Advantages And Disadvantages Of Study Abroad

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Abstract This literature review summarizes the challenges faced by student who study outside of their own country. Students who study abroad face challenges related to language barriers, social integration issues, and financial challenges. Regardless of these challenges, the growing number of study abroad students has created opportunities and benefits for institutions and students. These benefits include financial gains on the part of the institution, the opportunity for cross cultural understanding and global awareness for host institutions. Tertiary education is more than the next level in the learning process. It is a critical element of human development worldwide. It provides not only the high-level skills necessary for every labor market but also the training essential of personnel. It is these trained personalities who develop the capacity and analytical skills that drive local economies, support civil society, teach children, lead effective governments, and make important decisions which affect entire societies. It contains lots of exposure, experience and personal development. It has deep effect on students because people from all over the world came at one place having different cultures and different school of…show more content…
Students may become homesick. They may feel lost when they are in the unfamiliar city. They may feel anxiety if they cannot adapt to it. This may cause students to lose their initial aims, their fight spirit and start fleeing to place to escape from the reality such as pubs. This will ruin their education if they cannot extract themselves from those negative emotions. Also students may become lonely. Loneliness is felt as they feel left out in the new country where they have no friends to communicate with. Student’s feel like an outsider where they do not know whereabouts and have very less or no knowledge about the country e.g. where the hospital
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