Our recent attendance of the Canada Partnership Forum in Vancouver, organized by the International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC), was an ideal opportunity to get together with our students who enrolled in ILAC’s language courses or college programs. During the education event, we had the pleasure to spend several days with Jelena, a 25 year old master’s graduate of Immunobiology from Belgrade. PRODIREKT academic advisors counseled Jelena last year and helped her successfully enroll in the Business Administration program of ILAC’s School of Business. READ MORE
In September, the representatives of PRODIREKT, together with a small selected group of other agents, were invited by Stonar, a leading UK boarding school, to be their guest for a couple of days and to visit their premises. Stonar laid on an exclusive coach to transport the group to the school. The guidance and care offered by schools’ representatives as soon as we boarded the bus in London signaled something very pleasantly different. Kasha, Rachel and Judy made sure that we didn’t miss anything…and that didn’t stop until we sadly parted company with them at the end of our familiarization trip. What follows is our testimonial to what we experienced and just a taste of what our students and their parents can expect to find at Stonar. READ MORE
U.S. News & World Report just published one of its most reputable university ranking lists, and this time the universities in the USA have been evaluated. The 2020 Best National Universities ranking includes a mix of public and private research institutions that offer a diverse range of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. These are the top USA universities of 2020: READ MORE
The UK has announced a new Graduate Visa that will allow international students to remain for two years after completing degree programs, a reversal of a policy introduced in 2012 and a move welcomed by the international education industry.
The new post-study work rights system for international students was unveiled by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, yesterday. The restoration of two-year post-study work rights for international students reverses a policy introduced by Johnson’s predecessor, Theresa May, when she was Home Secretary in 2012.
For all student visa applications submitted from September 1, applicants will be required to transfer €10,236 into a blocked account, an increase from the current requirement of €8,640.
The blocked account is the most common means for international students for demonstrating that they have sufficient credit balances to cover the costs for the duration of their planned stay in Germany.
The monthly withdrawal limit from a blocked account will be increased from the current level of READ MORE