Which Countries Are Still a Viable Option for a Business Degree in Times of Trump and Brexit?
“WEIGH THE ALTERNATIVES”
The business and management field of education and work offers a range of specializations from finance, accounting, marketing, business analytics, logistics, supply chain, operations management and international trade to entrepreneurship.
Studying in the US and the UK has for long been considered the ticket to a golden future by Indian students because of the excellent education and work opportunities in the Global companies. However, many would agree that the recent political climate has created several fear factors for students. These include difficulty in finding a job and exorbitant tuition-fees.
In a given scenario, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand have emerged as strong alternatives with an advantage of being English speaking countries. Other nations including Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, and Dubai too, are wooing Indians with a promise of a world-class education and a welcoming environment.
Canada has a range of global institutions. It is home to the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, Capilano University, Trent University, University of New Brunswick, Royal Roads University, Cape Breton University and many more universities that suit the academic and budget profile of every student. Besides, these colleges also offer effective work-study options. Also, there are abundant options for vocational colleges and community colleges that offer cost-effective diplomas and degrees with a major practical approach.
A major attraction is the 3-year work visa after at least 2 years of study with further options to apply for permanent residency.
Ireland is the English speaking commercial hub of Europe with many global organizations and reputed institutions including the National University of Ireland, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and Dublin City University. They offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the competitive cost. Also, the country offers a 2-year post-study work visa.
Australia and New Zealand
The popular study destinations (Australia and New Zealand) offer a quality education and there is an option of a two-year post-study work visa with easier norms for residency. The well-known institutions include the University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, University of Adelaide, University of New South Wales, Monash University, Australian National University, La Trobe University, Bacon University, University of Queensland, Bond University and many more.
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