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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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“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

Defeat The Winter Blues - Ally Vitale

“Defeat The Winter Blues - Ally Vitale”

When I was asked to write a blog post on how to “Defeat the Winter Blues,” I first felt as though maybe I wasn’t best suited for the job, considering that there are some days where I feel that the February Blues have defeated me. After some research, it was brought to my attention that the glo… read more

It Is The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year - Sarah Karpati

“It Is The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year - Sarah Karpati”

Halloween has passed, bonfires are burned to the ground and the supermarkets are playing Michael Bublé on repeat. It must be Christmas - or at the very least sometime between October and January. With every year passing by it feels as though Christmas products appear earlier than last and cheesy Ch… read more

Choose the Right Business MBA Course in the UK

“Choose the Right Business MBA Course in the UK”

Deciding to do an MBA is an important decision that is likely to play a profoundly significant role in your future career. Subsequently, it is vital that you think long and hard and carry out thorough and informed research when it comes down to choosing your MBA course in the UK. An MBA is tough, me… read more

Study in the UK - What if Five A*s are no Longer Enough?

“Study in the UK - What if Five A*s are no Longer Enough?”

Bhavini Pathak, enrichment manager at Bellerbys College London, explains what universities are really looking for in your application and what her college is doing about it. If you want to go to a top university you have to achieve brilliant results, this is still as true as it has always been. How… read more

5 Free things to do in London

“5 Free things to do in London”

Everyone knows that students live on a budget and living in wonderful cities doesn’t have to be scarily expensive.  Take a look at these great things you can do for zero expense.  London Museums London has some amazing museums and entrance to many of them is completely free.  You … read more

Discover the Garden of England

“Discover the Garden of England”

On London’s doorstep, Kent is an increasingly popular location for students keen to enjoy the bright lights and attractions of the UK’s capital without suffering the high living costs. Affectionately named the ‘Garden of England’, the county boasts over 1,000 miles of countryside and 200 mi… read more

Consider Your Future Now

“Consider Your Future Now”

As a high school student, the prospect of leaving for college can seem both thrilling and terrifying. While location and financial aid may play a big part in your decision, a more serious consideration should be your choice of major. While going into college undeclared is a popular choice, don’t b… read more

How to combat homesickness at Christmas

“How to combat homesickness at Christmas”

Christmas is a wonderful time of year, but if you’re away from home, it can also be a little difficult. Especially if you’re a student as you have the added stresses of your studies to contend with. However, there are a number of things you can try to make the most of your Christmas away from ho… read more

What has Wales got to offer?

“What has Wales got to offer?”

When many people think of the United Kingdom, they think of London. There is, however, so much more to the UK than London; there are different cultures, landscapes and traditions throughout the UK, but one perhaps with the most enchantment is Wales. London is the capital city of the UK and it was r… read more

Latest Student Blogs

The End of a PhD

Monica Hess - “The End of a PhD”

So, this is it! After three years full of smiles, tears, happiness and tiredness, I am (not) ready to say goodbye to Chichester and University of Chichester. Although still a PhD student in the writing up phase, my full bursary runs out on 1st of October 2015 and, hence, I have been hunting for the … read more


One Day Trip to the Romanian Countryside During Summer Holidays

Monica Hess - “One Day Trip to the Romanian Countryside During Summer Holidays”

  After what I could easily call the busiest summers of my life, I managed to still go home to Romania for couple of days during summertime. With a new job under my belt and with my dad getting a new job as well at age of 64, my family and I had a lot of reasons to celebrate. “Hot weather… read more


Chinese New Year

Yulin Wang - “Chinese New Year”

xin nian kuai le新年快乐 This year was no different to history, across China millions of people were making great efforts to travel thousands of miles by train, air or coach through many different cities and provinces to make their way home. It is not exaggerating at all to call it the world’… read more


Travelling

Irina Dumitru - “Travelling”

Travelling makes me feel like I don’t belong. Being an international student, you get to have two places to call home, whether you want to admit it or not. And travelling between the two can sometimes make you feel confused about which one you prefer. I went back home to Romania for the winter ho… read more


I can, so can you

Yulin Wang - “I can, so can you”

This is me, a Sports Therapy student from University of Chichester: Often staring at the computer screen with a document-word-sheet widely open, 10-minutes are gone, the page is still empty, clean, and nothing was actually written down, still staring at the screen….. Or A purposefully chosen qui… read more


Happy Holidays from i-studentglobal

A Global Blog - “Happy Holidays from i-studentglobal”

  Whether your holiday will be spent in the sun or the snow all of us at i-studentglobal send you our wishes for a wonderful holiday and we very much look forward to connecting with you in the New Year!         read more