About Author

Ben Conway

Ben Conway

Nationality

British

Qualification

English Literature & Language

Bio

Ben Conway is a content intern for Hotcourses Abroad and WhatUni. He’ll be writing lots about why students should consider studying everything from Anthropology to Physiotherapy. If he looks distracted he’s probably deep in thought about what words should go where. Outside of work he enjoys weird electronic music and weirder books.

Why study Business Studies abroad?

Why study Business Studies abroad?

A classic definition of ‘business’, a word we might often almost take for granted, comes from the Economist Lewis Henry Haney: “Human activity directed towards producing or acquiring wealth through buying and selling of goods.” This can take many different forms, from the lemonade stall synonymous with American suburbs, to Coca-Cola, a multinational corporation.   Many people dream of owning their own business, it is the dream of being your own boss,

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Why study Pharmacology abroad?

Why study Pharmacology abroad?

Pharmacology comes from the Ancient Greek pharmakon , meaning drug: a substance which has an effect on the body when consumed. Put simply, Pharmacology is a field of science concerned with the interactions between living organisms and drugs, or the action of drugs on living organisms. To this end, it combines Biology, Chemistry and Physiology (the science concerned with the operation of the body), and there are even elements of fields including Psychology and

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Why should you study Psychology abroad?

Why should you study Psychology abroad?

A common misconception about Psychology is that it is about ‘reading minds’, that psychologists can know what another person is thinking or feeling. A simple mistake to make, perhaps: ‘psychic’ and ‘psychologist’ both have the same root word, ‘ psyche ’, referring to the human mind in both its conscious and unconscious forms.   For much of human history, understanding of the human mind was considered the understanding of the soul , and indeed, psyche

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Should you study Mathematics abroad? A graduate reveals all

Should you study Mathematics abroad? A graduate reveals all

Mathematics: you either love it or hate it! If you love it, it might be a subject you want to consider studying at university, but it’s a big commitment and you probably have a lot of questions about where a degree in the subject can take you after you graduate, how difficult it will be, or even just want an insight into what to expect from your studies...   We’ve spoken to University of Leeds Mathematics graduate Nikhil Sippy about his time

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How can you become a Physiotherapist / Physical Therapist?

How can you become a Physiotherapist / Physical Therapist?

In 2015, IBISWorld, a global leader in Industry Market Research, predicted that between 2016 and 2021, the physical therapy industry would grow by 2.5% annually in Australia alone! In the US, the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that the industry will grow by 39% by 2020. Yet at the 2015 Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, there was a warning that demand for physiotherapists outstrips the supply, both in wealthy

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