Monthly Archives: April 2011

Study Abroad through Irish Eyes

Alison Brown, Student, Bath Spa University offers her perspective on being an International Student. It was 9.01am on the 20th August 2010. My sweaty palm pummelled the refresh button on my laptop. I waited to find out if I had … Continue reading

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Tuition fee fears hit the gap year

Ten thousand teenagers have scrapped gap year plans to avoid higher university tuition fees. There has been a 50 per cent drop in applications from students who want to travel or work abroad before starting higher education, according to Projects … Continue reading

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Overseas assignment for media student

A MEDIA student has returned from her first overseas assignment where she worked on the anniversary story of a tragic air disaster. Sylvia Goldych, who has won a place at Bradford University despite learning English just four years ago, reported … Continue reading

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Why you should choose to Study in Canada’s East Coast.

In today’s tough economic climate, making the decision to study at University at all is going to be a difficult one for many parents and students. In the main, study in the UK is going to cost, in tuition fees … Continue reading

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Stapleford student writes Jane Austen book

A 21-YEAR-old Notts Jane Austen enthusiast’s book about the author is being published in the UK and abroad. writes this is Nottingham. Student Lauren Nixon, of Stapleford, has written Jane Austen: A Celebration Of Her Life And Work, which provides … Continue reading

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USA Students are drowning in debt

THIS year American student-loan debt surpassed credit-card debt for the first time. More students are borrowing more money than ever before in order to buy a commodity that is often of dubious value. They are borrowing the money from increasingly … Continue reading

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Medical And Nursing Students Increasing Go To Latin America To Learn Spanish

According to recent data, the cultural landscape of the United States has been changing in a big way over the past few decades. [Philadelphia, PA] – April 11, 2011 – Recent census numbers show that more than 50 million citizens … Continue reading

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UK students head abroad as fees rise to £9,000

The first concrete signs of a student flight to Europe as the massive UK hike in tuition fees approaches is emerging. The number of applications to medical and dental schools on the Continent from UK youngsters is soaring. Figures show … Continue reading

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Quantifying Study Abroad’s Impact

BOSTON – The Forum on Education Abroad conference, which ended Friday, featured a dizzying array of sessions on evaluating student learning overseas and the impact of the study abroad experience. Panelists discussed the use of various standardized assessment tools, like … Continue reading

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