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World Hindi Day 2021: Here are the top universities across the world that offer Hindi courses

January 10, 2021 9:32:53 am

World Hindi Day 2021: Not only Indian varsities, there are foreign varsities that offer courses in Hindi language; check the list

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Indian students must continue online classes, as China denied permission for flights: Indian Embassy

January 9, 2021 10:07:02 am

Over 23,000 Indians study in Chinese universities, mostly the medical stream. Most of them are stuck in India as they await permission for their colleges to reopen.

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US university establishes endowed chair in Jain and Hindu Dharma

December 22, 2020 10:12:57 pm

The Endowed Chair in Jain and Hindu Dharma will be housed in the Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Humanities and will be an integral part of the University's religious studies programme.

US public school enrolment dips as virus disrupts education

December 22, 2020 7:43:01 pm

Public K-12 enrolment this fall has dropped across those states by more than 500,000 students, or 2 per cent, since the same time last year.

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Commonwealth Master Scholarship to study in UK: Check application details

December 21, 2020 10:28:05 am

Commonwealth Master Scholarship programme: The Common Wealth Scholarship (CSC), UK is applied for all one year master’s degree or equivalent programmes barring MBA

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Australia hosts first group of overseas students since virus

December 1, 2020 5:05:12 pm

A charter flight carrying 63 students from mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Indonesia landed Monday in the northern city of Darwin.

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University of Auckland announces micro-internship programme

November 27, 2020 10:00:01 am

The micro-internship is a three-week programme involving around 20 hours of work per week. The internship will be extended to 500 students over two new rounds of the programme.

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Indian students contributed $7.6 billion to US economy last year

November 17, 2020 11:01:16 am

India remained the second-largest source of international students, despite a 4.4 per cent decline to 193,124 students, it said. According to the US Department of Commerce, international students contributed $44 billion to the US economy in 2019, including USD 7,69 billion from Indian students.

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Pandemic pushes steep drop in foreign college students

November 16, 2020 2:14:27 pm

This fall, new international students enrolled at U.S. universities online or in person fell by 43%, according to a survey. With American consulates closed in many countries, quite a few first-time students were unable to get visas, while others were stranded because of travel restrictions and flight cancellations.

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Israel launches excellence fellowship program for international postdoctoral researchers

November 8, 2020 10:00:49 am

An applicant must be an international candidate with a PhD from a recognised higher education institution outside of Israel less than four years from the time of application, or who will receive a PhD from a recognised higher education institution outside of Israel prior to the commencement of the fellowship.

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Indian students continue to fly abroad despite COVID; smaller, less-impacted countries get a boost

November 4, 2020 10:08:08 am

While traditional destinations like US, UK, Canada, and Australia are expecting a decline in the number of international applications this year, smaller countries have already received more Indian applicants. Campuses in New Zealand, Sweden, Israel etc have begun reopening for foreign students

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Foreign students show less zeal for US since Trump took over

October 26, 2020 5:25:06 pm

2016 marked the start of a steep decline of new enrollees, something expected to continue with fresh rules limiting student visas, competition from other countries, and a haphazard coronavirus response. The effect on the workforce will be considerable, experts predict, no matter the outcome of November's election.

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Planning for overseas education during Covid-19? Here’s how to prepare

October 25, 2020 6:25:30 pm

It is important for applicants to stay alert, watch the situation, analyze their options, and most importantly, utilize this time to stay up to date with your preparation.

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Israel launches PhD sandwich programme with scholarship up to Rs 17 lakh

October 17, 2020 3:04:02 pm

Selected students will get an annual scholarship of 80,000 NIS per year (Rs 17 lakh approx). Interested candidates must apply directly to the relevant Israeli university. Scholarship recipients will be notified by the university by February 15, 2021.

Indian-origin Srikant Datar named Dean of Harvard Business School

October 10, 2020 10:15:01 am

Datar, an alumnus of the University of Bombay and IIM-Ahmedabad, is the second consecutive dean hailing from India to lead the prestigious 112-year-old institution.

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UK opens new ‘simplified’ points-based student visa route

September 11, 2020 12:46:16 pm

The new Student Route improves on the previous Tier 4 route by making it more streamlined for sponsoring institutions and their students, creating clearer pathways for students, and ensuring the UK remains competitive in a changing global education market.

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Visas granted to Indian students to study in UK more than doubles

August 28, 2020 2:30:13 pm

The UK's new post-study work visa, or Graduate Route, comes in force from the 2020-21 academic year. It can further boost Indian student applications to UK universities, given the option of being able to apply for work at the end of a degree course.

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Covid effect: 61% students defer plan to study abroad, says study

August 22, 2020 11:23:02 am

The findings are part of an ongoing survey by QS of prospective international students and how the Covid crisis has impacted their study plans.

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India’s Ambassador to the US urges students not to panic as COVID-19 pandemic is temporary

August 20, 2020 7:42:53 pm

These unprecedented times should in fact inspire us to work harder and contribute towards building a self-reliant, modern, prosperous and happy India. For the hundreds of challenges we face, we have the capacity to provide billions of solutions, said Taranjit Singh Sandhu

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Indian students struggle to access Covid-19 hardship funds in UK: Study

August 20, 2020 9:20:52 am

As international students, we are suffering from financial hardship as a result of COVID-19. We don't have part-time jobs and our family members are unable to support us in this pandemic. At the moment we are forced to use [the] food bank and [are] struggling with accommodation costs, a student said

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DAAD 2020: Indo-German research collaboration fellowship applications are open

July 24, 2020 12:11:45 pm

DAAD 2020: India-German research collaboration fellowship is inviting application. Interested applicants will have to send their applications via the university or college they are enrolled in at by August 4.

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World will impatiently need you, writes Dean, US-based engineering college to international students

July 10, 2020 1:01:10 pm

'As we navigate these uncertain times together, please do not forget that your future as engineering graduates is brighter than ever before. Indeed, an important lesson we learned during this unprecedented crisis is the vital role that science and technology play,' wrote the dean.

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Applications open for Japanese Govt Scholarship Program 2021, an all expense covered grant

July 6, 2020 5:16:02 pm

Students will get an allowance of 1,17,000 yen per month. A supplemental regional allowance of 2,000 yen or 3,000 yen per month will be added to the monthly scholarship amount for the grantees studying or conducting research in specially designated regions.

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UK report calls for four-year post-study visas to attract more Indian students

June 16, 2020 1:00:27 pm

Under the current rules, the UK is set to open up a new “Graduate” visa route, commonly referred to as a post-study visa, for the 2020-21 intake to UK universities.

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Will COVID boost ‘study in India’ and will ‘study abroad’ take a backseat?

June 6, 2020 3:35:14 pm

Even if half of the outbound students consider applying for admissions in India, the cut-offs for admissions will go higher than normal. Here is what to do to keep your study abroad plan on track without wasting a year and still stay safe.