By seeta.bhardwa@…, 17 May, 2024

Your tech path: expectations from a computer science degree 

This article will outline the possible majors that can be studied during a computer science degree and the career paths available to computer science graduates. 

It will cover: 

  • What computer science is

By seeta.bhardwa@…, 29 January, 2024

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 Ucas Extra. 

By Joy.Hunter@tim…, 21 September, 2023

If you’re applying to an English-speaking university as a non-native speaker, it’s highly likely you’ll have to take an English language proficiency test. The most commonly accepted tests include the IELTS Academic, TOEFL, PTE and Duolingo English Test (DET).

These tests help to show your chosen institution that you have a sufficient grasp of English to excel in an academic setting. Often, they’ll also be needed as part of your separate student visa application once you receive your university offer to study abroad.

By Joy.Hunter@tim…, 7 September, 2023

Canada is a popular study destination for many international students, and with good reason.

With 10 provinces and three territories spanning majority French-speaking Quebec on the Atlantic east coast to British Columbia bordering the Pacific Ocean, Canada is known as a multicultural country with a diverse heritage. As well as regularly being ranked among the best nations in the world for quality of life, Canada also has a global reputation for academic excellence.

By seeta.bhardwa@…, 24 July, 2023

A personal statement is an essay about yourself that is usually included in a university application. Writing a personal statement can seem like a daunting task, but the main thing to remember is that you should aim to show why you want to study at your chosen university, what experiences you have in the subject you have chosen and any extracurricular activities you’ve taken part in. 

By Joy.Hunter@tim…, 3 July, 2023

Key points for studying in the UK

  • How many universities are there in the UK?
  • How does the British university system work?
  • How do you apply to study in the UK?
  • What kinds of universities are there in the UK?
  • How is Oxbridge different to other universities?
  • Do I need an English language test to study in the UK?
  • How much does it cost to study in the UK?
  • What scholarships are available for international students in the UK?
  • How do I apply for a student visa in the UK?
  • What can I do after I graduate in the UK?
By seeta.bhardwa@…, 5 December, 2022

Do bankers deserve the pay they receive?

Your answer to this question may not actually cut any bankers’ bonuses, but it could secure you a place at one of the best universities in the world. 

The University of Oxford interview process is often perceived as a way to catch prospective students out, but this isn't actually the case. Instead the aim of the interview is to determine how students approach questions in their chosen field of study and how they think critically about the answers. 


By seeta.bhardwa@…, 6 August, 2021

In a few weeks, thousands of students will receive their A-level results. If you’re one of them, you’re probably going to be feeling a bit nervous right now. You may be feeling confident about your results, which is great, but you can take away some of the stress by researching all your options. If you’re prepared, you can make sure that you make the best decisions, no matter what happens on the day.

By Joy.Hunter@tim…, 30 April, 2021

A university agent guides you through the entire process of choosing and applying to university, from helping you with your college application to assisting with visas, travel and accommodation. They can be a great resource for students, especially any international students daunted by all process of applying to university in a different country.