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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

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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

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

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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

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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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“Travelling in the UK”

University of Roehampton international student Alex talks to i-studentglobal about the great transport links that London offers international students and tells us about some of her travels, both nationally and internationally, from London. Visiting a friend in Chester (Train) It's fitting th… read more

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“My Time in Manchester”

I-studentglobal spoke to Meaghan about her time studying abroad in Manchester.   As an international student who studied abroad, the decision I made to go to Manchester, England, led to some of the best experiences of my life. Manchester is a colorful and vibrant city full of activity, local c… read more

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“WHY Bristol?”

Bristol is a unique city located in the hills of South-West of England filled with historic maritime, museums, year-round festivals and greenery. The city boasts how wonderful the passionate residents are and that the city is one of a kind to the rest of the country. We've picked out some … read more

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“Student Safety in the UK: ProtectED”

ProtectED is the UK’s first higher education accreditation scheme for student security, safety and wellbeing, and represents the ‘gold standard’ for assessing work done by universities in this area. The origins of ProtectED ProtectED was developed at the University of Salford, in partnersh… read more

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“WHY Brighton?”

Brighton is the UK's largest and most popular seaside city - and it's easy to see why. Many international students flock to the city due to all that it has to offer. In this article, we have famous Landmarks, Parks, Eateries, Coffees, and Places to Drink in Brighton.  1. Landmarks: The Royal P… read more

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“WHY Roehampton?”

Roehampton is a district of south-west London that holds many cultural and historic characteristics for locals and students to enjoy. Located in the borough of Wandsworth, this suburban district is not as busy as central London, but still gives students the feel of a major city. 1. Landmarks: Royal… read more

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“How To Prepare For Cambridge and Oxford Applications”

The information from this article was distributed in the handout of the ‘How to prepare students for successful applications to Oxford or Cambridge’ talk at IACAC 2016 (International Association for College Admission Counseling). The featured contributors of this article are Francis McIvor (Brit… read more

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“WHY Chichester?”

Chichester is a city located on the edge of the South Downs filled with old heritage and modern styling. The city holds many boutique shops, restaurants, and art galleries on the edge of sandy beaches and lush greens.  1. Landmarks: Chichester Cathedral  This stunning Cathedra… read more

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“UK Bucket List (Student Checklist)”

Arriving in the United Kingdom can be life-changing as there are so many new experiences ahead of any student on their study abroad. Here’s our UK bucket list for what to do after you’ve just landed with all of your baggage after flying for an endless number of hours. What will you decide to do … read more

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“Top Student Cities in the UK (Outside of London)”

The United Kingdom is considered one of the best countries to study due to the higher institutions here consistantly ranking world-wide and the internationally recognised education system. However, a lot of in-bound international students may only look into Universities in the capital city, London. … read more

i-studentglobal's Top Weekend Destinations

“i-studentglobal's Top Weekend Destinations”

One of the best experiences of studying abroad in Europe is having some of the world’s hottest destinations at your fingertips. Whether you have a semester or years abroad, there’s plenty of time to explore some of the most influential cities in history. As students, budgeting is of the highest … read more

The UK Marking System from an American's Point of View

“The UK Marking System from an American's Point of View”

If you were an American student, you probably wouldn't be jumping for joy upon receiving a 66% on an exam or essay. The American marking system ranges from 0-100, where 90-100 is an A, 80-90 is a B, 70-80 is a C, 60-70 is a D, and anything below 60 is an F for failing. The B - C range is considered … read more

My Letter To Scotland

“My Letter To Scotland”

The study abroad experience, whether it be for a month, a term, a year or a whole degree often leaves a lasting impression. Elizabeth Weinberg first studied abroad in the UK at a university in Scotland. Here is a poem that she wrote reflecting on her experiences there.   Scotland,I will miss y… read more

Being Ill Away From Home - Sarah Karpati

“Being Ill Away From Home - Sarah Karpati”

Sniffles, coughs & wheezes and any other diseases Freshers-flu. It isn’t a myth as most people will have found out by now and it will creep up even on the toughest of immune systems. And not only does it occur during Freshers, no, colds and flu-like disease seem to be an ever present problem … read more