The last twenty years have seen a dramatic rise in student mobility. The quest for knowledge and better living experiences, coupled with ease of travel, has led students to explore global education as a viable option. And the numbers prove it.
According to data published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), in the year 2000 about 2 million students left their home countries to study abroad. That number rose to 5.3 million in 2017. By the year 2025, it will rise further, to 8 million.
What’s with the upward trend?
The obvious question to ask is – why is this trend on the rise? What are the benefits of studying abroad?
There are many – in fact we’ve broken them down for you. Here are ten reasons why you should seriously consider getting a global education.