12/03/2013 08:16:01 AM
There are many reasons why we can get stressed out during a move, however things get infinitely more strange and difficult when we need to move as students. There is much to prepare for for such a big event, however there are a ton of things that cou
11/22/2013 03:24:58 AM
If you think that studying online is one of the worlds easiest jobs, its partly true, and do you know why? After you take up an online course, you need to keep a lot of things in mind. Apart from meeting work responsibilities and participating
10/30/2013 06:34:48 AM
Working while you are attending college is a necessity in most cases. While the job market in your area may be scant, or you are not permitted to work in the area you are living at the moment, the Internet can provide you with the means to pay for ev
10/24/2013 02:00:49 AM
A number of students from all over the world plan their studies in Australia every year. The main reason behind their choice is its technologically advanced social environment and the education system of international quality. On the other hand Austr
10/22/2013 03:26:27 AM
The Health Insurance Group, a leading health insurance intermediary in the UK, is here to help you gain a better understanding of the range of options available to you as an international student.
Whenever you visit a foreign country, ensuring that y
09/23/2013 05:05:30 AM
With colleges and universities in European countries providing low-cost study programs, it’s noticeable an increase in the number of working-class parents sending their children abroad. This phenomenon is very impressive as sending children abr
09/02/2013 05:31:43 AM
A new research shows that Australia is the costliest place for overseas students.
Costing an average foreign student $US38,000 a year, Australia has emerged on top of HSBCs study of the most expensive countries for higher education. However, the H
08/09/2013 03:00:39 AM
If you have been used to the luxuries provided by the bank of mum and dad then student life can be a real shocker! Here we will provide tips on how to manage your money and make those pounds stretch that little bit further.
Many students worry about
08/08/2013 03:00:50 AM
Japan consistently ranks as one of the most popular destinations for teachers who want to teach English abroad. If youre a teacher headed to Japan to teach English, here are a few tips that might help ease your transition to your new home country:
08/03/2013 03:34:16 AM
Although there are many countries around the world that are well known for different educational universities and colleges, London is the most visited one by students from all over the world.
It is said to be rich with the best and most reputed educa
08/02/2013 03:24:55 AM
When a student chooses to study abroad, he or she is looking forward to continuing education in another part of the world. Many universities sponsor programs such as these and encourage the exchange of students in such a manner. In today’s worl
07/22/2013 03:27:28 AM
At some point in our lives, especially in college, we all have to go through writing out our final thesis. This may be a long and gruelling process but trust me when I say, It could be done! It might not be the easiest of tasks, but it is defin
06/04/2013 07:23:04 AM
The hardest part of gaining a Masters degree apart from the extensive research it requires is the dissertation writing process. Many students have a problem with the structuring process which, if mastered would make the whole process easy and str
04/23/2013 05:24:41 AM
London can be an intimidating city to someone studying abroad for the first time. However, prepare to deal with the occasional bout of homesickness. Although youre excited and anticipating amazing memories ahead for your semester, homesickness can
04/15/2013 04:04:05 AM
Philosophy originated in the city of Athens, with Socrates who was known to converse with his followers in the marketplace there, and it seems that the search for wisdom or philosophia has always been an urban pursuit. From the café culture
04/02/2013 04:05:07 AM
Students know that one of the best destinations to study abroad and pick up a new language while having the time of their lives, is Spain. Once youve decided that downing glasses of jerez at the feria in Seville, running with the bulls in Pamplo
03/20/2013 03:00:48 AM
People who choose to study abroad frequently do so because they have a strong interest in seeing the world and experiencing new sights. It is therefore little wonder that many foreign students are also fans of cruise holidays. The problem with this l
03/19/2013 06:52:32 AM
If youre thirsting for adventure, a study abroad experience in Tanzania may be the perfect opportunity to whet your appetite. Whether you study ecology or sociology, numerous study abroad programs in Tanzania can support your educational needs. Be
03/11/2013 10:15:36 AM
You may already be enrolled in the UK education system or you may want to become a future university student. While it is well known that the UK offers an unrivalled student experience both in terms of knowledge and social life, it is also known that
03/08/2013 05:38:22 AM
