Questions tagged [students]

Questions regarding issues for people studying in a different country.

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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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French exchange year in Sweden [closed]

I am a french student who will spend the next year in Sweden as an exchange student so I tried to make some friends from there by using language learning app / website but.. It's really difficult to ...
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Can I own shares in a company while under a study permit in Canada and can the company sponsor or assist me in getting a PR? [closed]

Is it possible for me to own shares in a company as an international student on study permit? The majority of the shares will owned be by a Canadian resident. Also can this help me get a PR through ...
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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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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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Benefits of ISIC in EU (International Student Identity Card)

I will have an internship in Czech Republic. I heard that with ISIC, I will have some discounts in Transports Food / Clothes / Rental... Can you please give me some more details?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?

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