go study abroad!

Have you ever thought about the possibility
of going to study abroad?
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Well, most of the people do think about it but
few of them actually do it.
What about you?
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What about you?
– 80% college graduates earn a degree in a
field other than what they would have really
– 90% of people land up in a job unfulfilled,
not because they want it, but because that’s
what they have got under the circumstances,
with their background, experience and skills.
Most common reasons
why to study abroad
• Experience a world without borders
• Expand your knowledge base
• Learn a foreign language
• Find yourself
• Get an advantage on the job market
Myths about
studying abroad
that are not true!
• Only foreign language students study abroad.
• I can only go to study abroad to the UK or U.S.
as I don't speak any other foreign languages
besides English.
• It is easier and just as good to travel once I have
a job.
• I do not have enough money to study abroad.
Introducing studies abroad
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60+ universities to choose
~3000 programs
Dream Foundation
One of the biggest
in Europe!
Operating in 20 countries
Online advice
Pre-depature meetings
Supporting the application
Which countries can I go to?
United Kingdom
and many more!
Dream Foundation is specialised in full-time
– Undergraduate programs (bachelor, diploma)
– Postgraduate programs (master)
– Phd programs (coming soon*)
We also offer also possibility to apply to
one-year programs:
– Final year courses – finish your 3rd year studies
of BA course abroad and get 2 diplomas (local
university + university abroad)
– Top-up courses – study an extra year and get 2
BA diplomas (local university + university abroad)
3 + 2 system (BA + MA)
2 + 1 + 2 system (AP + Final Year + MA)
Why go to study to Denmark?
- Quality of education – innovative study methodologies,
high student satisfaction rate, institutions among world
best in different rankings.
- English based programs – wide choice of international
programs taught in English
- Free for EU/EAA students – Danish goverment is paying
for the education to attract “brains”, otherwise one year
would cost around €10 000.
Why go to study to Denmark?
- Good job opportunities – students need to work in
average 12-15 hours a week to cover their living costs.
Minimum salary is around €13/ hour (60h/month = €780).
Availability of jobs depends from different cities.
- International education - students in study groups are
usually from different countries and that makes the
education really international.
Cost of living & studying
in Denmark?
- Living cost – from 500-700€/month. 5,800€ per year will
typically cover accommodation, food and general personal
- Living place – in average 250-350€/ month
- Transportation – 40-60€/month (bicycle = 0)
- Food & other costs – 200-300€/month
- Study cost – usually you need a laptop and books (books
you can buy from other students = much cheaper)
- Tuiton is free of charge for EU/EAA students
- Study materials, trips, etc – around 500-1000€ for the study period
How to finance studies
in Denmark?
- Student jobs – hourly wage minimum is 13€ and 15
hours/week should be sufficient to cover living cost.
- Scholarships – very few scholarships and very high
competition, therefore we advise to check for possibilities
in your home country.
- Support from parents/relatives – education is investment
in your future and for most students family support is
- Savings – have at least 4 months money when arriving to
Institutions in Denmark
Aarhus University Herning
- AU-Herning
- has been elected as the most innovative
public organisation in Denmark
- 1600 students from many different countries
- Aarhus Univerisity = 31st place in Europe
according to Shanghai ranking and 63rd in the
world according to Times rankings.
- Courses: 4 BA courses(Computer Sciences,
Marketing, Architecture, Bioengineering)
Aarhus University Herning
- Why choose AU-Herning?
- small classes & focus on your personal
- helpful staff in the Institute
- close cooperation with the business community
- the most satisfied business students in Denmark
-Tuition fees: for EU/EAA students there is no tuition fee
Business Academy Aarhus
- Business Academy Aarhus
- 2500 students
- Aarhus Technical College
- Green Academy Aarhus
-14 AP+ 6 top up (Computer Sciences, Marketing,
Architecture, Bio and Chemical Engineering)
Business Academy Aarhus
- Why choose Business Academy Aarhus?
- one of the most practice-oriented institution DF
cooperates with
- project work, case studies and practical assignments
in groups are important elements of all programmes
- small classes
- 2 year AP degree + 1 year top-up program = BA
- close ties to the business sector
Institutions in the UK
Why study in the UK?
1. One of the top destinations to study around the world.
2. Traditions of excellence dating back hundreds of years.
3. High class institutions at every corner and more
flexibility than many other countries
4. Academic qualification respected and valued
throughout the world
5. UK MA programs can be completed in one year
6. International education - At postgraduate level,
students from outside the UK form over 30% of the
entire student body
Working while studying
During University term-times you can work up to 20
hours per week and during the vacation periods you
can work full-time. We advise to work not more than
15 hours per week.
- http://www.e4s.co.uk/
- http://www.summerjobs4students.co.uk/
- http://www.justjobs4students.co.uk/
- http://www.student-jobs.co.uk/
How much does it cost to live and
study in UK?
- Living cost – students should consider £6000-£8000 for
living expenses depending on the university
- Accomodation – in average £50-£80 per week. If you split costs
with other students and e.g. rent a house for 6 people, £35 per
week is possible.
- http://www.studentaccommodation.org/
- Bills (water, electicity, heating) if you life in a house or apartment from £10 per week
- Food - £25-£30 per week
- Phone + internet – from £10 per week
- Transportation – from £10 per week
- More: http://uk.internationalstudent.com/
How to finance studies
in the UK?
