Am I qualified to study abroad?
There are a variety of entry standards that you may have to fulfil to begin training as an international student.
The qualification standards (including proof of English language skills) that you need to meet can vary based on the type of education you choose to pursue. For example, certain courses would allow you to take a foundation course before applying for a degree. All colleges and schools that have specific entrance criteria, so read the course material carefully on their websites.
Our advisors are here to assist you with advice on the classes and places that best match your interests & Study abroad FAQs.
How much does it cost to study overseas?
The expense of education at a university or a school abroad varies considerably. It depends on the essence of the plan, the duration of your stay, the distance you drive and the lifestyle you like when you get there.
Be mindful that certain student visas allow you to have a certain amount of money available on your bank account before you arrive in your chosen country. It’s best to search the visa pages for the country you choose to live in or speak to one of our counsellors.
Most students chose to work part-time during their studies, to cover their housing or socializing expenses. Nonetheless, there are limits on the hours you are permitted to work to ensure that you concentrate on your research.
What will I consider when deciding what and where to study?
Start talking about your personal preferences and career ambitions before choosing whether and when to learn.
- Taking the time to review different classes, topics and opportunities for internships or job placements.
- Look at the campus location, the grades, the amount of time you’d like to spend away from home, and the average expense of learning and working overseas.
- Think of what kind of lifestyle you enjoy – do you want to be in a cosmopolitan town or a quiet country town?
- Do you like to pick a place where you have other students of your nationality? Will you want to be next to the water, the mountains or the desert? Do you want to live on campus?
- If you would like to discuss the prospect of remaining in the country to work after your studies, you would need to find out about migrant policy and visa requirements, as well as to realize that such government policies might change in the course of your study.
Can studying abroad allow me to find the perfect job?
Your job opportunities would greatly benefit from the experience of learning, working and socializing abroad. It’s your chance to gain a variety of new talents, experiences and improved English language abilities and to pursue job opportunities from the type of employers you’d like to job with.
Will my study abroad degree accepted in my home country?
The expertise and credentials required by employers and technical certification bodies can vary from country to country. If, for example, you are heading for a profession with stringent admission criteria, such as nursing, engineering, accounting or teaching, do some homework with the appropriate registration authorities in your home country for guidance.
What if I can’t afford to study abroad?
There are a small range of grants and scholarships open to overseas students for study abroad programs. The number varies by degree of research and organization. Scholarships are rigorous and you need to show excellent academic accomplishments. Governments and other bodies also offer scholarships and grants to supporting international students’ study abroad. Your IEC counsellor will provide you information of different scholarships.
Can I work and study at the same time while studying in abroad?
Working while you study will supplement your studying and living experience. If you take a course at or above the graduation point, you will be able to work on an foreign student visa. Before you do some paying job, you need to make sure that your visa requires you to do so. The incentives for students to work part-time during their studies vary from country to country.
Many colleges provide a designated on-campus career center for students who promote work openings and help students develop skills. Career programmes at the university may also be a valuable source of information.
Do I need an education agent?
If you may apply to study directly at an college, you may opt to use an agent’s experience to help you through the process of selecting and enrolling a university or school. Having an approved and trustworthy provider, such as Edvoy, will help minimize the burden of selecting a school in another country, applying for and planning to leave.
Our career advisors (referred to as school counselors) are educated and up-to-date on programme improvements, and have the best interests at heart. Some of them have worked abroad, and they’ve been in your shoes, so they can give first-hand guidance any step of the way.
What if my parents don’t want me to go abroad?
It’s normal for your family to be worried about having their most precious loved ones to fly alone to a foreign place. Millions of children have achieved so and have thrived, but it doesn’t make it less difficult for parents to embrace it.
We advise you to include your parents in any meetings or appointments you might have with the Edvoy. With the confidence of an educational agency such as Edvoy, your parents can feel more assured that there is a competent and accountable entity that can assist you with your applications and arrangements.
Can Edvoy support me with advice after I have been given a place?
Our support goes beyond research guidance and implementation. We will help you with all the basic services you need when traveling abroad — health care, foreign exchange, housing, setting up a bank account and getting a SIM card.
We are coordinating pre-departure tips on issues such as: student life in your new country, advice on transitioning to community and how to cope with homelessness.
We also hold welcoming celebrations as you arrive in your new place, where you can meet fellow and former foreign students from all around the world.