Blogs

Seven essential things to know about international student centres

Pathway to university: seven essential things to know

Looking back on her first term at the Durham University International Study Centre, Gwen Sim reveals the seven things that all prospective students should know

Why I love studying at a university in Brussels

Why I love studying in Brussels

Why do students love studying in Brussels? Watch this video to discover the best bits about studying in the capital of the European Union

Indian international student in the UK

From India to the UK: my first year as an international student

In the first of her blogs for THE Student, Arya Sharma explains how she settled into her first year at a UK university as an international student from India

Man holds Syrian passport, Luebeck, Germany, 2015

From a Syrian refugee to a UK university student

Amr shares his story of coming to the UK from Syria, and how a scholarship for refugees from the University of Hertfordshire helped achieve his dreams of continuing his studies

Learning self-defence at Harvard University

Brits in America: sexism, safety and strength

Casual sexist comments and on-campus assaults are just two of the things bringing down Harvard’s commitment to gender equality, writes Raphaëlle this month

Duke Kunshan University

Why more students are choosing to study in China

China is fast becoming an attractive destination for international students, and joint-venture universities are broadening students’ options

academia's wordiest sentences

Deciphering academia’s wordiest sentences

Having to wade through so much dense academic writing seems odd given that students are encouraged to write concisely, argues University of Sheffield student Enya Evans

United Nations De Montford

Universities launch drive to support refugees around the world

De Montfort University in Leicester is bringing together universities from around the world to support refugees. A trip to the United Nations in New York helped to inspire this message, according to DMU student Olly Sullivan