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Questions regarding issues for people studying in a different country.

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Status of emotional abuse laws in Japan

I am currently living in Japan as a student. I have been working with a program that has advisors that are great 95% of the time, but this advisor has the power to tell me at anytime that I have to ...
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Coping with an emotional shock as a Foreign student in France

I am in my 1st year of a PhD in France. I can barely communicate in French. I had to visit the administrative office where 1 out of 3 knows English (call her E) and the other two speaks only French (...
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U.S. student gaining citizenship in France?

I'm a U.S. citizen looking at studying in Europe. Right now France or Germany seem like the best/cheapest places (but open to suggestions!). I've had a few people tell me that if you graduate from a ...
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Working remotely part-time in Malaysia with student visa

I'm staying in Malaysia with a student Visa and I'm wondering if it is required to have work visa if you are working remotely and getting paid from a company based in a country other than Malaysia. ...
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Can you apply for a student visa to UK after receiving an order of removal in the US?

My nephew overstayed in the United States and received an order of removal four years ago. He never committed any crime and always maintained a good record throughout his entire stay in the US. He ...
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How can international student stay permanently in USA upon graduation?

What can a graduate student do in order to have a chance to stay permanently in USA upon finishing studies ?
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How can an ID card holder get a document certifying having legally entered Georgia?

A Latvian guy I know entered Georgia yesterday on his ID Card, having been accepted for a study program at Tbilisi state University. However, to get a residence permit, the public service hall states ...
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Traveling to London for 5+ months, can I enroll my son in school?

I'm traveling to London for what will be about a 5 month trip. I'm a UK citizen (by descent), and have never lived in the UK. With me will be my son, a US citizen (and not UK), who is 4 years old. ...
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Using an EU car in the UK as a student

There are already two questions (How long can a student drive an EU registered car in the UK? and How long can I drive a EU-registered car in the UK?) on site site regarding using an EU registered car ...
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France study & working

I understand that with a long stay student visa in France, you can work 964 hours per year. Does that include working on a contract as an Independent Contractor? On that contract, I would be traveling ...
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How to get a work permit in Shanghai, China after being exchange student for 4 months? [closed]

I was an exchange student at Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan, China and graduated this June. I heard the Chinese government has recently revised visa laws to offer work permits to all students who ...
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Spouse visa with long stay student residence permit in France

Does a VLS/TS long stay residence permit issued for a student (not research scholar), grant rights to bring his/her partner into France? If so, is the partner allowed to work? Please mention if this ...
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Denied entry to the UK two years ago - will this affect my Student Visa application?

My question has already probably been asked before, but I'm looking for some insight into my specific situation. Some basics on me - I'm a Canadian citizen, am not married and am 23 years old. Two ...
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Getting a student loan and enrolling to a university in England

As an EU citizen, who has been living in Britain for a year, can I get a student loan to pay for my tuition fees in one of the UK based universities?
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Tax for income from outside of country in Sweden

I'm a foreign and non-EU student in Sweden (Sorry! I don't speak Swedish yet but learning it), I have 2 question about taxes: Should I pay tax for the money which my parent send me for studying and ...
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Bringing my parents car to Denmark

I'm looking for an answer on the following question. I'm starting a study next September in Denmark (not in Copenhagen) and my parents want to give me a car to drive so I can come home a few times ...
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As a student, are there specific work limitations for remote working in Singapore?

Starting from September, I will attend full-time classes at ESSEC Business School in Singapore. I saw that I have to get a Student pass (I don't have many details about it right now) and that it would ...
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Studying on a work permit in Ireland

I know the question is trivial, but I cant seem to find the answer to it online :/ If someone holds a Work permit to work in Ireland, are they also allowed to attend college as a part time student ...
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Working but not studying with a student visa in Canada

I have a 4-year-long Canadian student visa (issued in August 2014). I have both a French and a Swiss passport and I used my Swiss passport when I applied for my student visa. I love my life in Canada ...
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Travel outside Canada while waiting for Post-Graduation Work Permit

I applied for a post-graduation work permit two months ago. Current processing times seem to be between four and five months, while my study permit expires at the end of this month. So there will be ...
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Can an F-1 grad student in the USA take a leave of absence for fall and stay in the USA doing pre-completion OPT?

Is it possible for an F-1 PhD student in the USA to take a leave of absence for fall and stay in the USA doing pre-completion OPT (e.g. interning in some firm)?
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What is this arrangement called, and what kind of contract is used?

I am going to travel to Germany. I have heard that students there can find listings in the newspaper requesting a home mate. In this arrangement, the new person doesn't pay rent, in return for doing ...
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Financial aid while studying in France

I am going to study in Paris for a year (Erasmus). My sending institution will cover some part of my expenses but until I am able to find a job I will be living off my savings. Are there any ...
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How to have a foreign diploma recognized in France?

I am helping a Sudanese refugee living in France (in Paris) who wants to take his studies up again. He got a secondary school certificate in Sudan and needs his diploma recognized in France. I found ...
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How to buy a car without SSN for someone on a student/travelers visa

I'm currently in the United Stated on a travelers Visa but am in the process of converting it to a Student Visa. I currently use public transportation but in San Diego it's not very convenient. My ...
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Is there any limit on how often a US citizen studying in Canada can return to the US?

