I have always been intrigued by the way society operates and the impact of political and socio-economic factors on individuals and communities. This is why I decided to pursue a course in international politics, which encompasses issues such as human rights, conflict, globalisation, the environment and national security.
Coming from a humble background, quality education was a far-fetched dream until I joined VidyaGyan, a leadership academy in rural Uttar Pradesh, founded by the ShivNadar Foundation.
Learning English online is very different from studying in a physical classroom. There is not always a teacher looking over your shoulder, which means you need to motivate yourself. But the good news is it’s easy to work on your English from the comfort of your own home.
Read our tips to help you stay motivated, focus on learning and put your skills to good use.
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In the UK, psychology is one of the most popular subjects for students to take at degree level. Often, psychology courses at UK universities are accredited and follow guidelines set out by the British Psychological Society, which is key for students who wish to pursue a career as a practising psychologist with chartered status.
Being a refugee student at a British university has been both interesting and rewarding, but I know that many students who are seeking sanctuary in the UK might feel hesitant about applying or unsure of where to find the right support.