational skills.
Pursuing higher education from a renowned international university is a thrilling reality test that can completely transform one’s life in addition to a great career choice.(Shutterstock.com)
Pursuing higher education from a renowned international university is a thrilling reality test that can completely transform one’s life in addition to a great career choice.(Shutterstock.com)

Questions to ask yourself before signing up for higher education abroad

By Rohit Sethi
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 05:17 PM IST
Studying abroad can be the best decision in one’s life if planned well. Therefore, a student must look for the best options while keeping in mind their budget and other key requirements.
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New scheme kicks off, gives Indian students a chance to work in labs abroad

Hindustan Times | By Lavina Mulchandani
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2019 02:57 PM IST
A central government scheme called SPARC, announced last year, has sanctioned funds for 600 joint research projects between Indian institutes and top-ranked universities around the world.
What’s interesting is that, along with the highly popular courses such as Software Engineering and Business, students studying in the US are now also inclining towards unconventional courses such as marine engineering, geophysics, game design and development.(Shutterstock.com)
What’s interesting is that, along with the highly popular courses such as Software Engineering and Business, students studying in the US are now also inclining towards unconventional courses such as marine engineering, geophysics, game design and development.(Shutterstock.com)

Unconventional courses gaining ground among overseas students in the US

By Rohit Sethi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2018 07:15 PM IST
According to the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, the number of overseas students in the United States increased by 1.5% since last year, reaching a new high of 1,094,792.
Currently, the value of rupee, which was at 65/dollar just a year ago, has dropped to 74/dollar, significantly impacting the lives and businesses of Indians connected to the US.(Agencies)
Currently, the value of rupee, which was at 65/dollar just a year ago, has dropped to 74/dollar, significantly impacting the lives and businesses of Indians connected to the US.(Agencies)

What a weak rupee means for those planning to study abroad?

By Rohit Sethi
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2018 11:54 AM IST
The unprecedented decline of the Indian rupee puts those planning to or departing to study abroad in a tight spot as everything from tuition to living expenses becomes dearer thereby increasing the pressure on students.
Word of mouth can be very useful for determining whether a school provides a good education, but you still need to do your research.(Shutterstock.com)
Word of mouth can be very useful for determining whether a school provides a good education, but you still need to do your research.(Shutterstock.com)

Applying for a medical school? Here are nine common mistakes applicants make

By Satesh Bidaisee
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 05:50 PM IST
Applying for a medical school? Here is some expert advice that can help you with everything from selecting schools to gearing up for interviews. Make sure you avoid these common mistakes.
Young girl fixing a robot arm in a workshop.(Getty Images)
Young girl fixing a robot arm in a workshop.(Getty Images)

Studying engineering abroad? How to maximise your experience

By Carl Hastings
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2018 06:19 PM IST
Here’s some, but by no means all, of the top tips for selecting an Engineering institute abroad. But before we explore that, what’s the deal with studying abroad in the first place?
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