10 things international students should know about studying in the UK

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/10/2022 - 11:32

Moving to the UK can be exciting and challenging in equal measures. There is so much to figure out and understand, and sometimes it can feel quite overwhelming, so if you’re thinking of moving to the UK, these are some tips yo help you. 

1. Create a budget 

Student finances can be difficult to manage but budgeting can help you stay on top of your spending. 

Digital Leaders: top universities for a digital education

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/10/2022 - 11:30

Technology and computer science are some of the fastest growing industries in the world, and new roles and jobs are being created every month. Digital skills are highly sought after, even by non-technology companies, and so a technology or digital-based degree is always a smart choice for students.

In a suite of rankings put together by French consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education, students can explore which universities have a good reputation for providing a digital education and encouraging tech skills and entrepreneurship. 

Universities with interesting exam superstitions

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Thu, 05/05/2022 - 10:10

Universities across the world have their own exam traditions and superstitions that come with the promise of exam success. 

Whether you believe them or not, it's interesting to see what kind of traditions have been passed down across generations of students on university campuses. 

However, it's important to note that you won't ace your exams simply by following these superstitions - nothing can replace hard work, preparation and a few good study sessions. 

Communication

The on-campus Master of Arts in Communication program offers students academically challenging courses that provide insight and practical strategies to succeed in the rapidly changing world.

Islamic Finance

We are offering this master's degree in collaboration with Al-Maktoum College, in Dundee. At the University of Dundee, we have a strong history and expertise in teaching traditional finance and economics. This degree takes our expertise and combines it with the expertise in Islamic banking/finance and wider Islamic studies on offer at Al-Maktoum. Few degrees of this kind exist in the UK.

Everything international students need to know about studying in France

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Fri, 04/29/2022 - 17:21

France is already a popular destination for international students. Not only does the country offer interesting history, incredible cuisine and beautiful landmarks, but it is also the home of many leading universities and international companies (such as L’Oréal). French also happens to be the third most common language in the business world.  

Eight things all students should know about studying in France

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 04/25/2022 - 11:28

France is an increasingly popular destination for international students. In 2020-21, there were  370,000 international students in France, compared with 324,000 in 2016-17.

Having spent six years living, working and studying in France, I can highly recommend it. The country offers high-quality education, rich culture, world-class gastronomy and an enjoyable way of life.