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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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Studying English for graduate study in the US

An in-country English course paves the way for successful graduate study, says Jan Capper, executive director of the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) ALL universities in the United States...

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The top US law schools - according to students

WHICH law school in the United States offers the best career prospects? Which have the best professors, the most competition for places, the most conservative students, the most liberal students? These questions and more...

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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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The 5 most popular French business, engineering and...

Culture, architecture, joie de vivre and gastronomy: here are just a few reasons why France is the world’s most popular tourist destination, with almost 85 million people choosing to spend their holiday there. And...

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International students go west - while American students...

MORE people than ever are choosing to study in the United States - while more Americans than ever are choosing to study in Europe and China, new figures show.  The United States has hosted a record 886,000 international...

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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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Why you might be better off NOT going to university

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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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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