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Study abroad: Before you leave

Have you remembered everything you need to before you leave to go abroad? Are you absolutely sure? Let’s make sure you’ve not forgotten something essential before you get on the plane to your future abroad...

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Getting to grips with university league tables

What are league tables? League tables are a compilation of data about universities to help prospective students compare and evaluate institutions around the world. Originally part of newspaper supplements league tables are now accessed mostly online. Many league tables are free to use although some require a subscription.   Assessing league tables is one way to research potential universities that you are interested in. The basic idea behind these tables is to

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Bumper guide to mental health for international students

Pursuing a course in further education is a new and exciting time for many young people around the world. You have the chance to develop as an individual and take advantage of unique opportunities. However, it’s also likely to be the first time you move away from home, stepping out of your comfort zone and fending for yourself. So, your time in higher education could also be very challenging.   According to a recent NUS survey , 80% of students in UK institutions have

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The ultimate study abroad preparation checklist

So, you’ve made the very significant decision to study abroad. You’ll likely feel a mix of emotions, from excitement to anxiety. Perhaps you have more questions than answers at this point, in spite of all your preparations for this next stage of your life. While a bit of trepidation is normal, don’t let it overwhelm you as there some key steps you can take to feel more prepared and confident. We explore some study abroad preparation tips on how best to get ready when studying a degree

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