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Online or on-campus?

Online or on-campus?

WITH even Harvard University offering superb online courses available across the globe to millions of new students, is it time to re-evaluate what international students now consider to be ‘studying abroad’? Campus-based...

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4 top non-Oxbridge UK universities for medicine

4 top non-Oxbridge UK universities for medicine

MEDICINE remains, as it always has been, one of the most competitive degree subjects for entrance to university in the UK. But it’s not simply a case of the best universities overall dominating this marquee subject...

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UWE Bristol is at the centre of creative industries in the UK

UWE Bristol is at the centre of creative industries in the UK

THEY say that many successes you have in life will be down to where you are when opportunities arise. Creative Industries students at UWE Bristol start from a UK creative powerhouse... Where could you have found...

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BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

MBA scholarship available for African students studying in the UK

MBA scholarship available for African students studying in the UK

THE University of Birmingham is currently offering international postgraduate students of African origin the chance to apply for an MBA scholarship which covers course fees.  The African MBA Scholarship is partly...

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Study Quantitative Finance in Paris

Study Quantitative Finance in Paris

POSTGRADUATE students looking to build towards a career in finance know they'll face competition because it's a very attractive and rewarding industry to work in.  But how can financially-minded postgraduates...

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English business school offering MBA scholarships

English business school offering MBA scholarships

A prestigious business school in the South West of England is now offering MBA scholarships to those wishing to begin their studies in 2018.  MBA courses are notoriously expensive, so the fact that there are funding...

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CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

UWE Bristol is at the centre of creative industries in the UK

UWE Bristol is at the centre of creative industries in the UK

THEY say that many successes you have in life will be down to where you are when opportunities arise. Creative Industries students at UWE Bristol start from a UK creative powerhouse... Where could you have found...

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Here are three of the most inspirational female figures in architecture

Here are three of the most inspirational female figures in architecture

ARCHITECTURE has not exactly been a sterling performer in the past when it comes to promoting non-male leaders in the field.  So which women are leading the field today, who might serve as inspiration for the women...

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There's so much inspiration for animators on Vimeo: here are our three top picks

There's so much inspiration for animators on Vimeo: here are our three top picks

ANIMATION is nothing more than an optical illusion – a way of tricking our eyes into thinking that lots of static pictures are one moving image.  Where can animation students working with different types...

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ENGINEERING

University in South of England offering scholarships to future leaders in engineering

University in South of England offering scholarships to future leaders in engineering

A prestigious university in the South of England is offering scholarships to engineering postgraduates with future leadership potential.  Continue reading below for more information...  The University...

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Major scholarship for Nigerian students to study in the UK now open

Major scholarship for Nigerian students to study in the UK now open

ONE of the world's largest oil conglomerates is offering scholarships to Nigerian international students studying on selected courses in the UK.  Continue reading below for more information... The Fully-funded...

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5 Reasons Why I Love My Lighting Design Course

5 Reasons Why I Love My Lighting Design Course

WE LOVE to hear when students are passionate about their course  –  especially when that course is particularly unusual! We asked Edinburgh Napier student Seraphina Gogate to tell us her 5 favourite things...

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FINANCE

Financial Technology: prepare for a 21st Century financial career

Financial Technology: prepare for a 21st Century financial career

LIKE nearly every other major industry, the world of finance is now constantly adjusting to take advantage of seismic advances in technology and the way we use data. So is there a way for postgraduates to gain a deeper...

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Study Quantitative Finance in Paris

Study Quantitative Finance in Paris

POSTGRADUATE students looking to build towards a career in finance know they'll face competition because it's a very attractive and rewarding industry to work in.  But how can financially-minded postgraduates...

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Actuarial science: what it is, where to study, what you can do with it

Actuarial science: what it is, where to study, what you can do with it

STUDYING actuarial science could lead numerate international students to careers with the world's largest companies.  Below we answer all of the main questions about what actuarial science is, where you can study...

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HOSPITALITY

Study Hospitality in Switzerland

Study Hospitality in Switzerland

IN 1867, a young farm boy left his home in the Swiss mountains to seek his fortune in the French hotel trade. His name was César Ritz, but King Edward VII of Britain would later nickname him “the king of...

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JOURNALISM & MEDIA

8 Myths about Journalism Students – Busted!

8 Myths about Journalism Students – Busted!

“LAWYERS are always trying to win”, “doctors diagnose every person they know”, “models never eat” – there are general beliefs that people have about most professions. They are often...

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Studying Screenwriting in Scotland

Studying Screenwriting in Scotland

HELLO there! My name is Dilson and I’m an MA Screenwriting student at Edinburgh Napier University. On this blog, I’m going to tell you a little bit of my experience of being an international student in the UK. I...

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Top UK Universities for Journalism Degrees: Postgraduate

Top UK Universities for Journalism Degrees: Postgraduate

YOU might have read our recent article on the best UK universities for journalism degrees, but here we are going to focus on postgraduate courses. We’ve done our research and found the top UK universities to do your...

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LANGUAGES

What Are Joint Degrees?

What Are Joint Degrees?

DECIDING which course to do at undergraduate level will be a defining moment in your life. You will be choosing to focus on one subject in much more detail than you could in school. But having studied several subjects at...

