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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Chinese students in the UK are struggling with cultural differences

As well as dealing with the switch to online learning, Chinese PhD students Yi Wang and Fengzhi Zhao state that many international students are struggling with the differences in cultures in adhering to social-distancing regulations
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January 19 2021

Student mental health and wellbeing

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Why it’s OK if you aren’t being productive right now

While you may have more time at home right now, it doesn’t mean you need to find productive ways to fill that time
April 7 2020

Student activities, societies and social life

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How are universities going to be social distancing in September?

Right now, it’s hard for students to figure out what their university experience will look like in September. While it will vary across universities and countries, here is a breakdown of how some universities will be implementing social distancing this year
July 2 2020

Study tips

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Tips for studying online and at home for university students

Many universities across the world are halting face-to-face teaching amid the coronavirus outbreak. Here are some tips to ensure that you can learn successfully from online lectures
March 17 2020

Stories from student alumni and university graduates

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Studying in Canada gave me the opportunities to start my own business

Co-founder of ApplyBoard Meti Basiri shares his experiences of being an international student in Canada and how it inspired him to set up ApplyBoard 
January 11 2021
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