students | The University of Sheffield

Great Places to Have a drink in Sheffield

Eloisa CastrilloEloisa Castrillo
August 29, 2014
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Whether you are a fresher just starting to settle in to Sheffield or a  moving back for another year of fun in the Steel City, it is always handy to know a bunch of good places in your city to be able to go to for long drinks where you can enjoy having a ice-breaker or a good catch-up. Here are a few recommendations and descriptions of a few of the places on offer in Sheffield for such occasions.

Explore the impressive cocktail menu at The Great Gatsby

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Grants | International Students | PhD

Funding, funding and more funding!

Federico Di BenedettoFederico Di Benedetto
August 29, 2014
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To undertake any Masters or PhD course students have to pay astronomic sums of money. They usually ask their parents for some help, go directly to the local bank to get a loan or apply for competitive scholarships. In this post you can find some useful information to find a scholarship to study in the United Kingdom.

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International Students | Language | Study Abroad | University of Glasgow

How to deal with Scottish accent

Clarisse BoyerClarisse Boyer
August 27, 2014
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You are moving in Scotland and once there you realise the people there are impossible to understand. Don’t worry, the Scottish are still very friendly and welcoming people. And for the understanding part, we thank youtube!

How to understand Scottish accent:

 

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Family | Housing | International Students | students | Study Abroad | University of Glasgow

Where to live in Glasgow?

Clarisse BoyerClarisse Boyer
August 27, 2014
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You are new in Glasgow and you are wondering where to live? Here are some piece of advice to prevent unfriendly neighbourhood.

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International Students | students

Moving from Undergrad to Postgrad: 4 tips to success

Federico Di BenedettoFederico Di Benedetto
August 26, 2014
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Becoming a postgraduate student is fascinating but it is also an experience that you have never lived before. The transition from undergrad is not a big deal but can become stressing if you do not know what to expect. Find here some useful tips to get the best from your postgraduate journey!

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MOOCs | Study Abroad | The Open University

Might MOOCs make money? Part 2

Anne GreenAnne Green
August 22, 2014
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In part 1 of this post I looked at whether MOOCs might make money and concluded that they don’t or at least they don’t yet. There do appear to be some proposed strategies for the monetisation of MOOCs, but I think we are still waiting for the implementation of such a strategy. Given this fact, I thought it would be interesting to look at the motivation behind the provision of MOOCs.

Bioelectricity: A Quantitive Approach from Duke University

Bioelectricity: A Quantitive Approach from Duke University (Coursera)

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Admissions Processes | International Students | Study Abroad | The Open University | The University of Oxford

Oxford University – recruiting European students

Anne GreenAnne Green
August 21, 2014
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Oxford University is renowned the world over for academic excellence, for its leading position in research and for its traditions and history. Oxford is the oldest university in the English speaking world, with teaching beginning there in 1096. The first international student was admitted to Oxford in 1190.

Oxford Skyline (image: http://www.ox.ac.uk/about)

Oxford Skyline (image: http://www.ox.ac.uk/about)

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Family

Some things you should know if you travel to UK

Federico Di BenedettoFederico Di Benedetto
August 20, 2014
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How much does a Nursery costs? NHS is going to cover the medicine for my child? Is there any Child Benefit Program that can help me with some extra pounds a month? Find in this post the answers to these and other important questions related to wellbeing of your child in the UK.

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Campus Life | International Students | students | Study Abroad | University of Glasgow

The Scottish Independence Referendum and its Consequences

Clarisse BoyerClarisse Boyer
August 19, 2014
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There are 29 days, 14 hours and 37 minutes before the major event in Scottish politics of the past decade. On the 18th September 2014, Scotland will decide to stay inside the UK or to become a single country. 

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Employment

Thinking about getting a part time job?

Marcela TorresMarcela Torres
August 19, 2014
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Get a part time job

For many students enrolled in a full time course the idea of having a part time job has crossed their thoughts. The rising tuition fees and flat rental prices might push any student to start looking for after school options. To make this decision this is really important to know a couple of things beforehand:

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