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How to get into Events Management and Marketing

How to get into Events Management and Marketing

EVENTS Management and Marketing are two areas which have tough reputations when it comes to getting a break and a rewarding career following on from that.  It firstly takes a little understanding to be able to differentiate...

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Some tips for international students applying to UK universities

Some tips for international students applying to UK universities

APPLYING to a UK university as an international student certainly isn't easy, but it probably not as hard as all those tales you've heard make it sound. We thought we'd put together some of the best advice...

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Getting to know UK culture

Getting to know UK culture

FOR students preparing to travel from the other side of the world to the UK to begin their studies, there may be a little trepidation over whether the country will be an ideal place to settle in. Whole websites and books...

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BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

Some tips for international students applying to UK universities

Some tips for international students applying to UK universities

APPLYING to a UK university as an international student certainly isn't easy, but it probably not as hard as all those tales you've heard make it sound. We thought we'd put together some of the best advice...

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5 effective ways to improve memory retention

5 effective ways to improve memory retention

STRUGGLING to remember information? Don't panic! It's hard to internalise all your studying. These tips below will help you to improve your memory retention and allow you to succeed over your exam period.    Review...

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Postgraduate study beginning in January 2018

Postgraduate study beginning in January 2018

LOOKING for a great city to live in and start studying at postgraduate level in January 2018?  Queen Margaret University, based in the Scottish capital city Edinburgh, is now offering postgraduate courses beginning...

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CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

How to get into Events Management and Marketing

How to get into Events Management and Marketing

EVENTS Management and Marketing are two areas which have tough reputations when it comes to getting a break and a rewarding career following on from that.  It firstly takes a little understanding to be able to differentiate...

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The Land of Four Languages

The Land of Four Languages

IF you’re a student considering studying in Switzerland you’re going to have the opportunity to experience at least four regional cultures and four different languages, making the country the ideal place in Europe...

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Getting to know UK culture

Getting to know UK culture

FOR students preparing to travel from the other side of the world to the UK to begin their studies, there may be a little trepidation over whether the country will be an ideal place to settle in. Whole websites and books...

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ENGINEERING

What roles can postgraduate engineers choose from?

What roles can postgraduate engineers choose from?

IF you’re an undergraduate and still under the impression that engineering involves trudging around muddy building sites wearing a hard hat and a neon jacket, I think I may have a bridge to sell you. The truth is that...

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Top Online Resources for Engineering Students

Top Online Resources for Engineering Students

Engineering is no doubt a challenging course to study at university, but if successful, students can have an excellent career ahead of them. There are a lot of resources available to engineering students and professionals...

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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

Edinburgh's booming tech scene

Edinburgh's booming tech scene

IT'S easy to forget that Scotland's capital city Edinburgh is far more than you'll see in holiday snaps, postcards and glossy tourist brochures. Yes, the city is beautiful is described by UNESCO as an "outstanding...

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Is fintech a threat to accountancy and finance graduates?

Is fintech a threat to accountancy and finance graduates?

FINTECH is due to change careers in business and finance forever. The idea that that financial services can be provided using modern software and technology at a much lower cost than traditional financial services has captured...

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Gender parity could be the key to India's future

Gender parity could be the key to India's future

FOLLOWING the release of Forbes Asia's Forbes Asia's 50 Power Businesswomen list in April 2016, Forbes journalist Aveek Datta commented that the inclusion of eight Indian women in the list should be seen as...

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HOSPITALITY

Skills for the Next Industrial Revolution (And the Courses to Teach You Them)

Skills for the Next Industrial Revolution (And the Courses to Teach You Them)

AS Bob Dylan once sang, "the times they are a-changing" and technology is changing faster than ever before. It was recently discovered that robots can be as smart as the academics that programme them: “simulated...

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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

A short guide to Turkish media

A short guide to Turkish media

WHAT'S the best way to get to know the country you're thinking of moving to, in order to study towards starting a successful career? The truth is that the internet allows us almost unlimited resources to find out...

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COMMENT: What getting a degree in Zimbabwe actually means.

COMMENT: What getting a degree in Zimbabwe actually means.

AFTER 37 years of autocratic rule, Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's President on Tuesday the 21st November.  Mugabe chose to succumb to the military and avoid the humiliation of impeachment despite refusing...

