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Ireland’s rise as a destination for international students

Ireland’s rise as a destination for international students

THE UK’s controversial decision to leave the European Union last June has already resulted in a number of outcomes directly concerning Universities in the UK. It was widely suggested that increased visa restrictions...

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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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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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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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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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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

10 Facts about California every international student needs to know

10 Facts about California every international student needs to know

THE thought of California evokes a lot of colourful imagery, but there is definitely more to the state than beautiful beaches, Hollywood stars and great weather. Here are some facts that might surprise...

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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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EUROPE

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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Breaking Bread: Vacherin fondue

Breaking Bread: Vacherin fondue

IN this series, we will be hearing from contributors all over the world about dishes that are important to them. This article is from Nathalie Dietrich from Switzerland who shares her love for fondue.  Our Swiss...

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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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IRELAND & UK

Ireland’s rise as a destination for international students

Ireland’s rise as a destination for international students

THE UK’s controversial decision to leave the European Union last June has already resulted in a number of outcomes directly concerning Universities in the UK. It was widely suggested that increased visa restrictions...

Read More
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 British Experience

My British Experience

I am a student of German, Geography and English in Fribourg in Switzerland, which is my home country. As part of my course, I had to spend 3 months in an English speaking country. Therefore I decided to come to Great Britain...

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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...

Read More
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

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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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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