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Experiencing student nursing in the UK and the US

Nursing students from the University of Tennessee and Robert Gordon University visited each other’s colleges to experience the health system in each country

Young women are now a third more likely to apply to university than men, latest figures show

Brits in America: changing perceptions of women-only universities

As Bonnie settles into her first weeks at Barnard College, she questions her original views on women-only colleges

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Women in STEM: undertaking PhD research in cancer

Despite not having a master's degree, Grace McGregor was able to follow her passion and carry out PhD research into understanding cancer cells

Brits in America: Harvard freshman Convocation

Brits in America: Ordering ‘chips’ is a very different thing here

This month Raphaëlle recounts her first two weeks at Harvard University – from taking new classes, regular late night pizza and seeing those iconic red cups

Going to university with dyspraxia

Going to university with dyspraxia

After a dyspraxia diagnosis at university, Victoria Sweet was able to find support to help her get through the aspects of learning she found more difficult

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Trading America for Australia: my mother sent me to study 9,000 miles away!

Moving to Australia from the US to pursue a veterinary science degree was a quick and easy decision, writes Acacia Cordes

Being the first in the family to go to university

Being the first person in your family to go to university

Being the first person in your family to go to university can feel daunting, says Charlie Pullen, but researching and asking for advice can help you

A level Results Day

A level results day: going through adjustment

If you end up getting higher grades than you expected, you may want to go through adjustment to find a different university. It certainly worked for one University of Sheffield student