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10 Things you need to know about Edinburgh

10 Things you need to know about Edinburgh

I visited Edinburgh a few months back. My mind was blown.  I’ll certainly be returning. It’s something out of every storybook you read and conjures up scenes in your imagination. In fact, it’s more....

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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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10 places International Students should go to this August

10 places International Students should go to this August

IF you’re lucky enough to be exam-free this August and searching for places to satisfy your wanderlust, take a look at our guide and get exploring the continent! Torre Sant Andrea cliffs, Salento, Italy 1....

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AFRICA

Top 5 movies that capture South Africa’s talents

Top 5 movies that capture South Africa’s talents

When I think about South Africa it’s hard not to think about its rich arts and culture, specifically our film industry. After all, we did produce Oscar award winning actress Charlize Theron. Although she may have raised...

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Game of Thrones Fan Theory Round Up

Game of Thrones Fan Theory Round Up

NOW in its seventh season, Game of Thrones continues to captivate millions of viewers worldwide, and create a social media storm after every episode. With millions of fans come plenty of fan theories and speculation about...

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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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ASIA

Ten things you didn’t know about Russia

Ten things you didn’t know about Russia

HERE are a lot of unusual and fascinating facts about Russia like the one, for example, that it is bigger than Pluto. Here are ten interesting and, more importantly, true things which might be new to you. There are actually...

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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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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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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

On the rise: International Students in Australia

On the rise: International Students in Australia

AUSTRALIA is known for being a beautiful and fascinating country surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. Beaches, forests, and incredible cities paint the landscape of one of the best countries to live in in the world. Many young...

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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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CANADA & USA

What Canadian Scholarships are on offer for 2017/18?

What Canadian Scholarships are on offer for 2017/18?

As the number of international students flocking to Canada grows, so will the number of scholarships available. Here is a list of some undergraduate, masters-level and doctorate scholarships available for international students...

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On the rise: International Student Applications in Canada

On the rise: International Student Applications in Canada

CANADA is becoming increasingly popular with international students, with some institutions seeing more than a 25% increase in both applications and admissions. The University Toronto The University of Alberta...

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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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EUROPE

10 Things you need to know about Edinburgh

10 Things you need to know about Edinburgh

I visited Edinburgh a few months back. My mind was blown.  I’ll certainly be returning. It’s something out of every storybook you read and conjures up scenes in your imagination. In fact, it’s more....

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European Festival Packing List

European Festival Packing List

PACKING for a festival can be a bit of a nightmare… a normal holiday is hard enough and then add to that the considerations of; camping, carrying your bag for miles, food, drink, clothing and being outside...

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Ten things you didn’t know about Russia

Ten things you didn’t know about Russia

HERE are a lot of unusual and fascinating facts about Russia like the one, for example, that it is bigger than Pluto. Here are ten interesting and, more importantly, true things which might be new to you. There are actually...

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IRELAND & UK

10 Things you need to know about Edinburgh

10 Things you need to know about Edinburgh

I visited Edinburgh a few months back. My mind was blown.  I’ll certainly be returning. It’s something out of every storybook you read and conjures up scenes in your imagination. In fact, it’s more....

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My Student City: Cardiff and Pontypridd, South Wales

My Student City: Cardiff and Pontypridd, South Wales

JONAS, from the Philippines, is studying MSc Renewable Energy and Resource Management at the University of South Wales. He is currently working on his dissertation as well as being a USW Student Blogger and a University...

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My first week at Edinburgh Napier University

My first week at Edinburgh Napier University

  MY first week at Edinburgh Napier University was very interesting. I had my induction, which is when the Programme Leader and the staff present the course and the activities the students will do throughout the...

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LATIN AMERICA

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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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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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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