The Irish government has come up with measures to support the international language students by providing for an automatic two-month renewal of any study visas due to expire between 20 May and 20 July.
The University of Southern Queensland has introduced valuable scholarships for international students to help them achieve their study goals. The scholarships are based on meeting the entry requirements for the programs of study and successfully passing all courses within the program.
The Canadian Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino introduced some important visa approval plans for international students earlier last week. The International students who cannot submit all of the required documentation, can utilise this new procedure.
The Canadian government has introduced some new temporary policy changes that are largely beneficial to the international students willing to study in Canada. With Canada being one of the friendly nations most preferred by international students, the new policy changes have not come as a surprise entirely since the government constantly works on accommodating international students well.
Times Higher Education (THE), the trusted global data partner for higher education, and AECC Global, a leading provider of independent student counselling services and university application support, are delighted to announce a partnership supporting students who intend to study in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Singapore.
The Business Schools Association of Canada (BSCA) has recently introduced its online portal to help international and domestic students to access information about studying in canada. Every year Canada hosts around 17.71% of international students studying business administration courses alone.
The COVID - 19 may have pushed the plans of young international students a little behind, but it has not stopped them from dreaming about studying abroad. Several universities across the world have been trying everything in their power to introduce new initiatives that would benefit international students, to make their dream a reality. One such brilliant idea is the implementation of Virtual Campus tours.
The Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne has introduced three new beneficial scholarships for international students. From fee reduction to refund policies, these new scholarships are inclusive of solutions to solve most of the hardships that the students may come across during this academic year.
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A piece of uplifting news for educational institutions across the world is that the international students are longing to begin their study abroad, especially in 2020 and the coming 2021. As a consequence of the pandemic, they are willing to take up online courses, however only temporarily.
Educators in Australia have come up with an innovative idea to encourage international students to continue pursuing their studies online for now. With COVID -19 disrupting the study abroad plans of many international students; Universities had begun introducing temporary online classes.
The Le Cordon Bleu University in Australia is offering 50% off on regular tuition fees to all the students who are willing to take up any New Higher Education certification courses online.
Cornwell University has come up with a unique scheme to provide students worldwide with the experience of studying at Cornell by setting up local campuses in their respective countries. The University has promised to set up well equipped local campuses across the world with access to educational course materials and more.
With more than 60,000 international students currently residing in just Texas, the US government had earlier announced that the international students on F-1 and M-1 visas have to deport if they had registered exclusively only for online programs. Interestingly, the US government has agreed to reverse its policy as of today to benefit the students and their Universities.
The Australian Government on Monday initiated a set of new VISA arrangements that entirely benefits the International students. The government has decided to recommence issuing visas outside Australia as soon as possible. Furthermore, the students will be able to lodge for their visa extension for free.
The UK government has confirmed that the International students will be eligible to apply for their post-study work visa after graduating, provided they are back onshore by April 2021. This means that those students completing their degrees soon will be provided with an extended time to work in the country rather than having to apply for the expensive Tier -2 visas.
With all the esteemed Universities coming up with new scholarships to help international students, The Australian National University has stepped up with some beneficial financial aids too. To begin with, “The Chancellor’s International” scholarship is offered to 200 top-performing students wishing to study at the university in the first semester of 2021. The students will be offered a discounted tuition fee if eligible.
While studying on campus still appears to be a far fetched dream for many international students, “The University of Nottingham” in the UK has paved the way for the first set of international students to resume their study at the University. The veterinary students from the University are now back on campus to begin their study programmes.
With the UK proposing to start classes on campus by introducing a blended form of learning which is inclusive of both online and face to face learning earlier this week, a recent survey has suggested that most universities prefer online courses to that of the other.
On 2nd October, Friday Canada’s Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino announced that the country would re-open its borders to international students starting this 20th October 2020.