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20 Reasons to Study Abroad in 2020

Studying abroad is seen as an excellent opportunity to augment one's skills and harness their career prospects. Gateway to an enhanced career, an education abroad gives you an unparallel experience. Overseas education not only gives you unprecedented knowledge, but also imbibes in you such life skills that enable you to become a holistic individual.

An international degree adds value to your resume and makes you an attractive candidate to prospective employers. Learning from field experts, will harness your skill sets that will aid you in a professional environment. The social motivation of pursuing a degree from abroad to gain a respectable standing in the society are impeccable reasons to study abroad.


This being said, here are 20 reasons you should consider studying abroad in the year 2020:

1. Course structure

Courses available in foreign universities have various attributes such as being tailor made to the student's needs, wider options and intense specialization in field of study.

2. Teaching Methods

Contemporary teaching methods provide flexibility in curriculum, allowing international students to have an edge over others.

3. Research Activities

The environment is extremely conducive to learning which motivates students to undertake research activities.

4. Adds value to your resume

An international degree adds value to your resume and makes you an alluring individual to prospective employers. Learning from field experts, will harness your skill sets that will aid you in a professional environment.

5. Internship Opportunities

Many distinguished universities offer students internship opportunities, enabling them to get a feel of what it is like to be in the competitive environment.

6. Sponsorship

In some cases, employers also become sponsors aiding pupils in getting a permanent residency.

7. Respectable Standing in Society

The social motivation of pursuing a degree from abroad to gain a respectable standing in the society can also be reasons as to why students wish to study abroad.

8. Immigration Policies

The immigration policies adopted by certain countries have recently relaxed which makes the process of studying abroad more effortless.

9. Ease of Travel

Airlines have now subsidized baggage claims for students making it easier for them to travel to their destination.

10. Interaction

There is a surge in the number of international schools in the world and in an attempt to interact with like-minded individuals; students yearn to study in a foreign university.

11. Competitive Course Structure

High cut-offs in home country, coupled with lax academic freedom instigates students to pursue an education abroad. There is intense competition to get into the few esteemed universities in the home country which is why students think it is a better option to study at foreign university.

12. Travel the world

Apart from studying in a deemed foreign university, students also desire the opportunity to travel the world, which a foreign degree can provide them with.

13. Receive superior quality education

The aspirations of students have increased multifold, students now aim for the best and believe that the best way to achieve their dreams is to attain an education abroad. Students now give more importance to the quality of education received.

14. Parents wish for the children to study abroad

Parents wish to send their children abroad to earn the highest standard of education.

15. Economical nature of course structure

Although people are under the pretence that studying at a foreign university is an expensive affair, the cost of an international degree has dwindled due to the availability of scholarships.

16. Investment

Education is an impeccable investment, because the cost incurred can be reimbursed through high paying jobs. Earning capacity of people has also increased resulting in a rise in their ability to pursue overseas education.

17. Personal Growth

Studying abroad allows students to grow in personality, the skills students learn of independence, confidence, hard work and diligence are important skills. These come especially in handy in the professional work sphere in the future.

18. Learn a new language

Whilst English is the most spoken language and nearly all courses are conducted through the medium of the said language. Studying in a foreign country and learning their language allows students to interact with the locals, having knowledge of a foreign language is an impeccable skill to have.

19. Networking

The friends you make during your study abroad program go a long way. Forging connections and networking are important components of overseas education.

20. Culture

Seeping in the culture, meeting new people, understanding the nuances of how people function, allow you to view your own culture with a mirror. Enabling you to become a holistic individual.


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