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Three reasons you should consider Berlin as your student city

Three reasons you should consider Berlin as your student city

BERLIN has long been considered one of the great cities for short city breaks, getaways with friends or even a partying capital, but it's already a place which students flock to from across the world to live and study...

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Rhodes Scholarships for Oxford University now open

Rhodes Scholarships for Oxford University now open

THE Rhodes Trust has opened applications for potential Rhodes Scholars aiming to study at Oxford University.  Read below for more information...  Rhodes Scholarships are globally considered among the...

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Why not consider studying in Amsterdam?

Why not consider studying in Amsterdam?

IT'S one of the most liberal and internationally influenced cities on earth, and yet it's probably mentioned half as much as Barcelona, Madrid and Paris when it comes to studying abroad.  Here's why it's...

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What students in the first year of their LLB can do to enhance their career prospects

What students in the first year of their LLB can do to enhance their career prospects

GETTING started straight away towards building your career in law could pay dividends when you come to graduate and perhaps find a law firm or barristers' chambers.  The legal industry is competitive...

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The top three destinations for international students travelling in Europe

The top three destinations for international students travelling in Europe

IF you're thinking about the end of exams and all the free time you're likely to have over the summer, but perhaps haven't decided what to do with it, why not consider travelling in Europe?  We list our...

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London university offering scholarships to international students

London university offering scholarships to international students

ONE of London's universities is offering scholarships which are specifically aimed at international students and what they can offer.  Continue reading below for more information...  Applications...

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Huge range of scholarships available at Turkish university

Huge range of scholarships available at Turkish university

ONE of the most prestigious universities in Turkey is offering a comprehensive range of scholarships which international students can apply for.  Continue reading below...  Bilkent University, which is...

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Study Quantitative Finance in Paris

Study Quantitative Finance in Paris

POSTGRADUATE students looking to build towards a career in finance know they'll face competition because it's a very attractive and rewarding industry to work in.  But how can financially-minded postgraduates...

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Three major ways to hack student life in Paris

Three major ways to hack student life in Paris

PARIS, like many of the greatest cities in the world, possesses an amazing magnetism combined with apprehension in the minds of international students - so beautiful, but so expensive.  It shouldn't be this way,...

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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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Italy: Full Scholarships for 10 Masters students

Italy: Full Scholarships for 10 Masters students

THE LUISS Business School is currently welcoming international student applicants for 10 scholarships on their Masters in Risk Management and Protection course, which begins on 24 September, 2018.  Each scholarship...

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Why international students should consider Budapest

Why international students should consider Budapest

THE popularity of Budapest as a city has spread rapidly since the millennium. You'll now find that young Europeans, who have some of the world's most beautiful cities to choose from, almost always bring up Budapest...

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My favourite spot in London

My favourite spot in London

PARTICULARLY interesting is The London Particular. A haven for some of best brunch bowls, delicious hot chocolates and a beautifully quaint interior that is a step away from bright lights and avocado on toast hot spots you...

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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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What are the best ways to settle in to uni life?

What are the best ways to settle in to uni life?

MOVING abroad to study is surely one of the most worthwhile challenges and biggest opportunities anyone could hope to have. It can expand your horizons beyond what you thought possible. You may decide to settle in the country...

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Bristol's hidden treasures

Bristol's hidden treasures

BRISTOL is certainly one of the most popular places to live in the UK and the main aspects of living there which fascinate people are the city's eccentric and quirky sides. We put together a guide below to help you find...

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The Land of Four Languages

The Land of Four Languages

IF you’re a student considering studying in Switzerland you’re going to have the opportunity to experience at least four regional cultures and four different languages, making the country the ideal place in Europe...

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Getting to know UK culture

Getting to know UK culture

FOR students preparing to travel from the other side of the world to the UK to begin their studies, there may be a little trepidation over whether the country will be an ideal place to settle in. Whole websites and books...

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Love the arts? Three reasons Lugano could be a treasure trove

Love the arts? Three reasons Lugano could be a treasure trove

FOR students majoring in arts subjects, Lugano in Switzerland may just be a hidden gem – have a look below to find out what you could discover during your visit. Hermann Hesse Museum Perhaps the most famous of...

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Internet friendship: is that a thing?

Internet friendship: is that a thing?

