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Australian Scholarships for International Students

vdiec-syndey-australia-copyAustralia is one of the most popular destinations among students who want to study abroad. Not only is the idea of spending a few years in the landscape alluring, but also the significance of a degree from the country open many doors for those planning to have a well built career.

VDIEC bring to you a list of scholarships for international students in various programs that will make your dreams of studying in Australia true.


  • Australia Award Scholarship– This is a prestigious scholarship and fellowship for international students coming from countries of Africa, Asia-Pacific and Middle East. This scholarship is for all levels of degree such as Bachelor’s, Master’s PhD etc.
  • Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students– This is a competitive, merit based scholarship for international students, coming from Middle East, Asia-Pacific, America and Europe, who wish to undertake any postgraduate degree.
  • Australia International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)– This government funded scholarship allows top quality students to undertake postgraduate research qualifications in Australia.


  • Australian National University – This University offers various scholarships to international students in various levels of degrees. More details can be found on the university website.
  • Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) – International students who wish to enrol in University of Adelaide for Master’s or PhD can apply for this scholarship.
  • Curtin University International Research Scholarships – This scholarship is for international students wishing to undertake Master’s or PhD at Curtin University.
  • Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) – This merit based scholarship is for students who wish to study at Flinders University for Master’s or PhD.
  • La Trobe Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES)– This scholarship is available to high achieving international students who wish to study at La Trobe University at any undergraduate or postgraduate level. The scholarships last for about two semesters.
  • Macquarie Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships – Outstanding international students can avail this partial scholarship if they want to study in Macquarie University.
  • Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS) – International and domestic students who wish to undertake Master’s Research Program at Melbourne University can apply for this scholarship.
  • Monash University International Scholarships for Excellence– Monash University offers merit based scholarships to international students who wish to study at Monash University.
  • Rotary Peace Fellowships – This scholarship is awarded to selective international students who wish to study at one of the Rotary Peace Centers.
  • University of Sydney International Scholarships– This scholarship is available to international students who wish to undertake postgraduate course at University of Sydney.
  • University of Newcastle Postgraduate Research Scholarships (UNIPRS)– This scholarship is for international students who wish to study any postgraduate course at University of Newcastle.
  • University of Sydney International Scholarship (USydIS)- Scholarship for international Students wishing to undertake any research program at University of Sydney.
  • University of Western Australia International Postgraduate Research Scholarships– This scholarship by University of West Australia for international students covers tuition fees, a fortnightly living expense and health insurance.


  • Flowers Across Melbourne Scholarship – This scholarship is funded by Melbourne Florist and is open to design, technology and agricultural international students which is worth AS$500 towards the university cost.
  • International Water Centre Scholarships for International Students – International students, studying at University of Queensland in Brisbane, undertaking masters in Integrated Water Management Program can avail this scholarship.


International Students Numbers Ever Increasing In New Zealand

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With more and more students opting for foreign education, New Zealand seems to have it all in a bundle wrapped with ecstasy, both economically and with popularity. With enrolments perked up by 13% in 2015, New Zealand appears to the most favoured destination with International Students. Out of the total enrolments of foreign students, 34% of the students enrolled in private training establishment, 21% enrolled in universities, 17% in English language sectors, 14% in institute of technology and polytechnics and 14% in schools.

New Zealand drew most students from the Asia, with China being the highest at 27% and India closely following at 23%. In 2015 alone, New Zealand earned over $1 billion in tuition fees, which was about $146 million more than what it earned in 2014. The main reason behind can be the quality of education that is provided in New Zealand, plus the flexibility of the students to be able to work there after completing their education. New Zealand has always be a top choice for students planning to study abroad because of the standard of living of the country, the friendly nature of the Kiwis and the fact that it is a mixture of both technological advancements and natural retreats.

Ireland – Exploring The Republic, Community And Culture While Studying

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Centuries ago, Saint Augustine wrote “The world is a book, and those who don’t travel only read one page”, and it holds true even today. Travelling is not just an activity; it is a way of life. You not only experience new things, places and people, you find a new purpose when you realize how little you actually know about the world. You meet new people, make new friends and create bonds that last a lifetime.

While studying in Ireland, there are many options that you can explore if you want to travel around. The list below details about the 8 places you must see while visiting Ireland.

