Go through the checklist below and tick things off as you do them. Or you might want to print it off and put it with your important documents.
There are lots of tasks to get done before you can start your study abroad experience. Use our before you go checklist to make sure you haven't forgotten anything.
Safety is an important subject for people of all ages and this fact is all too apparent when faced with the new surroundings of a university campus. Moving away from home can leave you vulnerable, no matter how street smart you are as a person, and campuses in rural and urban areas can be hotspots … read more
For a tech-savvy international student, having the coolest devices is just not enough. You have to get the right apps to make them really work for you and make your life better. And best of all, these ones are free! Evernote One of the best organisational apps available, this is a comprehensive … read more
If your son or daughter is going away for university, whether it's for the whole course or for a year abroad, you probably have a lot of questions you want answered: Where are they staying? What is the neighborhood like? How are they going to get around? It's the last one that we're here to … read more
New Year's Eve is a time for celebration and a time for reflection. How has your year been? And what have you got to look forward to in the next one? For a lot of people, this is a time to make big public promises about changes they want to make in the next 12 months: new year's resolutions. But, … read more
It has never been easier to keep in touch with your friends and family when you're studying in a different country. Whether you want to contact your parents, show off to your school friends or have a good natter with someone familiar when you're feeling homesick, there's bound to be something t… read more