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The Future of Higher Education Abroad

Despite a tremendous increase in the amount of Indian students choosing to study abroad, the education gross enrollment (GER) is still 23.3%, 20% behind the global average of 43%. 26 million Indian students are currently enrolled in tertiary education and by 2020 there will 40 million Indian students enrolled, meaning for the surplus 14 million…

Five benefits of working while studying in the UK

Most international countries offer 20 hours of part-time work to ensure students are able to support themselves during their studies. Working while studying is not easy and that is why not many students prefer to do it. But working while studying offers many benefits to students both financially and otherwise. Five advantages of working while…

How to focus on writing a paper

Your essay is due in the coming days and you still have not even begun the research. Sound familiar? We have all experienced pushing the limits of this kind of boundary in the past, finding convenient excuses for leaving it late – a hectic personal life, not feeling well, not in the right frame of…

Skills employers look for in a graduate

The graduate job market is fiercely competitive and, to get ahead, you will need every advantage. Companies are no longer just looking for the candidate with the right degree, but also with the right key skills. So what are the skills employers look for in a graduate exactly? Communication Both verbal and written skills are…

Mistakes that all freshers make

Your first year at university will see you take in a lot of new experiences, some exciting and some awkward. Making the transition is hard, but some common mistakes can be avoided. Freshers week events Many graduates remember freshers week as one of the most exciting times of their lives. You will be swamped by…

How to deal with rejection from university

Rejection hurts, and it can be painful. Pain is not the only negative consequence of rejection, as it can also lead us to feel more insecure about our decisions and choices. This is especially true when being rejected by a university. These simple tips can help you deal with being rejected by a university. Don’t…

Best education loans in India for studying abroad

When planning to study abroad, budget can be a big concern for most students. Thankfully there are plenty of education loan providers who are willing to sponsor your studies as long as you are a genuine student. How do you select the right loan though? Before choosing, don’t only look at the lowest interest rate,…

How will Brexit impact Indian students?

Since the UK’s EU referendum vote, where 53% of British citizens voted in favor of the UK leaving the European Union, we have seen a lot of changes in a short period of time. David Cameron has stepped down as Prime Minister, the FTSE index of leading shares has fallen by 8%, and the UK…

Indian Student’s Guide to Finance Studies Abroad

There was a time when studying abroad was a rich kid’s dream. Well, not anymore. Education loan in India is in the RBI’s priority sector. With limited number of seats in top colleges in India, students who are on the lookout for high quality education prefer to study abroad. And why not? The universities are…