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International Student Guide UK

Are you currently an international student studying in the UK, or thinking of studying in the UK. If so, this category should provide you with useful articles on life as an international student studying in the UK.

You can get advice on how to apply for schools in the UK, the best places to study, dealing with the cultural shock, and overall student life as an international student.


How to Apply for a Graduate Scheme

How to Apply for a Graduate Scheme

| September 20, 2013

How to Apply for a Graduate Scheme So that’s it – you’ve done it, you’ve graduated; three years of hard work have come to an end and you’ve finished university with a stellar degree and a shedload of memories, but what happens next?

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How to Apply for Funding for a Postgraduate Degree in the UK

How to Apply for Funding for a Postgraduate Degree in the UK

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Fulbright scholarship program is very well-known and some students believe that the UK has no similar scholarship programmes, but this is an erroneous assumption. For students living in a Commonwealth country there are various funding options for those who wish to pursue a post-graduate degree in Britain. There are particular scholarships which target students […]

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Do I Need a Pre-course in English?

Do I Need a Pre-course in English?

| February 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you have a band 7+ in IELTS academic papers it may not be necessary for you to take a pre-course in English before your University course.

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Where should I consider studying in the UK?

Where should I consider studying in the UK?

| February 2, 2012 | 3 Comments

The first thing to consider is which university has the best course to suit your needs.

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Enjoy these Public Holidays while studying in the UK

Enjoy these Public Holidays while studying in the UK

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The first public holiday of every year is January 1st when the British population has a chance to recover after the parties that happened on New Year’s Eve.

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Why Choose the UK for Post-Grad Study?

Why Choose the UK for Post-Grad Study?

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

There are many reasons why thousands of post graduate students choose the UK for Higher Education.

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Benefits for International Students in the UK

Benefits for International Students in the UK

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Students have to live on a fairly tight budget, generally, and in Britain there are several ways to buy things cheaply.

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Should I stay in Student Halls?

Should I stay in Student Halls?

| January 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

While most students spend will their first year at university in university halls, after those initial years they then move off campus to student houses.

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How to beat the shortage of financial aid and funding

How to beat the shortage of financial aid and funding

| January 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Times are hard; even if you’re not a student. But if you are in Higher Education, things can be even tighter than it is for the rest of us.

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Alternative Universities – The Open University

Alternative Universities – The Open University

| January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s the largest academic institution in the country and yet it rarely gets mentioned in the same breath as many other universities.

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Scotland – The highest priced state university in the country

Scotland – The highest priced state university in the country

| January 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Immediately, you think it must be Oxford or Cambridge or any of the other dozens of institutions that will be charging £9,000 a year from next September 2012.

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The A-Level Blacklist

The A-Level Blacklist

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Applying for university can be a difficult enough process at the end of sixth form, but it can get even harder if you find you have studied the wrong subjects.

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How to Apply For Financial Aid

How to Apply For Financial Aid

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Being a student is expensive, and getting an early start on your financial aid application is a sure way to get the maximum amount of financial help possible. If you wait till the last minute to submit your aid application, you may miss the application deadline and the amount of aid you receive.

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How to Discover British Culture

How to Discover British Culture

| December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

There are many different British cultures, not just that of the area you have chosen to study in and using a hosting service will enable you to see the differences in British culture and enrich your experience of being an international student in theUK.

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Can International Students Work in the UK?

Can International Students Work in the UK?

| December 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you have a visa which says “No work” or “Work prohibited” then you cannot work while in the UK.

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Voluntary or Community Work for International Students

Voluntary or Community Work for International Students

| December 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you cannot find paid employment you may want to do some voluntary work and could perhaps find some that will at least pay you a little in the form of expenses rather than a wage.

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How to Find Student Accommodation in the UK

How to Find Student Accommodation in the UK

| December 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

The good news is that International students are given priority in university Halls of Residence, as long as you have indicated on the initial form you filled in that you require accommodation.

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Essay Writing for International and ESL students

Essay Writing for International and ESL students

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

The first thing to understand that although spelling and grammar should always be correct; many native speakers are not writing in perfect English.

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Student Political Activism

Student Political Activism

| November 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Students have been responsible for many great changes in society, not just for the young but for all generations.

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How to budget for your stay in Britain

How to budget for your stay in Britain

| November 12, 2011 | 2 Comments

Many students are shocked when they realize how much it costs to survive in Britain, and this applies to native Brits as well as international students.

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