From India, with gratitude

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On December 3, 2020

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Graduate students, from left, Sai Tigmanya, Akhil Veluvolu, Rahul Kumar, Yashwanth Reddy and Ankit Sharma came to Missouri S&T from India this fall.

Getting here was no small feat this semester for Indian students pursuing graduate degrees at Missouri S&T.

“Due to this pandemic all the consulates were closed in our country,” says Sai Tigmanya, a computer science graduate student from Hyderabad. “The consulates opened in late August, and we got our interview slots the first week of September. Once we informed S&T of this, the university made a special arrangement for us by adding a late fall semester that started on Oct. 13.” The special semester runs through mid-January.

COVID-19-related closures around the world this past year made enrollment in foreign colleges and universities difficult, if not impossible, for Indian students seeking higher education. 

The Miner community, however, came together and welcomed seven students from India to S&T this semester. Read more

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