Study Abroad

Study in Australia

Why Study in Australia?

Australia is an attractive destination for overseas students because of its varied climatic conditions, diverse cultures, friendly and welcoming people and safe environment. Australia’s Higher Education has grown progressively over the last decade and is growing more and more as the days go by. High percentages of students from the Gulf now seek education in Australia-mainly in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. An Australian qualification will develop you personally and professionally. It is your passport to a well-paid career and a secure future.

Climate

Summer: December to February (ranges around 84 degrees F or 29 degrees C)

Winter: June to August (ranges around 56 degrees F or 13 degrees C)

Dress Code

Waterproof Clothes and an umbrella for rainy days

  • Thick and warm jackets and clothing for winter

  • Light cotton and Linens in summer

  • National Costume is recommended for festivities

Shopping & Dining

  • Shops are open every day of the week – 9:00 A.M to 5:30 P.M, Monday to Friday and 9:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M on Saturdays

  • Bigger cities like Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Hobart and Melbourne have late night shopping until 9:00 P.M on Fridays, and cities like Canberra, Perth and Sydney have the same facility offered on Thursdays

  • Halal food stores are available

  • Restaurants have flexible timings and are usually open late

  • An array of cuisine is offered

  • Aboriginal cuisine consists of exclusive food like eel, emu, kangaroo, snake, turtle, witchetty grubs (ghost moth larvae) and wombat

  • A must try is Vegemite, a dark brown salty yeast extract, which is used as a spread on toast for breakfast

Travel & Transportation

  • Buses, rail, watercraft and metro are the easiest travel methods in the city

  • Affordable rail and bus transportation between the different states

  • Student fares are available

  • Taxis are expensive

Study in Canada

Why Study in Canada?

Canada recently became a popular choice with overseas students due to its varied climatic conditions, diverse cultures and friendly people.Canada is a big player in the international education field and is considered an ideal destination for international students. It is a home to more than 175,000 international students every year, more and more from the Gulf. Canadian degrees are well related in business, government and academic circles around the world.

Climate

Canada experiences varied climate conditions; with continental weather in the Interior and Prairie regions and temperate weather in the West Coast (British Columbia)

Summer: June to August,  0° – 27°C

Winter: December to February,  -29° – 0°C

Temperatures experienced in British Columbia are as follows:

Summer: June to August : 11° – 22°C

Winter: December to February, 1° – 8°C

Dress Code

  • Waterproof clothes and umbrella for Rainy days

  • Dress in layers so that each layer can be added or removed depending on the weather

  • Gloves, scarfs, hat, ear muffs and a good pair of Snow Shoes for Winter

  • Light cottons and Linens in Summer

  • National Costume is recommended for festivities

Shopping & Dining

  • Shops are open every day of the week, 10:00 A.M to 9 P.M, Monday to Friday, 10:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M on Saturdays and 12:00 P.M to 6:00 P.M on Sundays

  • Flea markets are good places to get cheap objects

  • Restaurants are usually open late

  • An array of cuisine is offered

  • A variety of seafood is available along the coastline

  • Canadian’s are beef eaters, including meat like bison, caribou and elk

Travel & Transportation

  • Buses, rail, streetcars and subway are the easiest travel methods

  • An affordable plane, rail and bus transportation between the different provinces

  • Student fares are available

  • Bicycles paths are paths available in major cities

  • Taxis are expensive

Study in Europe

Why Study in Europe?

Europe is a popular choice for many overseas students pursuing higher studies because of its highly esteemed and notably recognized educational institutions. In addition to its varied climatic conditions, diverse culture warm friendly people and safe environment.
There are more than four thousand higher education institutions in Europe, from top-level research establishments to small, teaching-focused colleges. An increased number of International Students are now seeking a better higher education in Europe.

Climate

Europe experiences milder climatic conditions when compared to other areas lying on the same latitude. The weather is usually warmer and wetter, as a result of the Gulf Stream that influences its weather all year round.

  • France – The west has mild winters, cool to warm summers and high levels of rainfall. The interior areas experience hot, stormy summer and cold winters with less rain.

  • Germany – The winters are generally mild and summers are cool. A humid wind usually prevails all year round. The east of Germany has a continental climate, with warm summers and cold winters.

  • Ireland – The west tends to be wetter during the winter months, usually accompanied with hail and snow. The north has a lot of snow during the winter months, while the south has the least. The interior areas are warmer in the summer and colder in the winter.

  • Italy – The interior region has a continental climate while the remaining areas have a Mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and winters are mild in southern Italy while the summers are warm and winters are cool in northern Italy.

  • Malta – experiences a Mediterranean, subtropical climate. It has hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters and occasionally brief snow flurries.

  • Spain – It experiences a continental Mediterranean climate in the interior areas, oceanic climate in the coastal areas and semiarid climate to the south east of the country. The winters can be rainy while the summers are hot and sunny.

