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Why studying financial risk management is a safe bet

ALL successful organisations take risks in order to survive and grow and now, more than ever, they need competent people to manage those risks. Major regulatory reforms being introduced in the wake of the recent global...

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Studying journalism: wisdom from Boris, a Bulgarian...

BORIS Siromahov is studying journalism at the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol, UK. This means he has his finger on the pulse, knows all there is to know about current events and asks the really tough...

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Study business in Spain

SPAIN may be overshadowed by its European neighbours in world university rankings - but focus on business and suddenly its dominance becomes clear.   Which country has more business schools in the European top 10 than...

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Study at Nobel Prize winning institutes in Germany

IF you’re looking to study cutting-edge science abroad it may not be a single university that you need to look at, but something rather more unique. The Max Planck Society (MPS) has a world-leading reputation as...

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Canada attracts record number of international students

CANADA's international student population has grown by more than a quarter in just two years, according to new government figures. A record 103,999 study permits were issued between January and September this year compared...

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The world's 50 best student cities

PARIS retains its number one spot for the third year running in this year's global ranking of student-friendly cities. The Australian city of Melborne leapfrogs expensive London to take second place while Coventry (UK),...

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The cheaper way for Europeans to study in the UK

STUDYING in the UK doesn’t have to be prohibitively expensive for European students - especially if you’re prepared to study outside England. Tuition fees are highest in England where EU undergraduates can be...

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IELTS exam: Write better English essays with these...

WHEN answering IELTS essay questions, part of your job is to give a clear answer that the examiner can follow. One way you can do that is by following this simple golden rule: keep the first sentence in each topic...

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Boris the boogying Bulgarian TOTALLY knows how to...

MEET Boris Siromahov, a Bulgarian in Britain. The first "enormous mistake" he made as an international student in the UK was to demonstrate traditional Bulgarian dancing to a fellow student.  "He...

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Art fellowships for south Asian students in the UK

ARTISTS and museum curators don't usually get showered with funding, which is why the Charles Wallace Trusts are so special. Every year, they help doctoral students and professionals from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh...

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How I got two scholarships and a grant to study at...

EWAN French, from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, has secured no fewer than two scholarships and one grant to study engineering science at Oxford.  He told Student World Online why applying for financial aid is a...

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UK announces scholarships worth Rs 15 crore for Indian...

THE biggest ever scholarships programme for Indian students has been announced, offering almost 400 young people a substantial discount on studying in the UK. The British government has poured Rs 15 crore into its Great...

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Thomson Reuters internship launched my business career

BUSINESS and finance graduates looking for paid experience with an international corporation might want to take a look at an internship with Thomson Reuters.  The New York-based multinational is a world-leading source...

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Working for the Big Three - careers in management...

The Big Three are the world's most prestigious management consulting firms.  In the industry, they are also known as MBB, an acronym of the companies they comprise - McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting...

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GLOBAL youth employment has soared in recent years and being a university graduate is no guarantee of a job. In fact, contrary to popular belief, young graduates in some countries are less likely to find work than those...

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