When it comes to taking ownership for one’s own career, learning and getting support from others is vitally important. That’s why mentoring and expert guidance have such an important role to play. Which country to study in? Which course will result in a better career? What documents should be prepared for admission and visa applications? How to reach the study destination and live comfortably there? These questions and concerns can be daunting at times and we at BION totally understand this.
Our expertise extends to guiding students through every step of studying abroad with the following services:
Obviously, the main purpose of education is to achieve career goals. Unless the ‘career’ is carefully charted, education’s value is lost. At BION, we will not only guide students to plan their education, but also direct their ideas towards career planning, which is the ultimate goal for them. By providing counseling with expertise and experience, we will help students to consider various options and guide them in the right direction. This will enhance value for their education, thus strengthening their approach for a stable and successful career. BION will have professionals in its ranks, who will have versatile qualifications and experience to suggest right career options. We will also have latest data, updated regularly, which will provide necessary inputs on the opportunities, scope, prospects and financial rewards in any given field of work.
When there are thousands of courses, with multiple specializations and unlimited options, it is difficult for a student to make the right choice. BION’s expertise will make all the difference for the student in this aspect. We will have detailed and up-to-date information on all the courses at all levels (Certificate, Diploma, Bachelors, Masters, PhD etc.) in all the countries. Our counselors will extensively review this information, make a careful selection and suggest the right course, based on their preference, academic background, and future plans. At BION, students will always on the right course.
How does a student choose when there are different countries offering world-class education? How does a student determine which country is right or wrong, given the fact that he/she may not about a country or its circumstances fully? BION will make all the difference to the student here. We will provide unbiased information on all the countries that we will provide services and steer in the right direction – North for USA, West for UK and East for Australia! To help students make the choice, we will also provide a detailed comparison of countries, which will empower students to decide their self. Of course, BION ’s will guidance in choosing the right country will always be there for the student, in relation to the choice of program, level and career opportunities.
There are thousands of universities and colleges all throughout. If student take just one field of study in USA – for example Computer Science – he/she will find more than 800 different universities offering this program in USA!! As a student, how will he/she choose the most appropriate university that is compatible with academic profile? Which is good or average? Where can he/she find financial aid? We will have a complete database – updated continuously – of all the universities and programs. Our team members will constantly research information on these universities and colleges to determine what is right for student. With such expert assistance, students will go wrong at BION, in choosing the right university for the right program, at their level of study. This will be provided as part of our regular service.
Navigating the admission process of student’s chosen educational institution can often be a confusing process. At BION we will help to make things easier. We will also coordinate with the relevant institution admission office on behalf students to ensure the process progresses as efficiently as possible.
There are several formalities to follow, in order to complete admission process
BION’s expertise and regular interaction with the admission offices of most universities/colleges will keep track with all the above aspects and give unsurpassed service while completing the admission formalities on behalf student.
It may vary from country to country. Some countries ask for tuition fees before visa and some countries seek the amount after pre-visa/final visa. However, tuition fees are refundable in case of visa refusal. Our counselors will advise the student regarding this issue in terms of proposed country and institution. Our counselors will also explain how to pay the tuition fees in the safest way. This can be done by either sending a bank draft in favor of the institution, or through an electronic transfer to an assigned account, depending on the urgency. We will always inform all other major or minor details relevant to this matter.
Scholarships and financial aid are given to meritorious International students, by the respective colleges or universities or bodies. There are several foundations which also consider some form of aid/award based on the academic performance and other factors of an international applicant. In some cases, the governments encourage international students with their own scholarships. (Eg. Fulbright Awards, USA, IPRS in Australia and British Chevening Scholarships, UK).
By keeping tab on such information and with careful assessment of possibilities, BION will provides necessary guidance to all the applicants. We will also provide the latest information on various scholarship/award opportunities.
Studying abroad goals can be sometimes daunting in UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, New Zealand, Malaysia, China, Singapore and many other countries that are popular amongst students because of high course and living fees. Students need to consider student loan options to study overseas.
To ease this process, we will have tie-ups with some of the reputed and trusted banks and financial institutes that help our students to get assured loans. We will provide our students with this incentive so that they can engage themselves in fulfilling their dream of study abroad without any finance and monetary hindrance.
We will provide complete assistance with student visa applications. This includes providing advice on the documentation required for the student visa, lodging the student visa application and coordinating the same on their behalf with the concerned visa office.
Visa interview is one of the most important steps in the whole admission cycle of studying abroad. Our visa team will be remains updated with the latest visa requirement, immigration policies and visa checklists. We will also keep a database of possible visa interview questions specific to students’ profile.
Our team of efficient counselors will provide students with the effective tips, training and advice required to prepare students well for the visa interview and questions. The overall purpose of pre-interview preparation will help our students to understand the whole interview phase and make it successful to study abroad goals. We help in visa interviews for all students looking for education overseas in UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, New Zealand, Malaysia, China, Singapore and many other countries.
Due to the most up to date information and sophisticated preparation, our student visa success rate will be higher than others.
If visa application is refused, we will assist students with the appeal process if the concerned high commission or embassy allows to avail that provision.
Through our partnerships will be with leading service providers, we will take care of all travel needs including air ticketing, foreign exchange and travel insurance.
When students transit for higher studies abroad from one culture to another, a pre-preparation about the new destination, culture and environment will be provided by us that includes - Details of local transportation e.g. Metro, bus, taxi, the location of nearby banks, markets, post office etc. We will always give all out explanation about the University, and country's rules and regulations that strictly followed by students. We will always ask them to seek advises from us and the person in charge for international students in that university. We will further assist in opening a bank account and various other important documentation and registration. We will take into account the needs and desires of our students individually.
Our aim at providing all-around service in the whole course, starting from the application for universities and students' visa to the arrangement of airport pick-up and accommodation at destinations for the students who would like to seek their studies abroad. We will suggest various suitable accommodation options in new a destination that will help the students settling down easily in a new environment comfortably.
If student visa application is refused we will assist in seeking a refund for the tuition fees earlier paid to the related institution and refund any fees in accordance with the Agreement with us.