Social networks are very commonplace in todays modern revolutionary world. There has been a global increase in the use of social networking sites to create social groups who share interests. Although social networking is possible in person as well
02/21/2013 07:08:45 AM
It is very important for any student to travel the world and practically learn all the things which they have been learning only in the books. Travelling different educational destinations gives the student the experience which can never be forgotten
02/19/2013 09:26:45 AM
The promise of new experiences, culture and friendships are enough to make any college student want to hop on a plane to study abroad. Travel experience is a resume builder that can set you apart from the crowd, but you won’t get a job on exper
01/08/2013 05:15:11 AM
Each year, nearly 300,000 college students travel abroad in search of a rich learning expedition that includes exciting adventures, original experiences and for many, the promise of building their foreign language skills. Unfortunately, most students
01/03/2013 09:27:16 AM
Being a students great. Moving all your belongings from pillar to post, however, is not so great. Theres the initial move from the parents to halls, then from halls back to the parents for the summer, then into new accommodation for the second
01/02/2013 08:39:46 AM
Baguettes, croissants, bicyclesall of these things might make you think of Paris, one of the most historic and celebrated cities in all of Europe. Indeed, Paris continues to be one of the greatest attractions of an entire continent, and many stude
11/30/2012 05:14:13 AM
Money is everything- at times it might be a controversial fact. But, we believe that money is essential for us to survive. In that, mainly for business, education, food and to live we need monies. Cash for business can be obtained by loans and
11/28/2012 08:18:10 AM
The reasons cited by individuals who teach school in foreign countries, or plan to do so, range from supremely logical explanations to unexplainable calls to adventure. Despite how they couch the reasons behind their departures from home, however, t
11/27/2012 07:27:04 AM
Staying with a home stay family, while studying abroad in a foreign country, is no cakewalk, especially when you have to go out of your way to make yourself fit into the lives of your hosts. However, you should not always blame your breach of decorum
11/22/2012 07:26:34 AM
Choice of college is among the most important decisions students can make because it largely defines their future. However, students rarely make this decision seriously, instead using emotions, hype and hearsay against reason, to choose a college. Th
11/16/2012 01:03:01 AM
Rock climbing often attracts daredevils, but it’s not just the risk factor that’s appealing. Many avid rock climbers enjoy the challenge of conquering these natural formations, and while they maintain excellent physical fitness they also
11/14/2012 04:47:49 AM
Studying overseas is often most educational outside of the classroom. After doing your time in a traditional school setting, the most valuable experience is simply immersing yourself in the culture and experiencing life in a foreign land. Although it
11/09/2012 01:11:03 AM
Going abroad is an amazing opportunity that most students are not able to do and in order to make this the best experience for yourself, you want to stay safe. Students are an easy target because in most instances you dont speak the same language
11/07/2012 01:54:37 AM
Most students in education programs find that their schedules are very cut and dry. Most education programs are requirement-heavy and also involve quite a bit of preparation for state and national licensing exams. Unfortunately, this detracts many ed
11/05/2012 04:24:04 AM
Leaving your homeland is an enriching experience for studentsafter cutting through the red tape and sorting out the torrent of minutia. Be strategic in what possessions to take with you for your adventures abroad, and check out self storage locati
10/11/2012 01:25:32 AM
Before you jump on the plane to study aboard, make sure that you are prepared for anything. That includes keeping your safety in the forefront of your mind. Practice these safe tips and have fun!
Pick pocket: The easiest way for a thief to take your things is straight from your body. When you are [...]
10/08/2012 00:55:59 AM
As with any test preparation is the key and here are four key steps to success. You need to have the right level of academic English for your goal. There are lots of free materials on the internet that you can use. More importantly, Pearson publishes a huge range of print and digital English [...]
10/04/2012 01:35:13 AM
Planning on studying abroad in China? The country is beautiful and full of educational opportunities and cultural diversity. Theres a lot to see and do, and a little bit to learn before you board your plane. Even though China has a modern economy, the country still practices its most important cultural traditions, and visitors who [...]
10/01/2012 01:58:39 AM
Studying abroad can be an amazing experience where you learn about other cultures, expand your horizons and prepare yourself for your future. However, you will have those moments when you feel bewildered and lonely and you will deeply miss your friends and family as well as the familiar comforts of your home country.
Homesickness is only [...]
