student life

Student life

Hear about life at university abroad from students, alumni and the THE Student team.

Student life and study abroad blogs

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Studying abroad in the UK as an LGBTQ+ international student

An international University of Cambridge graduate reflects on her experience as an LGBTQ+ student and how joining a student society helped her to find a community
Julie Lubken
September 24 2021

Student mental health and wellbeing

Returning to campus after Covid-19

How to readjust to campus life after the Covid-19 pandemic

With universities beginning to reopen for face-to-face learning, Leeds Trinity University's head of student support and wellbeing offers some ways to manage your feelings around this
Toby Chelms
May 28 2021

Student activities, societies and social life

Student theatre group

How joining a society helped me settle in as an international student

Three international students discuss how joining student clubs and societies helped them build a home away from home at university
September 9 2021

Study tips

benefits of online learning

Flexibility is the biggest benefit of online learning, students say

With many students embarking on a new university semester, THE Student surveyed more than 2,000 of them for their views on the benefits of online learning versus classroom learning
Joy Hunter
September 8 2021

How to make an impact as a university student

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Climate action and sustainable development: what students can do

University of Manchester student Rachel Grunnill shares ways that students can get involved with sustainable projects at their university
Rachel Grunnill
June 10 2021

Stories from student alumni and university graduates

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Alumni perspective: the ups and downs of being a mature international student in the UK

Omolabake Fakunle reflects on her experience applying for and studying at a UK university as a mature international student, business owner and mother
Dr Omolabake Fakunle
July 7 2021
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