How to improve your IELTS vocabulary score

Having a firm grasp of English vocabulary is one of the key elements needed to succeed on the IELTS exam. Vocabulary makes up 25% of your score in the writing and speaking parts of the IELTS exam, while also playing an important part of the listening and talking elements. In the build up to your test…

Top graduate IT jobs for 2017

A study recently carried out by Careercast looked at the best jobs of 2016, and IT professionals dominated the findings. The study looked at emotional factors consisting of competitiveness, degree of hazard faced, degree of public contact, and degree of peril faced by others working alongside, while physical factors focused on physical demands, work conditions,…

Top 5 UK degrees to get a job

Many students choose a subject based on their interests, but not all interests translate into gaining employment once studies are completed. There are over 37,000 courses in the UK, all teaching students a unique set of skills to help you find work, but some lead to guaranteed employment more than others. Medicine & Dentistry With…

Top 5 UK Universities for Research in Psychology

Psychology, the study of behavior and the human mind, is a popular choice of study amongst international students. Over 100,000 students were enrolled in programmes related to psychology in 2014 and the subject offers practical knowledge which can be utilized in many different careers, including business, marketing, human resources and research psychologist. What is a…

The Future of Higher Education Abroad

Despite a tremendous increase in the amount of Indian students choosing to study abroad, the education gross enrollment (GER) is still 23.3%, 20% behind the global average of 43%. 26 million Indian students are currently enrolled in tertiary education and by 2020 there will 40 million Indian students enrolled, meaning for the surplus 14 million…

Five benefits of working while studying in the UK

Most international countries offer 20 hours of part-time work to ensure students are able to support themselves during their studies. Working while studying is not easy and that is why not many students prefer to do it. But working while studying offers many benefits to students both financially and otherwise. Five advantages of working while…

Why study English in the UK?

There was a time when a career in academics and publishing was considered the only option for students studying English. But with more and more companies shifting to offering content and information on their website, the demand for skilled web writers and editors is on the rise. Proven ability in written and verbal English is…

Best Universities for Student Architects in the UK

Architecture is a complex profession, with a wide variety of specializations available for skilled graduates to move into. To become an Architect, students must complete a combination of five years study and two years practical work experience before completing final exams. Students will become members of the RIBA, the Royal Institute of British Architects, after their…

Best UK Universities for Photography

Professional photographers have the ability capture moments in such a way that elicit certain emotions. Steve McCurry’s best-known image ‘Afghan Girl’, which made the cover of the National Geographic, is a great example of a photo which, despite its simplicity, means different things to different people. There are a variety of specialisations in photography, with different…

How much time does it take to prepare for the IELTS exam?

This is a common question asked by many students, but the answer is subjective depending on your current ability and what score you need to reach. A student aiming for a 6.5 overall may need to do more work than a student who requires a higher score, because their current ability is worse. We recommend…