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 What is the UK’s TEF and does it help international students?

What is the UK’s TEF and does it help international students?

THE Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) is an initiative started by the UK government’s Department for Education. With a primary goal to inform prospective students’ choices about the quality of education they...

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Studying my MBA: Life at Loughborough University

Studying my MBA: Life at Loughborough University

HI, I AM Aniket Karlekar, an MBA student from India studying at Loughborough University. It is with great pleasure that I write this blog and share my experiences being an international student at one of the best universities...

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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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BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

Aston Business School- the only business school I chose!

Aston Business School- the only business school I chose!

JINYUE Yin also known as Ashley, is studying MSc Business & Management at Aston Business School, Aston University. She tells us all about her course and student life in Birmingham - some 4,893 miles away from...

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Studying my MBA: Life at Loughborough University

Studying my MBA: Life at Loughborough University

HI, I AM Aniket Karlekar, an MBA student from India studying at Loughborough University. It is with great pleasure that I write this blog and share my experiences being an international student at one of the best universities...

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Innovation Courses for Multi-Discipline Problem Solving

Innovation Courses for Multi-Discipline Problem Solving

CHANGE; revolution; upheaval; transformation. These ideas all seem very exciting at the moment. Young people are inheriting modern difficulties – a tough job market; unstable politics around the world – and many...

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CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

Innovation Courses for Multi-Discipline Problem Solving

Innovation Courses for Multi-Discipline Problem Solving

CHANGE; revolution; upheaval; transformation. These ideas all seem very exciting at the moment. Young people are inheriting modern difficulties – a tough job market; unstable politics around the world – and many...

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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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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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ENGINEERING

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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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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FINANCE

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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10 Reasons to Enter the World of Quantative Finance with emlyon business school

10 Reasons to Enter the World of Quantative Finance with emlyon business school

If you’re looking to enter the international world of finance, you’re probably aware that you’re facing an increasingly risky profession. Whilst a job in ‘finance’ often brings to mind Wolf...

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What Are Degree Apprenticeships? A New Form of Higher Education

What Are Degree Apprenticeships? A New Form of Higher Education

THE traditional route of higher education is not for everybody. This is not a criticism on people’s intellectual abilities or their ambition, but rather on the fact that for a very long time, academia has been very...

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HOSPITALITY

Want to Work Around the World? Become a Global Hospitality Manager!

Want to Work Around the World? Become a Global Hospitality Manager!

HOSPITALITY is a very diverse and interesting industry, and an incredibly large generator of revenue around the world. The industry is currently worth approximately $830 billion worldwide, and according to hotel industry...

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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

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

Bilkent students tell us why they study there

Bilkent students tell us why they study there

I would describe my four years at Bilkent University as exciting and dynamic. Every situation experienced, every opportunity cherished, every moment lived here has allowed me to grow more and more. I've been able to...

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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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LAW

Why Should I Study Law in the UK?

Why Should I Study Law in the UK?

ARE you thinking of doing a law degree? Law is one of the most popular courses for both home and international students, yet despite the large number of postgrads there are still good graduate prospects: the starting salary...

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The Future of International Study Following the UK 2017 General Election

The Future of International Study Following the UK 2017 General Election

WHILST the UK is likely to remain the second most popular study abroad destination in the world for many years to come, the snap general election in June 2017 will determine where Britain’s international study status...

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Journey to SU President

Journey to SU President

RECENTLY, we met with Ahmd Emara, Egyptian national and President of The Students' Union at UWE to understand why he decided to get involved in student politics. In our interview, we hear about his experience as...

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MEDICINE

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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What Can You Do With a Biomedical Science Degree?

What Can You Do With a Biomedical Science Degree?

BIOMEDICAL Sciences is a very flexible degree, which leads to many career options. This is due to the broad spectrum of knowledge and sciences studied in the course of the three years, ranging from Human Anatomy and Physiology,...

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5 Reasons I Love My BSc Biomedical Sciences

5 Reasons I Love My BSc Biomedical Sciences

HERE at Student World Online, we love to hear stories from international students about their chosen studies. Carola is studying Biomedical Sciences in London, and told us why she loves her course and university. Queen...

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NATURAL SCIENCES

Agriculture Scholarships for International Students

Agriculture Scholarships for International Students

DID you know that Prince William studied a 10 week course in Agricultural Management at Cambridge University? The course was designed specifically to prepare him for when he inherits the Duke of Cornwall estate. Whilst most...

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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

Downturn in UK University Applications: what caused it?

Downturn in UK University Applications: what caused it?

APPLICATIONS for UK universities have fallen dramatically for the first time since 2012, according to UCAS, the admission service for UK universities. This year there was a decrease of 25,000 applications (4%) compared...

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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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My Student City: An Alumnus' Response to the Attack in Manchester

My Student City: An Alumnus' Response to the Attack in Manchester

Our editor Nina Napier was an undergraduate student in Manchester and reflects upon the devastating terrorist attack that occurred on the 22nd May 2017. Here she explains what Manchester means to her and why she believes...

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TECHNOLOGY

Indian Innovation: celebrating the best tech

Indian Innovation: celebrating the best tech

THIS year, India commemorates 70 years of independence from the British Empire. To celebrate, we look at some of the latest technological developments in the country:   Celebrating Indian Independence day in...

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Virtual Reality Careers - the key to the door

Virtual Reality Careers - the key to the door

CAREERS in virtual reality development: what are your options? Designing the games emerging in the tech world would be a pretty cool job, right? Could it be feasible? How would you go about accessing this industry? This...

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Innovation Courses for Multi-Discipline Problem Solving

Innovation Courses for Multi-Discipline Problem Solving

CHANGE; revolution; upheaval; transformation. These ideas all seem very exciting at the moment. Young people are inheriting modern difficulties – a tough job market; unstable politics around the world – and many...

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