Category Archives: International Student News

A world of university opportunities: The benefits of studying abroad

The UK higher-education landscape is changing rapidly. With universities able to charge up to £9,000 for tuition from 2012 and some 200,000 students missing out on a place this year, prospective students could be forgiven for thinking the terrain is … 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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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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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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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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