Sweden approves 6 months extra on visa for international students - Global Education Times (GET News)

Sweden approves 6 months extra on visa for international students

International students and researchers in Sweden will from 1 January 2020 be able to stay in Sweden for up to a year after graduating to look for jobs.

The current permit rules have allowed students who want to stay in Sweden after their course finishes to apply for a residence permit for up to six additional months, providing they fulfil certain criteria.

The approval of new rules around international student residence permits by Sweden’s government at the end of last week will extend the time for up to a year if the students want to look for work or set up their own business in Sweden.

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Number of Indian students in Taiwan grows 56% in 2018 - Global Education Times (GET News)

Number of Indian students in Taiwan grows 56% in 2018

The number of Indian students in Taiwan has shot up by 56% to 2,398 students between 2017 and 2018, according to figures shared with Global Education Times.

Recent data from the Taiwan Ministry of Education shared with Global Education Times shows that the total number of Indian students pursuing their education in Taiwan has increased a sharp growth in just one year, registering an increase of 56% from 2017 to 2018.

In 2003, figures indicate that only 5 Indian students were enrolled on programmes in Taiwan, showing an incredible 15-year total growth of almost 48,000%, as the country becomes a more attractive destination of study.

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Up to 2 years more PSW in Australia from this week - Global Education Times (GET News)

Up to 2 years more PSW in Australia from this week

Starting this week, some foreign students in Australia will have access to 2 more years of PSW (Post Study Work Rights) with the expansion of the regional cities list for immigration purposes.

The definition of regional Australia for migration has changed with effect from 16 November, 2019.

Foreign students who seek to work in Australia with the Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485), which grants them post-study work rights, will have access to up to 2 more years of work rights in Australia depending on where they choose to study.

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UK, Germany and Australia offer best post-study work visa - Global Education Times (GET News)

UK, Germany and Australia offer best post-study work visa

Australia, UK and Germany are the countries best for post-study work for international students, according to data compiled by The Atlas.

Post-study work up to 2 years will be available to students graduating from UK universities after 2020.

The change to policy has been introduced in order to attract “the best and brightest” from across the world to study and work in the UK.

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Canada and Europe soar in popularity with foreign students due to better post study work visa access - Global Education Times (GET News)

Canada and Europe soar in popularity with foreign students

Business schools in Canada and Europe see soaring numbers of international students enrolling on their graduate programs due to better student visa access, as US business schools see a decline in popularity among international candidates.

According to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s (GMAC) Application Trends Survey Report 2019, graduate programs at European business schools have seen a 56% rise in international applications.

The rise from 2018 to 2019 of international applications to European schools overall rose by 0.9%.

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UK post study work visa to be relaunched - Global Education Times (GET News)

UK PSW post study work visa to be relaunched

The British government has announced its intention to relaunch the 2-year UK post study work visa for foreign students who choose to study in the UK.

Under the new visa reform proposals by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government, foreign students will have access to the UK post study work visa that will grant them right to work in the country for up to two years after graduation.

This is likely to apply to foreign students who enrol to study in the UK from 2020-21.

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42% increase in UK student visas for Indians - Global Education Times (GET News)

42% increase in UK student visas for Indians

The number of Indian students choosing to study in the UK has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the latest UK Home Office statistics.

The data also indicates that the number of Tier 4 UK student visas issued to Indians is now at the highest level since 2011-2012 at 21,881.

This rise comes following the 2011 abolition of the UK’s two-year post-study work visa by then home secretary Theresa May, which had made Britain a less attractive place for Indian students.

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Germany top non-English speaking destination for foreign students - Global Education Times (GET News)

Germany top non-English speaking destination for foreign students

A recent study has named Germany as the most popular non-English speaking country in the world for foreign students, overtaking France, Deutsche Welle reports.

The figures were published in a study compiled for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Centre for Higher Education Research and Studies.

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