Top 9 advantages of studying overseas

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[:en]Ready to step into a new educational adventure? If you’re looking this up, we’re pretty sure you are!

Studying overseas will ignite a fire in you that you never knew existed! Begin a new journey that will satisfy your cravings for thrilling moments, beautiful memories, and unique experiences.

Flying to a new land to pursue your studies is a stepping stone for you to do great things that you are bound to accomplish. This even allows for immersion, which is the most effective way to learn a language quickly.

Living abroad will also give you a cross-cultural experience. Learning to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds will not only expand your world-view but also help in transforming you into a global citizen.

Below are some of the reasons why considering studying overseas would turn out to be one of the best decisions of your life!

Living the Dream of Explorers... as a Student!
Living in a foreign country while you're studying gives you access to travel like never before. Ticking off destinations and activities on your travel wish list is something you can easily fulfil while on this journey.

This is one of the exciting parts of pursuing higher education overseas, isn’t it?

Many programs have excursions and field trips built into them. For instance, if you are studying in the UK , you can always travel to other European countries and experience other lifestyles as well.

Quality of Education
Receiving the highest quality of education is by far the most important factor in pursuing your higher studies. The institutions overseas provide a different pedagogy which enhances your way of thinking. You will learn to think critically, strategically and creatively.

Studying overseas also broadens your horizon, in the sense that you have the luxury to choose your career from a variety of fields of study.

Moreover, the degree of education you earn abroad is recognized internationally. Your efforts will definitely be viewed in a different light and rewarded.

Quality of Life
One of the advantages of completing your degree overseas is the fact that you will be living in countries with a developed sense of culture and lifestyle.

The popular destinations for international students are the UK, Australia , canada and New Zealand . These countries are the trendsetters of lifestyle.

It is a given that a better economy leads to a better standard of living. The proof is their obvious currency value, their employment rate, their GDP, their value for education, to name a few.

Studying and working in a good economy will give you self-confidence and you will have the knack to think quickly on your feet.

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Blending in with the New Culture
Studying overseas will give you a global perspective on not only your field of study but on how different people interact and live their lives. Your experience with a different culture will allow you to expand your view of the world.

Working in an international business environment is a great opportunity for you to gain valuable experience. You’ll become more comfortable with people from different backgrounds, value their unique adventures, and establish a stronger relationship with them.

While living abroad you’ll also be able to try new foods, hear traditional music, have a go at local activities and explore everything else your host culture has to offer.

Go Global with Networking!
Studying overseas helps in building invaluable relationships with people from all over the world. You can connect with other students who have the same major as you, from all around the world.

This will give you a diverse new peer group and a professional network. The university where you study will often have a large community of students from local regions and abroad, giving you the opportunity to meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.

The wider your network, the greater your chance to meet with business leaders.

More study options
Overseas education opens up diverse course options to expand your career. There is a rich variety of courses available to international students in countries like the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Universities in these countries offer courses in some of the most contemporary and unconventional fields like music, entertainment, sports and psychology.

For instance, if you want to pursue filmmaking, a fully accredited Bachelor’s Degree is available where you can study filmmaking in greater depth if the course is pursued abroad.

No matter whether you are looking for a career in healthcare, finance sector, business, law, or anything, you can choose the best institution considering your career aspirations.

Wanna be on the cover of ESPN?
Ever dreamt about being a sports star? Playing for Manchester United like Park Ji Sung perhaps? Pursuing your studies in countries like the U.S and the U.K will open doors to your dreams!

With big names like Mo Farah and Lisa Carrington who each won the gold medal in the Olympics of 2016, completed their education in the U.K and New Zealand.

Clearly, these countries are big on sports and even other extra-curricular activities. You can take courses in Physical Education, or join a Sports club while studying to hone your skills, or probably just to do what you love while studying.

It's a great opportunity and it's about time to initiate the importance of physical activities in our societies isn’t it?

Building your career the ‘highway’
One of the main reasons for completing your degree overseas is to improve your career prospects. And, it certainly does. Completing your tertiary education overseas exposes you to increased career opportunities.

The experience you gain, development in your communication skills, exceptional quality of education, all play a major role in standing out in the job market.

You may even have the chance to interact with major influential business leaders and who knows, work in Google maybe?

Exponential growth in Job Prospects
According to the research, it demonstrates that study-overseas alumni are getting an average of 25% higher salary and make about $7,000 more per year than college graduates who didn't study overseas.

This translates to a $567,500 increase in total earnings over the course of a typical career in the United States.

In today’s job market, companies are looking for individuals who can survive in a rapidly-changing corporate world with valuable attributes that will make you stand out from the crowd of young applicants. This is exactly what completing your higher studies overseas does to you.

Adventure is out there!

Take the step towards your dream career. Let nothing stop you now, opportunities you have never explored before are out there. All you have to do is move forward.

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