A guide to university rankings for international students

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 09/28/2023 - 08:50

International university rankings can be confusing. There’s no definitive list of top universities; if you’re looking for the “best universities”, you won’t find just one answer. Although university rankings are useful tools for comparing universities, the relevancy and accuracy of the results depend on what you are really looking for, whether that may be institutions in a specific country, the best universities for a specific degree subject or a specific type of environment.

THE World University Rankings explained

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 09/26/2023 - 11:52

Before you even hit your twenties, you are faced with one of the most important decisions of your life: which university to choose.

The decision will, for better or worse, affect your social life, finances and career for years to come.

For 20 years, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings have been providing young people and their families with trusted guidance to help with this decision.

The rankings grow and adapt every single year to include more countries and more universities. 

How to use the World University Rankings: frequently asked questions

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 09/25/2023 - 09:05

What are the Times Higher Education World University Rankings?

The THE World University Rankings are the gold standard global higher education ranking system.

For more than a decade, Times Higher Education has produced an ordered list of universities, updated annually and trusted by students, parents and academics.

The universities are rated in five categories: Teaching, Research, Research Influence, Innovation and International Outlook.

Everything you need to know about applying to university in Australia

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Tue, 09/05/2023 - 08:10

A famously sunny country with a fast-advancing economy and a well-recognised university system, Australia is understandably among the top study destinations in the world for international students.

Australia has the third highest number of international students in the world, behind only the UK and the US – pretty impressive for a nation of just 24 million people.


Guide to international student bank accounts in the UK

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 08/14/2023 - 07:53

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).

Top tips for writing an original personal statement

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Mon, 07/24/2023 - 13:11

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.