5 reasons why Student Life is better in Philippines
Just like any major decisions in life, choosing to study abroad is also a major decision which needs advance planning. Choosing to study MBBS in philippines over other countries is a good option. Like every other country philippines has its own set of advantages for students to fulfil their college life.
1. Hostel Life
Every college has hostels for international students. Indian mess is available in every college hostels with separate chefs to cook Indian foods. Few college hostels provide the students facility to cook. It makes the students self – dependent. Hostel makes students more punctual, independent, confident, social, realistic, disciplined, and also sharp. Hostel life gives a practical exposure for every student in handling various problems in their life.
2. Shopping and Entertainment
Shopping in philippines is affordable for the students starting clothing to stationery, as the value of philippine peso is nearly similar to Indian rupee. There are many forms of entertainment in Philippines and some of them include watching the cinema, going to the gym, enjoying a field sport like football, tennis, basketball etc., enjoying a water sport such as snorkeling, underwater diving or paragliding. Philippines has 2 of the top 10 largest malls in the world with an unlimited source of entertainment. Students can take a walk in to these malls to relax after a long week of being at school. A movie ticket in philippines costs around 350 Rs/-. Another option for enjoying cultural shows in Philippines is the Cultural center of Philippines which is the venue for many dance performances and music shows. This place attracts many locals as well as foreigners.
Buses, jeepneys, multicabs, Calesa, vans, taxis, tuk-tuks are commonly available in major cities and towns which makes traveling from your place to school easier. Flights and ships connect between the entire country. There is an endless flight connectivity between Philippines and India throughout the year. Philippines embassy is very liberal, that means it is easy to obtain a student visa and quick processing of documentation.
4. College Life
Filipinos are friendly and helping in nature which makes the Indian students become comfortable in classrooms. Every professor is skilled, trained, knows English and are from different parts of the world. The educational system in Philippines focuses on practical exposure rather than theory. Many colleges surrounded by scenic nature provides a great ambiance for students. Every college has a good infrastructure provided with canteens, labs, libraries and auditoriums.
5. Protection, Guaranteed!
Colleges and universities that has foreign students has more stricter protection for their foreign nationals students. 24 hour security and schools with CCTV cameras are installed around the campuses.