  1. Cliffs of Moher – This is one of Ireland’s most visited natural attractions. The cliffs are stretched over 5 miles and soar over 700 feet. Formed by a gigantic river delta over 300 million years ago these beautiful cliffs are a symbol of savagery and agelessness and a 1- cliff of moherreminder of how powerful time is, when it comes to strength and power. Layered with sandstone, silt and shale, these cliffs are breathtaking while walking along the unguarded edges which offer a clear view of the Aran Islands. The highest point of these cliffs are host to an observational Tower, built by Sir Cornelius O’Brien in 1835 and in summers, you can find many local people performing traditional Irish Music and Step Dance along the cliffs.
  1. The Ring of Kerry – This jaw dropping landscape runs over 120 miles, beginning at the town of Killarney and comprises of three roads that form a circuitous road through Iveragh Peninsula. Accompanied with ancient castles, rustic monuments, lush gardens and beautiful towns and villages, The Ring of Kerry is a never forgetting experience. 2- ring of kerryEvery turn on this road has a heavenly view that encases the historic lifestyle and philosophy of Ireland. It is home to Ross Castle, a 15th century tower house situated on the edge of Lough Leane in Killarney National Park.
  1. The Giant’s Causeway – This tourist attraction is Northern Ireland is proof of nature’s patterns and architecture. This natural marvel consists of around 40,000 polygonal basalt rock columns in a honeycomb design.3- the giants causeway It was formed over 60 million years ago by an ancient volcanic eruption which stretched along the coastline, causing the stones to be placed along it, like giant stepping stones. Each rock column varies from the other in height with the highest one standing at 39 feet.
  1. The Burren – This expanding landscape of ruts, fissures and rocky moulds, created in the ice age by karstic limestone, looks like it belongs to some other world. The Burren is spread across 100 square miles and has the most diversified and unique range of floras and faunas in Ireland. 4- the burrenIt holds millenaries old secrets like underground rivers, lakes, caves and chambers which were formed by water that pervaded through these limestone rocks.
  1. Glendalough – This ancient tourist attraction, also known as ‘Valley of Two Lakes’ is one day trip from Dublin. Situated in the heart of Wicklow Mountains National Park, this 6th Century settlement is a rich heritage of scenic beauty and the tranquil magic of nature. 5- glendaloughAlong with these, the architectural sites are also popular tourist attractions such as a 34 meter high round tower built in 11th century, several stone churches, remains of small castles, cathedrals etc. This spot attracts over half a million visitors per year because of its lush, green mountains and dreamlike waterfall.
  1. Galway City – Situated on the arcing bay of Ireland West Coast, Galway City is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe. It prides itself in being the Bohemian Irish City with an electrifying atmosphere that will leave a lasting impression. 6- Galway CityGalway City is Ireland’s city that never sleeps and is known for keeping its traditions, customs and cultures alive through folklore, music and dance. It is where you can let you hair down, relax and have fun.
  1. The Rock of Cashel – This fortress is titled- ‘most spectacular archaeological site in Ireland’. It is mounted over 200 feet in the air and consists of a castle, a cathedral, an abbey, a chapel, a round tower, high crosses and various other structural marvels. 7- the rock of cashelThis castle dates back to the 4th century AD and visitors are free to explore the ruins from the highest towers to small interpretive centres.
  1. Dingle Peninsula – No other landscape in Europe offers the density and variety of archaeological monuments and architecture as much as Dingle Peninsula does with a preservation of over 2000 monuments since the past 6000 years.8- dingle peninsula It is a remarkable mixture of craggy cliffs and sandy beaches and overviews the Blasket Islands which are famous for memoirs documenting and preserving Irish rural life in the 19thcentury.

These travel destinations are sure you leave you breathless and with an experience you will never forget. One travels not just for the sake of reaching the destination, but it is in fact the journey that makes it count. It is a means to escape life and its complications for a short period of time. When you want to break free from the shackles of daily routine and the stress of studies, you can spend some time reconnecting with nature. Visiting these places will help you manage stress and will refresh your mind. It will give you a new zeal take on your daily life and its challenges with enthusiasm and energy.


Australia has the third highest number of international students in the world and has seven of the top 100 universities in the world with Tasmania being one of the best places to study which has a lot to offer to students. Tasmania stands out to the other Australian Universities as it gives a world-class education in a place where modern urban cities meet stunning natural wilderness.

