Effect on Higher Education of COVID -19
22 March 2020 marked the official lockdown in India of numerous facilities. The world economy has
stormed COVID-19, grinding nearly all operations to a stop. It also covers the education market,
which has been influenced on different grounds. Initially, the average percentile of students
spending in overseas education dropped. Now, however with provisions to help students achieve
their goals, the foreign governments of several countries have come in.
If you’re unsure about investing in education abroad, so this blog is for you. This write-up promises
to discuss how higher education is influenced by this situation and how students should plan things
How are the institutions of higher education responding to COVID-19?
This is one of the students’ most regular questions today. Many universities, such as those in
Australia, have opted for an online learning structure where learners from their home country can
complete half or one of the semesters. The additional advantage of this flexible choice is that this
functionality will not be disadvantaged by post-study job privileges, ensuring that you will be eligible
for your Post Study Job Visa which will be judged to be as successful as studying in Australia.
In this COVID age, which marks the best time to apply in terms of financial expenditure, an infinite
number of enticing scholarships have been launched by several universities.
Often in cases of visa denial, the most enticing aspect is that some universities have also
implemented the provision to refund the money.
What if the online learning style is not easy for the student?
A term called “census day” was adopted by the universities. This date is normally three or six weeks
after the start date of the course. The student should report concerns such as not being happy with
learning online, network difficulties, or other miscellaneous factors here within three to six weeks.
The student will withdraw here and the entire sum is postponed to the next intake, which is the
most appealing part of all.
What is the status of students from India who are ready to study abroad?
A new study showed that 91% of students already want to proceed with their September & January
intake applications. The UK & Canada were the most picked nations, followed by other countries
such as Australia, the US & Europe. The main factor for this is that students trust in these countries’
Right Now, What Can Students Do?
Below are the points on which the aspirants can reflect during this lockout era—
• One of the best choices is to continue studying and practising for exams like IELTS, GRE,
GMAT, or TOEFL via online platforms.
• Using the time to optimise your application and application for intake for September and
• Watch YouTube lessons or take courses that will instruct you on the direction to pursue.
• Study courses and organisations that better represent their talents and their skills.
It’s about all your hopes & safety in a nutshell. Although keeping your spirits fired up for the next
intake season, stay safe and exercise good hygiene. For free counselling and university shortlisting
programmes, get in touch with Discover Matrix.
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