QUEEN ELIZABETH COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS 2021: FAQ

International students aspiring to study abroad in a low or middle country of the Commonwealth can now access a fully-funded scholarship covering tuition fees, living expenses allowances and return flight tickets under the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships.

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Around The Education World This Week – Issue #4

New rules for EU students in UK starting Jan. 1, 2021

As the Brexit transition period inches closer to its end on Dec. 31, 2020, EU students planning to study in Britain during the next academic year will have a new set of rules applying to them. To start with, EU students who will start courses after Aug. 1, 2021, will have to pay higher international tuition fees.

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SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN A CRISIS: HOW UNIVERSITIES CAN DO THEIR BIT

Even as the world inches closer to a breakthrough in COVID treatment, it wouldn’t be easy to resume things as usual, particularly when it comes to international education. Travel restrictions, accommodation issues, and financial setbacks are imminent concerns for students planning to pursue study abroad aspirations in the new normal. Thankfully, colleges and universities have been supporting them with academic continuity initiatives such as hybrid learning. Still, the road ahead appears long and treacherous, and HEIs need to go the extra mile with the support they offer to international students. Here are some ways they can do their bit today and beyond.

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Higher Education Will Not Be The Same. It May Just Get Better!

Higher education institutions across the globe are facing several short-term issues right now. There are massive budget cuts to deal with, while students are showing a growing reluctance to reimburse full tuition fees for online teaching. The large-scale deferral of admissions by international students is another major challenge amid the travel restrictions and economic downturn.

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