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“Explore Canada for FREE in 2017”

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. As a special treat to anybody visiting Canada in 2017, you can now apply for a FREE 2017 Discovery Pass which grants holders unlimited free entry to Canada's National Parks, Historic Sites and Marine Conservation Areas for the whole of… read more

How Long Does It Take?

“How Long Does It Take?”

If you're looking to work in the medical profession, you will no doubt be aware that this is not something that can happen overnight. Every role in healthcare, from nurses to consultants and everybody in between, needs to be highly trained to perform their job to the best of their ability, as often … read more

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“10 Most Popular College Majors in USA”

The USA has always been a top choice destination for study abroad students from around the world. With the number of international students in America being recorded as over 1 million for the first time in the 2015/2016 academic year, we look at what the most popular majors are for international stu… read more

Australian Study & Careers In Medicine

“Australian Study & Careers In Medicine”

The Australian Medical Students Association (AMSA) shares their advice when it comes to choosing a medical school and future career. Congratulations on considering a career in medicine! It is certainly a career path full of excitement that will offer endless opportunities for you, not just in Aust… read more

Arriving in Australia

“Arriving in Australia”

Once you have applied to study in Australia and your visa has been approved, there is one vital thing left to do: get there! Australia has a total for 43 universities located across the country (see the full list), with most of the popular student cities located along the east and south-east co… read more

5 Ways School Projects Can Help Foster Leadership

“5 Ways School Projects Can Help Foster Leadership”

In a world of tests, quizzes, essays and homework assignments, school projects can be the most difficult of them all. The good news is that you're working hard for a reason. Apart from the rest of school work, that often seems just like busy-work, projects have the capability to help develop some of… read more

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“Felix Scholarship 2017”

If you are looking to study abroad for a postgraduate degree in the UK but are worried about the finances, the Felix Scholarship might be the way to make it happen. There are a number of Felix Scholarships available for the 2017/2018 entry at three UK universities: University of Oxford, School of Or… read more

Latest International Student News From Canada

“Latest International Student News From Canada”

2016 has been an interesting year for international student recruitment in Canada. With significant global events, namely the UK's departure from the European Union and the recent US Presidential Election result, the future is looking promising for Canadian higher education institutions, with many p… read more

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“Finding A White Christmas in Europe 2016”

For many international students coming from countries with a hotter climate, snow might be a completely new experience. Students from South America, Africa, Australasia and parts of Asia who are studying abroad in the Northern Hemisphere may encounter snow for the first time this year. In the USA, m… read more

International Student Guide To Birmingham 2017

“International Student Guide To Birmingham 2017”

Birmingham is a thriving and diverse city located in the West Midlands, near to the centre of the UK. With its central position, students living in Birmingham have easy access to many of the UK's big cities via train and coach, including London, Liverpool, Sheffield, Manchester, Cardiff and Oxford t… read more

5 Tips For Finishing School From Home

“5 Tips For Finishing School From Home”

There is absolutely nothing better than earning your degree and knowing that you are now on your way to having a fulfilling career in the field of your choice. A degree can really open up a lot of great opportunities for you in the workplace. However, getting your degree can sometimes pose challenge… read more

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“Get Your Study Buddies: Making Group Study Work”

Studying alone can be at times challenging. In fact, people get bored or do not grasp some concepts properly. Often students require the support of other students to boost their morale whilst studying and to help one another in understanding different concepts. In any case, one’s understanding of … read more

Why Canada?

“Why Canada?”

