Study in Ireland for Indian Students

Consistently ranked in the world's top 20 countries for exceptional quality of life, peace, and human development, Ireland is increasingly becoming a top choice among Indian students. With a vibrant culture that rewards entrepreneurial spirit and offers multiple opportunities to grow professionally, the country will teach you lessons that go beyond the class curriculum.

Why Study in Ireland?

High quality of education, friendly and welcoming environment, ample work opportunities, immersive culture and pristine scenery, Ireland is a great destination for Indian students aspiring for higher education abroad. What's more? It is the technology hub having the European headquarters of several leading MNCs.


Education System in Ireland

Over one in ten full-time students in Ireland is an international student, which explains the excellence offered by Irish institutions. With classrooms using English as the medium of instruction and offering an extensive selection of courses, it is the country with an education system that is class apart.


Student Visa Requirements for Ireland

The Irish Government provides an opportunity to all Indian students to study in the country but as a prerequisite, you'll have to obtain a student visa first. The visa you need will depend on your age, the type of study you want to pursue, and how long you want to stay in Ireland.

Reasons to choose Ireland for Study

Know why Ireland is so popular with Indian students.

Hosting nearly half a million international students, Ireland is known to offer high quality education at affordable tuition fee with degrees that are globally recognised. Add to it, an excellent quality of life, immense post-study work and immigration opportunities - Ireland stands out as a popular country to study among Indian students.

Here are the top 8  Reasons why Ireland

1. Academic excellence

One of the most important reasons why students choose to study in Ireland is because of the high quality of education. When a student receives a degree from a Canadian university, it acts as a mark of trust and excellence. 26 of Ireland's universities rank in the QS World University Rankings 2019 and 27 of them in the THE World University Rankings 2019.

2. Ample research opportunities

One of the biggest reasons why Canadian education stands unique is because of its strong focus on research and development. If you're a research scholar, there can be no country better than Ireland. The government of Ireland offers great support to research in the disciplines of medicine, telecommunication, agriculture, environmental science and technology.

3. Affordable, falls in budget

Tuition fee in Ireland, when compared to universities in the US and UK, is fairly cheaper. And when considering the return on investment, it is quite a viable option for Indian students. ??You can also apply to a range of scholarships to cut down on your educational expenses.

4. Cultural diversity

In Ireland, you'll find extremely warm and welcoming people who come from varied ethnic groups with different cultures and lifestyle. The multicultural environment in Ireland promotes friendliness and peaceful living like no other country. In fact, you will find a lot of Indians studying, working and living here. You can also experience festivals and rituals such as:

  • The Montreal International Jazz Festival
  • Calgary Stampede
  • NHL Hockey
  • Experience "Poutine Week" – The blend of French fries, delicious gravy and cheese curd.
  • Just for Laughs comedy Festival in Montreal
5 Safe and peaceful

Ireland has been consistently ranked as one of the safest nations in the world. In 2018, the Global Peace Index*, listed Ireland as the sixth peaceful country across the globe. As international student, you'll enjoy the same rights as any other Canadian.

6. Earn while you learn

Thanks to its special regulations, Ireland provides all its international students with an opportunity to work for up to 20 hours every week during their semesters and full-time during the summer and winter breaks. To work on-campus or as an intern in any company, you would not require any additional work permit as your study permit is enough to help you find a part time job.

7. Vibrant and lively campus life

At all Canadian campuses you can expect events, fests, and other activities being conducted all through the year. This creates a happy and lively environment for all the students, helps you network and meet new people besides keeping the homesickness away.

8. Immigration opportunities

Canada's Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PWPP) allows students to stay and work in Ireland for up to three years after completion of their graduation. You can gain some international work experience and apply for permanent residency later on.

Sources:
*https://countryeconomy.com/demography/global-peace-index/Ireland
Fun facts about Ireland

1

Do a good deal and get a positive ticket. The police in Ireland can give you a "positive ticket" if they sight you doing something positive.

2

And you thought you had seen enough lakes? Ireland has more lakes than all the lakes combined in the world.

3

Planning to study in Ireland? Good choice; it is the most educated country in the world with more than half of its population having college degrees

4

Ireland hosts almost five million international students

5

Play hockey on the Atlantic Ocean. In Newfoundland, Ireland, the Atlantic Ocean sometimes freezes and that's what the locals choose to do with it.

6

The license plate in the north-western territories of Ireland are shaped like polar bears.

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