Fast Processing of New Zealand Student Visa

New Zealand Student Visa Changes 2013/ 2014 Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has started an initiative with selected education providers that will help in getting fast processing of student visa. Now AIP (Approval in Principle) can be received within a week. This initiative is known as Industry Partnership with Education Providers. To be eligible, Student must • have sufficient maintenance funds • have genuine intentions to study • be choosing an appropriate course • meet all course entry requirements and • adhere to the conditions of their visa and leave the country when required to do so If a provider chooses Continue Reading →

Study in the UK without IELTS

Study in the UK without IELTS

An English language test such as IELTS or TOEFL is generally considered a prerequisite for your application to be entertained by your prospective university abroad. Such a test is said to be an indicator of your skills with the language that is going to be your medium of higher studies for the next few years. If you are not comfortable with the language itself, the chances of you following your studies, understandings your lectures, and doing well in your assignments are low. This in turn may make your financial investment in the course not worth your time. The purpose of Continue Reading →

Study Abroad Opportunities for Doctors and Health Professionals

Study Abroad Opportunities for Doctors and Health Professionals

Australia is a great place to study medicine and healthcare, with world class facilities and a vast number of courses and specialisations on offer. But making a switch from one country to another in the field of healthcare is never straightforward. To begin with, there are registration bodies involved and one has to look at all the criteria in great detail. Second, Indian medical qualifications are assessed differently abroad, including in Australia. And third, the Australian education model is different to ours, and even within Australia various models of medical education exist. So it’s important to understand those models to Continue Reading →

Study in New Zealand without IELTS

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Students thinking of applying for further studies in New Zealand, there’s some good news for you. You can now do so without sitting for the IELTS! There are, however, certain conditions you’d have to fulfill to be able to give the IELTS a miss. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has put in place certain exemptions to IELTS by non-university tertiary education providers for international students whose first language is not English. As of now these exemptions are confined to Category 1 institutes that have their own ways of determining the proficiency in English of international students. The results of Continue Reading →

Comparison between Indian and Foreign MBAs

Comparison Of Indian And Foreign MBAs

Indian MBA institutes have come a long way from the late 1990s and early 2000s when they had suddenly become all a rage and we had MBA colleges mushrooming all over the place. But how do they fare in comparison to foreign MBAs? More pertinently, if you are thinking of undertaking an MBA program, where should you look – at India or abroad? First of all, for there to be a valid comparison between two entities, we need to define them properly. ‘Foreign’ is a very vague term, because it includes everything that is not Indian. MBAs all around the Continue Reading →

Skills Required to Get a Job after Studies in Foreign Countries

Skills Required To Get A Good Job

The degree you are studying for will go a long way in determining your employability abroad, but that is not all. If you are serious about your career, you ought to pay attention to certain sets of skills and traits that are always in high demand, especially in the business set-ups overseas. Relevant work experience and an impressive education background are always good, but what else? In many Western countries, especially in the major ones, a person’s overall employability is determined by a number of factors. Every employer is different and every job demands a separate set of skills but Continue Reading →