5 Top Reasons to Study Abroad in Canada Natural beauty From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the second largest country in the world is blessed with truly breathtaking scenery, much of which is endowed with UNESCO World Heritage status. From the rugged beauty of the Niagara Falls to the glacial splend… read more

6 Best Places to Study Abroad in Europe 2017

“6 Best Places to Study Abroad in Europe 2017”

There are a number of reasons that students choose to study abroad, whether that be over the summer, for a semester, year or even the full duration of a degree. From wanting to improve your language skills in a new country to experiencing a different climate and culture, there are lots of great… read more

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“Student Accommodation Tips: A Survival Guide”

Studying abroad is a life-changing experience. You pack your life in suitcases and embark on the journey to the new horizons. However, many students struggle to settle in foreign countries. Securing the right student accommodation alone can be a daunting task. On the brighter note, there are many ot… read more

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“How to Find Student Accommodation in the USA”

College students often find themselves in a dilemma when choosing student accommodation. Many of them cannot decide whether to live outside the school and face the big bad world living in a student house or live in the student dorms. While living on campus keeps you close to the school, a life off-c… read more

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“5 Reasons to Study in the UK”

The UK is one of the most popular study destinations in the world. Its academic reputation speaks for itself: three of the country’s universities (The University of Oxford, The University of Cambridge, and Imperial College, London) made the top ten of Times Higher Education’s World University Ra… read more

Studying Medicine In New Zealand

“Studying Medicine In New Zealand”

New Zealand offers a choice of two top-quality medical schools and countless opportunities for experience and further study. New Zealand is a country in the South Pacific, of approximately 4.4 million people, renowned for its natural landscape and beauty. As a medical professional working in New Ze… read more

IELTS Fees Around The World

“IELTS Fees Around The World”

The fees for taking the IELTS vary from country to country. We have compiled the below list detailing the cost of taking the IELTS exam in a number of popular origin countries for study abroad students. The information has been taken from the IELTS website pages and may need updating from time to t… read more

Why Do Students From India Study in Australia?

“Why Do Students From India Study in Australia?”

Australia, "the Great Southern Land” has long attracted newcomers to its shores, curious about its famously laidback culture, amazing scenery, beaches and unique wildlife. Read more about why international students choose to study in Australia and view some of our Indian student testimonials below… read more

Travel & Tourism in the UK

“Travel & Tourism in the UK”

Government Affairs Director at the British Hospitality Association, Vernon Hunte, tells i-studentglobal what makes the UK a great study destination for hospitality and tourism students from around the world. Travel and tourism is one of the 21st century’s most dynamic industries — it is growing… read more

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“Off To Budapest”

Brighton University alumni, i-studentglobal's very own Megan Doyle went on a trip around Europe this October. Hear some of her top tips and things to see in each city and follow her journey travelling to Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Brno, Prague, Dresden & Cologne. Budapest is the vibrant… read more

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“Why we LOVE Brighton”

Welcome To Brighton & Hove! With easy access to urban life, coast and countryside, Brighton & Hove offers inspiration, for adventure and relaxation, in equal measure. The city is known as a welcoming, friendly place and often people who come as students end up staying long… read more

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“Education Extras Every Business Major Should Think About”

If you’re currently enrolled at a college or university as a business major, you already know the importance of gaining a college degree. After all, that’s exactly why you’re investing all that time and money towards your education. You’re probably also aware that business majors have a grea… read more

Places to Visit While Studying in Edinburgh

“Places to Visit While Studying in Edinburgh”

With outstanding public transport links and a wide variety of excellent accommodation around Scotland, there’s no excuse not to see more of Scotland’s dynamic cities and breath-taking landscapes. Here are just a few popular tourist stops to give an indication of the variety of incredible attract… read more

4 Healthcare Degrees for Altruistic Medical Students

“4 Healthcare Degrees for Altruistic Medical Students”

Those who find themselves feeling the call to help others may have some difficulty in choosing the best career path. But working in healthcare can be a great way for altruistic students to use their talents in making others feel better both physically and emotionally. Those who have a strong sense o… read more

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“5 World’s Coolest Co-Working Spaces of 2016”

Students of the world unite, there’s a new trend in town and it’s going to make your life much easier. As if studying wasn’t hard enough, most study spaces are designed in a way to alienate an individual from the outside world and, of course, other people. Well, recently a new trend has emerge… read more

The Study of Philosophy in Australia

“The Study of Philosophy in Australia”

Australian philosophy programmes are well-respected globally. Mark Colyvan and Alan Hájek detail the structure of these programmes and how international students can apply. Australian philosophy has had a distinguished history. A number of antipodean philosophers - among them J.J.C. Smart, David A… read more

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“Why Study Sport in Australia?”

