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What it's like to study in London

What it's like to study in London

WITH London attracting a record 19 million visitors last year, it’s an undisputed fact that it’s a vibrant, culturally diverse, and super exciting city to visit and live - both now and in the future. That’s...

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Revealed: the most popular world cities for international students

Revealed: the most popular world cities for international students

RESEARCH by student property firm Student.com has revealed that London is the most popular world city for international students.   London beat Australian metropolis Sydney to the top spot. Melbourne and Manchester...

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AFRICA

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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Things to do in Cape Town as a student

Things to do in Cape Town as a student

CAPE TOWN, one of the most beautiful places in the world, is home to stunning beaches, the city is one of the best in Africa with plenty of rich historical background and a variety of different cultures.  There are...

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Things you should know about Africa

Things you should know about Africa

JOY MOLOI is in her final year of a Bachelor's of Commerce degree, majoring in law at the University of South Africa. Joy has written her first blog piece for Student World Online about Africa and some important...

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ASIA

Work ready: Why students choose business courses at UWE Bristol

Work ready: Why students choose business courses at UWE Bristol

CHOOSING a business degree which will give you the skillset to thrive in your future career isn't simply about choosing a course with a curriculum which seems to cover all of the bases.  The Bristol Business...

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Global Online at Edinburgh Napier: Business courses wherever you are

Global Online at Edinburgh Napier: Business courses wherever you are

BEING an international student traditionally means not only opting to study at a prestigious university, but also getting used to a new culture, foreign language and perhaps travelling across the world.  But for...

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Istanbul: a tale of two continents

Istanbul: a tale of two continents

ISTANBUL'S central role in world history is beyond dispute and the city which was once the capital city of two of the world history's largest empires still plays a role as the unmatched hub of Turkey's economic...

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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

Full scholarship available to international postgraduates

Full scholarship available to international postgraduates

THE Australia Awards John Allwright Fellowship is welcoming applications from postgraduate students across a wide range of nationalities: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji,...

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The best things about living in Sydney as a student

The best things about living in Sydney as a student

SYDNEY regularly gains a favourable position in the league tables as being one of the most desirable cities to live as a student, thanks to its exotic climate, friendly people, lively culture, and world-class opportunities....

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Best places for students to stay in Sydney

Best places for students to stay in Sydney

IT can seem a little daunting when you’re moving to a new city to start a new university or college course, particularly when you’re not too familiar with the city and don’t know the best places to live....

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CANADA & USA

Fulbright scholarships available to students from over 155 countries

Fulbright scholarships available to students from over 155 countries

THE Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States and operates in more than 155 countries worldwide. Approximately...

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Scholarships in Canada for African, Jamaican and Indian students

Scholarships in Canada for African, Jamaican and Indian students

THE Dalhousie University is currently welcoming Indian, Jamaican and African international students' applications for scholarships to study during the 2018/2019 academic year.  The scholarships on offer are:  One...

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Around the world in eight semesters

Around the world in eight semesters

I have always been interested in travelling but had never journeyed on my own until opting to spend my university years in Switzerland. When searching for universities in the United States, I discovered many schools that...

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EUROPE

Swiss scholarships for young international researchers

Swiss scholarships for young international researchers

AMBIZIONE grants for the 2018/2019 academic year are now available. Ambizione grants are aimed at young researchers who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent project at a Swiss higher education institution. The...

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EU and EEA students: Science scholarships available in Amsterdam

EU and EEA students: Science scholarships available in Amsterdam

THE University of Amsterdam is welcoming applications for the Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship (ASTS) from certain international students. This is a full scholarship of € 12.500 (covering tuition fee and living...

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IRELAND & UK

100% MBA scholarships available in Ireland

100% MBA scholarships available in Ireland

A prestigious Dublin business school is offering 100% scholarships to international MBA students.  The Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School at University College Dublin UCD) is welcoming applications for MBA...

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Fully-funded scholarships available in the UK

Fully-funded scholarships available in the UK

NEWCASTLE University in the UK is offering 50% and 100% funded scholarships to international students who are seeking to study at undergraduate level.  Scholarships are granted to take in any of the courses offered...

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Scholarships available for English university

Scholarships available for English university

AN English university situated on the beautiful South Coast of the UK is offering scholarships for a range of subjects and nationalities.  Bournemouth University, which aims to nurture the talent of students it hopes...

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LATIN AMERICA

Nicaragua celebrates its Independence Day

Nicaragua celebrates its Independence Day

Nicaragua is a Central American country located between Costa Rica and Honduras. Sometimes so I can help people locate my country I tell them it is close to Mexico or Panama so then they say "ahhh right!" and they...

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What is Erasmus and who is eligible?

What is Erasmus and who is eligible?

WHILE there are countless networks of universities offering international experience opportunities, there is no programme as broad or comprehensive as the European Union’s Erasmus programme. Established in 1987, Erasmus...

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From Brazil to Edinburgh: Help with Planning My Move

From Brazil to Edinburgh: Help with Planning My Move

ONE of the things I liked most about Napier, even before the start of the academic year, was their International Student Ambassador programme. Thanks to that, I had contact with a Brazilian student who gave me valuable information...

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TURKEY

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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Four famous Turkish artists you should know

Four famous Turkish artists you should know

ARTISTS of Turkish origin are perhaps less known about around the world than they should be, as there are huge figures in almost every medium making big impacts on their respective areas. From a literary Nobel Prize...

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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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