With companies around the globe, continuing to invest in the global market, preference for employees with international experience and skill sets continue to increase. To succeed in such an increasingly competitive interconnected world, to the youth of today must have access to world-class education, complete with global knowledge, skills, and perspectives. It is due to this reason, that the trend of pursuing your higher education overseas is steadily increasing.
According to industry estimates, around 3 lakh students go abroad annually to pursue a variety of academic programs, from certificate courses to Diplomas, Graduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral studies in diverse streams ranging from Engineering/ IT, Business/ Management, Medicine, Nursing/Healthcare, Tourism and Hospitality to law, architecture, Creative arts etc.
Overseas educational institutions are known for offering a variety of courses. Students also have the option of choosing a subject of one’s desire. The sheer quality of foreign universities/ institutions in terms of infrastructure, faculty, curriculum, collaborations with the industry, research avenues etc make them distinct. Training, lectures, internships also help students to gain valuable knowledge of latest technologies with real-time work experience. All these, coupled with part-time jobs and stay back options with full work rights as well as permanent residency prospects, makes overseas education highly desirable.
The USA continues to be the most preferred destination for Indian students for engineering, management, and computer science programs, all though Canada, Australia New Zealand, Germany, and the UK do not lag behind. When it comes to courses pertaining to science and technology, engineering and mathematics, collectively known as (STEM) Programs, Australia, New Zealand, and Germany are top the charts. For business related courses, USA, UK, Canada, Singapore and Australia are preferred choices. European countries like Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway Finland, France, Italy Switzerland, Hungary, Poland, Austria, Latvia, and Lithuania are also gaining prominence as cost effective study destinations for programs taught in English. With regards to medical education, many European and Southeast Asian countries like Ukraine, Poland, Armenia, Philippines, Hungary, Bulgaria, China, Georgia, and Lithuania are gaining popularity.
Since 2002, Santa Monica Study abroad Pvt. Ltd has been a one-stop solution providing quality and professional guidance to students for their overseas education needs as well as to make the most appropriate choice of courses which suits their career goals, aptitude, and budget. Santa Monica today, represents 300+ universities/ colleges across 30+ countries including USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland to mention a few. The exclusive services offered by Santa Monica, ranges from universities/college short listing, application submission, liaison, visa guidance, scholarship assistance, foreign currency, Student travel and medical insurance , global SIM card facilitation to pre-departure and post landing assistance.
With 23 branches and a vast network of associates in India and abroad Santa Monica has been facilitating over 1000-1500 overseas admissions annually, many of whom are gainfully employed across the world. Santa Monica is an education New Zealand recognized Agency (ENZRA), Golden Member of British council IELTS program and an authorized manager of Pearson’s Test Center in Kochi as well as a proud recipient of numerous awards from government and foreign institutions.
Santa Monica Study Abroad Pvt.Ltd. is the organizer of South India’s biggest Overseas Education Expo to be held in association with Malayala Manorama on the 23rd and 24th of September at Hotel Taj Gateway from 9.30 am to 6 .30 pm. The expo would be the perfect avenue for students and parents looking to explore the best in overseas education.
For more information and pre-registration visit www.overseaseducationexpo.com or call 0484-4140999.