Blogs

Black Oxford student

Reflections from a University of Oxford foundation year student

A foundation year at the University of Oxford is a stepping stone to an undergraduate degree at the institution or another highly ranked university, writes blogger Cherelle Malongo

why you don't need to drink as a student

Not all university students drink alcohol

Medical student Olivia Craig-McFeely explains why students don’t need to drink, especially as the festive season approaches

Brits in America: Christmas in New York

Brits in America: Christmas in New York helps to ease the homesickness

Bonnie's latest blog finds her hunting out beans on toast and British chocolate in order to dispel feelings of homesickness

A female scientist looking at bottles of chemicals in a lab

Women in STEM: the benefits of studying abroad

Taking a year abroad in Malaysia while at university meant that Fatima had a unique experience to talk about during interviews for graduate jobs in chemical engineering

Brits in America - the international family

Brits in America: the international family at Harvard

Raphaëlle’s latest blog from Harvard University highlights the importance of a diverse student body as well as the problems that may arise around integration 

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A year in London: 'One of the best decisions I ever made'

Reona Matsumoto is a Japanese student studying for a year in London. She will be blogging her year abroad for THE Student every month 

Where did the royal family go to university?

Where did UK royals go to university?

Ever wondered which member of the Royal Family was the first to achieve a university degree and where the younger royals studied? 

Being an estranged student

Experiencing university as an estranged student

Going through university as an estranged student can be difficult if there is very little support, writes blogger Chloe Fallon