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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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Why international students think the Netherlands is...

WINDMILLS, tulips, bikes and clogs aside, there are many things that make the Netherlands special. Why do more than 90,000 international students head to this small European country every year? Cindy van den Hooff knows...

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Vasudha's journey: I want to study management information...

In this new series of posts, Indian graduate and blogger Vasudha Sarda shares her experience of the whole study abroad application process as she sets out to get her place on a Masters in Management Information Systems program...

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Amsterdam, Netherlands - my student city

Khaqan Iftikhar, 24, from Pakistan, is doing a Master's in Finance at Duisenberg School of Finance (DSF) in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Here he answers 14 questions about life as an international student in the...

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How do pirates divide treasure? - & other Oxford...

Oxford University has just released a list of sample interview questions to help students to prepare for their entrance interview. We couldn’t resist giving you a quick peek into some of the questions and sharing...

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My student hostel is straight out of Harry Potter!

Dear Ms. Chang, we are pleased to inform you that you have a place at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Term begins on the 21st of August. We await your owl no later than the 31st of July. Yours sincerely,...

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7 must-see films that explain France to international...

FRANCE was the birthplace of cinema and still runs one of the world's biggest film industries.  Even if you have never set foot there you probably have a strong picture of what France looks like thanks to its portrayal...

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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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Earn a tuition-free module in prestigious UK university's...

A PRESTIGIOUS British university is offering prospective master's students the chance to win a tuition fee waiver on a module of one of its online programmes.  The University of Roehampton, in London, has...

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

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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