Category Archives: European Student News

More British students vying for American universities

Record numbers of British students are preparing to study at American universities to escape the introduction of £9,000 annual tuition fees, figures suggest. The scramble for places has reached such a level that students are now struggling find places to … Continue reading

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Expats speak out: does working abroad boost your career?

Expats speak out: does working abroad boost your career? ( Daily Telegraph) A new poll has found over three-quarters of women who work abroad believe that doing so has improved their career prospects. According to a survey from Natwest International … Continue reading

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British Students looking at foreign options to avoid large fees

British students may study abroad instead of paying higher tuition fees due to be introduced in the UK next September, writes the local News in Worcester. Sixth-formers are also looking at going straight into employment, studying part-time or attending university … Continue reading

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Erasmus: Record number of students receive EU grants for study and training abroad

Brussels – More than 213 000 students received ‘Erasmus’ grants to study or train abroad during the 2009/10 academic year – a new record and 7.4% increase on the previous year’s figure. Erasmus is the world’s most successful student exchange … Continue reading

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Poles Living Abroad Want to Study in Cracow

Cracow University of Economics is looking for future students abroad. Young Poles living in America are interested in studying in Cracow – says a daily newspaper “Dziennik Polski”. The University promoted itself at the first fair of Polish educational institutions, … Continue reading

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Studying abroad

You may want the opportunity to experience a completely different culture and way of life or are simply getting bored of good old Blighty, but studying abroad is a big commitment. Lydia Fallon, Cambridge News looks at the pros and … Continue reading

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There’s nothing like European hospitality

Want to join the booming hotel industry? Then get some international experience, says Russ Thorne, the Independente Hospitality will be the world’s largest industry by 2020, according to the World Travel Organisation – already some schools (such as the Swiss … Continue reading

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UK Travellers Hit by Dengue Fever

Reports of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne infection, have more than doubled in UK travellers from 166 reported cases in 2009 to 406 in 2010, according to new figures from the Health Protection Agency (HPA). Dengue fever does not occur in … Continue reading

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Teaching English as a foreign language can lead to a gap-year experience that lasts a lifetime

By Jessica Moore, The Independent Forget about speed dating. Those looking for love could do worse than sign up for a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) course. “We’re calling it the China love affair,” jokes Vicky Cunningham, senior … 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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