THE BEST COUNTRIES TO STUDY ABROAD AS A NIGERIAN STUDENT
Let us be honest, Nigerians want quality education.
It is this drive that makes them react positively to study abroad. There are many countries that are better than Nigeria in terms of their standard of education.
However, in this article, we will look at countries that favour Nigerian students better:
1. United States of America
The USA has been the bastion of freedom all over the World.
That being said, the USA offers the very best in education and the American government is quite supportive tointernational students.
American education is known worldwide to have the mark of excellence that many people crave for.
The United States is also an undisputed leader in many fields.
As such, if anyone wishes to have a World class education, the United States of America is a good way to go.
2. The United Kingdom
Our former colonial rulers have also been at the forefront of encouraging Nigerians to come over to study. The contribution of the United Kingdom to the advancement of education is worthy of recognition.
They remain consistent at improving their knowledge and research so much that every Nigerian student should aspire to study there.
Being a member of the Common Wealth offers a unique advantage for Nigerian students to be to be considered for scholarships and financial aids.
Also, certain international certifications are known to originate from England and do not have a stronger rival till today. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is one of such organizations. There is no equal when it comes to the accounting profession.
Studying in the United Kingdom is one experience that you would most likely cherish as a Nigerian student.
British educational standard remains a benchmark for many other countries.
This countries has one of the best economies in Asia.
Malaysia is one country whose educational system is comparable to others in Europe and America.
What makes many Nigerians to flock to Malaysia is the low cost of study. This is an advantage for some Nigerian students who are finding the costs of study abroad quite burdensome.
4. Peoples’ Republic of China
China is the second largest economy in the World. the country offers several unique study opportunities that many Nigerians should take advantage of.
Graduates of China educational system are equipped to thrive in virtually every sector of the economy.
China has so many institutions that Students from Nigeria can choose from.
With the World’s largest population, the Chinese have been able to build a country that can compete on equal footing with other developed nations.
5. The United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates is not just a country that people flock to for tourism or business.
Nigerians in particular go the country to get quality education.
This country, with less than six million people has opened door to people from almost every country in order to encourage global participation in so many fields.
Getting an education from the UAE as a Nigerian student is quite easy and the cost is less than that of America or Europe. In fact, there are many institutions in America and Europe that have a campus or two within the UAE.
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Surprisingly, the Ghanaians have improved their educational system so much that an education experience from Ghana is comparable to places such as the United Kingdom.
As an ECOWAS member country, Ghana is an open opportunity for Nigerian student to study without a student visa.
Ghana also make use of the West African Senior School Examinations Council (WASSCE) as the basis for admission.
Ghanaian Universities are very active in research and development. Their research material is known to be at par with those of advanced countries worldwide
The Canadians are generally known to be immigration friendly. This country has a relatively easy admission process.
Nigerian students in Canada have access to financial support such as scholarships and other financial grants.
The Canadian educational system and the American educational system are quite similar and the chances of getting employment and permanent residence after graduation are quite high.
Many Nigerian students who have gone to Canada and have come back are worth their salt in their individual professions.
8. The Netherlands
The Netherlands are popular for tuition free education especially at the tertiary level. This is of course of double advantage to many Nigerians who want to go to Europe but do not have the expensive fees usually being levied on international students.
The welcoming nature of the Netherlands especially to African students is what makes them worthy of mention here.
A hub of tourism and other businesses and a good access to jobs within the European Union after graduation, the Netherlands is one great place to get a degree!
9. South Africa
Africa’s most industrialized economy and a rich history even in recent times, South Africa offers Nigerians one of the best opportunities when it comes to study abroad.
With deep ties between Nigeria and South Africa, obtaining Visa is most times hassle free.
The quality of education obtained in South Africa can be compared to that of the United Kingdom or the United States of America.
Many Turkish institutions actually do come to Nigeria to look for students who are interested in coming to their country to study.
Turkish education is excellent!
Turkey is a country with large economic and manufacturing base. It offers Nigerian students a unique experience.
As a unique gateway between the Middle East and Europe enables Turkey to have a good international standing.
This is also a great place where many Nigerians have been studying since the eighties.
Russia is very unique when it comes to education.
They have Federal Universities where you can study almost any course.
The Russian government is also known to give scholarships to students from any nationality. Russians’ contribution especially to science and technology remains highly competitive and commendable.
Russia is very good for a Nigerian student who is dream of a world class academic success.
India, a country that boasts of so many institutions is a great place to study. The lower cost of obtaining an Indian degree and the global recognition makes is an opportunity for Nigerian student.
There are many countries that offer quality.
Do you know of any other countries that are good for Nigerian students to study?
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