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International perspective: an American in the UAE

The American University of Sharjah has the highest proportion of international students, according to a THE analysis. Rainie Grant, a US student at the UAE institution, explains what it is like to study there

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International perspective: a Canadian in Ireland

Moving from Canada to study at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has given Kineta Valoo plenty of opportunities to explore Europe

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Oxford university, postnatal depression and me

Mental health issues among students are slowly gaining recognition, but awareness of postnatal depression is almost non-existent. Emily Beater recalls how she coped with it alongside studying at Oxford

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Life at the world's best Millennial university

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology topped Times Higher Education's Millennial ranking. One industrial engineering student highlights the benefits of studying there

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International perspective: a South African studying in the Netherlands

Bokang Lemaoana outlines his experiences at the NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences

Kobe University

Learning new things at Kobe University

Chinese student Yue Xu chose to study at Kobe University owing to the high staff-to-student ratio and opportunities to study abroad, but found making friends harder than expected

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Studying at Hiroshima University: an international perspective

A Brazilian student studying in Japan highlights the unique opportunities available at Hiroshima University as well as the cultural differences between Brazil and Japan

Why study a PhD in English literature?

Studying for a PhD in English literature is not just a “run-on from an MA”, writes John Francis Davies, but requires deep introspection and societal awareness