What sets the Duolingo English Test apart from others?

Submitted by ashton.wenborn on Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:37

For years, universities have relied on a handful of long-standing tests to demonstrate students’ English language proficiency. While widely accepted, these tests can be expensive to sit and often require in-person attendance.

The Duolingo English Test (DET) – now accepted by more than 3,500 programmes globally – is disrupting the status quo by offering one of the world’s first high-stakes English proficiency tests online. 

How to find legitimate accommodation at university

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Fri, 06/24/2022 - 20:26

Finding accommodation that is safe, close to campus and affordable is a concern for all students. For international students, an added difficulty is that they often cannot see the accommodation in advance. And, unfortunately, there are those who try to take advantage of this and create accommodation scams. 

International perspective: a PhD student in Switzerland

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Wed, 06/22/2022 - 17:09

I have always wanted to explore the world, meet new people, travel, learn new languages and cultures. During my bachelor’s degree, I spent the summer as a scholar and thesis student in the US to improve my research skills. There I had a valuable experience interacting with many people of different backgrounds and cultures.

What is the Russell Group?

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Tue, 06/21/2022 - 16:37

What is the Russell Group? 

The Russell Group is an association that represents 24 public research universities in the UK. The group believes that “people and ideas are the key to meeting global challenges. Through world-class research and education, we are helping to create a dynamic economy, stronger communities, and a better future for the UK”.

Marketing

Throughout the Marketing MSc. program students will gain a solid background in traditional topics such as consumer behavior, branding, and digital marketing, and contemporary topics such as customer experience management, analytics, and omnichannel marketing.
The program is designed to offer a problem-based learning experience. Students’ courses will be based on state-of-the-art research and hands-on applications to real business problems.

Strategic Management

The program will offer students an opportunity to enrich themselves on a cultural level, to open their perspectives to new horizons, to create networks with international students and companies. All this is achieved through the experience and the knowledge of professors with expertise in both academia and industry.
 

Policies and Governance in Europe

Students will develop professional profiles for employment in the many fields related to public policy. PAGE offers a combination of analytical skills, knowledge of key policy domains and specific competencies. The two tracks provide specialisations to prepare for the employment in private and public organisations at the EU, national and regional or local levels, such as EU and international institutions, regulatory agencies, firms, voluntary arts and heritage bodies, local and regional development offices, consultancies, lobbying firms, and NGOs.

International Relations

  • Major in Diplomacy: students will be trained to analyze the main international issues from a intertwined triple perspective: law, economics and political ones in a multilinguistic and multicultural environment.
  • Major in Security: students will be trained to increase their knowledge on the geopolitical and strategic    dynamics at global level, under a multidisciplinary perspective
  • Major in Mediterranean Governance: students will learn politics, economics  and sociology of the Mediterranean countries,  political systems and different kind of migration policies as wel

Data Science and Management

Students are given a solid preparation on data science methodologies and technologies, including courses on Advanced Statistics, Python and R for Data Science, Machine Learning, Data Visualization and Big Data Analytics. This solid training on STEM disciplines is complemented with innovative courses on economic disciplines, including Internet and Network Economics, Digital Ecosystems, Data-driven Innovation and Privacy in the Digital World.