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10 Great Reasons to Study at Aston University Birmingham

10 Great Reasons to Study at Aston University Birmingham

THE city of Birmingham in England has been the beginning of many good things in the past – Cadburys chocolate, heavy metal and the Balti, to name a few – and studying at Aston University Birmingham could be a...

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Top Tips on Applying to Study Abroad

Top Tips on Applying to Study Abroad

BEING from Nicaragua, a Latin American country right in the middle of America, has never been so challenging when it comes to applying for scholarships on the other side of the world. I have to be honest, it is not easy....

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My Student City: Reading, England

My Student City: Reading, England

IT IS known for its music festival, and Oscar Wild was jailed there, but we wanted to know what else is there for students studying in Reading. We asked Cristina Radulescu, a Law student at the University...

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AFRICA

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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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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The Quirks of Mauritian Life: The Expectations and Realities

The Quirks of Mauritian Life: The Expectations and Realities

After following the call of conservation, Jennifer was on her way to Mauritius for six-months. But what was island life going to be like? And, the more urgent question, how much tea did she need to pack? PACKING...

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ASIA

Top 10 Global Universities Under 50: QS University Ranking 2016-2017

Top 10 Global Universities Under 50: QS University Ranking 2016-2017

THE top spots in most annual global university rankings, whether in a particular academic subject or overall, are usually dominated by highly established institutions that are already household names: Oxbridge and the Ivy...

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7 Things That Surprised Me About Sri Lanka (And One That Didn’t)

7 Things That Surprised Me About Sri Lanka (And One That Didn’t)

AS SOME of you may have read, I have decided to step outside my comfort zone and move to Sri Lanka, to travel and work on an internship. I want to share with you what really surprised me after moving here – and also...

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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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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

Top 10 Global Universities Under 50: QS University Ranking 2016-2017

Top 10 Global Universities Under 50: QS University Ranking 2016-2017

THE top spots in most annual global university rankings, whether in a particular academic subject or overall, are usually dominated by highly established institutions that are already household names: Oxbridge and the Ivy...

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A Quick Guide to Post-Study Work Visas in Australia

A Quick Guide to Post-Study Work Visas in Australia

THERE have been some major changes to the Australian visa process, meaning staying as a postgraduate could be harder. However it isn’t all doom and gloom. We have put together a short guide explaining some of the options...

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5 Dentistry Scholarships to Make You Smile

5 Dentistry Scholarships to Make You Smile

KEEN about dentistry but need help with funds? We understand that dentistry scholarships are hard to come by, so we have collated a list of five universities worldwide that can attend to your financial needs, ranging from...

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CANADA & USA

Scholarships for Mexican Students in the USA

Scholarships for Mexican Students in the USA

SCHOLARSHIPS are not only helpful financial tools for university students studying abroad, they are also ways that universities attract a diversity of students and professors from all over the world and encourage bridge...

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Do You Recognise These Film Set Universities?

Do You Recognise These Film Set Universities?

UNIVERSITIES are where people acquire knowledge, but many people might be surprised to learn that campuses aren’t only the home of study. The film industry has a long history of using universities for film locations. Whether...

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A Quick Guide to Canadian Post-Study Visa Options

A Quick Guide to Canadian Post-Study Visa Options

With the US president closing borders to countries and the promise of immigration control in UK through Brexit, many migrants are already starting to look to other English speaking countries for university and work. Canada...

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EUROPE

Top 10 Global Universities Under 50: QS University Ranking 2016-2017

Top 10 Global Universities Under 50: QS University Ranking 2016-2017

THE top spots in most annual global university rankings, whether in a particular academic subject or overall, are usually dominated by highly established institutions that are already household names: Oxbridge and the Ivy...

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Costs of a Semester Abroad: The Netherlands

Costs of a Semester Abroad: The Netherlands

EVEN if you are normally a “home body”, getting the chance to test a new academic and cultural environment, I find, brings out the best in students. They inevitably go through a process of growth while they are...

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Weekend Adventures in London

Weekend Adventures in London

COMING from Germany, Tina Salpeter spent three weeks interning in the West of England. But she had to visit London whilst she was here… I spent the Easter weekend with my parents in London. For us the best way...

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IRELAND & UK

10 Reasons to Study at UCC, University of the Year!

10 Reasons to Study at UCC, University of the Year!

A STRONG culture, beautiful scenery and a government that is “Investing in Global Relationships”: Ireland is fast becoming a go-to destination for both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Ireland currently...

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Why are Indian Students’ Numbers Increasing in Ireland?

Why are Indian Students’ Numbers Increasing in Ireland?

IRELAND is becoming a hotspot and preferred destination for students, especially for Indian students. In February 2016 (so a little over a year ago) Barry O’Driscoll, a senior education adviser in Ireland, commented...

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Top English Places to Go Outside London

Top English Places to Go Outside London

THE UK's capital is fab, to many people it's up there with the best cities in the world, but there's so much more to England. In no particular order here is my top ten list of places to go outside London and...

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LATIN AMERICA

Scholarships for Mexican Students in the USA

Scholarships for Mexican Students in the USA

SCHOLARSHIPS are not only helpful financial tools for university students studying abroad, they are also ways that universities attract a diversity of students and professors from all over the world and encourage bridge...

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10 Must-See Films to Explain Colombia to International Students

10 Must-See Films to Explain Colombia to International Students

IN THE last decade, Colombia has been earning its space in the film industry, not only because its landscape has served as a set for movies (like the biographic The 33, directed by Antonio Banderas, the horror Out of the...

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Top Tips on Applying to Study Abroad

Top Tips on Applying to Study Abroad

BEING from Nicaragua, a Latin American country right in the middle of America, has never been so challenging when it comes to applying for scholarships on the other side of the world. I have to be honest, it is not easy....

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TURKEY

10 Good Reasons to Study in Turkey

10 Good Reasons to Study in Turkey

TURKEY has traditionally been a popular study abroad destination with many prestigious universities and courses to choose from. Below we have outlined our favourite reasons to study in Turkey:  1. It is multicultural Turkey...

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Top Tips on Applying to Study Abroad

Top Tips on Applying to Study Abroad

BEING from Nicaragua, a Latin American country right in the middle of America, has never been so challenging when it comes to applying for scholarships on the other side of the world. I have to be honest, it is not easy....

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Live Like a Local: Useful Phrases Around Europe

Live Like a Local: Useful Phrases Around Europe

WHEN you’re studying and living in different countries, it helps to have one or two phrases up your sleeve to make interactions that little bit easier. But while it’s all very well knowing how to ask where the...

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