All posts by Shahina Khan

About Shahina Khan

Shahina Khan has more than 16 years of experience in higher education consultancy. She is recipient of multiple awards and renowned expert for international education, visa and culture. Ms. Khan continually explores new study destinations for Indian & South Asian students, and works on promotional strategies with a number of trusted institutions of higher education in various countries.

Top 7 Australian Cities for Indian Students Studying Abroad

Top 7 Australian Cities for Indian Students Studying Abroad

When you’ve made the all important decision to study in Australia, It takes careful planning and implementation to make a successful application. However more than the process itself, it is the choice of city you intend studying in. Australia provides immense opportunities in higher education. With innumerous colleges of high repute existing throughout cities in Australia, making a good decision could be an intimidating task. In absence of proper information, you could end up choosing a college in a city which may not suit you in many ways. Here is a list of the 7 best cities of Australia suitable Continue Reading →

Top Colleges for Hospitality in New Zealand

Top colleges for hospitality in New Zealand

New Zealand, house to mesmerizing natural wonders and a perfect getaway for adventure junkies is a beautiful tourist destination. And, the quality of freshly produced eatables along with the flourishing wine industry makes the country a famous study abroad option for students willing to be a part of the hospitality sector. Many well-known universities and colleges in New Zealand offer courses in fields such as hospitality and hotel management as well as programs in professional chef practice and cookery. students can choose from a wide array of certificate and diploma level courses that concentrate on providing students with practical training Continue Reading →

Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) – Australia

Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) – Australia

Streamlined visa Processing (SVP) was introduced to show the world that Australia is open for business and wants to concentrate on high quality as well as students genuinely willing to study. SVP enables universities to compete globally for the finest students unobstructed by prolonged visa procedures. It also allows universities to bring in procedures that improve results for retaining students. However, the Australian Government has announced all possibilities towards the introduction of a Simplified International Student visa Framework (SSVF) which is said to replace SVP from mid-2016.  The changes will reduce the number of student visa subclasses from eight to Continue Reading →

Top 5 study abroad cities in NZ for International students

Top 5 study abroad cities in NZ for International students

New Zealand is said to be a preferred study abroad destination in the world. Its picturesque locations are a treat to the eyes of students traveling to the country from different parts of the globe. However, the key aspect that attracts a lot of international students to New Zealand is its outstanding, modern and approachable educational system. New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) guarantees you a world-class academic experience in the country. House to more than 25-state funded and NZQA approved institutes that offer students the best certificates/diploma programs, New Zealand is cost effective as far as education is concerned. students Continue Reading →

Top IT professions in Australia after finishing studies

Top IT professions in Australia after finishing studies

Australia is a developed country and one of the richest in the world as it is the world’s 12th largest economy. And, out of all the sectors, the IT sector alone contributes about $42 billion to Australia’s economy every year. The government has been further working on generating more than 20,000 new information technology jobs for the young and intellectual students graduating from Australia annually. They still see a lot of potential for growth in the IT sector because IT is crucial for the country’s modernization and efficiency. As Australia experiences continuous growth, the need for enhanced IT infrastructure has Continue Reading →

Top 5 Study Abroad Cities in Australia for Indian Students

Top 5 Study Abroad Cities in Australia for Indian Students

Popular amongst international students, Australia is one of the best study abroad destinations in the world. The ‘land of kangaroos’ offers a wide range of educational courses to students coming from different parts of the globe. These courses cover fields like engineering, business, medicine, tourism, humanities, etc. Australia is also home to some of the best universities that provide international students with multiple academic options such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, associate degrees and PhD degrees. Every year, approximately 3, 00,000 international students relocate to Australia. Most of them are from India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Korea and China. However, Indian students Continue Reading →