We feature two stories this month, one from India and one from China. India sends the most international students to the US (
83,833) and China sends the second-largest number (67,723).
USA - The Land of Opportunity for Higher Education
(From the Hindustan Times)
The United States of America is a land of opportunities. One of the advantages of the US higher educational system is the amazing range of options offered by over 3,500 colleges and universities. These vary with programmes that differ in various ways,the choices of academic and research programmes, types of institutions, size, cost, diversity in student
bodies, selectivity, campus ambience to location. US universities boast world-class faculty, quality programmes, latest technology and equipment and cutting-edge research. Moreover, the choice of courses is flexible.
Read the rest of the story in the Hidustan Times Online.
Chinese Students Flock to Harvard
The Chinese mainland has been the second largest source of foreign students at Harvard University for the past seven years, said the prestigious US university. Among 3,913 international students from 141 countries studying at the university for the 2007-08 academic year, 400, or 10.22 percent, are from the Chinese mainland, second only to 489 Canadians, the Harvard International Office said. The number of Chinese mainland students at Harvard has increased 81.8 percent in the past 16 years.
Read the rest of the story on ChinaDaily.com.