7 Tips For International Students Moving To Europe
Who says changing your life to 360 Degrees is easy? Each day is going to rise with a new challenge. During that time it is your opportunity to tackle all the barriers coming your way to achieve your dreams. Hard work is the only key to success but now it has transformed to Smart way is the key to success. What is the meaning of all those efforts and perseverance if it does not lead a way to your dreams? Students planning to move abroad, here our Sr. Admission Process Executive, Ms. Krimi Shah articulated some tips for you.
1. Cheers to New Beginnings, Prepare for Life in New Advance
Going without preparation in a battle field will surely make you lose the battle, in the same way if you are planning to move abroad for studying without any preparations beforehand then it may turn tables over you. You may end up in a totally different version of living abroad than you imagined! To avoid all such confusions and to save yourself from getting into troubles you should make a list of things. Doing a little research regarding the seasons of the country will surely won’t hurt. Your research for weather will decide whether it is sunglasses, beachwear or shawls, mufflers & jackets. Along with these, do not forget to pack from pen to pants to photographs. If you have applied through an educational consultants do not forget to ask them about the documents you will require to carry with yourself in physical form. In case you are applying on your own, you may even take aid of the University student coordinators who are happy to guide the students.
2. Search out options for Accommodation
The first thing you need to make sure is of the place where you are going to live after landing to the land of your dreams. Do not wait till your visa approval, start working out for options. Majority of the European Universities provide accommodation on Campus which will help you to make many international friends and live the University culture closely. Some of the Universities also help students to find accommodation nearby the University as well. There are many host families which invite international students to live with them and experience the veritableness of the culture first handed. Explore all the options available and then you may decide which will be the best option observing your preference and your pocket.
3. Manage your Monthly Expenses
Managing the expenses of rent, food, travel, movies seems to be burdensome. Then why not plan something in well advanced to manage everything in future. You can make a chart of monthly expenses that can help you curb your extra expenses. For saving Euros, you can figure out way to make international calls at a cheaper rates. There are many applications that provide free calling but there are chances that you may not be having internet connection at that time, such measures may be helpful. Most importantly do not forget to get a travel insurance to ensure safety.
4. Become Familiar with local language
It is advisable for the student to become familiar to the native language. This will come very handy from the day you reach your dream destination. To reach the place of your accommodation you will need to know at least basic details about the language. Imagine going on a shopping or going for a morning coffee, it will not be possible if you know the language. Certain students take classes for learning the language in advance which will definitely be rewarding. For the students planning to go France we have amazing option for you to learn basic French real quick.
5. On Arrival
Plan out for your arrival in prior. Do not forget to carry all the important documents that may be requested the next minute upon your arrival. In case you do not have any idea about the same you may ask the University student coordinator or simply ask your educational consultant. There are likely chances that you land during midnight at that time finding a cab and reaching to your accommodation with the jet lag can be troubling. To avoid such situation you can check out whether the University in which you are planning to study provides Airport pick up for international students or not. If not is there any of your friend or family who can pick you up. If the answer is no, you can research online for application which may help you to get taxi.
6. Check out Part Time Job options
International students are allowed to work part time in majority of the European countries. The legal working hours for students depend from country to country in different European countries. Depending upon your area of interest and the availability of options you may work along with your studies. If you are a novice to the language, it may help you to get Part time jobs. But do not forget, to get better job opportunities in the same country you will have to learn the local language.
7. Do not wait till your arrival to make new friends
Nowadays students create online groups where you can make number of new friends even before your arrival. University also arranges for online orientation for the student through which they can get a virtual tour of the University, details about the faculties and also meet many international friends. This will be the best way to explore the place where you are going to spend you next few years.
Do not let anything to stop you from achieving your dreams. So what are you waiting for? Just follow the tips and Get, Set and GO!
If you want to pursue an extraordinary future and live up to all these tips, commence your procedure now. With Edugo Abroad, we shall provide a flawless guidance and an exemplary counselling session to direct you on the path of success. Grab the opportunity and reach us now!