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Are you looking to enhance your career prospects? Well then, the simplest and the most effective solution is to pursue higher education in a foreign country and subsequently, secure a job in that country. Whether it is the US, Canada, Australia or Germany, all these countries provide a facility to secure a work visa upon graduation as long as you get a job, which is not a very difficult proposition provided you network and identify the right school to pursue your higher education at. The prospect of studying abroad is expensive, costing anywhere between 20-25 lakhs per year, on an average, and also depends on the chosen destination, program and University. Therefore, it is important for students and the families concerned to explore funding opportunities like loans and scholarships, well in advance. Fortunately, the market for study loans has expanded considerably over the years with quite a few players enteringREAD MORE
Fresh graduates – especially highly skilled ones – successfully find work in Switzerland, where almost half of all executive jobs in Switzerland are held by foreigners. The success rate of graduates from Swiss universities in the employment segment is better than that of people who choose to apply from their home country. The salaries in Switzerland are amongst the highest in the world, with at least four weeks’ holiday per year. An added advantage is that there are excellent Swiss social security benefits if you’re out of work, and you’ll enjoy one of the highest qualities of life in the world. However, the labour market is small, competition for jobs is high and if you are from outside the European Union (EU), then only a limited number of management level, well-qualified and specialist employees are admitted into the country to work. If you desire to work in independent professions likeREAD MORE
Verdant beaches, picturesque landscapes and friendly people beckon students and professionals alike to Ireland. Students seeking to study abroad find Ireland to be the perfect backdrop for realizing their dreams of a bright future. Even more interesting is the fact that, skilled expat professionals are actively recruited to work in Ireland to address skill shortages in the local workforce, which is why universities retain global talent and serve as conduits for skilled manpower, which enrich the local economy. The service sector dominates the job market and key industries in the country like beverages and brewing, chemicals, computer hardware and software, food products, medical equipment and pharmaceuticals. Opportunities can be found in a number of major industries including the growing technology sector, where the demand for IT workers is high. Further, Ireland's rising popularity as a holiday destination has led to the growth of the hospitality and tourism industry, which isREAD MORE
Studying abroad is increasingly becoming the norm among Indian students, especially for those living in the cities. While pursuing higher studies in a top university is the dream of every student who aspires to go abroad, the job prospects that are available to students locally is the deciding factor that comes only second to the program specifics. The Netherlands is a dream destination for every international student in terms of work, study and leisure. In the Netherlands, a student can choose from internationally acclaimed universities like Erasmus University and Utrecht University, which offer a diverse range of programs from the liberal arts to pure sciences. Once you have completed the admission process, you must approach the Dutch consulate closest to you, in your home country to begin the student visa process. For both, short study (up to three months) or long study purposes (over three months), you need to applyREAD MORE
Structural Engineering is a sub-discipline of civil engineering that involves the design of the built environment around us. In layman’s terms, these are the people that help design the components of a structure that enable it to withstand the various forces it is subject to. It is one of the most sought-after master’s programs chosen by undergraduate civil engineers. Architect undergraduates too can apply for such a program to establish a repertoire coherent in both: architecture and civil engineering. A master’s structural degree spans for two years generally if one opts for a research-based program. Otherwise, a non-thesis degree or course-work based curriculum sometimes referred to as M.Eng, has a study duration of one year. Nowadays, many universities have replaced the traditional structural engineering program with Earthquake Engineering.  With the added emphasis on the design of earthquake resilient structures, this program should be considered as something different from the coreREAD MORE
A growing economy and recognition of its world-class education make Ireland a desirable study destination for international students. Students pursuing the undergraduate, graduate and PhD degrees will get access to top-quality education and professional experience thereafter. Top multinational companies and IT companies in Ireland’s very own Silicon Valley have set up offices in Ireland, thereby providing abundant internship and work opportunities to aspiring students. This article will give you a holistic view about the education system, work environment and stay options in Ireland. Ireland has 12 Universities and Colleges, and 14 Institutes of Technology that offer over 5000 internationally recognised qualifications tagged with the best education system in the world. They have set their mark in research opportunities as the Irish Government invests over 782 million funds in the research programs. The research institutes rank first in class when it comes to courses like Natural Sciences, Humanities and Social SciencesREAD MORE
Things to do before going to USA for Higher Studies
Things to do before going to USA for Higher Studies Preparing to study overseas is not only exciting but daunting as well. A lot of things need to be considered, and elaborate preparations needs to be done before you embark on your journey to study abroad. However, the following pre-departure tips will make your preparation organized and stress-free: Things to do before going to USA for Higher Studies Important documents: Things to do before going to USA for Higher Studies You must check the expiry date of your passport and renew it, if necessary. Also, it is advisable to carry a photocopy of the passport with you. Things to do before going to USA for Higher Studies Ensure that your visa is ready and maintain a photocopy of your visa as well. You must carry with you the details of your travel insurance along with its photocopy. You must carry your driver's licenseREAD MORE
Things to do after reaching USA on F1 visa

Things to do after reaching USA on F1 visa

Things to Do after Reaching USA on F1 Visa

One of the defining moments in a student’s life is when he clicks on the mail from his dream university and finds the acceptance letter waiting to be clicked open. Unadulterated happiness and ecstasy are soon dwarfed by anxiety about the university. After all, it’s the place which you will call home, where you will be spending years studying, growing and establishing the foundations for a successful career in your chosen field. There’s a lot of advice that applies to Indian students. First is to try to prepare for the culture shock by learning about the customs of your new country and coming up with strategies to deal when you feel homesick or overwhelmed.Things to do after reaching USA on F1 visa (more…)

University Insurance versus Indian Insurance

University Insurance versus Indian Insurance

|University Insurance versus Indian Insurance – This article states the pros and cons of health insurance purchased from India and US universities|University Insurance versus Indian Insurance

You have really slogged hard for this much awaited opportunity of pursuing your higher studies abroad and now you want to single-mindedly concentrate on your education. Taking a reliable student health insurance policy is an absolute necessity and should be the top priority for international students. (more…)

University of Pittsburgh TOP 50
The Swanson School of Engineering is the engineering school of the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1846, The Swanson School of Engineering is the second or third oldest in the United States. The Swanson School of Engineering offers undergraduate, graduate degrees, and doctorates in 6 academic departments: Bioengineering Chemical and Petroleum engineering Civil and Environmental engineering Electrical and Computer engineering Industrial engineering Mechanical engineering and Materials science Academic programs offered by the school included Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Nuclear Engineering. Research centers housed in the school include: The Centre for Energy The Centre for Simulation and Modelling The Mascaro Centre for Sustainable Innovation The Petersen Institute for Nanoscience and Engineering The Lubrizol Innovation Laboratory (a partnership of the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department and The Lubrizol Corporation)READ MORE