About Author

Katie Duncan

Katie Duncan

Nationality

British

Qualification

Diploma Multimedia Journalism, MA International Marketing, BA English Literature and Spanish

Bio

Katie Duncan is Editor of Hotcourses Abroad and is an NCTJ-qualified journalist and University of Exeter graduate. Having worked at an English language school in the UK, as an educational consultant in Spain and as a reporter in the international education sector, she is well placed to guide you through your study abroad journey. Katie grew up in Australia, which perhaps explains her unusual reptile collection, comprising of a bearded dragon (Bill) and tortoise (Matilda).

What's it like being an international student in Adelaide?

What's it like being an international student in Adelaide?

We spoke to second year students Vinh Dang from Vietnam and Jayee Teh from Malaysia to find out all about their experiences studying Down Under at the University of Adelaide ! Vinh is studying a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical & Pharmaceutical Engineering) and Jayee is studying a Bachelor of Psychological Science .    Read on to find out about everything from their thoughts on Australian food and the local residents, to what they

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University of Exeter wins International WUSCA for second time

University of Exeter wins International WUSCA for second time

The University of Exeter has been crowned winner of the International Whatuni Student Choice Award 2017 ( WUSCA) , as voted for by students. This is the second year the university has claimed the International title, after winning it in 2015 and narrowly missing out on a top 3 place in 2016.   Speaking to Hotcourses Abroad , Nikki Padget, Head of International Student Recruitment at the University of Exeter said she was 'delighted' with the result

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5 cosy cafes in Berlin where you can study or take some time out

5 cosy cafes in Berlin where you can study or take some time out

You're studying abroad in Berlin and having the time of your life. You've been going out partying a lot lately and suddenly realise that you have an assignment due...this week! Panic sets in. The neighbours across the hall keep listening to loud music, which is far from ideal and the thought of studying in the library isn't appealing either. You need a change of scenery and decide to head to a cafe, but where do you go?   Luckily, we've found 5 ideal

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#YouAreWelcomeHere say US universities to international students

#YouAreWelcomeHere say US universities to international students

Social media has been flooded recently with uplifting messages of support for international students from universities and colleges across the United States.   The #YouAreWelcomeHere campaign, spearheaded by Temple University , was devised to address concerns of the international student community following anti-migrant themes in some of the US presidential election campaigns.    Staff and students at 20 US schools have recorded

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