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Skill-based courses growing popular among study abroad aspirants; experts weigh in

May 10, 2022 9:41:49 am

Apart from the factor of employability and better career prospects, experts also highlight that India’s hyper-competitive environment for admission to skill-based courses is always driving the trend of such students applying to the same course at foreign universities.

Scholarships, NTU

‘Social Scholarship’ worth £5000 announced for Indian students

April 25, 2022 8:05:48 pm

The scholarship is open to all Indian students pursuing undergraduate degree, post-graduate degree or diploma with NTU.

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Deakin University announces Rs 30 million worth of Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships for Indian students

April 23, 2022 9:14:29 am

Applications for the scholarship are open for students applying in the July intake this year. Interested students can apply at the official website -

Interview: ‘Ireland’s education system has established a tradition of academic excellence’

April 22, 2022 9:16:35 am

Starting from 100 students over a decade ago, by 2019 this number had shot up to 5,000 students, says Education in Ireland’s Barry O'Driscoll.

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Writing your narrative: Things to remember while writing a Statement of Purpose

April 5, 2022 9:48:22 am

A Statement of Purpose (SOP) is an essential part of getting admission abroad, which makes it even more important to choose your words wisely.

Canada immigration, Indian students abroad

Indian students in Canada more likely to obtain permanent residency

March 24, 2022 12:01:51 pm

In 2021, Canada set a record by welcoming more than 4,05,000 permanent residents, and it is aiming to achieve higher targets now.

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British Council announces new PG scholarships for Indian students, English teachers

March 26, 2022 9:49:53 am

Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000, meant towards the tuition fees for a one-year postgraduate course.

Indian medical students in Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine conflict poses uncertainty for future MBBS aspirants

March 14, 2022 9:08:48 am

With the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia, international study experts say students may consider countries such as Poland, Kyrgyzstan, the UK and more to pursue a medical degree.

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Study Abroad: Top 3 scholarships offered by Israel to Indian students

March 10, 2022 12:44:04 pm

Israel, which has emerged as an upcoming study destination for STEM education, is now offering scholarships to meritorious Indian students in all fields.

Study abroad, Student portfolio

Study abroad: Relevance of student’s portfolio for applying to premier overseas universities

March 7, 2022 9:11:48 am

A student portfolio is a prerequisite for all students aspiring to study at any premier overseas university, experts believe.

Indians in UK, India-UK ties

New education initiatives in plans for Indian students in UK, says University of Birmingham Chancellor

March 10, 2022 12:44:09 pm

Lord Karan Bilimoria said they are strengthening and celebrating their connections with partners, friends and alumni across the Commonwealth.

Scholarships, Scholarships for Indian students

Truman State University announces scholarships for Indian students

February 28, 2022 6:30:44 pm

Applications for the scholarships are open until April 30, 2022. To apply for scholarship, students can visit —

US waives in-person interview requirements for many visa applicants in India through December 31: Senior American diplomat

February 28, 2022 9:29:55 am

These applicants eligible for the waiver are students (F, M, and academic J visas), workers (H-1, H-2, H-3, and individual L visas), Culture and extraordinary ability (O, P, and Q visas).

Scholarships, International students

University of Essex launches scholarships worth £5,000 for Indian students

March 10, 2022 12:45:21 pm

Interested candidates can visit the official website of University of Essex — — to apply for their desired course and then candidates will automatically be assessed for their eligibility for these scholarships.

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Study abroad: Data science, business analytics top course choices among Indian students

February 25, 2022 6:41:06 pm

The study abroad sector has witnessed an increasing trend of students opting for specialised courses. Leap Scholar’s data shows Indian students are inclined towards more popular courses like MBA, MSc Data Science, and Computer Science.

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IELTS: How has the pandemic hit test takers

March 10, 2022 12:44:14 pm

The organising authorities boast about IELTS being accepted by nearly 11,000 organisations in over 140 countries.

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Study abroad: Key factors students consider while choosing foreign university

February 18, 2022 9:49:00 am

Studying in a foreign country can prove to be overwhelming in terms of finances. It can cost more than four to five times what a student will pay while pursuing the same course at any Indian university.

International universities, Online classes

Masks gone, mental health in: Foreign universities eager to welcome back Indian students

March 10, 2022 12:44:19 pm

While states in India are slowly laying out plans to reopen educational institutions, international universities are going the extra mile to make sure Indian students feel welcomed and safe on campus.

Virtual graduation ceremony for Indian students in US in time of coronavirus pandemic

British Council announces scholarships for women in STEM

February 5, 2022 12:19:39 pm

Selected scholars will be eligible to obtain a master’s degree or an Early Academic Fellowship across thirteen UK universities in various courses

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UEA announces Sonny Mehta India scholarship for Indian writers: Check last date

February 5, 2022 12:20:20 pm

The University of East Anglia (UEA), has announced a fully sponsored annual Sonny Mehta India scholarship worth £28,500 for promising Indian writers

Number of Indians taking IELTS proficiency test increased over 15% since pre-covid years

January 14, 2022 9:50:23 am

"The growth in the current year IELTS numbers versus the pre-pandemic normal year is in the range of 10-15 per cent," said Piyush Kumar, regional director (South Asia and Mauritius), IDP Education.

UK, Canada and US among most popular destination for study abroad aspirants: Report

December 31, 2021 9:36:34 am

The most popular country is the UK at 49 per cent, followed by Canada at 36 per cent, and the USA at 18 per cent.

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Study abroad: Oxford University alumnus Sarthak Agrawal shares the know-how of applying to foreign university

December 15, 2021 10:05:14 am

Many people ask me about the importance of internships and work experience while applying to places like Oxford. They definitely convey a sense of purpose, especially if your internship is in a similar sector as your course, he says.

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Despite Covid-19 challenges, students continue to be inclined towards studying abroad: Survey

November 26, 2021 3:23:31 pm

As many as 84 per cent of schools surveyed reported that most of their students had changed their minds about their first-choice destination or university – largely as a result of general uncertainty, difficulties with travel or financial hardship caused by the pandemic.

US govt to give preference to student visas, appointments to be available from November 1

October 29, 2021 9:32:36 am

The US has already issued 62000 Indian student visas in 2021. With the US presidential proclamation coming to an end on November 8, applications for all types of visas will become eligible.