In April 2018, Australia will welcome the world for the 21st Commonwealth Games. It will be the fifth time Australia has hosted the games and the second time they have been held in the northern state of Queensland. It also builds on Australia’s sports-centred culture which boasts over 120 national… read more

Fees & Costs

“Fees & Costs”

Before deciding to study in Australia, you need to be confident that you can cover the costs of your tuition fees, as well as living expenses. Make sure you are aware of all the possible costs of studying in Australia so that you can budget effectively. Tuition fees The Australian higher education… read more

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“5 Smart Ways to Make the Best of a Humanities Degree”

Humanities, or liberal arts, majors get a bad rap. Many people believe that a degree in English, art, music, history or other such subject area is worthless and won't lead to a good paying job. This can be the case if you fail to plan and simply choose a major because it interests you. With some res… read more

Mathematics in Australia - It all adds up

“Mathematics in Australia - It all adds up”

Georgina Sweet Australian Laureate Fellow, Nalini Joshi, discusses the opportunities for maths enthusiasts in Australia. Australia is a unique place to study mathematics. Three elements combine to make it unique: its high-quality undergraduate degrees, the research intensity of our lecturers and th… read more

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“Interview with a Flight Attendant”

Many twenty-somethings will have spent some time abroad but only a relative few will have spent much of their lives on the move, living in a number of countries whilst growing up and experiencing many different education systems. i-studentglobal spoke to Evelyn, a flight attendant for a major airlin… read more

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“Journalism training in the UK”

Journalism is an exciting and challenging career - no one day is the same as the next. Find out more about studying journalism in the UK and what the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) can do to support your studies and career prospects after graduating. Journalists know the ne… read more

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“Glasgow: The Student Hotspot”

Glasgow has a wide range of universities, colleges, an art school, and a conservatoire; beyond that, you need so much more to have a real student experience.   With a wealth of cultural attractions, world-class architecture and design, fantastic shopping and a year-round programme of exciting … read more

Study engineering in New Zealand

“Study engineering in New Zealand”

New Zealand has a number of institutions offering top-quality IPENZ-accredited engineering programmes. New Zealand is a developed, democratic and, compared to most of the world, remote country. It has a population of approximately four million people living in an area 15% larger than the UK. … read more

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“Edinburgh - Things Not To Miss”

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. It is perched on top of a number of extinct volcanoes and rocky crags which rise from the generally flat land of the Lothians. Combine this with the sheltered shoreline of the Firth of Forth to the North and you cannot deny the setting is spectacular. With a ric… read more

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“Chemistry in Australia – A Scientific Powerhouse”

Chemistry is fundamental to life itself. Whether it's the quality of the air we breathe, the water we drink, the energy we use or the food we consume, chemistry is essential when it comes to meeting our basic needs. In Australia, and particularly at Monash University, the best minds in academic… read more

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“Interview with Ruika Lin”

i-studentglobal caught up with former alumni blogger Ruika Lin, a Chinese graduate of University of Virginia. Last time we heard from her, Ruika had just moved from the East Coast of America to West Coast’s San Francisco, where she had just started her first week working for global crowdfunding st… read more

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“Why Study Sport in the United Kingdom?”

Welcome to the United Kingdom The United Kingdom (UK) is made up of the four home countries of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with a total population of approximately 65 million people. It has one of the largest economies in the world, with a high standard of living. The UK is descr… read more

Why choose the UK for your engineering studies?

“Why choose the UK for your engineering studies?”

The UK is a popular destination for studying engineering due to its quality courses and opportunities. According to Engineering UK's 2016 Report "the UK at all levels of education does not have the current capacity or the required rate of growth needed to meet the forecast demand for skilled en… read more