Funding Graduate Study in North America

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 […]

Inspiring Quotes On Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Happiness From Every US President

Source by businessinsider   George Washington                                           1789-1797 “Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for ’tis better to be alone than in bad company.” John Adams       […]

Top Universities for Social Sciences & Management 2015/16

Want to study a social sciences or management subject at one of the world’s leading universities in the field? The QS World University Rankings by Faculty highlights the world’s top universities in five major subject areas: arts & humanities, engineering & technology, life sciences & medicine, natural sciences, and social sciences & management. These rankings […]

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7 Ways to Prepare for Computer Science Careers

This article is sponsored by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Want to make a strong start to your computer science career? There’s a lot to consider, from choosing a computer science degree that will nurture a range of technical and soft skills, to gaining professional experience and building up your CV. To help you […]

How to Develop Your Software Engineering Career

In today’s world software is omnipresent, putting everything in motion – be it cars, phones or the machines we use in our daily life. We can’t hide from the fact that software is everywhere! In the past few decades software engineering careers have emerged as some of the most lucrative and in-demand sectors. But, once […]

QS Best Student Cities 2016 – Coming Soon!

The new edition of the annual QS Best Student Cities index will be published on 1 December, with the list extended to feature even more of the world’s top cities for students. Designed to celebrate the planet’s most appealing urban study destinations, the index draws on a wide range of indicators to assess cities in […]

5 Skills Every Graduate Should Have

As you’ll probably be aware, record numbers of students are now attending university. Consequently, you need to find ways to separate yourself from the pack when you finally graduate and enter the world of work. Unless you’ve launched your own app or developed a new social media platform while at university, there are likely to […]

How to Get a Part Time Job at University

Part time jobs are a great way for students to make extra money, gain experience in a number of fields and build on team work, customer service and all-round people skills. But there’s a fair amount of competition in the part time jobs market now, with lots of people competing for every position advertised. Here’s […]

Three Keys to Becoming a Social Entrepreneur

This article is sponsored by EMLYON Business School. The Economist defines a social entrepreneur as someone who develops an innovative answer to a social problem; for instance, creating a new business model to help tackle poverty. Social enterprises generate profits rather than relying on donations and grants, but unlike other organizations, exist to re-invest profits […]

5 Lessons to Learn from Leading Entrepreneurs

This article is sponsored by EMLYON Business School. Entrepreneurs come from many different walks of life and span every industry, product type, generation and culture. But what all of these entrepreneurs have in common is the steep learning curve to success, with many lessons being learned along the way. So what wisdom can we learn […]

Halloween Celebrations on a Student Budget

Freshers’ week has come and gone, and we get it, you’re back to budgeting properly in order to make it through to the end of the first term… and then your housemates decide to plan some budget-busting Halloween celebrations! Now don’t stress, we’ve got you covered. Read on for money-saving tips, tricks, treats and costume […]

6 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Latin America

Did you know that Mexico is home to a very rare species of rabbit called the volcano rabbit, which lives near Mexican volcanoes? Or that Peru grows more than 55 varieties of corn in almost every color you could possibly imagine? Check out our infographic which summarizes six surprising facts about Latin America, and get […]

How to Impress Admissions Officers

This article is sponsored by Cambridge English. Universities and colleges are looking for more than excellent academic scores. At top universities, most applicants will have high test scores, so admissions decisions are often based on other criteria. One of the most important factors is your communication skills. Some students think that academic subject knowledge is […]