Factors influencing Indian student's choice of overseas study destination

Bhati, Abhishek, and Anderson, Robyn (2012) Factors influencing Indian student's choice of overseas study destination. In: Procedia: social and behavioral sciences (46) pp. 1706-1733. From: WCES 2012 4th World Conference on Educational Science, 1-4 February 2012, Barcelona, Spain.

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Abstract

There has been an increase in the number of students from India studying at Australian universities in Singapore. During the same period, there has been a corresponding decrease in the number of this group of students studying in Australia. The study thus seeks to understand why the current group of Indianstudents studying at an Australian University in Singapore has chosen to study in Singapore rather than at a campus in Australia. The research design employed a qualitative approach using focus group interviews and an online survey. The findings include a combination of factors and considerations influencing the choice of university and overseasstudydestination for students from India, the role of education service agents in India in influencing the decisions of these students and the demographic characteristics of students from India in Singapore. The study highlights future recommendations for universities in attracting and catering for students from overseas countrieshere and insert abstract your text. Insert an abstract of 50-100 words, giving a brief account of the most relevant aspects of the paper.

Item ID: 22540
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
ISSN: 1877-0428
Keywords: students from India; Australian universities in Singapore; Australian universities; internatioanlization of education
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