Blogs

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A year in London: expectation vs reality

In Reona's latest blog she reflects on the expectations vs the realities of living in London as an exchange student 

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Brits in America: a world of experience

Bonnie reflects on some of the opportunities she has had from networking with Barnard alumni in her latest blog from New York

Trading America for Australia

Trading America for Australia: comparing practices between countries

While studying abroad has many benefits, Acacia reminds herself that sometimes the things she learns in Sydney may not be as applicable to a vet in the US

Online learning

The real experience of an online-only university student

Online-only learning is on the rise among students – and blogger Rainesford Stauffer explains how studying online gave her the flexibility to work and study 

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Sexual assault at universities: #itsrevolting

Sexual assault among students at universities is something that happens regularly but is talked about rarely. A campaign aims to give students back their voice and to inform universities on how best to tackle the problem 

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Pathway to university: moving from Singapore to Stockton

Gwen Sim is a pre-university foundation year law student at the Durham University International Student Centre. She will be blogging her experiences once a month for Times Higher Education Student

Free speech for students

‘Free speech, I fear, is no longer held in high esteem’

Free speech should not be limited on university campuses and students should engage more with opposing views to their own, writes University of Sussex student Edward Wilson 

Teaching abroad to save money and bolster CV

Teaching abroad can help earn some money and bolster the CV

Teaching abroad as a recent graduate can be an enjoyable way to earn money and gain some some new skills