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12 Things Every Student Needs To Know About London

on Apr 28, 2015

People across the globe would love to land in London for various reasons. Some for adventure, others for studies, business ventures and for those who love sports, we have The London Marathon. If you are a student from abroad who has decided to study in London, congratulation for making it to the largest city in the United Kingdom. You have just landed in one of the cities with the most reputable learning institutions in the world. Whether you made it by means of a scholarship or even from your own pockets, as a student from abroad, there are some things you need to understand about London. Let’s first welcome you once again to the city in the world that never sleeps.   London’s transportation Once you have landed in London, you need to know how to navigate through this city. Ensure your Oyster card is always with you. The card saves you some significant amount of pennies, and you...

The 7 Most Unique Places to Study and Live Abroad

on Apr 28, 2015

Studying abroad gives the students a unique opportunity to explore a foreign country, meet new people, exchange cultural habits and enhance the academic potential. The idea of studying abroad is always appealing but if you are looking for destinations other than France, United States and Germany then you should glance through this list for an overview of unusual places that has some appeal for the students. Israel Though the country is relatively small in size, it does boast of a great culture. Israel is well developed and boasts of popular tourist destinations like Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv. The country is very safe and affordable and it has the 2nd most educated population in the world. The universities conduct bachelors, masters and doctoral programs but a majority of the international students participate in special semesters only. Karachi, Pakistan The Institute of Business...

Study Abroad Packing Tips: What to Pack

on Apr 28, 2015

Studying abroad is one of those experiences that every college student should strive for. It expands your worldview, gives you the opportunity to meet a variety of new people, and it gives you the chance to experience a new place as someone who lives there rather than as a short term tourist. The biggest mistake that people tend to make when studying abroad is packing too many unnecessary items. The key to packing successfully for a semester abroad is to pack light on the way there so you have room on the way home for the souvenirs you’ll pick up during your stay. Here is a list of the basics you need to survive your semester abroad. Clothes When it comes to clothing you only want to bring the basics because being in another country gives you the opportunity to find fashions that you can’t get in your home country, plus, it’s fun to shop in a new place. By packing a...

5 Things Every Student Needs To Know About Melbourne

on Apr 28, 2015

Your experience as a foreign student in Melbourne will of course not be what you expect no matter how much you pore over those travel books and magazines about Melbourne. You can always ask other students who are studying there countless questions about what it is like and would feel like you are ready and armed with the right information to live in Melbourne. However, there are always going to be those things you can never prepare for, your need for pre-departure answers will of course be insatiable. To help you along, outlined below are five things every student should know about Melbourne before making that trip.   Travel light If you don’t want to go through the embarrassing episode of repacking your luggage at the airport check-in counter, then by all means travel light. The truth is you are not going to a third world country where everything is unavailable or expensive....

5 Places Every Student Need To Visit While In Sydney

on Apr 28, 2015

Sydney, the 5th most expensive city of the world and one of Australia’s largest cities, capital of New South Wales, is one of the most sort-after tourist destination. Apart from tourism, Sydney is great place for those students who want to study abroad for their higher studies. The city offers good universities, giving students a chance to study and enjoy life at the same time. And what else does a student want! A place to roam and enjoy! It is like getting a lottery ticket to Wonderland. The weather, the beaches attract thousands and thousands of tourists every year. Sydney has many wonderful destinations to offer, where one can go and spend time. The places that I am going to mention, believe me are ones that no one should miss. The Sydney Opera House The biggest attraction of Sydney. This is one of the unique man-made architectural designs that you cannot miss. It was designed by a...