International Education

Mandela: A Euphemism for Hope, Equality and Freedom

Claire Seah | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Claire Seah

Names often trigger certain ideas in people's minds. Personally, Mandela is a euphemism for hope, equality and freedom.

International-Based Education Can Offset Rise in Tuition Fees

Anton Dominique | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Anton Dominique

Is 2014 the year when tuition fees rise yet again for struggling UK students? According to the BBC, UK universities are already dissatisfied with a tu...

International Education Week: Why Education is so Important

Frontier | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Frontier

Education is a process of providing structured information. It is accessible to every child for free in the developed world, so much so that it's almost taken for granted. The developing worlds are still striving to gain easily attainable education systems like ours, because education is seen as a platform whereby children can greaten themselves.

The Home Office Needs to Treat International Students Better

Daniel Stevens | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel Stevens

Students deserve better. That's why NUS is calling on the Home Office to developed clear service standards for their treatment of international students. They need to make it far clearer to applicants what costs and documentation will be required of them and to provide greater flexibility in the case of genuine mistakes.

Survey Reveals the Changing Landscape of International Applications

Paul Ellett | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Paul Ellett

In the wake of actor James Gandolfini's death, Sky Atlantic broadcast four classic episodes of The Sopranos, one being 'College'. This episode sees To...

The First Few Weeks of University - An International Student's Perspective

Pasiri Onchuenjit | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Pasiri Onchuenjit

Coming to a different country to study is not just about getting used to the new education system you also have to adapt to a new culture and a new way of life. If you are not settled in well this will most likely have a negative impact on your study.

Can You Teach Toddlers Mandarin? The BBC Thinks It Can

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Forget the Teletubbies and Spongebob Squarepants, children can now tune in to the television and learn Mandarin, thanks to the BBC's latest production...

Lucy Sherriff

'The Nail That Sticks Out Gets Hammered Down': Japan's Struggle To Break Free From A Stifling System

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Japan has already made its name as one of the world's leading economies and now the country is rapidly storming ahead in the international league tabl...

British Kids 'Less Educated Than Eastern Europeans'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The UK has fewer people educated to A-level standards than countries such as Lithuania, Slovakia and Estonia, a union claimed on Wednesday. Figures...

Claims English Students Performed Poorly Rubbished By UCL

PA | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Claims that England has been plummeting down international pupil performance tables cannot be justified, a study has suggested. Launching a White P...