Studying abroad will change
your life. You will come back a new person.
Going overseas for higher education is as
much fun as it is beneficial. There are various
leading design colleges/institutes in countries
like UK, USA, Italy, Singapore, Germany and
Australia which impart high quality education
and give international exposure to the students
in terms of learning and creativity. The education
offers an all round development of an individual.
Education facilities & environment:
India is still at its genesis when it
comes to fashion and design related education.
There are only handful of quality institutes
which provide design courses. Moreover,
the specializations offered are also limited.
Where as countries like UK, US, Singapore, France
or Italy have a wide range of design/fashion
specializations one can choose from. These
countries provide a modern learning environment
facilitating students to grow, think efficiently
and independently. There are various ways
of teaching involving lectures, tutorials
and workshops etc. The assessment methods
are designed to analyse a students’
overall development and mastery of a particular
subject. Visiting international fashion
shows and exhibitions also add to the attraction.
Internships with leading international brands
pave the way to a brighter career growth.
Beyond affecting career or
educational direction, one of the most significant
and intangible impacts of studying abroad
is students’ increased confidence and
vitality. They develop a more sophisticated
and matured way of looking at the world. They
have the understanding and skills to navigate
effectively, humanely and positively across
different cultures. Students widen the ability
to view the world and its issues from several
Study abroad educators often assert that
one of the goals of study abroad is to train
future global leaders to be more effective,
respectful of other cultures and political
and economic systems, and willing to take
a stand for the world’s welfare, not
just what benefits a specific country.
After studying abroad, most students never
view their education in the same way again.
A powerful experience, it often influences
subsequent educational endeavors, including
the decision to pursue higher degrees. Students
return home with a greater vigor for academic
pursuits and a renewed interest in lifelong
learning. In many cases, students also develop
foreign language skills, experiencing a
language firsthand in the streets of a foreign
city, in a local university course or while
living with local roommates will make an
impact on language skills.
These experiences have a positive impact
on the future career growth of the students.
Listing a study abroad experience on your
resume can also enhance your chances for
job success. Having taken this initiative
not only says something about your academic
achievements, but also about your personal
ambition and determination. More and more
employers are seeking out culturally aware
and experienced employees who can work effectively
in an increasingly global workplace.