Tag: Covid

How Omicron has affected the vision of studying abroad for students

“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.

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Catching up with lost study time this summer

“Some of the new initiatives that have emerged during the pandemic may be here to stay”

According to recent reports, children in England are three months behind in their studies after lockdown measures, and while schools have worked hard to help their pupils keep up to date with their studying, many parents will view the summer holidays as a good time to help their children catch up.

For many international students, the summer months are traditionally an opportunity to come to the UK for an academic or cultural education experience. Pat Moores of UK Education Guide explains what schools are planning.

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