91% INDIAN STUDENTS WANT TO CONTINUE STUDYING ABROAD IN THE PANDEMIC!!!
The Indian students who had planned to study abroad, around 91% are still holding on to their dreams even amidst the Covid-19 lockdown. An expert explains why.
As the world tackles the Covid-19 pandemic, surprisingly, around 91% of Indian students who had planned to study abroad still want to continue due to the safety measures being put in place.
This number is rather welcome considering how the Coronavirus pandemic ruined plans for students worldwide, especially those who wanted to go to other countries for their higher education.
A study by edu-tech platform Leverage Edu on the Indian students who had registered on the platform for studying abroad in the next 6-10 months revealed their mindset during the pandemic which is making them take this decision.
We got talking to an expert to understand more about how the study abroad scene is changing for Indian students during the Covid-19 pandemic.
"At Leverage Edu, we are trying to ensure that we lead the way for the much-needed myth-busting around international higher education and do what's best," says Akshay Chaturvedi, CEO of Leverage Edu, which provides mentoring and college admissions guidance to students and job seekers looking for higher education outside India. (Read More...)
Measures being taken by universities abroad during Covid-19 lockdown
With strict measures in place after the Covid-19 pandemic, universities abroad are enhancing other features and opportunities to make sure they are still attractive to Indian students and can offer them something more than the Indian education system is able to at the time.
"Let's acknowledge the fact that these universities have been in existence for a very long time, some have been here for multiple centuries. They have seen global crises before and have only come out of it stronger," says Akshay Chaturvedi.
As per the communication received by Leverage Edu International Office from various universities abroad, universities are bringing in new measures to ensure the safety of current and future international students. (Read More...)
The measures being taken by universities abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic:-
Moving all classes online
English Language testing
Safety and health measures
24x7 student support
(This article has not been edited by Ocxee staff and is referred from India Today.)