Should you get insurance against study interruptions?

Study International | May 27, 2019

Should you get insurance against study interruptions?
Studying abroad is one of the most exciting experience ones can have the privilege of experiencing. Many have worked hard to earn the grades and qualifications to be admitted. Others worked harder still to earn the funds to do so. So when it’s time to hop on that airplane, it’s the beginning of many hopes and dreams ready to be fulfilled.To make sure you make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, it’s prudent to consider some protection in the form of insurance. Several insurance providers offer insurance for students going abroad. These plans cover several areas, from medical insurance to life insurance.Lesser known but equally as important is insurance against study interruptions. This usually refers to compensation in the event of one’s academic studies getting temporarily or permanently stopped due to unforeseen circumstances.Examples of such interruptions include accident or sickness leading to hospitalisation, emergency medical evacuation or the death of immediate family members (necessitating a trip back to the home country).

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