Hitting multiple ping pong balls

Required reading: ‘Everybody knows someone who has broken’

It seems that the number one thing that students are concerned about is the pressure to achieve it all

How to overcome a bad PhD research day

PhD diary: Having a bad day

There's procrastination but then there is just sheer lack of motivation in your research. Charlie explains how having one of these days is all part and parcel of the PhD process 

Brits in America: the benefits of the liberal arts

Brits in America: why the liberal arts works for indecisiveness

UK blogger Bonnie MacRae explains why the US university system is perfect for indecisive people such as her 

Brits in America - prominent speakers

Brits in America: 'Look it's Bernie Sanders!'

This month, Raphaëlle speaks about the inspirational speakers and lecturers she encounters while studying at Harvard University 

Almudena Catherdral Madrid

International perspective: a British student in Spain

Even as a fluent Spanish speaker, blogger Lili Bidwell says going abroad to Spain as an Erasmus student from the UK was pretty daunting 

Most haunted universities in the world

Most haunted universities in the world

Historic hauntings, bloodthirsty screams, the smell of burning human flesh...are you brave enough to visit some of these haunted universities? 

online safety for students

Phishing: how to avoid risks and stay safe online

Monitoring your online safety is increasingly important as more students are falling victim to phishing attacks. These are some ways in which you can protect your personal details online


Have you considered trying a private university in the UK?

A small number of UK institutions offer a private higher education, and there are good reasons why you might wish to apply to study at them