Hello readers, we welcome you to our weekly news recap series. Today we will provide a roundup of the top study-abroad news stories from around the world. Each week, we will be covering the most important developments and events related to studying Abroad. In that way, we will give you a concise overview of the week’s news.
These news recap series help you stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the world without having to scour multiple news sources. So sit back, relax and let us do the work of keeping you informed.
Study Abroad in USA: Clintons Offered Scholarships Worth GBP 500K for the NI Students
Hillary and Bill Clinton launched a new scholarship for disadvantaged young people from Northern Ireland. This scholarship will help them complete their education in the USA. The scholarship has more than GBP 500K (INR 5 Crore) worth of funding, which will undoubtedly prove extremely beneficial for the students. Click here to read the full article.
Study Abroad: Know about 8 Indian Americans Who Bagged Prestigious Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships
Eight Indian Americans out of 30 are the winners of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships in 2023. The Paul and Daisy Fellowship is one of the most prestigious and popular merit-based fellowship programs, designed for immigrants as well as the children of immigrants. Read the full news here.
Study Abroad: Princeton Review Ranked Marquette for ROl and Internships
The Princeton Review claims that more than 40 data factors, roughly including academics, affordability, and job preparation, were taken into account during the group’s ROl rating calculations and selection process. You can read the full article by clicking here.
Study Abroad: New Opportunities for Indian Students, King’s University College Announces International Student Award
King’s University College of Canada has introduced the King’s International Student Award. It is a financial support program for eligible students who commence their studies with the university in 2023 and beyond. Click here to read the full article.
Study Abroad: European Union Summer Internships for International Students in 2023
The European Union summer internships are provided in several European Union countries. Only international students are eligible for these internships. Moreover, to be selected for the internship student must demonstrate certain personality traits such as open-mindedness, and eagerness to learn a new skill, among others. Read more about this news by clicking here.
Visa News & New Opportunities
Now let us look at some news related to visas and new opportunities. You can find news from the UK, Canada, USA etc.
Study Abroad: US Expands Visa Waiver Program to Reduce Wait Times for Visa Appointments
The United States has expanded its visa waiver programme in a move to reduce wait times for visa appointments. Finally, travellers with “clearance received” or “department authorization” on their previous visas can now use the interview waiver process to apply for a new visa. To read the full article; click here.
Study in US: H-1B Visa and L Visa for IT Professionals
The US is ready to focus on issuing student visas and work visas for Indians in 2023. Now, million visas issued to Indians by the end of the 2023 year. The full news article is available here.
Study in Germany: Highest Record Number of Student Visa Applications for Indian Students
German embassy has revealed 25,000 student visa applications for the next 2 semesters. Moreover, for study abroad programmes Germany has seen a booming effect of students entering this popular study abroad destination. To read the full article click here.
Study in UAE: Increase in Student Enrollments at Dubai International Universities
The data provided by KHDA shows an 8% increase in student enrollment. More than 30,000 students have enrolled in university programmes in Dubai. Click here to read the full article.
Study in UK: Number of International Students Will Hike, says David C Malloy of King’s University College
The King’s University College stated that the current count of international students at the university is about 22% of 800 students. Overseas universities have also started introducing more scholarships. Moreover, this will help the Indian students go through the study abroad experience. To Read the full article click here.
Study Abroad: Finland Expects Highest Record Number of Students by 2030
With the number of Indian students studying abroad in European nations like Germany, France, Italy, Ukraine, and others sharply increasing, another contender in the form of Finland hopes to duplicate the success in the coming years. Read the full article here.
In conclusion, this week’s news recap series highlighted some significant updates related to studying abroad. Stay tuned for more updates next week on our news recap series. To discover more news updates like this one, visit Leverage Edu.