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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

A guide to UK colloquialisms for non-native speakers
“A guide to UK colloquialisms for non-native speakers”

International students arriving in the UK for the first time will encounter some English phrases they haven’t heard before. Here are just a few of them. One of the biggest worries for non-native English speakers coming to the UK is the potential for the language barrier to get in the way. Even f… read more

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The Maynooth Bloggers Interview - Part 1
A Global Blog - “The Maynooth Bloggers Interview - Part 1”

What is it like to be an international student? “The Maynooth Bloggers 2014” In May I visited the bloggers at NUI Maynooth in Ireland.  Coming from all corners of the globe gives them a great range of experience on what it is to be studying in Ireland.  I'd like to introduce you to… read more

The Winner of the Blogger Photo Competition!!
A Global Blog - “The Winner of the Blogger Photo Competition!!”

I-studentglobal asked our international student bloggers to send us themed photos over six weeks.  We had some wonderful entries which showed us what exciting and diverse lives our bloggers live in beautiful surroundings.  Over the six weeks their challenge was to get as many Likes as poss… read more