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Professional international education consultants

IE Abroad, is a professional educational consultancy that assists students who would like to study abroad. It is great to know that you would like to study abroad and we will be very delighted to assist. We work with over 250 international education partners, many of whom are top international universities throughout the world, offering Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.

How we help achieve your ideal international education

Our international universities are located in Australia, Canada, USA, UK, New Zealand, Netherlands, Cyprus, Mauritius, Ireland, Hungary, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.

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Student advice

Get advice on what level of education you wish to study.

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University applications

We will advise you on how to make a successful application to your desired university.

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Visa applications

Once you have been accepted, we will provide you with up to date visa advice.

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Pre-departure assistance

It's time to prepare for your departure to your overseas study destination.

Frequently asked questions about studying abroad

If you don't find the answer to your question below, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us. Our skilled study advisers are here to assist you in any way they can.

1. Can you help students from anywhere in the world?

Yes, as our services are offered virtually, our adviser’s can assist from any location. Counselling sessions are done via Skype, Zoom or a digital platform that works for you, as well as over the phone. All paperwork is received via a secure portal so advising and assistance can be offered to anyone without the need of having to come to our offices.

2. Do have a special agreement with the institutions?

Yes, in most cases we will have a contract with the university which allows it to represent the institution. This also means that the institution will have given specialised training to our study advisors.

3. Do I need to do a foundation/pre-university year or can I go direct to the first year?

This will depend on your grades, however, in most cases, you should be able to enter the first year if you have high grades and have studied for at least 12-years. It will depend on your chosen country and institution so please discuss this with your IE study advisor.

4. How long will my visa last for?

Your visa will generally last for the duration of your course. This will depend on the type of visa you applied for.

5. How long will my visa take once I have applied?

It will depend on the country and the type of visa you have applied for. There are also fast track visa application services for most countries. Speak to your IE study advisor to find out more.

6. Why don't you charge for your service?

Our university partners cover our fees. So students are free to use our service with no direct charge to them.

7. Are scholarships available?

Most universities offer scholarships, however, these are normally academically based. Speak to your IE study advisor about options at your chosen institution.

8. Can I work while I study?

It will depend on your visa however, in most cases, yes, you will be able to work around 20-hours per week and full time during breaks.

9. Can I get my tuition deposit back if I decide not to go to the university I applied to or I get a visa rejection?

This will depend on the institution’s refund policy which you have applied to study at however in most cases you should be able to apply for a refund of your deposit if you have not yet arrived at the institution.

10. When are the intake dates

There are two intakes for most universities, one being January/February and the other being in August/September. However, some universities offer a third intake in May/June.

Get in touch

Fill in your details below and a study adviser will be in touch as soon as they are able. Provide as much detail as possible about your required level of education, choice of course and where you would like to go.