Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicStudying abroad

Topic: Studying abroad

Affordable countries, student loans — how small-town India is pursuing foreign education dreams

Education consultants, financing companies claim there is a rise in interest from students living in tier 2 and 3 cities. Foreign degrees will be of help in future, say students.

Can’t go to US college? Turkey wants you — here’s what it can & can’t offer Indian students

Although cheap tuition and job opportunities in Europe work in its favour, education consultants say Turkey's low world rankings for higher education could be a drawback.

‘Know where you want to study & why’ — US Embassy’s tips on how to seal your visa interview

A record 62,000 US student visas were issued to Indians in 2021 — this year, the country plans on opening up at least 20-25 per cent more slots for aspiring students.

Gateway International — beacon of success for students willing to study abroad

The consultancy helps students overcome hurdles in their pursuit of studying abroad.

For Indian students going abroad, only destinations change — and the crisis

As Indians stuck in Ukraine call for rescue, many in India debate why they go abroad to study in the first place. Here's why India isn't a preferred 'destination'.

Online fundraisers to study abroad not a ‘social media trend’. Education an unequal sector

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Mumbai, Kerala and Telangana make vaccination a priority for students going abroad

The US, Canada and Australia don’t have a vaccine passport provision so far. But when they open it, Indian students will be at an advantage.

Covid hasn’t crushed study abroad plans but students could face ‘more competition’ in 2021

Experts in the field of foreign education say 2021 is going to be an interesting year as more students are applying, including those who dropped their plans in 2020 due to Covid.

UK’s new visa scheme for scientists and academicians to increase opportunities for Indians

This will allow several research organisations to directly sponsor highly-skilled individuals, such as specialist technicians, to work and train in the UK.

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Priyanka and Sonia Gandhi at a Congress rally in Amethi in June 1991. It was at this rally that Sonia fired the first salvo at the P.V. Narasimha Rao government of going slow on the probe into Rajiv Gandhi's assassination | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Sonia Gandhi still doesn’t get that meaning of power has changed in India

Sonia Gandhi’s sin is thinking that any Congress leader would prefer president post over CM chair.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.