Advantages and Disadvantages of Study Abroad

I want to study abroad, you also want, well friends today we will talk about Advantages and Disadvantages of Study Abroad. If we talk about future of youth or future of students, every third student will found to get education in UK, USA, Spain, Japan, Australia and Canada etc. There is always a question about study abroad. What the reason is behind that student wants to leave his/her friends, family, daily routine, village or city even country. Now today’s tuff competition and strict lawn, put the student’s life in trouble and they face a lot of difficulties while foreign Studies. Here are some merits and demerits which would be help you to get decision that studying abroad is good for you bad.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Study Abroad


Advantages of Study Abroad

  1. Study Standard

The Biggest advantage that pitch the students mind is the standard of education. Mostly parents from Asian countries want’s their children study in good and educated countries. The main reason is the education standard of these countries are high, which effects on students directly. And of course when a student will get education in good standards school or college, in result he/she will become a good human.

  1. Travel the World

This point is very beneficial for those students who are interesting in traveling and wants to visit new places. When you study in foreign countries there are a lot of opportunities to travel in the city, out of city or travel to other countries, while completing the assignments and other projects. Traveling opportunity give the freshman to the student mind, which is very helpful in studies.

  1. Experience of New Culture

Another advantage of study abroad is you move to new places while traveling. As mentioned in second point, in this process you travel to many places. And every place and people have their own culture, good students always get the positive points from these cultures and avoid the negative points. Which is also benefit for students to increase the cultural knowledge.

  1. Long Time Experience

While study abroad student can get the lifetime experience in every field of life. Because of lonely living they learn from every mistake. The learning and the knowledge skills of foreign students are always higher as comparing to hometown students. And this advantages is best in all advantages.   

  1. Learn Multiple Language

In every country there are many languages are spoken. So there is big factor that you learn more other languages while studying abroad. And student’s English language skills are stronger from other students. During create you CV (Curriculum Vitae), it is the plus point/advantage that you can add multiple languages in it. Which may increase the chances to get job easily.

  1. Full Independent Lifestyle

There are a lot of universities with best study abroad programs. But when you become full independents and get your life decisions in your hands. You learn more from your independent decisions than these Universities. That’s seems like best in whole advantages.

  1. High Level Learning Skills

The biggest benefits of studying abroad student learn the Advance learning techniques. Because the teachers in foreign countries are well educated and have the high level skills as well as practical skills.

  1. Make New Friends

In abroad school, colleges and universities there is an open environment. That creates the opportunities to create new friends. Which is also good point, because students get good company in the shape of new friends.

  1. Goodwill in Hometown

When you study abroad and come back to your hometown, every person know you in your hometown. And the always respect you and treat as a special because of your abroad knowledge. Which increase your goodwill in your hometown.

  1. Better Job Opportunities

If you have a foreign degree there are better chance to get better job easily as compare to educator in hometown. And the pay scale is also very higher compared to person who got education in hometown.


Friends we are examining and studying between the Advantages and Disadvantages of Study Abroad. Now we complete the first part and studied the ten points about. “Benefits of Studying Abroad”, now we’ll take a little look of the Second part of our topic which is. “Disadvantages of Studying Abroad.”

Disadvantages of Study Abroad

  1. Live Lonely

First demerit of abroad is you will always far from your family and friends. You will always fell loneliness, you miss the company of your old friends. The memories of your family will always in our mind and you would always worry about them.

  1. Communicating Difficulties in Starting

In the staring of your journey in other country, you will face a lot of difficulties. In which one of the major is Communicating and language difficulty. It takes long time to learn other language, which can also effects your study as well as your life. This is the second big disadvantage in this list.

  1. Costly

Time is money and money is time. If you don’t have enough financial resources, don’t take step toward foreign studies. Because it is very expansive and costly as well as a big risk. If you face the financial problem in the middle stage of your study, it can badly effect your dreams, study, future, career and life as well.

  1. Emergency Return

It can be worst news for any student, when he travel to UK, USA, Canada, Japan or Australia. After staying little time like 4 or 6 months, you receive a phone call that there is an emergency at your home, someone died, fluid, fire, legal issues or any other bad news. That is very difficult to control on yourself, because it’s take two or three days for return to home as well as money and ticket problem.

  1. Shortage of Time

As I write the famous sentence before now “Time is Money and Money is Time”. During studies abroad there are always the time problem, because of work load. Time always put your life in troubles and wrong use of it can’t give you anything except disadvantages.

  1. Participation in Events

Students who are study abroad are always miss the special events in their families and friends like. Birth day, Engagements, Wedding Ceremonies, Political Events, Ramadan, Eids, Celebration of Independence Day, Celebration of Victories in Sports Events, Someone Died and you cannot help your family members in daily routine works.

  1. Expectations of Relatives

Family, friends, neighbors and your other relative have a lot of expectations from you. That when you will back to hometown, will bring some expensive gifts for each and every persons. They even don’t think about you, that you are living in how conditions, I think this is much disadvantage able for your relatives and friends.

  1. Nothing is Free

In this world nothing is free, if you want to buy something must have to pay money. Especially in well developing countries everything is little bit costly/expensive as compare to non-developing countries. In home town getting discount is easy way because everybody know each other, and sometimes you get these thing free as a gift. But in foreign nobody know you.

  1. Loss of health

Health is Wealth, live loneliness, working hard, pressures, burdens, tensions, not proper look after, take care food, far from mother love, saving money and etc. When students think about these things, I hope he/she miss some of their works and his health will be go down day by day. If you become ill, nobody will care your as compare to your home. With this illness you will do all these works because there would be never other options for you.

  1. Change of Culture

Biggest disadvantages of study abroad is changing of culture. During staying in western countries for the purpose of good education, obviously you make new friends, adopt the life style of western peoples. Which can effects on culture as well as badly effects on Religion, you run far from religious activities, which is not a good point.

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