What to consider if you are the first in your family to go to university

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 06/06/2023 - 10:48

Choosing to study at a higher education institution is a life-changing decision. If you are the first in your family, it can feel overwhelming regardless of how much or how little support and advice is available. It is highly likely that you’re having to seek support and advice from new connections outside your family network, while also having to inform your family of the seriousness of your next steps. 

What does test-optional mean for US university applications?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/23/2023 - 11:45

The SAT and ACT are well-known features of the US university application process, but in recent years many universities have chosen to become test-optional. This means there is no longer a requirement for students to submit their SAT and ACT results to support their application when applying to a US university. 

Scholarship of the month: Monash International Leadership Scholarship

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Wed, 05/17/2023 - 15:43

The Monash International Leadership Scholarship applications are open to students from around the world who have been offered undergraduate or postgraduate degrees at Monash University. Up to four students receive awards each year.

Scholarships available in Germany for international students

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Mon, 05/15/2023 - 10:17

Germany is a popular study-abroad destination, not least because 16 German states abolished tuition fees for both domestic and international undergraduate students at all public universities in 2014.

However, even if you are eligible for free tuition in Germany, there will still be other costs you’ll need to consider if you want to study there, including accommodation, food and flights.

Scholarships for Chinese students looking to study abroad

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Fri, 05/05/2023 - 09:51

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. 

Seven common myths about studying abroad

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Tue, 04/25/2023 - 15:18

When researching where to study abroad, you might hear that it’s too expensive, that the university work is too hard, or that it’s simply too difficult to live far away from your family. While it’s true that it can be quite challenging to study abroad, there are many ways to address these concerns and make studying abroad work for you. 

We’ve decided to have a look at some of these myths to see if they really are something you should be concerned about.