While the United States, with thousands of higher education institutions and over a million international students may be a global leader in overseas higher education, Australia, in last one decade has emerged as one of the favourite higher education destinations for international students. This is mainly due to a number of factors such as lower cost of higher education (compared
Australia is fast emerging as one of the most preferred higher education destinations for international students in the world. In the year 2018-19, nearly 870,000 students enrolled themselves in various degree courses in different universities and colleges in Australia. This number was about 8.8 percent higher than the number of international students enrolled in the previous academic year i.e. about
In his latest move aimed at appeasing his domestic voters ahead of the upcoming US Presidential elections, President Donald Trump, on August 3, signed an executive order that prevents federal agencies from hiring H1B visa holders. This move came in less than two months after US authorities had ordered a temporary freeze in issuance of H1B visas to new applicants.
Amidst pressure from various groups including top institutions such as Harvard and MIT, Trump Administration on 14th July rescinded its earlier decision to suspend issuance of F1 visa to international students pursuing academic and vocational program in the US. On 6 July, the ICE had issued a notification banning entry and stay of foreign students pursuing higher education in the
In a country of over 1.3 billion people, India hardly has few dozen higher education institutions imparting quality training and knowledge. Each year, thousands, if not lakhs, of students compete for few available seats in premier educational institutions in the country. To make matters worse, many of the seats are reserved for those belonging to marginalized communities, thereby making it