  • Switzerland – The summers are warm and humid, with periodic rainfalls during this season. The winters in the low lands are cloudy and foggy, but the mountains alternate between sun and snow. Autumn tends to be the driest season of the year.

Dress Code

  • Light casual clothes – cottons and linens – for all year round

  • Waterproof Clothes and umbrella for Rainy days

  • Warm jacket for Winter

  • National Costume is recommended for festivities

Shopping & Dining

  • Shops are open – 9:00 A.M to 6:30 P.M, Monday to Friday and 9:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M on Saturdays and are closed on Sundays

  • Shops work from 9:00 A.M to 9:00 P.M on Thursdays

  • Halal food stores are available

  • Restaurants have flexible timings and are usually open late

  • Ratatouille and soufflé is what France is known for

  • German sausages and Black Forest cake is a delicacy of Germany

  • Seafood, stew and meat are cuisines of Ireland

  • Pasta, spaghetti, pizza and the variety of sauces are a must try in Italy

Travel & Transportation

  • Buses, rail, and metro are the easiest travel methods in the city

  • Bicycle is the easiest way to get around, with designated cycle lanes available

  • Student fares are available

  • Taxis are expensive

Study in New Zealand

Why Study in New Zealand?

The quality of education in New Zealand is excellent and internationally recognized. The education institutes are diverse in size and location and the cost of living and studying is highly affordable compared with other countries. Additionally, New Zealand’s climate is pleasant and the locals are famous for their warm hospitality and attractive lifestyle.

Climate

Auckland (January: 16.4° – 23.8° C)

Auckland (July: 8°  – 14.7° C()

Wellington (January: 13.4°  – 20.3° C)

Wellington (July: 6.2°  – 11.3° C)

Christchurch (January: 12.2° – 22.5° C)

Christchurch (July: 1.7°– 11.3° C)

Dunedin (January: 11.7° – 19.9° C)

Dunedin (July: 2.4° – 9.3° C)

Dress Code

  • Daily clothes – casual wear.

  • Summer/spring clothes – light casual wear.

  • Winter/autumn clothes – warm sweaters and jackets.

  • National Costume is recommended to for festivities.

Shopping & Dinning

  • Shopping centers usually open from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday to Thursday.

  • Fridays allow for late night shopping until about 9:00 PM.

  • Student discounts are available upon presenting your student ID card.

  • The major retail outlets are Farmers, K-mart and The Warehouse.

  • The major supermarkets are Pac”n”Save, Countdown, Food town and New World. 24/7 supermarkets are also available.

  • Wide rage of cuisine offered.

  • Halal meet is available at a number of food stores.

  • Tap water is safe to drink.

Travel & Transportation

  • Easiest travel methods – buses, trains, planes (e-tickets for international flights are available).

  • Regular bus services into the city are provided.

  • Good affordable public transport services.

  • Student fares are available.

  • Taxis are expensive

Study in U.K.

Why Study in the UK?

The UK is a popular choice for overseas students due to its geographical location, reasonable climate, diverse ethnic groups and culture and its high standard of education, making it a secure environment to live and study.

Over 104,000 international students move to study in the UK every year; this may be due to the fact that the UK has been one of the top destinations for higher education for international students.

Climate

The United Kingdom experiences a temperate climate with rainfall throughout the year. The temperature changes with the season, but is usually pleasant all year round.

England – The weather temperatures are not much lower than 0 °C in winter in February and not much higher than 32 °C in summer in July.

Scotland – The weather is usually chilly, misty and windy. The winter months have the least amount of sunshine and are usually cold and drizzly, accompanied by snow.

Wales – Welsh weather is often cloudy, wet and windy, with warm summers and mild winters. The temperatures raise high in the summer ranging between 19 °C and 22 °C and drop sharply during the winter usually staging above freezing.

Northern Ireland – The weather is unpredictable at all times of the year. Average daytime maximums are 6.5 °C in January and 17.5 °C in July.

Dress Code

  • Light and Medium wear for the Summer

  • Warmer clothes for areas with high grounds and for winters

  • Waterproof Clothes and umbrella for rainy days, all year round

  • National Costume is recommended for festivities

Shopping & Dining

  • Shops are open every day of the week – 9:00 A.M to 5:30 P.M, Monday to Saturday and 11:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M on Sundays

  • Thursdays generally has extended working hours until 8:00 P.M

  • Shopping in departmental shops are the norm in big cities, while shopping at antique and craft shops are a norm in the suburbs

  • Shopping areas are open from 11:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M on Bank Holidays

  • Large supermarkets are open 24 hours, except on Sundays

  • Supermarkets and superstores are open from 8:00 A.M to 10:00 P.M, Monday to Saturday and 10:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M on Sundays

  • Halal food stores are available

  • Restaurants have flexible timings and are usually open late

  • Fish and chips, Roast beef, Yorkshire pudding and Haggis are few of the native cuisine that is a must try

  • English cream tea is a must try – having scones, jam, butter, clotted or double cream and tea

Travel & Transportation

  • Buses, rail, ferry, trams and the ‘tube’ (subway) are the easiest travel methods in the city

  • Affordable rail and bus transportation between the different countries

  • Walking and Cycling shorter distances are easier ways to get around the place

  • Cheap flights available to the European countries

  • Student fares are available

  • Taxis are expensive

Study in U.S.A

Why Study in the USA?

