International perspective: becoming an architect in the UK

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Tue, 02/20/2024 - 11:10

For any students considering becoming an architect in the UK, here are some tips to help you understand the qualification process. 

To register as an architect in the UK, there is a mandatory requirement to have completed a minimum of 24 months of professional practical experience, alongside gaining the typical parts 1, 2 and 3 qualifications. 

Everything international students need to know about UK student visas

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Mon, 02/19/2024 - 08:42

How to get a UK student visa

The UK is a top study destination for international students because it is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Students often think the process of securing a visa is difficult, feeling overwhelmed by various deadlines and the need to produce supporting documents. But you shouldn’t let that put you off studying abroad. Once the visa process is complete, the experience of studying abroad will outweigh any headaches you may have faced during the visa application process.

In this article we will look at:

How to have difficult conversations with your parents about your university choice

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 02/15/2024 - 12:49

Applying to university can bring on a mix of feelings ranging from excitement to fear, or optimism to uncertainty. As you think about your hopes and plans, your parents are likely to express their dreams for you, too. When your choices about your future course, major or university do not match their ideas, emotions may run high, and communication may feel challenging, if not impossible. Here are some ways to approach tough conversations.

Scholarship of the month: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Scholarship

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Wed, 02/14/2024 - 09:02

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Scholarship is accepting applications for the 2024-25 academic year.

This scholarship is open to students wishing to pursue a master’s degree.

At the end of the scholarship, successful candidates will be awarded either:

  • A joint master’s degree

  • Multiple master’s degrees

Studying in the US: fraternities and sororities explained

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Mon, 02/12/2024 - 13:41

Fraternities and sororities: weighing the positives and negatives of Greek life 

Fraternities and sororities are student clubs, mostly found at US universities and colleges. Each organisation is formed around goals or aspirations that the members share. They are often referred to as the Greek system because of the Greek letters used to stand for each of the different branches or clubs.

How to write an undergraduate university dissertation

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Fri, 02/09/2024 - 09:40

Writing a dissertation is one of the most challenging aspects of university. However, it is the chance for students to demonstrate what they have learned during their degree and to explore a topic in depth.

In this article, we look at 10 top tips for writing a successful dissertation and break down how to write each section of a dissertation in detail.

Four things to do before you graduate

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 02/01/2024 - 11:03

For the graduate class of 2024, time is ticking. It won’t be long before final exams are over and you’re packing up your room to head on to your next adventure. 

Life after university is a brand-new chapter that can be exciting, challenging and frustrating in equal measure – but it’s so much easier if you plan ahead. Competition for entry-level jobs can be fierce, so it’s worth thinking now about how you hope to stand out when you start applying for jobs.