BEING a student, especially an international one, means having a lot of friends in different countries. So, for us, it is quite common to maintain friendships via electronic communications. You may not always have...

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The Ten Best Christmas markets in Europe

The Ten Best Christmas markets in Europe

CHRISTMAS is a beautiful, cosy and exciting time of year across a lot of Europe. If you’re heading out of the UK over the next month or fancy booking a last-minute trip then take a look at this list of the ten best...

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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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Disruptive technology: Business leaders of the future will need a new skillset

Disruptive technology: Business leaders of the future will need a new skillset

THE multifaceted potential of disruptive technology cannot be overstated – these are new technological innovations which will affect not only the bottom line of every business but whole societies and the health, wealth...

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The best things to do in Switzerland

The best things to do in Switzerland

OUT of 158 nations, the World Happiness Report classed Switzerland as the second happiest country in the world in 2016. Here’s a short list of some of the best activities and experiences in this cheerful (and affluent)...

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Why January starters in Edinburgh get a unique taste of the capital's culture

Why January starters in Edinburgh get a unique taste of the capital's culture

EDINBURGH is one of the cultural centres of Europe and is most famous for the Edinburgh Festival & Fringe in August and September each year. Although there's debate over whether the population does, in fact, double...

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Gender parity could be the key to India's future

Gender parity could be the key to India's future

FOLLOWING the release of Forbes Asia's Forbes Asia's 50 Power Businesswomen list in April 2016, Forbes journalist Aveek Datta commented that the inclusion of eight Indian women in the list should be seen as...

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London's foodie hotspots

London's foodie hotspots

TAKING a look at London's best spots for food lovers Borough Market is London's oldest food market Borough Market Perhaps the most famous of all London’s food markets and certainly the oldest...

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Ten Things You Didn't Know About Istanbul

Ten Things You Didn't Know About Istanbul

1. It wasn’t always called Istanbul Through the history, this amazing city was called different things. Istanbul was founded under the name of Byzantion around 660 BCE. During this time, the city developed to become...

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Results announced for World University Rankings 2018

Results announced for World University Rankings 2018

OXFORD graciously clings to the top spot for 2018’s Times Higher Education World University rankings and Cambridge takes a comfortable second position.For the first time in the history of the league table, two British...

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10 things international students need to know about Switzerland

10 things international students need to know about Switzerland

HAVE you thought about studying in Switzerland? Here is all you need to know about the country from Swiss student, Nathalie. 1. Don’t forget to change your money! In Switzerland, we have a different currency...

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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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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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Budget guide to Budapest

Budget guide to Budapest

MY friends, my boyfriend and I are always in the dilemma of wanting to do great things, travel to awesome places whilst we’re young and free but also wanting and needing to save money and not get ourselves in debt....

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Top Ten European Music Festivals

Top Ten European Music Festivals

WE are currently right in the middle of festival season… if you’re fed up of seeing the Instagram stories of celebrities, your friends, people you went to school with and just about everyone else having fun,...

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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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The UK: more than just London

The UK: more than just London

THE United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or simply ‘the UK’ has a great deal to offer in every part of the country. From the Orkney and Shetland Islands of Scotland to the coasts of Devon and...

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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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Quick Guide to Study Visas in Netherlands

Quick Guide to Study Visas in Netherlands

THE Netherlands has become an increasingly popular student destination over the past few years. With its universities and colleges providing a high-quality education at a comparatively reasonable price, both undergraduate...

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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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A Canadian in Slovenia: my experience

A Canadian in Slovenia: my experience

IN October 2015 I arrived in Ljubljana, Slovenia, to begin a one-year exchange program at the largest university in the country, the University of Ljubljana. I studied international relations and Slovenia was the natural...

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5 Ways to Survive a Different Educational System

5 Ways to Survive a Different Educational System

MOVING countries and starting afresh is incredibly difficult. But adding getting used to a different academic is even more stressful. Transitioning from one educational system to another is no easy task, but it is doable....

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Top 10 things you need to know about international study at Cardiff University

Top 10 things you need to know about international study at Cardiff University

ENCAPSULATING the spirit of the Welsh dragon, Cardiff is a fiery cosmopolitan capital in the heart of Wales. Below, we provide all the information you need to know about studying at Cardiff University, a leading...

