After remaining closed during the pandemic, as universities in Australia and the UK (which ran classes in a hybrid model during the pandemic) open their borders to international students, a boom in the number of applications has intensified the competition between the candidates.
But Azent Education Abroad unique offers can make an otherwise tedious college application process much easier for Indian students.
From selecting courses to finding the right university, informing students about application deadlines and even offering scholarships to help them achieve their dream of studying abroad, this Mumbai-based company does it all. .
“The pandemic has led to an increase in the number of students applying to UK and Australian universities, as many looked forward to reaping the benefits of an international degree in terms of career prospects. The Graduate Immigration Track and the Skilled Worker Track for the UK and the Extended Post-Study Work Visa in Australia are particularly attractive when deciding to study abroad. mentioned Atul Nishar, Founder and Chairman, Azent.
After opening the new student visa route on October 5, 2020, the UK government finally removed all Covid-19 related travel restrictions and requirements in March.
As a result of the decision, overseas enrollment in UK universities increased by around 9% to more than six lakh international students admitted in the 2020/21 academic year, compared to 2019/20, according to the data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.
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Competition to study in the UK among Indian aspirants was tougher as the country’s enrollment rose more than average, by 27 per cent to 53,015 in 2020/21, from the previous academic year, according to the data.
In December last year, Australia also lifted restrictions on its universities to allow international students after a nearly two-year wait.
“In the same way that the UK market rebounded after it opened up to overseas students, we also expect a similar growth trend for Australian universities,” said Priyanka Nishar, Founder and Managing Director, Azent.
“With students able to work part-time for 40 hours a week, Australia is spending billions of dollars on job creation, and international students are a big part of that,” she said.
Winners start early
Despite the opening of borders, pursuing studies abroad requires starting early.
“Azent helps students from the start of their ‘study abroad’ journey, which includes building their profiles, helping them find the best accommodations during their stay, and ensuring that the application processes and visas are simple for students,” said Priyanka Nishar.
As an international student herself (alumni of Cornell University and Harvard Business School), Priyanka saw the shortcomings students encountered when pursuing their studies abroad. “The lack of accurate information and the lack of communication were significant issues,” she added.
Azent students have access to over 1,450 universities in the UK, US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, Germany and Ireland. It helps students across India through its online portal, as well as its physical counseling centers.
Step by step
A student’s journey to Azent begins with its exclusive “Azent Compass” university research portal. The online platform uses artificial intelligence to scour its vast database of over five lakh courses, to help them find the right match based on their interests and abilities.
After course selection, students can create their profile, shortlist universities and get individual advice, all under one roof.
Its other features include “Azent Connect”, a university portal that helps universities track student applications and profiles at education fairs, and “Expense Calculator”, which helps them estimate study costs at university. ‘foreign.
Before applying, students can also visit Azent’s VR-led experience centers in Mumbai (Santacruz and Thane), Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Vijayawada, where they can take a virtual walk around campus from a target university and find out what it would be like to study and live there.
These centers are also equipped with interactive kiosks to provide students with additional information about education abroad.
Besides, it also has virtual centers in Vizag, Jaipur, Pune, Surat, Coimbatore and Bangalore, and two more in New York and Dubai.
In March, 19-year-old Ayush Patel, who lives in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, fulfilled his dream of pursuing an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering at Western Sydney University, Australia with the help of the Azent Aspire Scholarship , which covers all of its tuition fees.
“Azent has always been there for me from the beginning. From screening universities to helping with my SOP to approving my visa. I would recommend Azent to any student who wants to study abroad”, did he declare.
Ayush is not alone in this journey as other such aspirants can also apply for the scholarship, which is awarded based on student ambition and not grades. It can cover up to 100% of their tuition fees.
In addition, Azent also offers information and assistance on other independent foreign scholarships by organizing several events and connecting students with its advisors.
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Now that you can get help from Azent to study abroad, here is everything you need to know about UK and Australian universities.
Some of the best degree programs offered by UK universities include Computer Science, Medicine, Law, Engineering, Nursing, Public Health, and MBA.
Australian universities are best known for their courses in agricultural sciences, architecture, biomedical engineering, basic engineering, computer science and management.
The admission followed by UK universities is between January and February and between September and October. There is also a return in May for certain courses.
Australian universities offer admissions in two semesters, with admissions in February and July. Some universities also follow the term system, for which admission takes place in February, July and November.
Some of the best universities Azent can help you apply to include the Russell Group in the UK and the Group of Eight in Australia, among others.
For more information on Azent Overseas Educationits services and assistance in the admissions process, please visit https://www.azent.com/