“The effect of the new variant is undisputedly a headache for Indian students. However, our data suggests that students are going forward”
The pandemic has continually derailed the study abroad plans since March 2020 affecting student mobility, admissions, and financing overseas education. Just as the situation was stabilising, with many universities expecting to begin on-campus classes, a new variant hit the world, says Ankit Mehra, founder & CEO of GyanDhan.
Omicron, the highly mutated variant of Covid-19, disrupted the entire economy of overseas education once again, forcing countries to introduce travel restrictions and universities to switch back to remote learning.