Latest News – Study Abroad, Job & Immigration



02

Feb'19

Indians students detained for visa fraud in the US

The students, who had been charged with committing visa fraud by enrolling in the fictitious “University of Farmington” in Michigan State, along with eight recruiters in different U.S. States, were caught in a sting operation. Worried about the condition of 129 Indian students arrested in the U.S. for alleged visa fraud, the Government of India issued a démarche to the U.S. Embassy in Delhi on February 2, demanding that the …

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09

Jan'19

What’s with the Millennial Mindset at work ?!

Millennials are revolutionizing the work culture all around the world. A stable job with a gradually increasing income is now no longer considered as the “ideal job”.  Despite of the irrational judgements made on today’s younger generation that it is unorganized, rebellious and oblivious of their career, it is indeed the most educated, self-aware and ambitious generation in the history of mankind.  According to the Pwc report, Millennials at Work- …

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23

Jan'18

Best Countries with Post-Study Work Opportunities For Indian Students

Best Countries with Post-Study Work Opportunities for Indian Students The international (and Indian) students are already in a state of high tension after the US Government made significant changes in the immigration and visa rules. The recent scrapping of the 457 visa category by the Australian Government made the case worse. The UK has stopped the post-study work visa long back in 2011-12. Things are no different in Singapore and …

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16

Jan'18

Prestigious Scholarships for Indian Students

Wherever you go around the world, Indian students are popular and in great demand. With nations, for example, Canada and Australia giving gigantic huge incentives to Indian understudies to draw them to their shores, there are numerous foundations around the globe that offer grants only to Indian understudies. Generally these grants have a tendency to be pointed towards Masters and PhD programs however on the ascent are grants for undergraduates …

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22

Dec'17

Top 5 Countries to Study Renewable Energy

If you are thinking about going for a Master’s degree in Renewable (Green or Sustainable) Energy, this is unarguably the best time to get into the field. Not only because it’s trending, it’s one of the top three career paths to make a global impact right now. The renewable energy sector jobs are not limited to the engineers and techies only. The renewable energy sector also needs accountants, administrative assistants, …

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01

Dec'17

Donald Trump and the US F1 Visa Policies

Ever since Trump made clear his intentions with regard to visa policy for immigrants, the number of international students, especially those that follow Islam, have been understandably dropping. These unfriendly policies have definitely impacted Indian students as well. Irrespective of what religion they follow, the number of Indian students wanting to study in the US has been adversely affected. However, it isn’t all doom and gloom for students still interested …

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18

Oct'17

Top 11 Alternative Careers for Biotechnology & Life Science Graduates | Hot Jobs Outside the Lab & Academia

Biotechnology and life sciences are no doubt booming industries. Both sectors offer excellent career opportunities in India and abroad. However, due to various factors, biotechnology and life science graduates quite often struggle to find suitable jobs, especially in India. Two reasons are – lack of proper employability skills (technical and non-technical) and lack of knowledge about alternative career options, i.e. careers outside lab and academia. I had previously discussed the …

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10

Oct'17

Careers for Women in Technology Companies Are a Global Challenge

An interesting article from the New York Times about the challenges that women face working in the technology sector.  We here at Stoodnt take this issue very seriously and have top notch counselors who can help you.  Let us know if you need help. European women working in the technology field are very familiar with the concerns expressed by their counterparts in the United States — too few girls and young women studying …

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06

Sep'17

Is USA still a Good Study Abroad Destination for the Indian & International Students?

Of late, there has been tremendous hullabulla with Trump Presidency, safety issues of Indian and International Students studying in the US, job uncertainties in the US. So, I would take this opportunity to give you some insights so that you can take a better-informed decision. The US President Donald Trump has introduced (or proposed) quite a few vital changes in the immigration laws. However, the international students are least likely …

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04

Sep'17

Political Climate Change causes drop in applications from International Students

Political climate might keep International Applicants away. Nearly 40 percent of U.S. colleges are seeing declines in applications from international students, and international student recruitment professionals report “a great deal of concern” from students and their families about visas and perceptions of a less welcoming climate in the U.S., according to a survey conducted in February by multiple higher education groups. More than 250 American colleges and universities responded to the survey, …

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26

May'17

How will Trump’s presidency affect international students in the US?

Trump Effect on International Students in the USA It’s far too early to know for sure exactly what the impact will be. Now, in terms of impact, there are personal impacts and job impacts. In terms of job impacts, it seems highly unlikely that anyone who is well-educated will do poorly in the short term. The US has tremendous economic opportunities for people who are skilled in high-value fields. Those …

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