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Study abroad: The international appeal

London Business School Studying abroad The international appeal Reasons to study abroad AGREE DISAGREE Opportunities for personal development Better working conditions Better salary abroad Having been there before Having personal contacts abroad No jobs in my home country Having a partner abroad Better social security abroad Number of people from my home country abroad Source: Exchange, employment and added value research report, ESN Brussels 2012 Top 10 study destinations For international prospective post-graduate students Canada United Kingdom United States France Singapore Followed by: 6. Netherlands 7. Spain 8. Australia 9. Germany 10. Switzerland Source: GMAC (2013) Prospective Student Survey 75% THE GENERAL SPLIT BETWEEN MALE AND FEMALE STUDENTS ABROAD 25% Source: Why people choose to study abroad, (2012) International students in the UK Number of students enrolled in post-graduate schools CHINA IRELAND 78,715 15,985 INDIA MALAYSIA 29,900 14,545 I FRANCE 12,835 NIGERIA 17,620 U.S.A. GREECE 16,335 11,790 GERMANY CYPRUS 15,985 11,620 Source: International Students in UK Higher Education, UK Council for International Student Affairs Employability prospects For students with international experience 75% say that their current employer would be more likely to employ someone who had studied abroad 87% say that their experience abroad had made their interview more successful 86% used evidence from their study abroad in their CV Source: International Student Mobility Literature Review, British Council Diversity in business schools Columbia Business School Harvard Business School Stanford Graduate School of London Business School Business University of Pennsylvania 45% Wharton 43% 42% 94% INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 38% 86% INTERNATIONAL FACULTY 37% 40% 42% University of Pennsylvania Wharton 60% London Business Harvard School Columbia Stanford Business School Graduate School of Business Business School Source: Global MBA Ranking 2013, Financial Times London Business School

Study abroad: The international appeal

shared by LBS2013 on Jun 26
Studying abroad can offer you many benefits, like increasing your employability prospects and your cultural awareness. The infographic below, compiled by London Business School, highlights a few inter...


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