LINC Education infuses $1M into The WorldGrad- A Study Abroad Platform for Indians

The WorldGrad offers a unique environment for Indian students to pursue their global education by starting the first semester online before moving overseas for completion.

Technology assisted academic support platform LINC Education commits $1M for its new edtech wing The WorldGrad. The WorldGrad offers a unique environment for Indian students to pursue their global education by starting the first semester online before moving overseas for completion. The WorldGrad has partnered with multiple top-ranked institutions such as The University of Wollongong College, Australia and helps students pursue over 100 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees through this model.

LINC Education has been active in online higher education since 2017. The company has been recognised and awarded for their unique approach to personalise online learning and improve retention and completion rates for their partner universities. The systematic investment into The WorldGrad is a move to streamline the unorganized study abroad market and further strengthen LINC’s reach in the edtech domain. The WorldGrad eyes raising investment in the near future after achieving steady traction.

Commenting on the steady infusion of funds from undisclosed partners, Co-Founder Abhinav Mital said “The WorldGrad is an extension of LINC, and it particularly solves the challenges for Indian students to have access to easy global education, without the burden of extreme financing. In this regard, we will continue to improvise the platform with steady funding in place."

2,61,406 Indians went abroad for studies in the year 2020 as compared to 5,88,931 in 2019, according to government data. However, in a recent 2021 Prospective Students Survey conducted by GMAC - Graduate Management Education Council, 76% of Indian respondents said they weren’t changing their plans on account of the pandemic and want to travel abroad to study. With vaccines coming the sentiment to study abroad has tilted back to the original.

About LINC Education

Started in 2017, LINC provides online education services to help higher education institutions retain and grow their online students. Our services are customised for each institution to deliver an effective student learning experience.

LINC’s educators are highly qualified in their subject areas, trained to engage online learners and supported by our cutting-edge LINCtrac platform. Our promise is to deliver higher student satisfaction and longer student lifetime.

About The WorldGrad

The WorldGrad is an online education provider that has partnered with top ranked institutions in Australia, UK and Dubai to deliver a hybrid learning program designed for Indian students with a global ambition. The program boasts award winning 1-1 tutor support and an online first curriculum which prepares the student for success. The student is guaranteed progression to the overseas campus while simultaneously saving over INR 10 Lacs in the first year on tuition fees and living expenses. The WorldGrad also offers a unique program that allows students to progress to multiple universities across Australia and UK through the same online program.


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