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Teaching ESL Students

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

In any teaching situation it is important to know which of your students have English as a second language (ESL), otherwise it’s easy to misunderstand someone’s circumstances. Teaching ESL students requires that you know what level they have reached in their English studies, so you will know what you can expect from them in a […]

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Support Available to International ESL Students

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Adapting to a new country far away from family and friends can be a nerve-wracking experience especially if you are an international ESL student. Although you will have a fair or good knowledge of working English, both written and oral, you are likely to need help with the ins and outs of life abroad.

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Student Tuition and Debt

Student Tuition and Debt

| October 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

University tuition fees are on the increase, and many students are finding it increasingly difficult to afford Higher Education. Student fees and indebtedness are rarely out of the news these days, and it is a fact of life that most young people in the UK today find that the only way to get through university […]

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Students Battle With the Cost of Living

| October 17, 2011 | 2 Comments

Anyone who thought that being a student somehow insulated a person from the economic woes that the rest of the population is currently experiencing needs to think again; the cost of living for students in the UK has risen dramatically by 34% since 2004.  According to a study published by Family Investments, the average cost […]

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Preferred methods of testing – exams or essays?

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

In order to judge a student’s performance, institutions perform a series of tests including coursework, exams and presentations throughout the academic year.  However, it is becoming more and more common for lecturers and teaching staff to recognise that not all students respond to the same forms of testing.  Therefore, gradually a shift is being made, […]

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Manage your Finances at University

| October 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Course fees, reading material, accommodation, food – all of these are expenses that you must consider when heading off to university. Unfortunately, the cost of all of these things is increasing all the time. Planning for and managing these costs and expenses can seem overwhelming at times.

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Strategic Management Ansoff Matrix

Strategic Management Ansoff Matrix

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

  1. INTRODUCTION Corporate strategic decisions are usually based on the methods through which an organization could leverage its existing competitive advantage in promoting value and ensuring growth (Lynch, 2009), while sustainable competitive advantage depends largely on how well a company performs these actions (Porter, 2008). The need for companies to grow and expand has […]

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How to Write a First Class Dissertation

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Writing your dissertation is a major task and it is one of the most important documents you will ever write. It gives final proof that you have earned your degree. Your dissertation should demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter, effectively communicate the results of research, and show your ability to use research methods successfully.

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Education in the UK Compared to Other Countries – India, China, Nigeria.

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

The education system in the UK is split into three sectors, primary, secondary and tertiary, or higher, funded by government. Primary and secondary school is compulsory, then you may move on, depending on your examination results, to further education (FE), normally colleges or specialist institutions, or higher education (HE), where subjects are mostly provided by […]

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Cheap Ways to Contact Home When you are a Student From Overseas

| October 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

Staying in touch with family and friends when you are a long way from home is as important as getting to know all the new people you meet when you start your student life. The speedy rise of social networking and communication through the internet has transformed the way you can keep in contact with loved ones, even if they are on the other side of the world.

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How to Write a First Class Essay

| October 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

Writing an essay need not be a daunting experience, but writing an essay that stands out from all others for its excellence requires careful planning. Whether you are writing essays as part of your coursework or as part of your university application, you should practice becoming a proficient writer.

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5 Tips for Student Survival – I hate Uni

| October 15, 2011 | 5 Comments

Starting life as a student, especially if you’re living away from home for the first time, is exciting, but it can also be a stressful time as you get to grips with meeting new people and settling down in different surroundings. Here are five top tips to help you survive your first few weeks.

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Choosing a Degree

| October 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Eventually you will need to select your course of study and the type of degree you hope to achieve.  There are hundreds of different subjects from which to choose, so the selection process can be overwhelming to say the least. It is essential, however, to narrow the options down and find an area of study […]

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3 tips on Balancing University and Social Life

| October 15, 2011

Going to university is one of the most important and memorable times of your life. It will involve a lot of work – including coursework, exams, essays, and special projects – and fun too. To have a complete and well-rounded university experience, you will find that you need to balance your work and social life.

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Job Opportunities After University

| October 13, 2011 | 3 Comments

Leaving university and entering the workplace can be very challenging at first, especially if you have been fortunate enough not to have had to work at a part-time job while studying. Regardless of your chosen field, there are a few things that will help you make the transition from student to worker more smoothly.

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Food Control Systems in Saudi Arabia

Food Control Systems in Saudi Arabia

| October 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Food Control Systems in Saudi Arabia – An Evaluation According to the World Trade Organisation, Saudi Arabia is a developing country and is part of the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.  Due to increased tourism, religious trips, foreign workers, recent food scares, and a high reliance on imported food, the need has arisen for […]

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Information Services Available to International Students

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Introduction Getting accurate information about studying and living in the UK is crucial if you are either planning to come to the country or have already started to live there.

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How to Find an Internship Abroad

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Before you spend a lot of time preparing an application for an international internship, ask yourself some key questions in the initial planning process.

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How to Find a Job While at University

| October 12, 2011 | 1 Comment

With tuition fees on the rise, working your way through university is a necessity for many students. Gone are the days when most people could easily pay for university and not work until after graduation. When your options are either going into a frightening amount of debt or getting a job, the latter begins to […]

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The Best Dissertation Ever Written

The Best Dissertation Ever Written

| October 12, 2011 | 2 Comments

It’s dissertation season and there’s that dreadful next 3 months where you have to write all those daunting chapters. Worse of which is the almighty literature review.

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