Archive for August, 2011

Chinese Student Health Insurance in British Columbia

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Like many provinces in Canada, British Columbia offers its citizens national health care. Known as the Medical Service Plan (MSP) in British Columbia, the national health care lawfully requires residence of British Columbia to enroll in this health care system. You may wonder, does the MSP also apply to international students, including those from China? […]

 

International Student Insurance for High School

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

When most people hear about studying abroad or international students they think of students in their 20’s studying in college or university. But there are many international students studying that are still in high school, and there students all around the world who are studying internationally at high school. Many insurance policies for international students […]

 

Waiving Your School’s Insurance Plan

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Many international students are required to purchase insurance while studying in the United States. Every school administers their insurance plan differently, some leave students to purchase their own plan, other schools provide an optional plan, and still others have a mandatory insurance plan with the option to waive if they can show proof of coverage. […]

 

International Student Insurance Newsletter – Issue 3

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

The third issue of the International Student Insurance Newsletter has just been sent out to our subscribers, packed full of information, advice, help and services to international students and study abroad students who are traveling abroad with our plans. This issue features: Launch of our iPhone App Waiving out of your schools insurance plan Best […]

 

 

Chinese Student Health Insurance in Ontario

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Ontario offers its citizens and permanent resident’s health care under the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). If you will be a full-time student in Ontario you are ineligible for this plan unless you are independently employed. If you cannot enroll in the Ontario Health Insurance Plan, you may be required to enroll in the University […]

 

Pregnancy Insurance for International Students

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Not all international student health insurance plans are the same, so it is important to know the benefits and exclusions of each insurance policy before you make your final decision on which plan is best suited for you. After all, no one wants an unpleasant surprise where you find out a visit or treatment is […]

 

Chinese Student Health Insurance in Canada

Monday, August 8th, 2011

If you are planning to study in Canada, you may wonder what type of health care you are eligible for. As you may know, Canada has a nationalized health care system that is universal to both citizens and permanent residence. Whether you are eligible as a Chinese international student will depend on the province you […]

 

International Student Insurance for Estonia

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Students planning to study in Estonia should be aware that there is no student visa required. Instead, non-European Union residents will need to apply for a visa depending on the length of their stay. Because Estonia is part of the Schengen area, this country has similar rules to other nations within the Schengen region in […]

 

Chinese Student Health Insurance in Japan

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Japan might just be one of the most interesting countries with a contrast of modernization and tradition. Ancient temples, bullet trains, futuristic cities, and the agrarian country side, Japan has it all! Although it is considered to be one of the most expensive countries in the world, you will find that studying in Japan is […]