Education in Tasmania: Tasmania’s student population is around 25,000. Of these, around 22 per cent of domestic students are from interstate and a further 21 per cent are international students (Department of Industry, 2013).  Tasmania is officially declared as one of regional states of Australia. Students have advantage of studying in regional areas of Australia. You will get extra bonus point for having studied and stayed in a regional city of Australia. Tasmania’s students are spread across campuses at Launceston, Burnie and Beauty Point in the north through to Hobart in the south. Tasmania also offers a good range of general degrees in the arts, sciences, health and business, as well as programs focusing on natural resources and the environment.

Living in Tasmania: Standard of Living in Tasmania is high but at the same time the accommodation, food, transportation; health amenities are available at much lower cost as compared to other states of Australia.

Cost of Living in Tasmania usually ranges between 12,000$ to 14,000$ per year which include food, accommodation, travelling etc.

Food: 50$ to 100$ per week,
Transport: 20$ to 35$ per week
Electricity: 12$ to 20$ per week
Private housing: 50$ to 100$ per week


Main Cities:

Tasmania’s Capital City Hobart offers many education options for primary, secondary, tertiary and trade students. Many of Hobart’s schools are specially geared to support international students, and most participate in foreign exchange programmes regularly. It has Four University of Tasmania (UTAS) campuses.

It is situated in the north of Tasmania at a point where three rivers meet. Major campuses for UTAS, TasTAFE and a wide variety of High Schools. Launceston is recognised for its historical architecture; with many buildings beautifully preserved.

Burnie and Devonport
These are coastal cities in Tasmania’s North West. You can study specialized courses available at UTAS and TasTAFE, along with high school programs for short-term or long-term experiences.

Huge Range of Courses:

  • Science: From Applied Science to Bio Technology and Psychology
  • All areas of Business including Marketing, Accounting, Logistics, administration etc
  • Various Computer specializations. Be it Information Technology or Systems or may be core Computing.
  • You can also choose from various media related courses such as journalism, Creative Business, Electronic Media and communications.
  • UTAS also offers some very different range of courses like Rehabilitation counseling, Visual Communication, Music Studies, Marine Environment and sustainable Resource of Management.

All these courses are offered at mainly Launceston or Hobart Campus. (Tasmania University Courses)

Local specialties include courses in naval architecture, maritime technology management and Antarctic science. Despite its small population, Tasmania also offers a good range of general degrees in the arts, sciences, health and business, as well as programs focusing on natural resources and the environment.

Part Time Job Opportunities: In Tasmania, students are able find better quality and high paid jobs as compared to the other metro cities. Average wages vary from 14-20$ per hour. There is less competition for jobs during studies.

Central India’s International Education and Skill Development Summit 2016

VDIEC Global Connect Pvt Ltd is the pioneer business performers since 1998, started its operation from Central India, now across the nation with 5 branches. We work on majorly three principles and areas that are

– Educational consultancy

– Business promotions

– Patrons in Training.

With continuous work on business promotion, we have skilled to envisage the liaising and facilitating international bodies for not only global education as well as Joining hands for Wiz-wiz trade & investments and skill development. Our holistic approach towards working makes us proud in all the ventures.

Our Business Promotion Division has come up to the next level of putting thresholds for Global Education and Skill Development. Pushing hard towards pinnacle we have come up with this Summit to create integration with the Government’s plan of building Smart Cities in Central India and will focus on providing and encouraging smart education globally.

Central India’s International Education and Skill Development Summit 2016

Country Partner – UK Trade & Investment

UK Trade & Investment is the Government organization that helps UK based companies succeeds in an increasingly global economy. Our range of expert services is tailored to the needs of individual businesses to maximize their international success. We provide companies with knowledge, advice and practical support. There was a keen interest from both government and private institutes to have such an event in M.P. UKTI is therefore organizing an “India – UK Education Partnership-Forum” to bring a mission of Universities and HE institutes from UK to India.

MPCVET – Skill Partner

Madhya Pradesh Council for Vocational Education & Training (MPCVET) is a body under the chairmanship of Hon’ble CM of Madhya Pradesh to act as the apex body for monitoring, coordination, convergence and providing overall policy direction for skill development activities in Madhya Pradesh.