I'm a US citizen currently living in Canada on a study permit. I've been flying back to the US fairly frequently for a variety of reasons, mostly for short trips (a week or so). Is there any limit on ...
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Change in law? EU students and driving cars in the UK

I will take up studies in the UK this fall. Everything I have read about using a car a couple of months ago suited me very well. I was certain that according to the following website, I could use a ...
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Full-time, out-of-vacation pre-completion F1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) in the USA

I see that in some US universities, F-1 PhD students are required to have completed their coursework in order to be eligible for Full-time, out-of-vacation pre-completion F1 Optional Practical ...
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Can I bring my girlfriend to Germany for 6 months?

I'm a Greek PhD student living and studying in London. In one year from now I am required to do a "secondment" in a certain university in Germany which has a six-month duration. Having a Greek ...
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How many days of internship am I allowed to do with a F1 visa (foreign PhD student in the US)?

I (French citizen) am doing a PhD in computer science in the US: over the course of my PhD, how many days of internship am I allowed to do? I have a F1 visa. I plan to do several internships and would ...
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What are the restrictions on Romanian citizens in the EU?

I am a Romanian citizen and I would like to know what are the restrictions on Romanian citizens in the EU? I understand that Romanians needed work permits in some of the countries in the EU until ...
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Getting paid for DJing services for a Student Group as a grad student in the same school under F1 visa

Earlier this month I DJed for an event organized by a Student Group in my university. The event took place on-campus, a few days after the term officially started (i.e. a few days after the first day ...
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Travelling & working with recepisse for Carte de sejour 2eme demande

I'm a student of Indian origin studying in Paris, France. My carte de sejour is going to expire on 6 Dec 2018 & I've applied for renewal. I've received the recepisse. This is my 2nd request for ...
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Can I enter Poland from the USA using a oneway ticket?

So my situation is a little bit odd. Bear with me. I am 19 years old. I recently graduated high school here in the U.S. And I got accepted to Lazarski University in Poland. I have proof of acceptance, ...
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If I live outside the UK for 5 years - is my student loan made void?

I am currently living in Dubai as a British Citizen on Expat work contract. I have heard that if you live and work outside of the UK for over 5 years; all your student loans will be cancelled and ...
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History of Employment when applying for Canadian study permit

In the "Employment" section of the Application for a Study Permit Outside of Canada (IMM 1294), the following question is asked and it's mandatory to fill out the duration, current activity/occupation,...
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The policy over F-1 visa when the holder changes his academic program after the visa is expired

I heard that for some cases, the F-1 visa holder doesn't have to renew his visa if the visa is expired. But how about the following cases after the visa was expired? The holder transfers from a ...
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Working for an EU employer part-time, remotely in the Netherlands

As a non-EU student in the Netherlands, I am wondering about working remotely for an employer within EU. I understand the Dutch restriction on part time hours (max 16 per week) on foreign students ...
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Moving to Russia from Germany

I (German citizen) have been accepted to a university in St Petersburg and would like to rent an apartment with my girlfriend (Russian citizen). How does this work roughly? What paperwork will be ...
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Travel outside US while Perm is pending

I am currently having an F1 Visa which will expire this December and I applied for PERM which is still pending. Can I travel abroad and come back to US without affecting my pending perm application?
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How can i buy car in the UK as a european student?

I'm an European student living and studying as an undergraduate in the UK, my question is how can I buy myself a car, what is the procedure, what type of taxes I have to pay. Where I should ...
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I am a US citizen applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry (when I fly into Canada). Do I need an eTA to board my flight?

I am a US citizen and I am applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry, when I fly into Canada to immigrate. The CIC website says: In order to apply for a study permit at an air POE,...
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Why is obtaining OPT authorization much longer than for CPT?

Obtaining OPT authorization takes around 90 days, whereas CPT is much shorter (~2 weeks). Why is obtaining OPT authorization much longer than for CPT?
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Which European countries are good for part-time jobs for foreigner students?

I am in Wroclaw, Poland. Part time job is not that much available here. I am considering to change my university and go to somewhere else. I have a Schengen multiple entry visa. Where can I go to ...
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Opening student bank account in UK from New Zealand

I am planning on starting my studies in the UK later this year and I will spend roughly three years there (possibly staying on to find work). I would like to open a bank account in the UK from my ...
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Does a post-graduate certificate vs. a diploma make a difference when looking for a job in Canada?

I'm from South Korea, and thinking about getting into a college in Canada. I already have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. As I want to get a job in IT industry in Canada, I'd like to get a ...
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Studying in different cities in Canada

In which of the following cities in Canada, it is easy to find part-time tech jobs for a CS PhD student? Saint John, New Brunswick Guelph, Ontario Windsor, Ontario Winnipeg, Manitoba Also, please, ...
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No-frills banking for international student in the US

Many banks in the USA and UK have a policy of charging for "features" like overdrafts and low balance fees, neither of which are desired. I was able to find one American bank that provided no-frills ...
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Where and how to find an internship in Ireland?

So, here's the situation. I'm a French student (studying web and computers) and I have an internship to do starting in February. For personnal reasons I'd like to travel abroad in an English-speaking ...
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Can a F1 student in the US do a CPT internship the first summer if the student arrived after the beginning of the academic year?

I read on https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/complete-correct-form-i-9/complete-section-1-employee-information-and-attestation/foreign-academic-students (mirror): F-1 students may not work off-...