International Student Health Insurance Category

Blog posts that address health insurance for students around the world.

Study Abroad Insurance for the United Kingdom

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Like the number of international students coming to the US, the number of US students studying abroad continues to increase. The latest “Open Doors” report shows that there was a 1.3 percent increase in the number of students who studied abroad in the 2010/2011 year when compared to the 2009/2010 year. There was a total [...]


Renew your Insurance Plan for the New Year

Friday, December 7th, 2012

With the New Year and semester right around the corner, many students and scholars will need to renew or extend their international insurance plan to ensure they have the coverage that their school requires. Luckily, those with the Student Secure plan or Atlas Travel plan can renew their plan in a matter of minutes online. If [...]


6 Month Pre-existing Condition Coverage

Friday, November 30th, 2012

As an international student on a F1 visa you are not required by the federal government to obtain health insurance. However, many schools have certain insurance requirements in place that you as an international student will need to abide by. One popular benefit that schools request students to include in their international insurance plan is [...]


Which Student Secure Plan Level is Right for You

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

You might have done your best with procrastinating when it comes to choosing your international student health insurance plan, but the time has come to make your purchase. Whether you have decided it is necessary for your health or your school has blocked you from enrolling in classes until you have an insurance plan, we [...]


International Student Insurance in South Africa

Friday, November 9th, 2012

There are over 60,000 international students in South Africa and it’s no secret why there are so many drawn to this county. South Africa is home to both excitement and beauty. There are plenty of mountains for the more adventurous souls to explore and miles of beaches for those who are looking to just relax. [...]


International Students at the University of Montana

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

The University of Montana has been experiencing a steady growth in the number of international students since they had their first international student in the 1920’s. This year they reached their all-time high of 536 international students coming from 72 various countries around the world, according to the Montana Kaimin. How has the University of Montana [...]


Insurance for Thanksgiving Break

Friday, October 26th, 2012

International students in the US will soon be able to enjoy their Thanksgiving break and have time to relax before the stress of finals begins. During this break university housing will often close, student dining halls give only the bare-minimum options and the campus will resemble a ghost town. Many international students who are studying [...]


Insurance for Recent International Graduates

Friday, October 19th, 2012

International students in the United States know that finding a health insurance plan that will meet country requirements along with school requirements is not an easy task. It takes time and preparation to find a plan that will not only meet necessary coverage requirements but that fit into a student budget as well. When an [...]


Insurance for International Students from Mexico

Friday, October 12th, 2012

The United States and Mexico share a border that spans almost 2,000 miles. With this much land touching it can only be expected that students will want to explore their neighboring land. The number of Mexican international students studying in the United States increased by three percent last year in comparison to the previous year, according to [...]


Insurance for Indian Students in Germany

Friday, October 5th, 2012

The number of Indian international students in Germany is on the rise. The 2010-11 academic year provided Germany with a total of 5,038 Indian students, whereas the 2011-12 school year brought in 5,998 Indian students according to the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). This means there was a 19 percent increase in the 2011-12 academic [...]