Student life

Guide to international student bank accounts in the UK

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 08/23/2022 - 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).

The world’s best small universities 2022

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 08/03/2022 - 01:00

While many prospective students will crave large campuses and the anonymity of a bustling student body, others will be attracted to the experience that a smaller institution can offer.

Times Higher Education has once again revealed the best small universities across the globe – from the US, China and South Korea to India, Japan and France.

How to deal with homesickness at university

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 05/13/2022 - 15:45

For many people, university is the first time in their life that they might be living away from their families. It isn't always an easy topic to discuss as you are expected to be embrace your newfound independence with open arms. But sometimes, adjusting to life away from your home can be difficult, regardless of whether you’ve moved half an hour away or halfway around the world. 

Ten things all international students need to know about the United States

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 05/06/2022 - 09:30

Studying in the US is a dream for many international students and for good reason. Its home to some of the most prestigious universities in the world and allows students to take classes across a range of disciplines before picking their "major". 

But moving to another country can be daunting, so hopefully these 10 tips will help you to feel a little more prepared.  

10 things every international student should know about Australia

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/03/2022 - 09:47

Australia is a popular study destination for many reasons - great universities, a strong acaedmic reputation and good employment opportunities. 

However, moving to the other side of the world isn't without its challenges and so we've put together this list of the 10 things evertt international student needs to know before going to study in Australia. 

1. Understand the seasons

Located in the southern hemisphere of the world, Australia experiences the seasons in the opposite way to Europe and North America. 

Where do Oscar-winning actors go to university?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 03/28/2022 - 13:31

The winners of the 2022 Oscars have been revealed and as the red carpet is being stored away for another year, Times Higher Education looked at the winners of the Best Actor and Best Actress Awards over the past 30 years to see where they went to university (perhaps to refine their Oscar winning talents?)

What happens after you submit your Ucas application?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 01/27/2022 - 16:04

You’ve just submitted your Ucas application form and breathed a sigh of relief that you’re one step closer to embarking on a life of seminars, lectures and independence in September. But what do the next eight months have in store?

Here is a step-by-step breakdown of the next stages in the life cycle of a prospective student, from awaiting university offers to collecting exam results and exploring clearing and adjustment.

The cost of studying at a university in the Netherlands

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 01/26/2022 - 11:38

How much does it cost to study in the Netherlands? If you are interested in studying in the Netherlands, 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. 

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. 

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.