Studying abroad: the international appeal

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Studying abroad can offer you manyfold benefits, like increase your employability prospects and your cultural awareness. This infographic, compiled by London Business School, highlights a few interesting stats for international prospective post-graduate students, like the top 10 study destinations and the diversity in students and faculty of top business schools.
http://www.london.edu/theschool/londonexperience/studyingabroad.html

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Studying abroad: the international appeal

  1. 1. The international appeal75%25%Reasons to study abroadTop 10 study destinationsInternational students in the UKNumber of students enrolled in post-graduate schoolsEmployability prospectsFor students with international experienceDiversity in business schoolsTHE GENERAL SPLIT BETWEENMALE AND FEMALE STUDENTSABROADUnitedStates FranceCanadaSingaporeUnitedKingdomFollowed by:6. Netherlands7. Spain8. Australia9. Germany10. SwitzerlandSource: GMAC (2013) Prospective Student SurveySource: Staywyse.org (2012), Why people choose to study abroadSource: ESN Brussels 2012, Exchange, Employment and added value research reportOpportunities for personal developmentBetter working conditionsBetter salary abroadHaving been there beforeHaving personal contacts abroadNo jobs in home countryNumber of people from my home country abroadBetter social security abroadHaving a partner abroadAGREE DISAGREESource: International Student Mobility Literature Review, British Councilsay that their current employer would be more likely toemploy someone who had studied abroad75%say that their experience abroad had made theirinterview more successful87%used evidence from their study abroad in their CV86%LondonBusinessSchoolSource: Global MBA Ranking 2013, Financial TimesSource: UK Council for International Student Affairs, International Students in UK Higher EducationNIGERIA17,620U.S.A.16,335GERMANY15,985IRELAND15,985MALAYSIA14,545FRANCE12,835GREECE11,790CYPRUS11,620CHINA78,715INDIA29,900www.london.eduStudying abroad14235ColumbiaBusinessSchoolHarvardBusinessSchoolStanfordGraduateSchool ofBusinessUniversity ofPennsylvaniaWharton94% 38%45%43%42%LondonBusinessSchool ColumbiaBusinessSchoolHarvardBusinessSchoolStanfordGraduateSchool ofBusinessINTERNATIONALSTUDENTSINTERNATIONALFACULTY86%60%42%40%37%University ofPennsylvaniaWhartonFor international prospective post-graduate student

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