Student life

The cost of studying at a university in France

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 01/11/2022 - 09:36

How much does it cost to study in France? If you are interested in studying in France, one of the most important things to consider is how much everything is going to cost. This essential guide breaks down the cost of every aspect of university life to ensure that you have everything covered.  

Note that prices and exchange rates are correct at the time of publication and may vary from those shown here. 

What can you do with a media and communications degree?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 11/19/2021 - 16:34

What is media and communications?

Media and communications degrees cover the history and effects on society of various forms of media as well as the way that they can be used to communicate different messages.

Such courses may draw on elements from the social sciences and the humanities but the core focus remains mass communication and communication studies.

What do you learn on a media and communications degree?

This type of degree will cover a range of topics depending on which university you decide to attend.

10 top tips for international students in London

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 11/10/2021 - 17:05

After lots of meticulous research, the moment you finally arrive in London and feel the buzz of the city is a great feeling for international students.

As a foreign student in London, there are many exciting avenues to explore as well as many challenges to overcome. From saving money to finding the student accommodation that suits your lifestyle, here are 10 top tips for international students in London.

Best universities in Eastern Europe 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 12:45

Although there is no set definition of the region encompassing Eastern Europe, here it has been defined by the United Nations definition of Eastern Europe which includes Russia, Belarus, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine, Moldova, Romania and Bulgaria.

Eastern Europe is a region with chequered history and since emerging from the Cold War some of its nations are among the most highly developed in the world while others are among the poorest in Europe.

Best universities in Mexico 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 09/23/2021 - 16:10

Mexico has a population of 130 million, making it the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world. It may be part of North America (bordering Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas), but it has its own unique Latin American identity and a rich, fascinating history.

Best universities in Paris 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 09/23/2021 - 14:35

Home to some of the world’s most revered artists, writers, thinkers and musicians, the City of Light needs little introduction. It is hard not to fall in love with its instantly familiar monuments, world-famous cuisine and endless cultural buzz.

But there is far more to discover in Paris than just fine art and patisserie - the city, which is developing fast under its forward thinking mayor, Anne Hidalgo, is awash with the new and innovative, especially for students.

Best public universities in the United States 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 09/21/2021 - 12:28

When many people think of the best universities in the US, the Ivy League – a group of eight highly ranked private universities –  comes to mind.

However, while the resources available to the country’s top private institutions can result in them dominating the upper echelons of university and college rankings, the best public universities in the US should not be overlooked. Most public universities in the US are state universities, operated by state governments, and are often grouped into “systems”.

Guide to student bank accounts in the UK

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 08/11/2021 - 11:53

Studying in the UK is expensive for both domestic and international students, so it is important that you choose a good student bank account that can help you to maximise your money. 

Most major banks (and some online banks) will offer a specific student bank account that will come with perks that will help you to budget and manage your money. 

1. Choose a bank

There are many banks in the UK, so the best way to narrow it down is to look at what the different banks are offering students (see our handy table below).

Navigating clearing: what to do if you don’t receive your grades

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 08/06/2021 - 11:22

What do you do if you don't receive the results that you were expecting on A-level results day? 

The first thing to remember is that you have some options. Read this handy guide of how to select the best university and course through clearing, so that you’re prepared for your next step.

1. Check Ucas Track at about 8am on results day. If you have not been accepted into your first choice, stay calm and head to school or college as soon as possible to find out what your results are.