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Study abroad quick country guide to: England

Study abroad quick country guide to: England

HERE is a quick rundown of the things you need to know about England if you’re coming here to study or heading over for the summer! Where is England? England is the largest country in the British Isles. The British...

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9 Spanish Songs for Your Fiesta

9 Spanish Songs for Your Fiesta

THIS week, I will be beginning my own summer abroad in Spain. I am planning to immerse myself in the culture by visiting small towns and villages as I walk along the Northern coast of the country. By the time I reach the...

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A Quick Guide to Student Visas in France

A Quick Guide to Student Visas in France

AS OF February 2017, the the French national student organisation, Campus France has registered a total of 4,300,000 international students who had chosen France as their academic destination since 2013, with 31,000 matriculating...

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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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Why international students think the Netherlands is gezellig

Why international students think the Netherlands is gezellig

WINDMILLS, tulips, bikes and clogs aside, there are many things that make the Netherlands special. Why do more than 90,000 international students head to this small European country every year? Cindy van den Hooff knows...

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How Are Students Feeling About Article 50 Triggering Brexit?

How Are Students Feeling About Article 50 Triggering Brexit?

BREXIT has started. The Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May, has sent a letter to Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, confirming that the UK will be exiting the European Union in March 2019. There will...

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My Student City: Horsens, Denmark

My Student City: Horsens, Denmark

MADDONA, Iron Maiden and David Bowie have all played gigs there, but we wanted to know what else there is for students studying in Horsens. We asked Michael Mares, a Marketing and Management student at VIA University what...

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5 Things That Surprised Me About Albania

5 Things That Surprised Me About Albania

LAST summer my boyfriend and I decided to opt for a summer holiday that would be more than just tanning, eating cheap hotel food and drinking beer by a pool. After a lot of travel planning over FaceTime and reading lots...

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Could Brexit Create More British Degrees in Europe?

Could Brexit Create More British Degrees in Europe?

OXFORD University is no stranger to myths and rumours, but the most recent one is that Oxford has been considering opening a satellite campus in Paris. Whilst Oxford denied the rumours, the idea made people very excited. The...

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You Must Go to Basel Fasnacht! Attending a Swiss Tradition

You Must Go to Basel Fasnacht! Attending a Swiss Tradition

THE Swiss are reputed for being a meticulous and hard working people, with an organised and functional system of living and a clean, beautiful country. What you might not realise is that once a year, in the town of Basel,...

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What are the Top Law Schools on Each Continent?

What are the Top Law Schools on Each Continent?

A DEGREE in law can open the door to a number of exciting career opportunities; whether you want to work as a judge or a solicitor, a law degree will be your first step on the road to success. A great many universities located...

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5 Must-See Films That Explain Portugal to International Students

5 Must-See Films That Explain Portugal to International Students

IF YOU'RE going to live in another country to study, you’re going to want to understand the place as much as possible. Knowing a bit about the country before you go will help you integrate, make friends and get...

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Study and Work in Poland for International Students

Study and Work in Poland for International Students

The word ‘Poland’ might bring to mind cold weather, or perhaps cold cuts of meat. But for increasing numbers of people, Poland is becoming an attractive, affordable option for working and studying abroad....

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5 Types of Volunteering (And Where to Do It)

5 Types of Volunteering (And Where to Do It)

"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give." ~ Winston Churchill   MANY people see volunteering as a necessary, but perhaps boring, way to gain early experience and develop...

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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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Language Lessons from the Netherlands: Dat is Andere Koek!

Language Lessons from the Netherlands: Dat is Andere Koek!

IT may not have the global presence of English, the suave appeal of French or the intensity of Spanish, but learning Dutch is definitely worth it if you’re ever thinking of studying in the Netherlands. Having spent...

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My Student City: Granda, Spain

My Student City: Granda, Spain

WANT to know why people study in Granada, Spain? Ruben Asencio is a Marketing graduate who has studied in Spain and Scotland. We've asked him what is (and isn't) so great about Granada. You can read his other My...

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 6 Affordable Places to Study Medicine in Europe

6 Affordable Places to Study Medicine in Europe

GOING to university isn’t exactly the cheapest of choices, especially not when you do a medicine course and you’re studying all the ins and outs for the best part of a decade. However, as is always the case with...

