Preparing for the Academic IELTS

Submitted by admin on Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:40

As an international student applying to an English-speaking university you will have to prove that you have a good grasp of the English language. In most cases this can be done through taking an exam called the Academic IELTS, which tests the strength of your English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. 

It might seem like a lot to take on, but having this under your belt will not only consolidate your English-speaking skills (which will be a great help when you are at university) but will open doors to which country you can study in. 

10 things international students should know about studying in the UK

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 01/30/2020 - 11:32

My move to the UK was 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, this is my lowdown on what you will need to do to make it happen and what to expect once you get here. 

1. Figure out your costs and budget

Budgeting is key – make sure you consider course fees, rent, food, NHS (National Health Service) surcharge, mobile phone bill, internet, transportation costs, day trips, going home, socialising, books and other course materials.

China’s regional hub for international students: BRICS & Emerging Economies rankings 2015-16

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 19:30

The dominance of China’s universities in the BRICS & Emerging Economies rankings 2016 highlights a wider trend for international students to consider China’s top institutions alongside leading universities elsewhere in the world.