Three tips for overcoming language barriers as an international student

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/17/2022 - 16:11

Studying abroad is a rewarding experience for multiple reasons ranging from intercultural experiences to developing self-reliance.

However, sometimes language barriers may create hurdles for students that could prevent them from exploring their full potential. Getting acquainted with a new language, and sometimes culture, can be stressful and daunting.

Scholarships for Chinese students looking to study abroad

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Tue, 05/17/2022 - 12:35

When preparing to study abroad, one of the most important things to consider is how you will fund your studies.

There are many scholarships or partial scholarships available to international students, but trying to find the right one for you can be difficult when faced with so much choice. 

Ten tips to ace exam season

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 05/16/2022 - 10:56

Exam season is a tough time for many students. So, if you’re looking for tips to help you stay on top of your exams this year, look no further – we’ve got you covered. 

1. Create the ultimate schedule 

One reason assignments and deadlines can become overwhelming as exam season approaches is because often the details are listed in various places. A great tip for students is to create the ultimate schedule for yourself.  

What are the China Subject Ratings and how can students use them

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 05/11/2022 - 15:50

What are the China Subject Ratings?

The China Subject Ratings are a set of ratings that aim to provide a definitive list of the best universities worldwide for a range of subjects based on subject classifications by the Chinese Ministry of Education (MoE).

China’s Ministry of Education categorises 111 subjects across 13 pillars. The THE ratings measure performance across 82 of these subjects within 12 pillars. These pillars are: agriculture, arts, economics, education, engineering, history, law, literature, management, medical, philosophy, and physical science.


Investment Management

The programme combines investment theory, professional knowledge and skills, enabling students to analyze practical investment problems, solve portfolio management issues in practice, and help students become familiar with and use the data, tools and platforms commonly used in the investment industry. MSc Investment Management is officially accredited by the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute's College Accreditation Program and covers the main content of CFA levels 1-3.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The programme and IBSS maintain a close partnership with the Yangtze River Delta Supply Chain Research Center and the international business community, and MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management is one of the few All-English graduate training programmes in this category in China. As a Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management (QTEM) member school, IBSS is also able to provide students with additional communication and learning opportunities at 25 top schools around the world.

Business Analytics

The MSc Business Analytics serves as IBSS’s flagship programme within this network. Graduates of this major go on to hold positions in data or information analysis, technical consultancy, IT project management, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) analysis. As with all IBSS programmes, the MSc Business Analytics also features a strong international component, preparing its students for global careers.

Digital Leaders: top universities for digital entrepreneurship

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/10/2022 - 16:18

Entrepreneurship is becoming one of the most important skills that students can acquire.

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 in providing a digital education and encouraging tech skills and entrepreneurship.

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 to help you. 

1. Create a budget 

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