Tips & Trick

20 TIPS and TRICKS to Study Overseas

BEFORE ARRIVAL

  1. Make sure you know what program or course perfectly suited for you. If you are not sure what to choose, take a ‘Career Guidance’ test. It will help you choose the right course.
  2. Pick the right university for that program. Lots of universities offer similar program but they are not the same. The main things that make the differences are subjects delivery, facilities and infrastructure and industrial partners. Ask our counselor for assistance.
  3. Check if the tuition fee is within your budget range. Higher rank universities usually charge more expensive tuition.
  4. Before applying, you should know the academic entry requirements and english requirements. Prepare all supporting documents.
  5. If you get a Conditional Offer Letter, make sure you can fulfill the conditional terms. If you get a Full Offer Letter, you can proceed to Student Visa Application.
  6. Choose the type of accommodation which is best suited for you. Luxury and distance will affect rental
  7. When applying student visa, prepare all supporting documents and fill in the student visa form correctly. You should honestly state your purpose of study and your financial capability. The visa will be granted if you are genuine.
  8. Don’t issue airway ticket until your student visa is
  9. Don’t bring too much cash. Prepare cash money for the first month only. Credit card or debit card are safer to pay your expenses. You should also know the weather condition so you can prepare proper attire.
  10. If you have airport pick up arrangement, let them know at least four days before your arrival (date, time, flight number, terminal, etc). Make sure to bring your PASSPORT along!

AFTER ARRIVAL

  1. Find the nearest money changer if you dont have local currency. Buy a local sim card number to make you easier to communicate with others.
  2. Contact the person who will pick you up from the airport. Usually they will drop you to the asigned accommodation.
  3. Make your self familiar with the accommodation area or neighborhood. Know the place to buy food and dairy. Find the best way to reach the university.
  4. If the university is close to the accommodation, consider to rent or buy a bicycle. If you need to take public transportations, buy a student subscription card. It will save your expenses.
  5. Know the location and number of nearest police station, hospital and fire fighter.
  6. When reporting to university, prepare your Full Offer Letter and student visa. Get the International Student Service contact person and number, as they will assist you in university related matters.
  7. Find extra curricular activities, best for you.
  8. You are there to study! Make sure you study hard and finish your program on time. If your performance is below standard, you will likely to breach your student visa and get deported.
  9. In some countries, it’s legal to get a part time job. You can use it to extend your links.
  10. After you graduate, you can apply for a postgraduate work visa to get a full time job. It’s permitted in some countries.