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Study Group appreciates new US actions declared to support international students pursuing STEM careers

Study Group, a leading provider of international education, has welcomed the new actions declared recently by the Biden-Harris Administration, which are meant to support international students seeking science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers in the US after their completion of the study.

The Biden-Harris Administration has recently announced a few changes to facilitate a better career and stay in the USA for meritorious international students who aspire to build a career in that country after completing their program of study.

As part of those actions, 22 new fields of study have been added in the STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) program, which is designed to enable international students with an F-1 visa earning Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorates in certain STEM fields to stay in the US for up to 36 months to get work experience after earning their degrees. Moreover, the US government’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will facilitate non-immigrant BridgeUSA exchange visitors and also offer more academic training for J-1 undergraduate and graduate students in STEM fields for up to 36 months. Meanwhile, O-1A non-immigrant status is available to people who will display phenomenal acumen in the fields of science, business, education, or athletics.

Joshua Rubin, Executive Vice President of University Partnerships at leading international education provider Study Group, opined about the new actions, “We welcome the new actions introduced by the US government to attract top STEM global talent to study in America. International students interested in pursuing STEM degree-level programs in the US can benefit from world-class education and gain relevant work experience.”

It is mentionable that Study Group is an international education provider that offers over 500 teaching programs to facilitate and nurture young minds with diversified talents and backgrounds. With hands-on experience of working with different universities across the UK and Europe, North America, Australia, and New Zealand, Study Group helps prepare ambitious students for exploring the world of international education.  

About Study Group:

Working with over 50 universities around the world, Study Group’s reputation and expertise in international education ensure success for our partners and students. From outstanding teaching to innovative approaches to international recruitment and student support, our global organisation is united in working with universities to build a better world through education.

Through our university partnerships and innovative face-to-face, online, and hybrid study programmes, Study Group guides thousands of international students each year towards academic and professional success – creating opportunities for the next generation of industry experts. Our courses range from pathways to undergraduate and postgraduate study delivered in partnership with universities across the world, to the specialist online delivery of medical and executive education.

Study Group is always looking to the future, working with our partners to provide education solutions. Our in-depth digital education expertise and Insendi digital learning platform help us to deliver transformative, intuitive and accessible online and blended learning experiences with the most powerful digital tools available. Study Group is the current Global Education Investor Awards Pathway Company of the Year: 


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