Study Abroad FAQ’s

The opportunity for students to work part-time during studies varies from country to country. Generally if you pursue a course at a degree level or above you may be permitted to work while on an student visa. In Australia most students can work for 40 hours per fortnight, in UK, Canada, New Zealand students can work up to 20 hours per week, while in USA students cannot work off campus while studying.
You must provide evidence that you (or your parent/guardian) have enough money to pay for your course and your living expenses. While many countries have a stipulated amount of funds it would require, some have broader more extensive guidelines. For instance, many countries like Australia, New Zealand or UK have a minimum living cost computed as per government standards. Students applying for visas in these countries, accordingly, must provide proof that the said amount is available with them in ready cash.

The student visa interview is the most difficult part of the application process, and you must be well-prepared to answer the questions to the satisfaction of the visa officer. This visa interview will be thedeciding factor as to whether you will receive the student visa or not.

The visa officer may ask the students various questions related to their past qualification, why they want to study in that country, their future plans and goals, family background, sponsor’s details etc. to determine the your genuine intentions.

Hints for the interview:

  • Be well prepared and well informed about the university, program of study, costs and sum up your educational objectives
  • Be able to justify his/her choice of studying in United States and how it will benefit in career prospectus back home in India
  • Be aware of the career options after completing the course
  • Demonstrate strong economic, social and cultural ties in India
  • Be aware of sponsor’s (preferably parents)income and nature of work
  • Be well acquainted with own education qualification including university / college credentials in India
  • Finally be able to demonstrate that you have sufficient funds currently available to pay first year tuition fee and living expenses and that funds will be available for additional years until the course of study in completed

Note: The visa officers are looking for students who are honest, well prepared, motivating, confident (not over confident with clarity in communication and projecting positive body language. You must be able to justify as to “why you deserve to secure the student visa

It’s not compulsory to use the services of education agents and you can apply on your own. However most agents have up-to-date course information from many overseas institutions and are trained by universities/colleges in admission procedures, they are also required to be aware of any changes to visa policy. This means they can give you accurate information that is tailored to your needs.An education agent can give you information about your options for studying and living in abroad, and help you with your study and visa applications. In many cases, agents have studied abroad and are happy to share their experiences with you

At Uni2Go our aim is to simplify the study abroad search process and we aim at helping students with admissions, scholarships and student visas for popular study destinations like Australia, USA, UK, Canada, New Zealand and Ireland

We help all students with career counselling and guide them to make their choice of course and country of study, we provide authentic information on all aspects of studying abroad. Apart from this we assist them with admission formalities, scholarships and student visas.

The Uni2Go sign up process tajes less than a minute, please visit and create your account and post your profile. Our well designed, easy to use mobile app is available at Google Play and I-store for both aneroid and apple users. Interested students can download this app for FREE and search for courses, look at scholarships and apply.

We work with many universities / colleges in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, UK, and USA. In addition to all this our services also include pre-departure orientations that cover topics such as student life in your new country, advice on adapting to new culture and how to deal with homesickness besides managing money and developing soft skills. All our services are FREE with no hidden cost.

Most scholarships are merit based and very competitive. There are numerous government and university-specific scholarships designed to attract high performing students. In addition to this several independent bodies also offer scholarships for students with high merit. You can also take a look at our scholarships section which has some general information about scholarships for international students.

Studying abroad is more than just education; it’s an experience of seeing the world. You will experience a brand-new country with world class cities, highly ranked institutes, facilities and activities. You will make lifetime friends from around the world. You will improve your language and develop self-confidence, independence, self-sufficiency, patience, adaptability, cross-cultural communications skills, and a willingness to take on new challenges.

Your experience studying abroad will set you apart from other students in the increasingly competitive global job marketplace. The skills you gain while living abroad will give you an advantage in just about any career field. More over the skills you gain while studying abroad will last a lifetime.