Offbeat — 07 February 2014

Study Abroad

Many students are crazy to pursue studies in foreign universities and colleges. They want to visit their favorite places for study purposes. However, every student has his/her own reasons of being willing to study abroad. Let us see some of the common factors that drive them to study in foreign institutions.

Exposure to new culture

Many young students have an urge to explore new places and cultures. They think that they can explore a different culture and language by moving abroad for studies. Studying at a foreign academic institution might offer them great chances of understanding a variety of cultural aspects of that nation and meeting new people.

Fun and adventure

For many people, it is fun to visit abroad and participate in several adventurous activities that they do not experience within their own countries. Thus, they find it pleasurable to study in a foreign nation and also finding chances to perform adventurous activities there.

Academic edge

There are various academic institutions and workplaces where a foreign degree of a person is given more weightage than a degree from the home country. Thus, people also want to take an academic edge by gaining a degree from a foreign institution so their career prospects may widen. Their foreign degree may get them a placement in a reputed local college or may bring them a high-paying job.

Better opportunities for talent display

Some people feel that they cannot receive enough opportunities within their own countries to highlight their talents. Thus, they go abroad for studies where their abilities could find the right platform for display. People also believe that certain foreign institutions can offer them high-quality education that they cannot receive in a local college.

For rare courses

Sometimes, people cannot pursue a career in a particular field due to the lack of available courses in that rarely studied subject. Thus, they plan to take admission in foreign institutions where that course is easily available.

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Written by Anupam Jolly

With a bachelor’s degree in technology and over five years of experience in online content generation and distribution, Anupam Jolly has been creating and editing content spanning across a variety of domains. An avid environmentalist, Anupam Jolly believes that if humans can degrade the environment, they can save it from disaster too.

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With a bachelor’s degree in technology and over five years of experience in online content generation and distribution, Anupam Jolly has been creating and editing content spanning across a variety of domains. An avid environmentalist, Anupam Jolly believes that if humans can degrade the environment, they can save it from disaster too.

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