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Interview with a Student: Studying for a PGCE at BGU

Interview with a Student: Studying for a PGCE at BGU

XIAN, from China, first came to England to study an undergraduate degree in Business Studies with Finance & Accounting in 2009. Eight years later, and having completed a Masters in Marketing, she is now studying a Primary...

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10 Useful German Phrases for Study Abroad

10 Useful German Phrases for Study Abroad

RUCKSACK, noodles and Fahrenheit: would you ever guess that these are all German words? You probably already know more than you think!  If you’re planning to study in Germany and want to make it with the locals,...

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LAW

Getting in to Law

Getting in to Law

STUDYING law can be a pathway to an exciting number of careers. There are a couple of essential components to securing a career in law: education and experience. In the following article, we’ll walk you through...

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What students in the first year of their LLB can do to enhance their career prospects

What students in the first year of their LLB can do to enhance their career prospects

GETTING started straight away towards building your career in law could pay dividends when you come to graduate and perhaps find a law firm or barristers' chambers.  The legal industry is competitive...

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Thinking of taking an LLB and building a career in law?

Thinking of taking an LLB and building a career in law?

IF you're an international student and thinking about studying an LLB with a view to a corporate legal career, then you'll probably know that having the best possible picture of the field of top law firms where you...

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LEARN ENGLISH

Tutorial: FCE Key Word Transformations

Tutorial: FCE Key Word Transformations

IN this part of the FCE’s Reading & Use of English section students are given a series of short sentences. It is their task to rewrite each sentence so that it carries the same meaning as the one given, using between...

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FCE and CAE English exams tips

FCE and CAE English exams tips

THERE is a great deal of language tested in the Reading & Use of English section of the FCE and CAE (Cambridge Advanced Exam), but there are certainly some common trends that make an appearance. By beginning to understand...

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Improve your English with YouTube

Improve your English with YouTube

IF you’re an international student looking to prepare for a program taught in English, one thing is for sure: you have plenty of opportunities to improve your skills. Video lessons, in particular, can be a lot of fun. So...

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MEDICINE

4 top non-Oxbridge UK universities for medicine

4 top non-Oxbridge UK universities for medicine

MEDICINE remains, as it always has been, one of the most competitive degree subjects for entrance to university in the UK. But it’s not simply a case of the best universities overall dominating this marquee subject...

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Top three tips for first year international medical students

Top three tips for first year international medical students

IF you're an international student who's about to start an adventure abroad to study medicine, you'll know your adventure in a new culture is going to be hugely influenced by the challenge of studying one of...

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The top UK medicine scholarships for international students

The top UK medicine scholarships for international students

STUDYING medicine and life sciences in the UK is one of the most popular choices for bright international students from countries around the world.  So if you're thinking of studying in the UK, what are the top...

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NATURAL SCIENCES

The top UK medicine scholarships for international students

The top UK medicine scholarships for international students

STUDYING medicine and life sciences in the UK is one of the most popular choices for bright international students from countries around the world.  So if you're thinking of studying in the UK, what are the top...

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6 Stellar Students: What Would Your Favourite Star Wars Characters Study?

6 Stellar Students: What Would Your Favourite Star Wars Characters Study?

THE first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi launched a few weeks ago and people are already getting giddy and excited at the thought of a new addition to the franchise. For this reason, December couldn’t...

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What is Agricultural Food Technology and Why is it Important?

What is Agricultural Food Technology and Why is it Important?

IT IS believed that the rise in agriculture and farming led to the growth of civilisation. But the continued spread of unsustainable agriculture could lead to the downfall of civilisation as well. It is estimated that by...

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POLITICS & DIPLOMACY

This Istanbul university supports young social entrepreneurs

This Istanbul university supports young social entrepreneurs

ISTANBUL Bilgi, one of Turkey's premier universities, is leading the way in supporting young social entrepreneurs who are driving positive changes and impact for their communities.  Everyone knows someone who's...

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My Student Experience at Loughborough University

My Student Experience at Loughborough University

HELLO, my name is Chidinma Okorie from Nigeria and I am currently studying International Relations (MSc.) at Loughborough University. My decision to gain a master’s degree in International Relations was spurred by...

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6 Stellar Students: What Would Your Favourite Star Wars Characters Study?

6 Stellar Students: What Would Your Favourite Star Wars Characters Study?

THE first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi launched a few weeks ago and people are already getting giddy and excited at the thought of a new addition to the franchise. For this reason, December couldn’t...

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TECHNOLOGY

Essential Reddit threads for international students

Essential Reddit threads for international students

WHEN first encountering Reddit it's hard to fathom the scale and never-ending growth of the site dubbed 'The Front Page of the Internet'.  We broke down the endless list of subreddits to find the ones...

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Major software engineering graduate programme closing soon

Major software engineering graduate programme closing soon

A Software Engineering Graduate Programme at one of the largest consulting firms in the world, Accenture, remains open.  Accenture say they are looking for, "for passionate, curious and solution-driven...

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5 Reasons Why I Love My Lighting Design Course

5 Reasons Why I Love My Lighting Design Course

WE LOVE to hear when students are passionate about their course  –  especially when that course is particularly unusual! We asked Edinburgh Napier student Seraphina Gogate to tell us her 5 favourite things...

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