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…

UCAS deadlines at UK universities for international students

When applying to study in the UK, it is important to be aware of the relevant UCAS deadlines. The main intake of students each year is during September and October, but smaller intakes also take place in January and March. Undergraduate students Undergraduate students need to apply through UCAS for admission to a UK university. The University and…

How to focus on writing a paper

Your essay is due in the coming days and you still have not even begun the research. Sound familiar? We have all experienced pushing the limits of this kind of boundary in the past, finding convenient excuses for leaving it late – a hectic personal life, not feeling well, not in the right frame of…

Questions to ask at the SI-UK University Fair

Attending a University Fair is the best way to gather information from a number of different sources about where it is you should study in the UK. Representatives from UK universities will be able to answer all your questions on courses, accommodation and fees, but it is important you do your research ask the right…

What happens in an IELTS speaking test

I recently had the pleasure of completing an IELTS speaking test and it was not as nerve-wracking as I had expected. The location was the S.K Premium Hotel in Janakpuri, with the test due to begin at 13:20. I arrived 30 minutes early to complete basic formalities, which involved checking my original passport, giving me…

Where to study Big Data Analytics in the UK

What is Big Data Analytics? Big data analytics examines large data dumps to find hidden information, trending markets and previously unknown patterns and links. The results of the data mine can result in better and more efficient marketing, improved customer service and other business benefits which were previously unknown. What do big data analysts do?…

University of Oxford release sample interview questions

As part of an event to demystify the famously obtuse interview process at Oxford, the University have released five sample interview questions prospective students can expect to face. Oxford interview 10,000 students every year for just 3,500 places, and the five sample questions gives students an idea of what to expect if they make it through…