Study Abroad Advantages
In countries like the United States of America, United Kingdom and Singapore, you will find some of the world’s finest university system programs in virtually all fields. At the undergraduate level, there exist excellent programs in traditional disciplines as well as in professional fields. At the graduate level, student often have opportunity to work directly with some of the finest minds in the world. The degrees attained are recognized throughout the world for their excellence.
Variety of Education Opportunities
The higher education system in these countries has something for everyone. Some colleges and universities abroad stress on education principles: other stress practical, employment-related skills, and still others specialize in technical fields, the arts, or social sciences. As a result, if you are looking for an institution where you can study a particular field-no matter how unusual or specific- you can usually find several from which to choose.
Cutting –Edge Technology
Universities in these countries pride themselves on being at the forefront of technology and educational techniques, and in making available to their student the best possible equipment and resources. Even if your field does not directly involve science or engineering, you will become skilled in using the latest technology to obtain and process information. You will find ways to stay connected with people in your field all over the world.
Opportunity for Research, Teaching and Training
If you are a graduate student, you may be able to gain valuable experience in research or teaching while you help to finance your education. This practical component of your education will prove to be useful in your future career and may give you insights into your field that would not be possible through course study alone. International students are some of the most valued researchers and teachers in U.S. universities because they bring new skills and ideas to the classroom and laboratories.
Although many programs are highly structured, you will generally find many course choices. At the advanced stage of a degree you will be able to tailor your course work to fit your specific needs. When you choose topics for independent study for a graduate thesis or dissertation, you can emphasize ideas that are important to you, your field and your country.
Support Services for International Students
At most institutions, services from the international student office help students from abroad to live and learn in their new environment. From orientation programs at the beginning of your degree program to assistance with your resumes as you get ready to graduate, you will find people at the university and in the community who are interested in your success.
Universities in these countries provide a rich variety of academic, cultural and athletic activities that add new dimensions to your educational experience and also help make new friends.
Experience in an international setting is a marketable commodity. Your long-term career prospects can be enhanced by an experience that develops self-confidence, independence and cross-cultural skills-attributes in demand by multinational employers worldwide.