Opportunities in the Philippines for International Students

Every year, over twenty-five thousand foreigners study in the Philippines says the Bureau of Immigration. If you are really looking for a place to get academic excellence, then coming to this noble country would be a better idea.

The Philippines is gradually emerging as a great education hub in the Asia region. The quality of education provided by the country’s academic institutions is second to none. Some people that have studied here keep advising their friends, family, and colleagues to come here for their further studies.

The country has all it takes to take you from where you are right now, to where you ought to be academic. When you graduate from their institutions, you will be equipped very well to the extent that you can fit anywhere.

Major subjects that attract international students

There are proficient teachers and professors that handle the following subjects in our institutions. This is why people come from East and West, North and South to benefit from them:

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Communications Engineering
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Media Informatics
  • Physics
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Software System Engineering etc

Admission and Visa Process for International Students

Foreign students that wish to study here should apply at least six months before the beginning of the academic year.  Though applying one year ahead of time would be the best, so that you will have time to provide all the necessary materials, finance inclusive. Browse the internet, and search for a university of your choice, when you get it, apply for your choice of course of study.

If you get admission, then apply for a visa from the Philippines mission in your country.  You don’t have to come here before submitting your application or even get the visa simply by applying online. You need to show yourself to the Philippines mission in your own country.

Keep in mind that you will be subjected to some critical questions; because there is the need to convince them why you wish to study in the Philippines among other countries in the world.  To be eligible to study, you must undergo and show evidence of your personality test and pass the required English Proficiency Test. If your visa is not valid, you will be not able to enter the country. 

Job Opportunities for International Students

There are so many job opportunities for foreign students. In the course of your study, or after your study when you will be looking for a job in your related field, feel free to work in call centers, fast food restaurants, hospitals, and mission homes.

You can as well set up your own businesses here, in so far as it is in line with the country’s economic policies. Our country is viable for business; you can be doing business while studying here, in so far as it doesn’t distract you from your studies which were the main reason why you came here. 


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