“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past and present are certain to miss the future.” – John F Kennedy. Sir Kennedy taught us that it is not possible to create a better future if you dwell in the past and there are higher chances that your efforts to achieve your goals are futile. Students who have planned for abroad studies for autumn 2020 intake, there’s a good chance that the COVID-19 pandemic have made you modify your plans for studying abroad. Looking forward to the brighter side, there has been lots of improvements across the World in context to the global pandemic. If you are still thinking whether you should study abroad or not, let us help you with the legitimate reasons to continue the endeavor towards your dreams.
The Universities and colleges all over the World have shown immense support to national as well as international students. From conducting lectures online to carrying out projects online, it’s almost a year now that the Universities are successfully imparting knowledge to the students. The number of students opting for online studies are considerably increasing due to a great support from Universities and their incredible method of teaching via different online portals. Accepting the current situation and with assiduous efforts of the faculties, the online study system has been proved rewarding.
The situation of pandemic is improving day by day in majority of the countries. With proper precautions and improved medical facilities, various countries have been successful in lowering down the Coronavirus cases and reducing the death rate. Universities and colleges are also taking remarkable steps to stop the spread of Coronavirus by conducting virtual classes and limiting the number of students, faculties and staff on Campus. The best way for you to protect yourself is by following the health guidelines issued by the government and reduce the risk of spreading the disease.
Where the Universities are giving their best support to international studies, the foreign governments are walking hand in hand with the Universities to motivate international students. Governments of various nations are giving scholarships to the students. Recently, the government of Ireland has announced to offer Undergraduate and Post Graduate scholarships of €12,00,000 for Indian students.
As we all know that confinement gives rise to psychological difficulties. For overcoming these challenges, the Centre régional des œuvres universitaires et scolaires. (Regional Center for University and School Works) also known as CROUS has started a free psychological consultation by webcam specially intended for the international students., ran by the professional experts. The constant efforts of government to encourage international students has positively impacted and due to which the number of aspirants willing to apply for abroad studies is increasing.
The borders of countries for international students are opened for various countries. The visa application centers are now starting to resume their operations, accepting the visa applications of the students and grating them Visas. This can be considered as the biggest advantage for the students to grab their opportunities and follow their dreams. With immense health guidelines followed by the countries, students can now travel safely to their country of dreams. Visa procedures largely depends upon the policies of the individual countries which may differ from country to country. The Universities are helping students to stay updated on the changes in policies and any other necessary updates.
The University now have been actively helping students with their accommodation facilities. Students can still get a view of the perfect college life while living in their dormitories. Following the protocols for health, Universities have initiated to provide a quarantine shelter for the students which makes it convenient for the students to get accommodated. This can be a great chance for students to make international BFFs.
Despite the situation of Coronavirus is still prevailing, the international students are pursuing their dreams to a better tomorrow. On completion of their studies, the students will be getting an International Degree which will establish new opportunities Worldwide. With the situation getting improved, there are chances for international students to gain benefits of opportunities in newly emerging sectors like commerce, healthcare, logistics and home entertainment.
A greater number of students have cancelled their plans in autumn 2020 intake due to Coronavirus disease. It is estimated that there will be an increment in the number of aspirants who are willing to pursue their dreams in the upcoming autumn 2021 intake. Everyone is now open to concept that we have to eventually start living with the Covid-19, the number of applicants applying is increasing and is estimated to go higher as the time passes. For the students aspiring to study abroad, this will be very crucial year for them for abroad studies.
Taking a glance all over the World, Covid - 19 may have delayed the plans of all the aspirants but could not stop them from achieving their dreams. It is still a mystery when a day will come that everyone is roaming without their masks on! Accepting today as the new normal the students should take the current situation as a positive challenge and ascend the ladder of their dreams. So, what are you waiting for? Let the flight of your dreams fly high with Edugo Abroad