International perspective: a Turkish student in Canada

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Tue, 02/07/2023 - 16:46

Unlike some people, I did not have a specific country or university in mind when I first started high school. However, I attended a school trip during the summer break of my sophomore year that helped me decide where I wanted to study. 

As part of the trip, we visited Toronto and were all registered at an English language school. For a month, I had the chance to practice my English and experience student life in Canada. After that school trip, I decided to study in Canada and, in particular, Toronto. 

International perspective: an American student in the Czech Republic

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Mon, 01/30/2023 - 12:18

As a pre-law student studying at the University of Texas at Austin, I was lucky to have the opportunity to study abroad in Prague in the Czech Republic during the fall semester of 2022.  I studied at Charles University, one of the biggest universities in the country.  

Embracing new ways of learning at KU Leuven

Submitted by ashton.wenborn on Wed, 01/25/2023 - 12:37

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Applying through Ucas: important terms explained

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Mon, 01/23/2023 - 08:32

Once you have chosen where you want to study from the best universities in the UK, you will go through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) to send your application. As you go through the process you will see lots of terms, phrases and steps that may not all be familiar to you, so here are the important Ucas terms you may need to know.