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Students from Kenya

Kenya officially known as the Republic of Kenya, is situated in East Africa close to equator. With the Indian Ocean to its south-east, it is bordered by Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Somalia. The country is named after Mount Kenya, a significant landmark and second among Africa's highest mountain peaks. Its capital and largest city is Nairobi. Kenya has a varied climate ranging from warm and humid along the coastlines of Indian Ocean to cool climate I Nairobi and followed by snow-capped peaks as and when approaching Mount Kenya.

Kenya enfolds inside an angelic and bewitching nature. Mountains and deserts, colourful tribal culture, beaches and coral reefs, are some of Africa's best wildlife attractions.

The people, too, represent a wide cross-section of contemporary Africa as well as, and traditional tribes and urban families practicing ancient customs.

Although the official languages are Swahili and English, Kenya is a multi-lingual country.

The system of Education in Kenya is very dynamic. Basic formal education starts at age six years and lasts 12 years comprising eight years in primary school and four years in high school or secondary school. Primary school is free in public schools those who complete high school can join a polytechnic or other technical college and study for three years or proceed directly to the university and study for four years.

Public universities in Kenya are highly commercialised institutions and only a small section of qualified high school graduates are admitted on limited government-sponsorship into programmes of their choice. Gender and regional imbalances have posed hindrances to higher education in Kenya as in other African countries. The proportion of girls' enrolment declines as they move up the educational ladder.

Education in Kenya in spite of coming out of the traditional way of teaching still has to undergo a lot of changes in this sector. Students migrate to other parts of the country as well as world in look for better opportunities and future. Bangalore has been one of the most popular place for students who want to pursue their higher education.

Reasons for studying in Bangalore:

Bangalore also known as the garden city is India's third most populous city and Silicon Valley of India. Located on the southern part of India, Bangalore enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year due to high elevation. The city is also very green unlike many other Indian metropolitan cities. Bangalore is one of the fastest growing city in India and world too so a lot of opportunities exists for youngsters, So by studying in Bangalore, students get a better exposure.

The recruitment rate is quite good in this fast emergent city, it provides the students a platform to choose the best of careers. Bangalore is very famous among youngsters, and most sought out destination for higher education in India. The institutions have excellent teaching environments. The faculties are friendly and are ready to reach out to the problems of the students without any delay. Along with rigorous campus studies and projects, a student also finds quantity time for relaxation.

Talking about relaxation, Bangalore is a storehouse of a massive variety of international cuisines, pubs and shopping malls and a reason for the generation of a lot of disposable income by the young people in the city. Bangalore is located close to various tourist hubs such as Mysore, Mangalore, Goa, Ooty and many more. The artistic side of the city is very inspiring as there are historic palaces, old temples and palaces and monuments. Bangalore is a well planned city. Numerous multinationals have their base here. Some of them being IBM, TCS, INFOSYS and WIPRO. This also gives students opportunity to study by co-existing with job environments. And so, institutions are coming up in large numbers using the large level of campus recruitment.

As a booming IT and Financial hub, Bangalore is considered quite expensive city in India. Nevertheless students live in reasonably cheap University hostels and youth hostels. The travel and food are also reasonable. Students from all over the country as well as world come to Bangalore to pursue to long cherished dreams. Studying in Bangalore proves to be a pleasurable experience for students as the student life is very enjoyable due to diversity of culture.

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