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Sweden Visas and Immigration

With any study abroad destination, you are going to have to take a look at whether or not you need visas, passports, residential passes, or other paperwork in order to stay in the country for your studies. Sweden is no different, but because of the agreements that are found across the European Union, you will find that applying for residence in Sweden is going to be different than doing so for countries outside of the EU. If you are not from the EU, then you may also see some different processes that you have to go through in order to obtain your visa. So what do you have to do to determine whether or not you are eligible to study in Sweden, with or without a visa? We’re going to take a closer look in this section. […]

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How to learn Swedish with todays available media.

Swedish is not the easiest language to learn, and to be honest I haven’t spent a lot of time studying the language over the past 11 months. Formula Student is coming to an end, meaning more time to do other stuff (no more sleepless nights or early morning shifts – YAY!). A new semester starts in less than a month *cries inside*, and new things are coming, so this time I enrolled to SFI (Svenska För Invandrare – or Swedish for immigrants) with the hope to improve my nonexistent language skills, and recently I got a group assigned starting on the 17th! […]

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Postgraduate Study in Sweden

Sweden is the third largest country in Western Europe covering an area of 450,000 km². It shares borders with Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark via a bridge-tunnel.

Sweden experiences extremes of climate throughout the year with very cold and dark winters and bright, sunny summers. This is due to its proximity to the Arctic Circle, and in fact the northern tip of Sweden actually lies above the Arctic Circle! […]

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10 Things To Know Before Studying Abroad in Canada

Studying in Canada can be a great opportunity and an exciting one. Prior knowledge on the foreign country you’ll be studying in not only helps you understand the culture and people, but also helps you adjust to the new environment. Canada provides opportunities to encounter different cultural and natural experiences. For international students, moving to a new country to study can be quite challenging. Here are 10 things you need to know before studying in Canada. […]

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Guidelines For Studying Abroad In Canada

Canada boasts of some of the best universities in the world. With a comparatively lower cost of education, favorable work prospects for international students and a peaceful ambience, it has become a coveted education destination. Students from across the globe have Canadian Universities on their application list, hence, securing admission to a top Canadian University will be not be an easy task. Starting early, building the appropriate profile, collecting relevant information, and gaining a full grasp of the admission requirements are some of the critical areas that students must focus on before starting the application process. Here’s a list of essential things that you need to know to make your study experience in Canada an enriching one. […]

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Money Management Tips while Studying Abroad

Studying abroad comes with a lot of challenges…and managing your money is among the hardest of them! International courses are expensive, and many students go in for education loans which need to be repaid once the course is completed, and after a certain moratorium period during which the student can look for a job. Interest rates are usually manageable, and can be brought down if during the period of study you repay at least the interest regularly. […]