The States is a popular choice for many overseas students due to its high standard of education, the diverse culture, friendly people and opportunity for new comers, making it a safe environment to live and study.

Post-secondary education in the USA is the most prestigious. As the number one destination for international students, the U.S. offers most attractive opportunities for furthering your education. As a result, there is about 30% of the all the International Students in the world studying in the United States of America.

Climate

Due to its massive size and extensive geographic features, the states experiences a global climate. The general climate is temperate throughout the whole country.

Different climatic conditions experienced across the USA:

Semi-arid in the Great Plains

Arid in the Great Basin

Mediterranean in coastal areas

Subtropical in the Deep South

Tropical in Florida and Hawaii

Humid continental in the North

Humid subtropical in the South

Desert in the Southwest

Polar in Alaska

In the winter, the Northern States are the coldest while the Southern States are bright and sunny, and rarely drops below freezing.  The States usually experiences hot summers usually accompanied by heat waves and humidity, more prominent in the South and Southwest. The spring and autumn are mild and pleasant, with warm, sunny and wet days.

Dress Code

  • Informal clothes

  • Umbrella for rainy days

  • Warm Jackets for Autumn and Winter

  • Light cottons in Summer

  • National Costume is recommended for festivities

Shopping & Dining

  • Shopping Malls are open every day– 10:00 A.M – 9:00 P.M, Monday to Saturday and 11:00 P.M – 6:00 P.M on Sundays

  • Metropolitan areas have drugstores and supermarkets open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • Shops are open longer during the holidays

  • Major retail outlet is Wal-Mart

  • Outlet Malls offer a lot of bargains

  • Halal food stores are available

  • Restaurants have flexible timings and are open late

  • An array of ethnic cuisine is available

  • Americans eat a lot of grilled, fried, baked, seafood and meat products

Travel & Transportation

  • Automobiles are cheap and also the easiest mode of transportation

  • The bus – Greyhound – and the rail “Amtrak” are the cheapest ways to get between the states

  • Cheap travel tickets are available to travel from one coast to another

  • Local buses and bicycles are the easiest way to get around within the city

  • Walking is an easy way to get around the town

  • Student fares are available

  • Taxis are expensive

Study in India 

Why study in India?

With over 343 universities and 17,000 colleges offering the widest spectrum of courses, India has the second largest education system in the world. Indian universities and institutes of higher education and research have made significant contribution in research and development in the areas ranging from biotechnology, engineering, arts, humanities, pure sciences, applied physics, chemistry, and mathematics.

Studying and living in India is a special experience. India is a country rich in cultural heritage, having multi religious society. A cosmopolitan environment and easy acceptance of all cultures and religions, makes India a friendly nation. Students love and enjoy their stay in India. Besides the high standard of education, the students get an ample opportunity to know the cultures and traditions of India, and revel in the scenic beauty of the country.

Climate

Tropical monsoon type with winter (January-February), summer (March-May), south-west monsoon season (June-September) and post-monsoon or north-east monsoon season (October-December). Most of the rainfall is brought by the south-west monsoon.

Because of the geographical diversity of India, regional climate conditions in the extreme north, east and west vary from the general conditions given above.

Dress Code

  • Lightweight cottons in summer

  • Warmer clothes in winter and on cooler evenings

  • Raincoats and umbrellas during the monsoons

  • National costumes are recommended for festivities

Shopping & Dining

  • Shops are open every day of the week from 9:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m, Monday to Saturday, closed on Sundays

  • Bazaars are a good place get cheap objects

  • Restaurants have flexible timings and are usually open late

  • Dhal (a type of lentil) and other vegetarian dishes, along with a wide variety of sweets- gulab jamuns, jalebi, kulfi- are some of the cuisines in India

  • Indian foodis different from rest of the world not only in taste but also in cooking methods. It reflects a perfect blend of various cultures and ages.

  • India is a shopper’s paradise. You’ll find everything from clothes to ceramics, and metal work to musical instruments.  The only problem is how to get all your purchases back home!

Travel & Transportation

  • Buses, coach, ferries, rail and plane are the easiest travel methods between the metropolitan city

  • Auto rickshaws, bicycle and taxis are easy modes of transport

  • The metro is also available in some states