United States

Studying in the US: fraternities and sororities explained

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Mon, 02/12/2024 - 13:41

Fraternities and sororities: weighing the positives and negatives of Greek life 

Fraternities and sororities are student clubs, mostly found at US universities and colleges. Each organisation is formed around goals or aspirations that the members share. They are often referred to as the Greek system because of the Greek letters used to stand for each of the different branches or clubs.

A guide to online banks for international students

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Mon, 12/18/2023 - 17:53

Online, digital and app-based banks offer most of the services that traditional banks provide, but are entirely based online, meaning there are no in-person branches. Instead, you can apply to open an account online or via an app, and customer service and support is available over the internet or by phone.

A big advantage of online and app-based banks is that they offer many built-in budgeting features, including notifications on your spending, the ability to set savings goals and a personal budget, as well as easy money transfer and “split-the-bill” options.

Best universities for graduate jobs: Global Employability University Ranking 2023-24

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 11/23/2023 - 21:00

Going to college or university is about more than just preparing for a career, but choosing the right institution and course can certainly improve your graduate prospects.

Graduate employability: top universities in the United States ranked by employers 2023-24

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Thu, 11/23/2023 - 11:32

A total of 51 US universities appear in the Global University Employability Ranking 2023-24, designed by the HR consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education. The ranking reveals which universities recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workplace.