- Student jobs – hourly wage minimum is
- £4.83* per hour if you are aged 18-21 years
- £5.80* per hour if you are 22 or over
- http://www.nases.org.uk/content/index.php?page=17550
- http://www.careers.lon.ac.uk/output/Page712.asp
Do your homework - unless you take the time and energy
to look for one, and work diligently to prepare an excellent
application package for each scholarship, you will
probably not get one:
- http://www.internationalscholarships.com/
- http://www.iefa.org/
- http://www.educationuk.org/pls/hot_bc/bc_edufin.page
- www.scholarshipportal.eu
How to finance studies
in the UK?
Survey of tuition fees for international (NON-EU) students:
How to spot scholarship scam?
If you must pay money to get money, it might be a
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Spend the time, not the money.
Nobody can guarantee that you'll win a scholarship.
Legitimate scholarship foundations do not charge
application fees.
If you're suspicious of an offer, it's usually with good
Student loans in UK
Depending on your circumstances, you
may qualify for:
help with tuition fees only
help with tuition fees - and also help with living
costs and certain other expenses
– http://www.slc.co.uk/index.html
– www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance-eu
How to finance studies
in the UK?
In order to apply for financial help you’ll need to:
fill in the relevant application form for your type
of course and year of study
send the completed form to the Student Finance
Services European Team
make sure you apply by the relevant deadline
How to finance studies
in the UK?
Some learned societies offer financial help for
postgraduate or postdoctorate research. These
British Academy (for humanities and social sciences)
The Royal Academy of Engineering (for engineering)
The Royal Society (for science)
University of Bedfordshire
567 BA( Accounting, Computer Sciences, nursing, Advertising, Psychology)
Luton and Bedfordshire
25,000 students from 100 countries, 3 campuses
Cooperation with public and private business sector
Dream Foundation
Coventry University
• 317 BA
• West Midlands,
• 20,000 students
• Long tradition of
excellence since
Institutions in the Netherlands
Why study in the Netherlands?
- The 1st non-English-speaking country to offer courses
taught in English.
- High quality education - experience shows that people
who have studied at a Dutch higher education institution
perform very well in other parts of the world.
- The Times Higher Education Supplement ranks 11
universities in Holland among the top 200 in the world.
- Groundbreaking Problem-Based Learning system with
more practice and career orientation.
- http://www.studyinholland.nl/
Why study in the Netherlands?
The Dutch education system is interactive and
focuses on teamwork, which makes it easy to
meet other international students.
Studying in Holland means developing an open
mind and increasing your international
About 87% of the population in the Netherlands
speaks English, besides Dutch, German and
Why study in the Netherlands?
The Netherlands has two main types of higher
education institutions: universities and
universities of applied sciences.
Universities focus on the independent practice of
research-oriented work in an academic or
professional setting.
Universities of applied sciences are more practically
oriented, preparing students directly for specific
Why study in the Netherlands?
Education in Holland is not free, but tuition fees are
reasonable compared with other countries.
The annual tuition fees for enrolment on a degree
programme or course at a Dutch higher education
institution start at approximately €1,700 for EU
students. In general, tuition fees are higher for
non-EU students.
Cost of studies in the Netherlands?
Experience shows that to live and study in Holland, students
need between €300 and €400 per month +
accommodation which is around €300/ monthly.
When working at least 8 hours per week (32 hours per
month) you are eligible for a grant from the Dutch
governement (€266-€500 per month).
If you finish the course, this grant will be as a gift to you.
Why to finance my studies in the
Working in the Netherlands:
HZ University of Applied Sciences
- HZ University
- 4,000 students
- Located in Vlissingen.
- Programs
- 9 BA courses (Chemistry, Water Managment, Civil
- Around 1700€ per year
Why to choose HZ University?
– Several programmes are one of the best in the country
– Studing at HZ is flexible and HZ is known for its personal
approach - classes are kept small and every student has
his/her own study career coach
– HZ is located on the beautiful Dutch coastline, close to
Amsterdam and Paris
– All study programs are practice-based and geared to the job
Saxion University
- Saxion University
- among the largest Universities of Applied Sciences in
the Netherlands
- 20,000 students & over 2,500 international students
- located in Deventer and Enschede
- Courses
- 11 BA courses(Electrical Engineering, Hospitality
Studies, Physiotherapy)
- 19 top-up/final year courses (International Law,
Marketing, Environmental Studies, Urban Planning)
Why to choose Saxion University?
– Practical education
– The study atmospehe at Saxion is friendly, multicultural and
– Student centered studies and focus on professional practice
– International approach
– Tuition fee for EU/EAA students:
– BA €1,713 – €4,950 (year)
– MA €8,943 (year)
– top-up/final year €1,713
Other great possibilities
– Jönköping University
– Located in Sweden
– One of the most international universities in Sweden
– Tuition fee: free for EU/EEA student
– 3 BA courses (International Economics and Law,
International Managment and Marketing)
–Malmö University
– Located in Sweden
– Tuition fee: free for EU/EEA student
– 6 BA Humanities courses (International Relations,
Human Rights, European Studies)
Dream Foundation is a cross-European
organisation which main field of activity is:
– to create high-quality possibilities to study
– to develop intercultural competences, helping
you to fulfil your dreams
Dream Foundation
3 main criterias
When we choose our partner institutions we usually look for the
following 3 things from which they should fill at least one.
The institution:
is innovative, uses new teaching methods and focuses on the
personal development of students.
is among the best in its country.
is in the world’s TOP rankings - we are looking those who are
ranked among the world’s TOP 1000 and even better if they take
a position among the first 500.
Dream Foundation
Application process in 3 easy steps:
1. Choose a course
2. Fill the online application
3. Take the language test
- > and Go study abroad!
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