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10 Useful German Phrases for Study Abroad

10 Useful German Phrases for Study Abroad

RUCKSACK, noodles and Fahrenheit: would you ever guess that these are all German words? You probably already know more than you think!  If you’re planning to study in Germany and want to make it with the locals,...

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10 Good Reasons to Study in Spain

10 Good Reasons to Study in Spain

Notorious for its sun, beaches and mountains, Spain is the paradisiacal gem of Europe. But while many people see it as a great holiday destination, have you ever wondered what life would really be like there?  With...

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Las Fallas: 6 Tips to Survive Spain's Loudest Festival

Las Fallas: 6 Tips to Survive Spain's Loudest Festival

WHAT is Las Fallas? Where is Las Fallas? And why it is so loud? Here to answer all these questions is Holly, a Las Fallas survivor studying abroad in Spain. Imagine a city that erupts into what can only be described...

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My Student City: Maastricht, Netherlands

My Student City: Maastricht, Netherlands

WANT to know why people study in the Netherlands? We've asked Cristina Radulescu, a Law student originally from the University of Reading, what's so good about studying in Maastricht. STUDENT WORLD ONLINE:...

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6 Futuristic Cities for Studying Technology Degrees

6 Futuristic Cities for Studying Technology Degrees

1. San Jose, USA Touted as the capital of Silicone Valley, it has a firm grasp of the wider world and the international tech scene – it’s home Adobe and eBay, for example. Software Engineering, Information...

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Poland Wants 100,000 International Students, Will You Be One of Them?

Poland Wants 100,000 International Students, Will You Be One of Them?

POLAND has been a little behind the rest of Europe when it comes to attracting international students. But now, all that will change as Polish universities aim to more than double their student numbers between now and 2020,...

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10 Best Student Cities for Art & Architecture

10 Best Student Cities for Art & Architecture

IF you are moving to a new city for your studies, one of your criteria should be to fall in love with the place at first sight. After all, you will be spending the next few years of your life there, so you will want to live...

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8 Culture Shocks for International Students in Spain

8 Culture Shocks for International Students in Spain

STUDYING in Spain is almost like a dream. It’s a undoubtedly a country that has great weather all year round, some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, salsa classes every night and enough sangria to make a zoo...

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10 Good Reasons Why You Should Study in the Netherlands

10 Good Reasons Why You Should Study in the Netherlands

90,500 - that's how many international students attended Dutch universities in 2013. It's unlikely that tulips and windmills are driving so many to this tiny and slightly dairy-obsessed country; so why is it so popular...

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The City of Rotterdam: a Perfect Place to Study Urban Management & Development

The City of Rotterdam: a Perfect Place to Study Urban Management & Development

MY name is Monserrat Budding-Polo and I come from Mexico, a Latin American country characterized by having beautiful places but at the same time chaotic and unmanageable cities. I have a degree in Architecture and Urban...

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7 Must-See Films That Explain France to International Students

7 Must-See Films That Explain France to International Students

FRANCE was the birthplace of cinema and still runs one of the world's biggest film industries. Even if you have never set foot there you probably have a strong picture of what France looks like thanks to its portrayal...

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My Student City: Amsterdam, Netherlands

My Student City: Amsterdam, Netherlands

WANT to know why people study in Amsterdam in the Netherlands? Khaqan Iftikhar, from Pakistan, did a Master's in Finance at Duisenberg School of Finance (DSF). We asked him about life as an international...

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My Student City: Helsinki, Finland

My Student City: Helsinki, Finland

WANT to know why people study in Helsinki, Finland? Gaurav Khairkar, from India, completed a Masters in Radio Science and Engineering at Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland. He tells us what he enjoyed about the city.   STUDENT...

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My Student City: Berlin, Germany

My Student City: Berlin, Germany

WANT to know why people study in Berlin, Germany? Tianjue Li, from China, studied at Humboldt University in Berlin, the capital city of Germany. We asked her what she liked about the city. STUDENT WORLD...

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Switzerland is the Land of Chocolate, Cheese, and Top Universities

Switzerland is the Land of Chocolate, Cheese, and Top Universities

SWITZERLAND has so much more to offer than cheese, chocolate and snow-covered mountains.  It also has some of the very best universities in the world. says international student Kate Istead. SWITZERLAND is a...

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