09/30/2012 01:19:46 AM
One of the biggest challenges we face in life is maintaining a healthy balance between the things we do for fun and the things we do for work. Of course, there are times that those two elements come together, but more often than not we have to work to find a comfortable balance between work [...]
09/24/2012 01:13:05 AM
Studying abroad at a foreign university can be a life changing experience. In your program you will learn incredibly valuable information that you can use to further yourself in your career. However, when you are studying abroad not all of your learning will take place in the classroom. In fact some of your most important [...]
09/17/2012 01:48:02 AM
Are you planning on studying abroad in Canada over the winter? If you are from a country with mild winters and warm weather, your first Canadian winter will come as a very big shock.
Its hard to describe a Canadian winter to someone who has never truly experienced cold weather. On the prairies the temperature can [...]
09/14/2012 01:49:53 AM
I studied abroad as an American student in England in the summer and fall of 2004. I had already enrolled in the University of East Anglia for that fall semester when a friend of mine told me he would be working in London over the summer on a visa from BUNAC, an exchange program that [...]
09/12/2012 02:07:59 AM
Admittedly, being eco-friendly was the last thing on my mind while I was traipsing across the Mediterranean and Southeast Asia. Traveling by its very nature isnt eco-friendly in the 21st century; by a rough estimate, an airplane emits one ton of CO2 per passenger every 2,000 miles.
Given the environments state, however, there are some things [...]
09/10/2012 02:00:38 AM
Admittedly, studying abroad in Russia is not really the first choice that most students make. I happened to end up in the Motherland entirely by accident. When I was a freshman in college, I wanted to take a foreign language class that wasn’t Spanish, since I had lived for years in Mexico and knew the [...]
09/06/2012 04:07:24 AM
Its Monday morning and your alarm wakes you out of a deep slumber. You were up until 3am studying and you only went to bed a few hours ago. You stumble to your classes throughout the day, trying to stay awake and focus during your lectures. After university is over for the day you head [...]
08/28/2012 09:15:27 AM
The decision to move abroad is certainly a big one. But it can also be a very exciting time in your life. Many who decide to move abroad start to become stressed when they consider all of the things that must be completed both before the move and once they arrive. But, there are ways [...]
08/24/2012 04:46:49 AM
Getting good grades takes hard work and dedication. When you study aboard earning good grades can be slightly different because of the different learning styles, subjects being taught and unfamiliar atmosphere. Rest assured that good grades can be attained; here are 5 ways to help you achieve that A.
Go to class: As simple and easy [...]
08/22/2012 03:15:34 AM
Studying abroad can be incredibly exciting and incredibly frustrating at the same time. Adjusting can take time, whether you are staying in a country that has a similar culture to your own or are studying in a country with a culture very different from your homeland’s culture. Here are some tips that can really help [...]
08/15/2012 08:35:35 AM
Are you worried about opening a bank account? Transferring your money? Letting your family and friends know your UK telephone number? Phoning home the minute you arrive? Making sure you have a cash card you can use immediately?
UK Work Study specialise in helping international students. Our UK Study Pack provides you with a unique [...]
08/14/2012 03:35:53 AM
Work with studies is a common trend that is being followed by students all over the world. Many students manage to brave the odds and balance both these difficult aspects by channelling their energies and mind in the right direction. This balance can get a bit difficult to tackle when youre working and studying overseas.
08/02/2012 03:00:29 AM
I’ll never forget the first time I went overseas. It was during my sophomore year of college that I decided to study art history in Florence for a semester. I had never even left the U.S. before, so you can imagine how enthusiastic I was about spending a few months in a beautiful, romantic Italian [...]
07/30/2012 01:00:25 AM
The Chinese have been sticklers for social etiquettes and decorum since time immemorial. As a study abroad student, if you are staying with your Chinese homestay family and you do not at least make an effort to conform to their sometimes stringent decorum, it will not be considered flattering for your character. In the event [...]
07/25/2012 01:01:02 AM
Many students are finding that studying abroad provides an unparalleled educational experience. By spending some time studying overseas, students gain a deep knowledge of another culture and language and also improve the overall complexity of their knowledge. Finally, study abroad opportunities allow students to add highly valuable experience to their resumes. This can do wonders [...]
07/23/2012 04:57:43 AM
Everything You Need To Know About Travel Vaccinations
Travel vaccinations are a necessity when considering moving abroad for whatever reason, whether it be to study, work or visit relatives for a long period of time. Vaccinations do not assume that you are guaranteed to catch something deadly when travelling (to tropical places in particular) but are [...]