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Brexit agreement promises students get 'equal rights'

Brexit agreement promises students get 'equal rights'

THE UK government and the European Union came to an agreement on Brexit this morning, which signifies on the first stage of their negotiations has come to an end. The negotiation document provides students...

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LANGUAGES

English language podcasts for international students

English language podcasts for international students

THERE'S no getting away from it: mastering the English language is as difficult as mastering any other, no matter what anyone says. The more practice we can get, the better.  The Oxford Royale Academy, which...

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First Days at Bishop Grosseteste

First Days at Bishop Grosseteste

MY experience at Bishop Grosseteste University so far has been astounding! The moment I stepped on campus that quiet night of September 26, I knew I had found a home away from home. A member of the International Office received...

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6 techniques for exam preparation and revision

6 techniques for exam preparation and revision

EXAM season is here and we know that either side of the festive celebrations that revision is in your minds. We have compiled all the best revision techniques to make your studying as easy as possible. Green Chameleon Reviewing...

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LAW

COMMENT: What getting a degree in Zimbabwe actually means.

COMMENT: What getting a degree in Zimbabwe actually means.

AFTER 37 years of autocratic rule, Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's President on Tuesday the 21st November.  Mugabe chose to succumb to the military and avoid the humiliation of impeachment despite refusing...

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Brexit agreement promises students get 'equal rights'

Brexit agreement promises students get 'equal rights'

THE UK government and the European Union came to an agreement on Brexit this morning, which signifies on the first stage of their negotiations has come to an end. The negotiation document provides students...

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LLB, JD or LLM? Choosing a law degree

LLB, JD or LLM? Choosing a law degree

THE LLB, JD and LLM are the most popular law courses in the world. But what’s the difference between them and which is the right course for you? Giammarco Boscaro The basics In most places, including...

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MEDICINE

Don't Want to be a Doc? 15 Other Jobs You Can Do with a Medicine Degree

Don't Want to be a Doc? 15 Other Jobs You Can Do with a Medicine Degree

DID your parents make you study medicine even though you can't stand the sight of blood? Are you half-way through your medical degree and wondering why you ever dreamed of being a doctor? Or maybe you've graduated...

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Paramedical Science

Paramedical Science

WHY are courses leading to work as a paramedic so popular? Paramedical Science was rated among the top 6 most popular course choices, according to the Complete University Guide. So what is it, and why do people...

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Chiropractic: A Global Career

Chiropractic: A Global Career

 ARTHRITIC and back pain, joint stiffness and muscular ache are just some of the conditions a Chiropractor (or ‘Chiros’) could see. Yet, as primary health-care specialists with knowledge in all things related...

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NATURAL SCIENCES

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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Close Encounters with Endangered Species

Close Encounters with Endangered Species

DURRELL Conservation Academy’s post-graduate diploma in Endangered Species Recovery is a 6-month intensive course based in Mauritius. Offering a mixture of practical and classroom-based study, the PgDip is designed...

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POLITICS & DIPLOMACY

Are you a future political leader?

Are you a future political leader?

WE couldn't blame politics students currently surveying the West's political challenges for wondering whether a career in public life is really worth it. There's precious little positive news, and even less rational...

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The Land of Four Languages

The Land of Four Languages

IF you’re a student considering studying in Switzerland you’re going to have the opportunity to experience at least four regional cultures and four different languages, making the country the ideal place in Europe...

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Are you a potential peacemaker?

Are you a potential peacemaker?

DO you think you'd have the negotiating skills and sense of fairness which could translate into a role solving the world's most intractable problems? A whole host of organisations, from the United Nations to smaller...

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TECHNOLOGY

Dublin is now officially an international city

Dublin is now officially an international city

WHEN it comes to Dublin, there's plenty of mundane talk of tax arrangements and new-fangled financial furniture switching among the many major corporations which have made Dublin home to some of the best jobs and opportunities...

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The Artificial Intelligence revolution: where we are and how to get involved

The Artificial Intelligence revolution: where we are and how to get involved

IF many of us were honest, we would probably admit that we weren’t sure about what exactly Artificial Intelligence is. And if you’re not able to define something, then it becomes impossible to identify whether...

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Why study Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security?

Why study Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security?

Ethical hacking is the process of testing and validating an Information Technology (IT) system to determine its weaknesses and assess its vulnerabilities. Businesses and government organisations hire cybersecurity professional...

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