STUDENTS Q &A
Here is a list of questions that is most commonly asked by students, that is answered to the best of our abilities.
Who can study abroad with ACASC? Can high school students study abroad?
ACASC accepts students from all around the world. Requirements differ with each university and the course that you want to study. Basic requirements include: A valid passport, native-English speaking students, no criminal record certificate, good health, and the approprate educational requirements for the chosen course.
If you have found your dream program but do not meet certain eligibility requirements, reach out to us, as there is sometimes flexibility with the decision making process or there could be another requirement which you can meet.
What are some of the benefits of studying abroad ?
- Better language skills
- Increased independence thus an increase in confidence
- Personal growth and maturity
- You’re more employable
1.Why study abroad ?There are many reasons why study abroad programs are becoming so popular.
For most international students, the appeal is likely to be a combination of gaining a high-quality education, experiencing immersion in a new culture (and often a second language), gaining a global mindset and becoming more employable.
For some, the prospect of leaving home and heading off into the unknown might cause anxiety and may e frightening , but studying abroad is also an exciting challenge that often leads to improved career opportunities and a broader understanding of the way the world works. The type of experience you have during your time abroad will vary hugely depending on where you go, so make sure to pick a course based on your own personal interests as well as the country’s academic reputation, in order to keep a healthy social and educational lifestyle.
2.How do I get started?
Once you’ve made up your mind about where you want to study, you should start to think about choosing a program and a university, if you haven’t already ACASC provides detailed information about courses and universities that you can choose based on your passion and preferances.
3.How long do study abroad programs take ?
The length of time you spend studying abroad will depend on the program and level of degree you’re undertaking.
Generally, an undergraduate degree will take three or six years of full-time study. PhD and Maste's Programs vary depending on the course.
4.When can i start applying for study abroad programs?
Considering your application as early as possible is the best way to go. After all, the sooner you gain acceptance into a university, the sooner you can arrange your travels.
To avoid disappointment, note down all the relevant application deadlines that is set out by your chosen university) in HUGE LETTERS on your calendar.
Application deadlines will be different depending on the school, but generally speaking, for programs starting in September/October,applications will be open from early in the year (January/February) until the middle of the year (June/July).