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“5 Reasons Studying Healthcare May Be The Right Idea”

Healthcare degrees appeal to many different types of people. In this field, you can study how to become a dental hygienist, home health aide, pharmacist, or health information technician. You can almost guarantee that there is a healthcare profession that fits your personality and passion. If you’… read more

A Career As a Neuropsychologist: Your Questions Answered

“A Career As a Neuropsychologist: Your Questions Answered”

Article originally published on Psychology Today. Republished by i-studentglobal with the author's permission.  Deciding upon a career is never simple, especially if it involves years of training before earning the first dollar. I often receive e-mails from students asking me questio… read more

Why Study Psychology in America?

“Why Study Psychology in America?”

Dr Rhett Diessner from Lewis-Clark State College tells i-studentglobal why students should consider studying Psychology in the USA. Why Study Psychology in America? One good reason to consider studying psychology in America is the choices it offers: there are more colleges offering Psychology … read more

Why Study Psychology in the UK? - Dr Ryan Scott

“Why Study Psychology in the UK? - Dr Ryan Scott”

As part of our ongoing series of articles about studying Psychology worldwide, we visited Dr Ryan Scott, Lecturer in Psychology at University of Sussex, to ask him about why the UK is a great place to study Psychology and what the UK (and Sussex) offers prospective students, international and domest… read more

So You Want to Be a Neuropsychologist? - Jenni Ogden

“So You Want to Be a Neuropsychologist? - Jenni Ogden”

A curious mind and a caring personality make a good clinical neuropsychologist. First Posted Nov 03, 2011 on Psychology Today - Original Link - Reposted with the author's permission I had never heard of neuropsychology when I began my Master's degree in Psychology at the University of Aucklan… read more

Why Study Psychology in New Zealand?

“Why Study Psychology in New Zealand?”

Welcome to Aotearoa New Zealand! Land of Hobbits, and many, many sheep Just to give a bit of context (because social psychologists are all about the context), Aotearoa New Zealand has a population of about 4.5 million people, around the same as the Republic of Ireland. Just over two-thirds are Pāk… read more

Why Study Psychology in the UK?

“Why Study Psychology in the UK?”

i-studentglobal spoke to Dr Richard Joiner, a senior lecturer of psychology at the University of Bath, about why now is an exciting time to be studying psychology and why the UK is a great place to do so. Why study psychology at university? Psychology is one of the most interesting and challenging… read more

Clinical Psychology in Australia

“Clinical Psychology in Australia”

Why Study Clinical Psychology At University and Where Can It Lead You? Clinical Psychology is a very popular topic in Australian Universities, and many undergraduates start Psychology degrees thinking that they would like to become clinical psychologists. Of course, a Psychology degree from an Aust… read more

Why Study Psychology in Australia?

“Why Study Psychology in Australia?”

There are a number of good reasons to study Psychology in Australia. The first is that there is a uniformly high standard of research being done across most departments of Psychology in Australia. In the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings, 22 of the 27 assessed departments had resea… read more

Reasons Why Nursing Is One of the Most Rewarding Careers

“Reasons Why Nursing Is One of the Most Rewarding Careers”

If you are interested in starting a rewarding career in the healthcare field, then you should consider becoming a nurse. Even though nursing can be a challenging career, it offers many benefits. Below is a list of ways you can benefit from having a career in nursing: Industry Demand Many people ar… read more

Making the Case for a Degree in Massage Therapy - Anica Oaks

“Making the Case for a Degree in Massage Therapy - Anica Oaks”

A degree in massage therapy can prepare you for a rewarding career where you can truly help people. Massage has been getting more and more popular in recent years. This has created the demand for more people who are skilled at massage therapy. Whether you want to work for someone or set up your own … read more

A Day In The Life Of....A GP

“A Day In The Life Of....A GP”

In December 2015 i-studentglobal spoke to a number of healthcare professionals to find out a bit more about their daily working lives. We chatted with Dr Shujeebur Rahman an NHS General Practicioner living in Brighton, Uniterd Kingdom. Shujeebur studied Medicine at University of Liverpool and has be… read more

A Day In The Life Of...A Junior Doctor (F2)

“A Day In The Life Of...A Junior Doctor (F2)”

In December 2015 i-studentglobal spoke to a number of healthcare professionals to find out a bit more about their daily working lives. We chatted with Dr Davey Thaxter, a Foundation Year 2 Doctor (F2) working at Epsom & St Helier University Hospital. Davey studied Medicine at King's College… read more

A Day In The Life Of...An EDT Worker

“A Day In The Life Of...An EDT Worker”

In December 2015 i-studentglobal spoke to a number of healthcare professionals to find out a bit more about their daily working lives. We spoke to Charlotte Flynn, a Support Worker in the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) for Social Services at Lancashire County Council.  How long have you been w… read more

A Day In The Life Of...A Learning Disability Nurse

“A Day In The Life Of...A Learning Disability Nurse”

In December 2015 i-studentglobal spoke to a number of healthcare professionals to find out a bit more about their daily working lives. We spoke to Claire Fok, a recent De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) Nursing graduate who works as a Learning Disability Nurse for the Outreach Adult Learnin… read more

Top 3 Inspirational TV Doctors & What To Learn From Them

“Top 3 Inspirational TV Doctors & What To Learn From Them”

From a young age many things may influence our career choices. It may be our family or friends, a teacher or careers adviser at college or it might even be influenced by our role models from TV and film. We've taken three of our favourite TV Doctors to examine what there is you can learn from these … read more

6 Essential Traits of Great Doctors

“6 Essential Traits of Great Doctors”

If you're considering studying medicine, you need to know that you are going to be the best doctor you can be. We've compiled this list of six essential traits you will need to be a great doctor to help you to see if you are you cut out to study medicine! This is by no means all that you will n… read more

The top 10 best degrees for prospective doctors

“The top 10 best degrees for prospective doctors”

Traditional wisdom tells you that, if you have your heart set on being a medical doctor, you should major in pre-med for your undergraduate degree. However, this line of thinking can land you into stiff competition and a lot of redundant courses. In reality, doctorate programs want the best and bri… read more

Studying Nursing and Midwifery in Australia

“Studying Nursing and Midwifery in Australia”

Australia has one of the most affordable, accessible and comprehensive healthcare systems in the world with a significant projected growth in the health care workforce. This makes it an attractive country in which to study nursing or midwifery. “Study Nursing or Midwifery.” Courses are offer… read more

An Interview with a medical student

“An Interview with a medical student”

Thomas Hughes has lived in Catalonia in Spain since he was 10. Having progressed through the Catalan education system he is now studying to be a doctor at the University of Girona. Tell us about the course that you are following in Girona. I started the course in 2013, the course is six years long… read more

Studying Human Nutrition in Canada

“Studying Human Nutrition in Canada”

Throughout the world, a number of nutrition-related health concerns exist, such as ageing populations, obesity rates, and nutritional deficiencies. The social and economic burden of these issues is increasing public awareness of the connection between food and health and is creating a greater demand… read more