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Safeera Sarjoo

Safeera Sarjoo

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British

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Journalism

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Safeera is Editor of Whatuni and a journalist from Kingston University. Always the inquisitive, her writing spans across a number of areas such as sustainability, fashion, lifestyle and now education. Her belief that you never stop learning and passionate nature has taken her to New York City as part of her degree and across the airwaves on national radio talking about the issues that matter to her.

New international students enrolling at US institutions declining, according to report

New international students enrolling at US institutions declining, according to report

American institutions may have hosted over one million international students in 2016/17, however the overall number of new students enrolling in the USA has declined.   The new report by Open Doors suggests growth is slowing down. The overall increase was just 3% compared to previous years where there were increases between 7-10%.   Although the USA has been a firm favourite for many students looking to study abroad, it is the first

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"I am more than what I think I am" – How to overcome study abroad challenges

Studying abroad can have tremendous benefits. In addition to building your confidence and self-awareness, the experience can encourage you to connect with locals, build intercultural awareness and even improve your language and communication skills.   According to Universities UK, students who go abroad are 9% more likely to be in ‘graduate’ jobs six months after graduation, and are 5% higher wage earners six months after graduation too.  

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UK students disappointed by fewer international students at university

UK students disappointed by fewer international students at university

Recent research has found that first year UK university students and applicants would be disappointed at the thought of less EU and International students at their universities.   According to the UPP survey carried out by YouthSight, students were asked to imagine that there were substantially fewer EU and international students at their university. Thinking about how this would make them feel during their time at university, 45% admitted they would

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Finding a graduate career in Finland

Finding a graduate career in Finland

The number of international degree students has increased in Finland greatly according to the country’s National Agency for Education. Furthermore, almost half of foreign graduates are still employed in Finland five years after their graduation. If you’re looking to stay in Finland after your studies, it’s important to understand the labour market and what your chances of staying and gaining employment looks like.   Here are some of the most important

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