Chinese New Year: Nian Legends and Lessons

Chinese and people of Chinese descent in the UK are about 466,000. Around the world, the estimated count of them who are also called overseas Chinese is 50 million, scattered in 100 countries across almost all continents. That is why Chinese New Year is celebrated in the UK and worldwide. Outside … [Read more...]

Burns Night Date, Relevance, Origins, Celebrations and App 2016

International students in the UK have experienced or known Burns Night through their stay here. Some of them even have heard about it in their home town from the estimated 28 million pure Scottish and descendants scattered in 13 countries around the world. To help new foreign students better … [Read more...]

The Impact of UKBA Reforms on International Students

The Impact of UKBA Reforms on International Students

Last week it was announced by the Home Secretary that the UK Border Agency will be split in two groups between a visa body and a law enforcement body, and brought back under the control of Home Office ministers. There will also be improvements to the IT systems across the entire immigration system … [Read more...]

Writing a Personal Statement

Writing a Personal Statement

University entrants who wish to apply through UCAS have until 15 October to submit applications for all professional medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and veterinary science courses. All courses at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge also have the same deadline. One of the most … [Read more...]

Number of International Students in the UK Set to Rise Despite Higher Tuition Fees and Visa Restrictions

Number of International Students in the UK Set to Rise Despite Higher Tuition Fees and Visa Restrictions

A new study published by the British Council reveals that the number of international students who are set to enrol in UK universities are projected to rise faster than the enrolment of overseas students anywhere in the world. The report predicts that there will be 30,000 more enrolments of … [Read more...]

29th February – A special day that comes along every 4 years!

29th February – A special day that comes along every 4 years!

Today, the 29th of February, is a special day because this date only occurs once every 4 years. This means that the previous occurrence of this date was in 2008 which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly as the International Year of Languages. While this year has not been … [Read more...]

Essay Writer offers full support for students with learning disabilities

Essay Writer offers full support for students with learning disabilities

In a highly competitive world, students who fall behind their peers in terms of academic standing often end up feeling discouraged. While this reaction can be considered normal, there are many support groups that can help students who are in this situation. There’s family, friends, and mentors in … [Read more...]