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Questions regarding issues for people studying in a different country.

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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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Should I use an online broker to buy travel insurance or Should I buy from the insurance company website? [closed]

I will be travelling to United States to join a graduate program. I need to buy travel insurance for three weeks as I will be an early arrival student. I am thinking of buying Atlas Travel Insurance (...
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How to obtain a student visa of another country in the Schengen area?

I have come to Poland from India to study in a university. I have a Type-D National Visa, but, no temporary residence card. I am planning to move to a university of another country in the Schengen ...
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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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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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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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Applying for a US job as a fresh graduate in the US, ineligible for OPT [closed]

I had to take a break from my US studies (B.S. in Computer Science) for health reasons and got back during my last semester, Spring 2015. Unfortunately since I had to restart my status as a ...
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F1 student in the US: can I visit another University for one term?

As an F1 student in the US, can I visit another University in the US for one term to carry out some research project with a professor there?
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What can a graduate student do in order to have a chance to stay permanently in USA upon finishing studies? [duplicate]

What can a graduate student do in order to have a chance to stay permanently in USA upon finishing studies ?
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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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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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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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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?