Choosing the right university and degree, is the biggest struggle each student has to go through, especially when you are planning for study abroad, the whole process seems challenging and unsetting. Students who want to study abroad often seen compromising on their choices of course and subject, only because they do not come up with the best suitable choice. While making right decision you have to weigh up the difference between different elements involved in that decision, as your whole future would be at stake.
Student who are willing to study abroad, sometime come up with decision, which does not, seems as effective as it was at start. Students sometimes focus on some particular, crucial aspects of choosing the right university, often miss most important but less obvious, issues. And this result in, different sort of issues student face after reaching their chosen destination. Choosing the right course or university can keep you on the right track, and keep you motivated and inspired to success. As it’s said,
“Happy and successful career lies in doing what you enjoy doing the most and all of these depends on picking the right course for self, apart from choosing the right university in the right country”.
Edvise understand the struggle usually students do while selecting the best option for them, and to help them we have decided to jot down few important thing to keep in mind while going for any university or course. Let’s check them out!
Why you want to study that particular subject:
First thing first, why do you want to study that subject, do you have passion for that field, are you sure about your choice? These are the few question every student should ask himself or herself before starting a hunt for perfect university or Subject. You should only study what you really want to became. It help you get through with your degree with so much knowledge, experience and information. And that will only help you grow more and more successful.
Keep things in perspective:
Its not that bad if you do not get the university or subject of your choice, in fact it can be healthy for you to explore and learn new things, which later you might think is the best decision you have ever made. Going for something, you have not given a thought, will force you to think beyond your imagination and really help you understand, what is actually important to you, at least in the terms of education.
So, it’s better to do your proper homework, search learn or consult for best options of universities, The best option for your career, keeping your interest and potential in mind. It will open new doors of opportunity for you that will give you so many ways to explore your skills and talents.
Job Specification Skills are not everything:
One of the biggest flaw we have is, while looking for any university or even any subject, we basically think about the Scope of that industry or field, the employability. Remember one thing that university is not a job-training center. We put ridiculous amount of pressure to student to think about their degree in terms of future employment. Although it’s completely understandable that you want to keep a connection between your degree and future employment. But there are few important reason you should be open about.
A: the working world is changing rapidly. Many of the jobs that are not even invented now will be available in market when you will graduate. So, there is no point of thinking that your degree will be of no use.
B: If you are doing something you really love to do or study, trust me you will get out a use of it in any way, your education will always help you grow in so many ways. It’s better if you stay focused and positive about it.
See the Big Picture:
Talking about focusing on the big picture means, while selecting any university focus on overall reputation of university, its achievements in whole not just about the particular faculty or subject. The life you experience within your university while doing your degree, has great impact on your life on work-field.
So it’s healthier to find out everything about university, their active student clubs and societies, about the international student programs, placements and internships, do they have facilities of libraries and sports etc. Second most important thing to know is about the course, you should do detail homework on what university is offering, about the faculty, fee structure and course outline. It will help you understand better about your desired course, how university is fulfilling your requirements.
Understanding your struggle, edvise hub always try to provide service at its best to help all struggling students. If you want to know more about universities and top courses in Australia for international students, you can check our other blogs.