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 China and Asia, festivities are also grand in South American cities, San Francisco and London.
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 appreciate the festivities and provide old ones, both international and local, with a ready reference, here is essential information on the Burns Night.
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 along with […]
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 important—and difficult to accomplish—parts of a UCAS application is a personal […]
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 international students per year by 2020. […]
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 declared a year for […]
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 university that one can reach out to […]
Valentine’s Day is the second most popular card-giving day in the world next to Christmas and over 1 billion cards are sent worldwide making this a multi-billion pound industry. But how did Valentine’s Day come about? Before Pope Gelasius I declared the 14th of February as a Christian feast day in 496 AD, this date […]
In honour of the greatest Scot of all time, Robert Burns (1759 – 1796), the Scottish people throughout the world and even those of non-Scottish descent but ardent fans of his works, celebrated Burns Night yesterday, 25th January. In connection to this important occasion, the Scottish government has announced that starting 2014/2015, all students who […]
The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival is the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. For 2012, the Chinese year 4710 begins on Monday, 23rd January. Whilst this may not be a bank holiday in the UK, this celebration is expected to be observed by the Chinese who reside or study in the […]
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An important aspect of applying for a University course is the submission of one’s personal statement. If you are interested in attending University this year, you will need to submit not just a personal statement but other important requirements as well. For a detailed list, please check the requirements on UCAS as the upcoming deadline […]
Harvard referencing may be one of the more commonly used referencing systems in UK universities, however, with the myriad number of possible sources that one can refer to in the course of academic research it is not surprising that students often get confused on the proper format to use. To help students overcome this dilemma, […]
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