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Digital marketing and the future of disruptive technology

TECHNOLOGY has changed the way we live our lives and how we communicate. Smartphones, tablets, laptops; our everyday tech has become ever more portable and on demand. With the advent of social media networking, it’s...

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Seven English language mistakes not to make on essays

Writing an academic essay in another language can be really daunting, so ESL teacher Mike Robertson has put together some common errors to avoid.  1. Usage of apostrophes Apostrophes are used to indicate possession...

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Forensic accountant: what the role is and how to become...

EVER heard of a forensic accountant? Does it sound to you like someone you’d expect to find at an investigative crime scene? Well, not quite. But forensic accountants are becoming an increasingly important part...

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Things you should know about Africa

MAGUATA JOY MOLOI is in her final year of a Bachelor's of Commerce degree, majoring in law at the University of South Africa. Joy has written her first blog piece for Student World Online about Africa and some...

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Cheese, chocolate and mountains

WHEN someone says “Switzerland” what comes to mind? If you had asked me this question four years ago I would have said: cows, chocolate, alps, and The Sound of Music. I have not done a proper survey, but I...

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Izmir: Five things to do and see

IZMIR is Turkey’s third largest city, with a reputation for a liberal local culture which makes living there laid back and steady-paced. It’s often simply overlooked by tourists making their way to attractions...

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How social media can inspire you to study

"I WILL just look through my Facebook news feed quickly and then start studying." How many times have you said this in your head and then caught yourself watching videos of kittens on YouTube three hours later? BRUNO...

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How to be kind: World Kindness Day

WORLD KINDNESS DAY falls on the 13th November and is a nationally recognised day to celebrate kindness in society. Becca Fadden explains where it originated and how it came about.  Tom Parsons The day...

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What is Remembrance day?

EVERY year, on the 11th November, Britain remembers all those who have lost their lives in wars, fighting for our nation. This day is called Armistice Day, or Remembrance Day. The date marks the exact moment that World War...

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Unusual UK scholarships

 Why not opt to spend more time in the library than at a part-time job? STAYING afloat financially whilst at university can be challenging, stressful and at times seemingly impossible. Getting a part-time job...

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What Canadian Scholarships are on offer for 2017/18?

As the number of international students flocking to Canada grows, so will the number of scholarships available. Here is a list of some undergraduate, masters-level and doctorate scholarships available for international students...

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International Student Scholarships in the US

QUICK LINK! CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE! CAPPEX: American Scholarships matches international students with U.S. colleges and scholarships. Getting started is easy. Just fill out some basic information and get your scholarship...

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Advice from India's top business innovators

India is fast emerging as one of the most exciting places for innovation and entrepreneurship. Global accountancy and business intelligence giant KPMG estimate that India's GDP is set to grow from USD 2 trillion to USD...

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Give yourself the Grad Edge to get a graduate job.

Employability awards to make students stand out.   THOSE with a degree are still more likely to be employed and earn a higher salary, according to recent graduate employment and earnings statistics figures from the...

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Five global companies to work for in Turkey

HERE'S a short guide to some of the largest companies employing graduates in Turkey.   Pharmaceuticals - Pfizer Headquartered in New York City but with operations in more than 150 countries around the...

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