07/16/2012 05:06:53 AM
Signing up for your first study abroad experience is an exciting and pivotal moment in your life. There are many things on your mind; what will you pack, where will you stay, what do you want to go see and do? But there is one very important thing that never crosses most students minds
06/22/2012 04:34:57 AM
More Chinese students than ever are choosing to study in Canada and the availability of scholarships is a major benefit. Scholarships can help offset study and research costs and assist with living expenses. Stephen Harper, the Canadian Prime Minister says there has been an amazing increase in the numbers of Chinese students studying in [...]
06/18/2012 13:50:33 PM
For anyone considering getting an MBA, there are many factors to consider. Figuring out which type of program is best for your needs, where you would like to study, and how much you can afford to pay for your education are just some of the huge decisions in your path. There is another option, though, [...]
05/24/2012 07:16:26 AM
Have you ever wondered what a perfect band 9 IELTS essay looks like? Click here to see a model Task 2 IELTS essay written by a renown IELTS instructor in response to a REAL IELTS essay question.
Some say that people should continue to work in the same job for a lifetime. Others say they should [...]
05/23/2012 07:54:36 AM
One of the most popular article is the Stereotypes about British Culture – how true they are?. One can argue they are true or not experiences decide. I found an interesting article about British stereotypes from an American point of view. For example “be prepared for smaller places” etc. The article written by eHOW.
Just like [...]
05/21/2012 04:05:29 AM
When youre studying abroad, you are immediately struck by new cultural norms, new cities, and often a new language. It can be a lot to take in all at once, and many study abroad students can feel overwhelmed just trying to get day-to-day activities accomplished. This is especially true for important or emergency needs, like [...]
05/15/2012 05:57:05 AM
Look. If you are seriously interested about studying in Australia, the UK or Canada you need to score high in the IELTS……the secret to scoring high and achieving a band 7,8 or 9 is your preparation.
And that’s why I decided to interview ex-IELTS examiner, experienced tutors and even confidence and pronunciation experts.
What Is the IELTS? [...]
05/08/2012 07:36:46 AM
In the digital age, most young people are able to connect with peers across the globe, and, more than ever before, they travel abroad for education, work and play, sometimes at a moments notice. Thats why a new generation of travelers needs a new type of travel guide. Young people dont need to make as [...]
05/02/2012 04:53:49 AM
Living in a new country means learning a new language (or at least enough to find the nearest bathroom or to order something that you know won’t have tentacles), learning new customs, eating new foods, and learning about new places. When you’re studying abroad, you can’t afford to hire your own personal guide to teach [...]
04/24/2012 03:58:38 AM
As an international foreign student in the UK it would have been good to know a few things before coming here. The UK is a great place with some amazing people, but finding out about budgeting, health facilities and flat shares would have been a big help before I moved here to study! Being prepared [...]
04/16/2012 07:14:22 AM
One of the primary reasons most students choose to study abroad is to familiarize themselves with the customs, culture, and language of the country in which they are studying. Customs and cultural practices may seem foreign, but they are generally exciting, and are fun ways to involve yourself in a new country. Learning a new [...]
04/10/2012 08:49:42 AM
If you have studied in different countries and therefore speak more than one language then you are very lucky! Effectively promoting this is essential when you are job hunting because you need to make recruiters aware of the fact that you are different, and that you put effort into maintaining your languages and can use [...]
03/13/2012 10:06:54 AM
Move to a foreign country to study and you may not know where to start exploring your new environment. After all, there is so much to discover outside the walls of the classroom. Follow these easy steps to make the most of your experience with our study abroad discovery guide.
Get a job, get a life!
10/18/2011 05:41:53 AM
Its one thing to plan your brains out for your study abroad experience and a totally other thing to get settled after youve arrived. Once the initial culture shock has subsided and youve unpacked all your belongings, its time to get to know your new surroundings and meet the neighbours.
Get familiar with your city
In the [...]
10/04/2011 04:01:01 AM
In a weak economy, todays job seeker benefits from employing as many creative strategies and skill sets possible to stand out and maintain a competitive edge. The issue of unemployment is so drastic in the U.S. (and integral to a thriving economy), in fact, that President Obama has been compelled to create and implement a [...]