MPCVET portal, aims at “Convergence and Dissemination of Information” and “Convergence and Simplification of Process.” The objective of Skill Development is to create a workforce to authorize with the necessary and continuously upgraded skills, knowledge and internationally recognized qualifications to attain access to upright employment and ensure India’s competitiveness in the dynamic global market.

Bhopal Municipal Corporation – Host Partner

Bhopal Municipal Corporation is moving with the vision of Hon’ble PM for building Smart City and developing the mission for city improvement, city renewal (redevelopment) and city extension (green field development). Additionally the Pan-city initiative is also executed in which Smart Solutions are applied covering larger parts of the city. Since smart city is taking a compact approach, thus, it is necessary that everyone shall contribute towards development and building something better for our country.

Know Everything About Student Visa Process

Visa Application is one of the most important aspects of your study abroad preparations and the most difficult among the other process. Our consultancy “VDIEC” has outstanding relationships with Embassies and High Commissions worldwide and so we are able to offer you accurate study abroad student visa information and an effortless experience for you in applying for visas to study overseas.


The first step is of DOCUMENTATION– As and when the offer letter is received and the student is confirmed from the university we proceed with the Visa Application. The counsellors at VDIEC make sure that the student fulfil the necessary requirements without any difficulty, they carefully review the documents and check them before submitting. We strive to make this difficult task easier for the students.

The second step is of VISA INTERVIEW PREPARATION– It is important for a student to clear the Visa Interview to get his/her Visa in hand, at VDIEC we prepare our students for the interview by guiding them with an important visa interview check-list,  which includes all the aspects of the interview with the High Commission or Embassy, so a student has got nothing to worry about when the time of interview approaches.

student Visa Process


UK Visa – To obtain UK visa, one has to qualify for the Tier 4 points-based system in which a student must have at least 40 points to get a student UK Visa.

US Visa – After receipt of I-20, the student has to pay the visa fee and SEVIS fee before booking the visa appointment by completing the visa application form.

Australian Visa – For Australian study visa, our counsellor will help you identify the type of visa based on the course a student is planning to undertake.

Canadian Visa – Canadian visa also known as the study permit requires a student to submit several documents (like unconditional acceptance letter, passport, fees receipt, academic documents, financial documents, etc).

Along with offering the right visa, our expert counsellors at VDIEC will also review your documents and process the Visa.

Ireland emerged as an IT hub for Indians

study in IrelandIreland is one of the remarkable countries in the world, the most beautiful, less populated and also where some of the world’s biggest and hi-tech companies are situated with strategic research facilities. In Ireland, you’ll find an exceptional ecosystem that oversee academic researchers who work hand-in-hand with the most powerful multinationals and start-ups.

Let us understand why Ireland is well-accepted amongst International Students:

  • Experience living in one of the friendliest and safest countries in the world.
  • Admittance in the pool of world-class research opportunities in all the leading programmes.
  • Opportunity to study in one of the best education systems in the world for Higher Education Achievements.
  • You can get benefit from Ireland’s investment in the education system.
  • Students can choose from over 5000 internationally recognized qualifications.
  • Achieve your aspirations in Europe’s most entrepreneurial country.
  • International students can connect with ample career opportunities with leading global companies located in Ireland.
  • Another perk of joining Ireland universities is that you can be a part of the club of 35000 international students from 161 countries enjoy Ireland’s vivacious culture.

Ireland has emerged into an IT hub for past few years. It gives ample opportunities to international students studying in Ireland. India is one of the countries that supply Ireland with brilliant talent to fill the positions in tech jobs.

In the Trading Places, it is seen recently that lot many talented people from around the world talk about their experiences of working in software or IT companies in Ireland. Survey from shows that more than 700 IT and tech jobs were announced during the last few months, an almost awe-inspiring numbers in month is seen that is around 1,100 jobs in total.


The question arises, that how the jobs are filled and from where? Amongst many other nations India is one of the countries supplying Ireland with people skilled in the areas these companies require. Those who have made the move from India to Ireland universally speak of the welcoming nature of the Irish people. They also show their appreciation towards country’s natural beauty, its assorted communities where every culture and civilization is fêted. Students from India enjoy life in Ireland, they love the “striking similarities” between Irish and Indian culture, and also the ease of having Asian food stores nearby.

