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Study abroad: Destination Guides

No country is the same throughout. Things vary significantly from region to region in terms of attitudes, geography, people and culture. Find out about what it is like to be an everyday resident abroad, including how you would get around and what there is to do for fun!

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Find a student lifestyle that suits you best

Finding a university and a course that you like is usually the first hurdle when embarking on a study abroad adventure. Yet, another important consideration is the type of experience and lifestyle that you’re looking for. It’s easy to get caught up in the global reputation of an institution and the teaching quality of a course, but your learning environment is equally vital. It could be the difference between an enriching or disappointing study abroad experience.   Here,


Making sense of online learning models

With all of the changes that have occurred in the educational sphere and learning landscape since the start of the year, you can be forgiven for being a bit confused and struggling to keep up. This is especially true when it comes to one of the most significant developments, online learning. Many institutions are now offering various online learning models and options, but knowing what each is and if it would suit you can be tricky. From hybrid learning to blended learning, there are


Distance learning: A new frontier and what to expect

We live in an increasingly connected and fast-moving world, with social media and the internet massively impacting the pace of how we all interact and work. This is also true within higher education, where online learning has enabled people to access academic programmes and degrees, where it may previously not have been possible. It’s kind of incredible that a student living in Pakistan for example can gain a qualification from a UK university without traveling there at all, don’t you


USA leads in U21 rankings of higher education systems 2020

In this article we take a look at the ninth annual ranking of 50 national higher education systems, conducted by Universitas 21 (U21). These rankings are designed to help you discover and investigate which countries may be best for your studies. We recommend using these rankings in combination with other university league tables to make an informed decision.   What is Universitas 21? Universitas 21 is a group of research-focused universities who work together on