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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

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

Happiness Diary

“Interview with a Self-Help Author - Narissa Phipps”

i-studentglobal spoke to first-time author and Loughborough University psychology graduate Narissa Phipps about her self-help book Happiness Diary, which is released worldwide on 28th September 2016. 1. What first inspired you to write a self-help book? I was working on my 2016 goals and had read … read more

Experimental Psychology in the UK

“Experimental Psychology in the UK”

Dr Fay Short started out her studies in Psychology as a BSc student at the University of Bangor. After completing a Masters and a PhD, she now lectures at Bangor's School of Psychology whilst researching body representation, teaching and learning, and counselling in high schools. Fay gives us a… read more

Clinical and Counselling Psychology in the UK

“Clinical and Counselling Psychology in the UK”

Dr Fay Short started out her studies in Psychology as a BSc student at the University of Bangor. After completing a Masters and a PhD, she now lectures at Bangor's School of Psychology whilst researching body representation, teaching and learning, and counselling in high schools. Fay gives us a… read more

5-Reasons-Studying-Healthcare-May-Be-The-Right-Idea

“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