Come to Ireland, stay, study and get a great job in the most flourishing sector of Ireland – Information Technology – IT and Software

Quotes from people who are studying and working in Ireland, they say – “Best Decision I’ve Ever Made”.


Accolades for Plymouth University International College, UK and VDIEC Global Connect Pvt Ltd

Proud Moment!

“Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude. “

By: Lou Holtz

A life of a student is full of roller coaster with enthusiasm to achieve pinnacle in life. On this front illustrating a University that has transformed the way of learning for international students.

PUIC: Plymouth University International College, UK offers international students an integer of prestigious pathways at with both Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees available. It is also known for offering best Pathways at one of the UK’s finest modern universities. Here the team works hard to assist international students from the process of application through to enrolment, from registration to teaching and assessment, to put students feel like home. The ground-breaking courses are distributed by highly-learned teachers in a modern, dynamic environment, which in turn is backed up by our administrative family.

  • The USP of PUIC is the world class learning facilities and orientations given to pathway students.
  • Small class sizes, so that each and every student gets personal attention and more scope to excel during the lecturers
  • Brilliant study location and state-of-the-art university campus
  • Extensive range of career options and a very high graduate employment rate with great job prospects

We at VDIEC Global Connect Pvt Ltd follow holistic approach towards every student of ours, in the advent to make them shine in their life. Our team of experts understands the needs of study abroad students thoroughly, which helps them to offer right guidance and support. We are proud to get below mentioned feedback for our students studying in PUIC.

These young lads have not only made us proud but also their family and friends.

We from behalf of PUIC and VDIEC congratulate Maanav and Abhinav to make India proud in UK.


“I hope that all is well with you and all of the team at VDIEC!

I just wanted to give you a quick, good news update about Maanav and Abinav, who joined us in September, both to study Robotics.

Both lads are studying hard and have adapted to life at PUIC really, really well. Attached is a picture of them at our recent Cultural Food Event sharing their flag loud and proud!

Following the success of Maanav and Abinav, please feel free to get in touch with me if you ever have any questions about PUIC, Plymouth University or the city itself. It would be wonderful to welcome more VDIEC students to PUIC!

Have a great day and hopefully we will talk again soon”

Easy Steps to Find Best Internship Options while Studying Abroad

Study Abroad is a dream comes true for many; leaving home for higher studies to attend a university itself is a huge step for quite a many students. Thus, moving to another country for a good study abroad program is big leap for career and for the student’s family. Once you get there, with the studies it is also important to excel in specific subjects and real life research and case studies. To avail this, the students can opt for internship programs available on campus. They get the internships with respect to the college enrolled and subjects chosen. Ideally there is wealth of options at your disposal for getting the perfect internships. This article is intending to depict the perks and other essential advantages of the university and college connections for international students.Internship international student ,Studying Abroad Internship

Internships are nice way to learn and experience not only the actual working world, but it also provide students the prospects to see and understand the real working culture of their choice of industry. Being an international student, internships in a foreign country will offer you with a superb understanding of what the exact working culture and lifestyle would be there compared to the back home.

The very first thing an international student should do is that contact the international student services office at your university. One shall just focus on some rules and regulations for applying for the internship; else rest is taken care of by the university service desk. There are certain limitations for the international students regarding on-campus and off-campus internships, and further your international student service officers are the expert professionals to guide you in the best possible way on all the related matters.

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One thing generally a student can choose is that, they can talk to their friends, who did the internship last summer or who all received the confirmation from the university. But it is always advisable to contact the University for Fresh Regulations as they change every year. The professionals guide you in total to look for an appropriate opportunity for international students which is also permissible under law. The counselors will also assist you in filling the paperwork required for the internship.

Learning is the key, it is well said – It is important for study abroad students to learn new things and do a proper homework on their choices and subjects to take for the internship. Interns are anticipated to ask questions, about their best fit to the job and vice versa. Thus, you get full return for your hard work! Lot many of the international universities have a formal intern training programs for study abroad students, this will enrich them to seek all the probable Q & A regarding the job. Eventually, this will give professional knowledge to students.

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In the nutshell, it is seen that the era is business and relationship oriented. Thus, if a student works well during the internship then there are chances for getting a full time job over there.

Don’t get finicky about the difficulties an internship while studying abroad. Your educational consultant in your hometown will also prepare you for the terms and conditions of internships on a foreign land.

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