Archive for October, 2015

Edinburgh voted as the best place to live in the UK

If you are interested in studying in the UK, then look no further than the historic city of Edinburgh! Scotland’s capital was voted as the ‘Best Place to Live 2015’ following a uSwitch survey, beating off competition from 130 other UK cities. Some of the benefits of living and studying in Edinburgh include: Lowest crime…

INTO Study Centres in the south of the UK

INTO is dedicated to providing a world-class student experience with a variety of pre-masters and foundation programmes. INTO study centres offer students excellent educational environments with fast, effective and assured progression into leading university degree courses. In the UK there are twelve INTO Study Centres, and today we will look at those in the south…

Top 4 universities in the UK for American Studies

Are you an international student interested in learning more about the history, development and future of the United States? If so, studying American Studies at a UK university is for you. Learn more about the top four universities in the UK to learn more about politics, foreign policy, film literature, popular music and globalisation in one…

Study Business at Manchester Metropolitan University

Business study provides students with the fundamentals knowledge of marketing, communication, research etc. Students can acquire skills in problem solving and leadership. The term business study is used to cover many subjects like finance, accounting, management and economics. Manchester Metropolitan University Business School is the second largest in the UK with 5,000 students enrolled. 98%…

Navitas students benefit following latest UK visa changes

Recent changes in UKVI policy have resulted in Navitas UK students gaining a distinct advantage from a visa/sponsorship perspective Students who are studying with private providers who are not listed as embedded colleges on the sponsor register, and who complete a foundation, diploma or pre-masters, must now return home from the UK after the completion of their course to…

University of Cambridge tops ‘table of tables’ for 2016

With the Times & Sunday Times UK University rankings now published, all three major domestic UK tables – including the Guardian and Complete University Guide – are available to view, and it is the University of Cambridge who have topped the ‘table of tables’. Oxford and St Andrews complete the top three, unmoved from last year’s table. Further down the top 30 though, there is good news for…

Oxford University admissions interview questions

Famous for its inventive and obtuse questions at the interview stage of the application process, the University of Oxford has released a sample of some of the questions would-be applicants are likely to receive when applying to the UK’s number two university. Oxford conducts more than 24,000 interviews for 10,000 applicants in December each year and this…

UK universities boast highest number of Nobel winners

A study by the British Council has revealed that more than a third of Nobel Prize winners had attended universities in the UK since the prize was introduced in 1901. In total, 50 alumni had gone on to win the prize, more than any other country, with other education heavyweights such as the USA and Germany beaten…

Top five universities in Wales

The Times and Sunday Times revealed their annual rankings this month and, after looking at the top five universities in England and Scotland over the last two weeks, today we focus our attention on Wales. 1 – Cardiff University Cardiff University maintained its position as the number one university in Wales for 2015-2016. A member…