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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

Travelling in the UK

“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


“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


“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


“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


“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


“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


“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


“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

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 in Roma… 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


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

Proud to be a Sports Therapy Student

Yulin Wang - “Proud to be a Sports Therapy Student”

Chichester University is a small (in size) university, which is located in the equally small but bustling historical city—Chichester! “Chichester University ...” Have you ever visited Chichester? If you have, I bet that apart from enjoying shopping and dining here along the pebbled high st… read more

How my UK Education Helped make my Business a Success

Dmitry Aksenov - “How my UK Education Helped make my Business a Success”

  Dmitry Aksenov is a 22-year-old Russian-born entrepreneur who moved to the UK to study before setting up his business in London. His companies, DigitalGenius and FinGenius, supply artificial intelligence services to some of the world’s biggest brands. It’s a journey that’s seen him go … read more

Going Home

Yulin Wang - “Going Home”

Summer is a beautiful season. The wind is gentle, the sun is bright, the air is fragrant from the blossom, everyone enjoys having a BBQ or just playing frisbee with friends on the soft sandy beach in bare feet, no one seems to mind getting wet from the sea. Are you a big fan of summer? “Summe… read more

A Goal for my Third Year

Yulin Wang - “A Goal for my Third Year”

I have had a great time so far on this course. I enjoyed every minute of learning Human Anatomy, Physiology, Sports Management and Spine Mobilization modules alongside my fellow students in the University of Chichester. When you are having fun time flies by. Indeed, now I am in the final year of the… read more