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Studying philosophy in the UK
“Studying philosophy in the UK”

What is philosophy? Philosophy means ‘love of wisdom’, and philosophy as an academic subject involves the systematic study of deep and important questions about ourselves and our world. Studying philosophy will not, of course, guarantee that you become wise. But studying the subject is just abo… read more


An interview with an English language teacher
“An interview with an English language teacher”

An interview with Kamila Bateman, English Language Teacher at the University of Brighton International College.  Kamila Bateman is an English Language Teacher at the University of Brighton International College in the south of England.  She is Polish and has been educated both in Pol… read more


Teaching in Tanzania: Profile of a Human Rights Volunteer
“Teaching in Tanzania: Profile of a Human Rights Volunteer”

Caela Provost is an alumnus of the University of Limerick and she has often blogged for us about her time studying in Ireland.  Read her interview with Brian Knapp about the practicalities and the realities of volunteering in Tanzania.  I was recently given the chance to interview Brian K… 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