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The benefits of online learning

People want to learn more and enroll in classes one after the other. But due to busy schedule, they often lack the time to go to a university and earn another degree. But with online classes, learning is a lot handier. It is the most convenient way, especially for working individuals, to get trainings and even higher education. Online classes are more beneficial for those who want to earn certifications for career advancements. With the advantages of online

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Promising news from the UK for international students

Did you know that the number of UK student visas granted to Indians in the year ending March 2020 almost doubled when compared to the previous year? The numbers have only increased year after year. The institutions in the UK offer world-class education, providing degrees that are accepted globally. It is no surprise that 90 UK universities made it onto the QS World University Rankings 2021 with eight of them placed in the top 50. Time and again, the UK

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Hesitating to approach a study abroad consultant? We'll help you.

You don't have to dread speaking to a stranger about your plans and goals. Remember that your success stories encourage us to outperform ourselves. Let us help you with a list of questions that you can ask your study abroad counsellor. It is best to have your questions ready before you meet/call them. We have listed questions you might have at the planning stage, application stage (including questions on expenses) and post-application.



  • 05-MAR-2021

    The new report by ACT Inc. reveals most colleges intend to continue test-optional policies

    Though there is a lot of uncertainties surrounding the policies being adopted by different institutions, many of them have revealed that the test-required policy will not be reinstated anytime soon. Responses were collected from over 200 enrollment officials working with public and private institutions for this report. Many institutions were forced to adopt test-optional policies due to various effects of the pandemic.

  • 05-MAR-2021

    More institutions planning face-to-face teaching for the Fall semester

    More and more institutions in the U.S. are coming forward with their plan to start on campus learning for the fall semester. They are relying on the vaccination programme to make this possible. Some of them include the University of Alabama system which announced that they will return to 'full, in-person classes for Fall 2021'. Evergreen State College, Washington, the University of Wyoming, the University of Maryland, Ohio University and among the others.

  • 03-MAR-2021

    International student perceptions about the U.S. improved after the presidential election

    800 international students across 40 countries were part of the survey conducted by IDP Connect IQ Team. More than 75% of these students have reported that their perceptions have improved following the election results and 67% of them have expressed interest in studying in the U.S.

  • 28-FEB-2021

    International students will have access to COVID-19 vaccine

    The vaccine drive was introduced to ensure that many people have access to the vaccine. The government has conrifmed that all student visa holders will have access to the vaccine for free.

  • 28-FEB-2021

    Canada releases the list of government-authorised hotels for mandatory quarantine

    Canada has released the list of hotels that will house international air travellers for mandatory quarantine. The mandatory quarantine rule came into effect on 22 February 2021.

  • 28-FEB-2021

    The new government's proposal will help boost international student recruitment

    The new U.S. government has proposed an immigration reform as per which, international students with a degree in science or engineering fields will be allowed to stay in the country even after graduation. The proposal was welcomed by higher education institutions.