09/05/2011 09:11:26 AM
There are lots of fantastic places in the UK to learn English. Most British cities have at least one language school where students can study English, and the majority of these offer a range of courses at a variety of levels.
Generally speaking, the most affordable type of course is a General English course, which usually [...]
08/22/2011 05:51:20 AM
The world is your oyster
isnt that how the old saying goes? Well, they failed to mention that the oyster is going to cost you a pretty penny, especially if you study abroad in the UK.
Dont get discouraged yet however, because if youre disciplined with your resources then you can definitely make the move a [...]
07/20/2011 03:31:51 AM
Many of todays students are choosing to study abroad and see the world.
These individuals not only have the chance to receive a more broadly based education, but are also afforded the opportunity to meet new people and be exposed to different cultures and cuisine, and dabble in new languages.
Students studying abroad include both graduate and [...]
07/19/2011 03:09:45 AM
Most of us who are passionate about international travel, inter-cultural learning and studying abroad know how essential it is to visit other countries to learn from a different perspective. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. However, we also take risks when we travel abroad. As soon as we set foot in a foreign country, we [...]
04/10/2011 22:00:46 PM
When searching the internet for study abroad help, you often can easily find information about how to prepare for studying abroad and the attendant culture shock of living in a foreign country for months or even years at a time. Of course this is nec
04/07/2011 03:01:23 AM
As is the case in most countries, the Britain of today is made up of lots of different people from all kinds of ethnic backgrounds. This is especially true in large towns and cities, which have become really multicultural over the last few decades es
04/01/2011 03:14:42 AM
Your main reason for coming to the UK may be to learn English, but when you’re a student in a foreign country there’s a lot more to consider, when it comes to settling in, than your language classes. Of course, you will meet fellow studen
03/07/2011 09:56:36 AM
I already had a post before about apps for iPhone. Useful for students of course. This is time to do some similar about the other “playa” Android. It is my favorite, maybe because I have one Android phone and I support Linux. Also many so
01/31/2011 17:00:39 PM
What to pack? It is always the most difficult question. I did give already some ideas before what NOT to bring. Now here another one based on former study abroad students experiences. Also it really depends on your program and length of the stay.
01/31/2011 03:22:34 AM
Interesting infographics about travel and vacation. What are the top destinations in the world and other related interesting statistics.
01/30/2011 16:45:45 PM
Infographics – Interesting infographics about the history of airline terror. You might think “how is it related to YSA?”. Well when you go abroad must travel so it is related. If you want to know more about this stuff , how airline
01/26/2011 09:14:39 AM
What to pack? It is always the most difficult question. I did give already some ideas before what NOT to bring. Now here another one based on former study abroad students experiences. Also it really depends on your program and length of the stay.
01/19/2011 04:22:27 AM
Studying in London? Nice London Hostels to Soften your Landing!
Finally you got this excellent opportunity to study abroad and you got the jackpot, London. With its famous universities, London is a great place to start your education but also an expe
09/08/2010 01:41:52 AM
I never had a “gap year” and I always felt a little bit envy about those students who did it. In my mind gap year means take a year off to rethink your future, maybe earn some money for future expenses, travel around a world with backpack
08/17/2010 06:19:09 AM
??One of the questions before travel abroad for a longer term is: What to pack? Depending on your circumstances like you study abroad a year /semester or travel around a lot. Obviously if you are going to spend your time in one city in UK need di
08/09/2010 01:44:32 AM
Students have many reasons to work during their study years. Some need help to pay the tuition fee, some need pocket money or collecting money for traveling. Most of the international students (non-EU) try to work to support themselves or get a work
08/02/2010 01:47:10 AM
I recently went through a few sites and blog post that discussed must have gadgets for students. I think the only must have you need for study a computer, pen and paper and your brain. However, many gadgets can make your life easier especially
07/28/2010 06:43:46 AM
Being able to speak more than one language has become increasingly important as globalization pervades every aspect of our everyday life from the job market to the internet. As a student you can get a valuable head start and show your resourceful
07/17/2010 02:15:04 AM
Making the choice to study abroad is not too difficult. However, there are many things to pay attention before the journey starts. This article for those parents whom sending their kids under 18 to study one semester or English language study. Englis