Some Popular Colleges for Students from abroad :
1. Technical University, Munich
2. University of Freiburg
3. University of Bonn
4. University of Goettingen
5. University of Heidelberg
6. University of Munich
Shorter course duration and schemes like ‘fresh talent’ and international graduate’ that allow students to work after the course completion are some of the reasons why the Indian students prefer to choose the UK. One-year Mater degree courses like MBA, M.Sc., and attractive scholarships are other factors that make the UK an exciting place for studies, he added.
Among the courses popular with the Indian students are law, business administration (including MBA), engineering and technology, paramedical courses followed by biological sciences. Of late, students are enquiring about studies and research programmers in biotechnology. ” The demand for courses in animation, gaming and fine-arts is also picking up gradually,” pointed out Anish.
Noting that from June 30 International graduate who have studied in the UK will be free to seek employment for up to two years under Tier 1 of Points Based System (PBS) he said, This is twice the length of stay permitted under the old International Graduate Scheme (IGS) rules and allows the most able international graduates to find work in the UK without the need for a sponsor or work permit. “The Tier 1 (Post-study work) replaces IGS and the Fresh Talent : working in Scotland scheme, which is an added advantage for students who come here, he noted.
“We are anticipating 15 per cent increase in the number of student visas to be issued for the September 2008 intake,” added Anish confidently.
A survey conducted by HESA-Higher Education Statistical Agency in the UK said that when it comes to Universities the most preferred ones are the University of Greenwich, University of Wales Institute CArdiff, Middlesex University, Sheffield Hallam, Hertfordshire, Nottingham, Northumbria, Napier, Staffordshire, Manchester, Robert Gordon and University of Sunderland.
For information about study options for Indian students in the UK visit the Education U.K. – http://www.educationuk-in.org .
Details regarding visa procedures, stories from alumni, scholarship information and advice for potential students and their families can be obtained from http://www.ukinindia.com
With the recession in the US market, weakening rupee value and general slowdown, the IT industry is already facing a big challenge and consultants can play a major role to keep it floating. This is possible only iof the effective training is given at entry level imparting not only technical and soft skills but also a familiarity with the dynamics of the industry. Usually when a fresher joins a company, he or she takes some time to be deployed on a project. This make both the corporate and the individual waste precious time.
It is here that JITA comes in. Its ‘Ready to deploy’ programme ensures corporate readiness from day one. “JITA focuses on 360 degree training to enhance the employability of the talent pool available across the country,” says a company representative. “It will also help an organisation cut down the costs of training to a significant percentage and enhances the productivity of the employee.”
JITA was inaugurated in June and has started training its first batch of 40 graduates from June 23, 2008. Their course will include technical training (Java, .Net, Testing, LAMP and Mainframe), soft skill training, software engineering and project management, team building activities, on job training, essential competence, and outdoor activities.
Apart from this, there is also a value pack which includes overseas travel and onsite lifestyle to make the candidates ‘corporate ready’. The course will last for three months and will consist of 450 hours of training after which the candidates will be ready to take on the rigours of the corporate world. To apply for this course, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org