Universities

Research shows that 63% of HR professionals believe that gap years spent volunteering or working can be differentiators. It’s not difficult to see why. Taking a gap year has the potential to improve your brainpower and, if done right, your job prospects. While not all gap years are equal, a wisely spent gap year – […]

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This article is sponsored by the University of South Wales. Wales is part of the United Kingdom (UK) and the island of Great Britain, and was voted one of the top countries in the world to visit by Rough Guide in 2014. It is bordered by England to the south and east, with the Irish […]

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Ever considered a career in international hospitality management? Offering rapid career progression and the opportunity to travel and work with a diverse group of people, international hospitality management roles are highly sought-after. As a booming industry, the hospitality industry not only outpaced the wider economy in 2013, but it grew faster than other significant sectors […]

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Although none of the institutions listed below can lay claim to being the oldest universities in the world, two date back to the 17th century, and all of these historic US universities date back to before the American Revolution commenced in 1765. Six of the universities below are also members of the prestigious Ivy League, […]

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If you’re starting university soon, you’re likely to be feeling excited as well as apprehensive, but try not to worry! For most people, university is one of the best experiences of their lives. It might be even more nerve-racking if you’re going to be studying abroad in an unfamiliar country, but this could also make […]

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  This year’s QS Top 50 Under 50 will be published on 24 November, here on TopUniversities.com – and this year the list is being extended to include the “Next 50 Under 50”, highlighting even more of the world’s top universities under 50 years old. First published in 2012, the QS Top 50 Under 50 […]

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This year’s QS Top 50 Under 50 will be published on 24 November, here on TopUniversities.com – and this year the list is being extended to include the “Next 50 Under 50”, highlighting even more of the world’s top universities under 50 years old. First published in 2012, the QS Top 50 Under 50 was […]

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  This year’s QS World University Rankings® features a total of 26 Canadian universities within the top 800 universities worldwide. Of these, three top universities in Canada are ranked within the global top 50, and a further 10 in the top 300. Read on to find out more about the top universities in Canada this […]

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For many students a scholarship to study in the US or Canada at graduate level is the Holy Grail. However, for most, finding a scholarship isn’t going to be plain sailing. If it was, everyone would have one! Let’s consider the bigger picture and the options available. OECD statistics show that in the US over […]

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Home to two world-leading universities and a further eight ranked within the QS World University Rankings® 2014/15, the US state of Massachusetts is a true hub of higher education, featuring eclectic university towns and forward-looking yet historical metropolises. The state capital, Boston, took sixth place in this year’s QS Best Student Cities ranking, rising two […]

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