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Your Four Step Guide to Studying in the UK
September 8, 2017

With so many international students setting their sights on the UK, how can you make sure you earn a spot? Read on for a roundup of four things all international students aspiring to study in the UK should do. 


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6 Books to Read about Russia
September 6, 2017
Happy Russian Language Day! The UN chose today to celebrate the language of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky because it's the birthday of Aleksandr Pushkin, arguably Russia's greatest poet and the father of Russian literature. If you've already emersed yourself in Pushkin, celebrate Russian Language Day wit...

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The Pros and Cons of Having a Student Credit Card
August 18, 2017
There are benefits and drawbacks to having your first credit card.  Let’s take a closer look at what it means for students to have their own credit cards—the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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How to Fund Your Gap Year
August 11, 2017
Congratulations on deciding to go on a gap year!  No, it’s not a year off—it’s a year on, and it’s all yours.  Make some wise decisions and you’ll have no problem funding your year.  Ready?  Let’s go!

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Celebrating Eid al-Fitr Around the World
August 9, 2017
Islam is practiced by approximately 1.8 billion people, and Eid al-Fitr is one of the religion's biggest holidays. The feast marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan and this year the holiday will fall on 14-15 June. As Ramadan draws to an end, Muslims around the world will break their mon...

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Why Studying English Language and Literature is Important
August 4, 2017
English is one of the most prevalent languages in the world.  It’s the third most commonly spoken language after Chinese and Spanish—and is the unofficial language of the internet.  Why study English?  Let’s take a closer look at some reasons why.

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What Can Buddy Programs Bring to International Students?
July 25, 2017
You’ve decided to study abroad—good for you!  With great adventure comes great change.  How can you adapt to that change?  Participate in the buddy program.  You’ll be paired with someone with similar interests, who wants to help you navigate campus, hang out wi...

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Four Tips for Making the Most of Your College Investment
June 28, 2017
There’s a lot of talk about whether college is a good investment. And with good reason: With tuition prices soaring to unthinkable heights, getting your money’s worth is paramount. As with most things in life, however, you get out of college what you put into it, and there are some ways ...

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Why Indigenous Studies Are Important in Canadian Higher Education
June 21, 2017
Happy Summer!  Happy First Nations Day!  Join Canada in celebrating its Indigenous culture and heritage—and learn about the history of the day.  Let’s take a closer look.

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How to Become a Science Entrepreneur
June 19, 2017
If you’re a scientist with a great idea that you can sell, read on.  Your inner entrepreneur will appreciate these six tips on becoming a science entrepreneur.  Let’s take a closer look.

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January 15, 2019

After visiting a university laboratory in Bristol, Universities and Science Minister Chris Skidmore expressed high hopes for work being done there wit...


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January 14, 2019

It's a tired old trope that teens oversleep, hit the snooze button ten times, and miss their first class. But, in fact, research suggests school start...