My Life in London vs Singapore

This week on the blog, INTO City student Iffah explains how life in London compares to Singapore…

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Marcus’ INTO London Photo Diary

As we love Instagram so much, we asked Marcus Ooi to share some of his great photos with us!

They’re a brilliant insight into his day-to-day life studying at the INTO London World Education Centre! Thanks Marcus!

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Life in the UK vs life in Uruguay

Being an international student means that you get to experience lots of different cultures, so we asked Micaela, an INTO City University London student, to tell us some of the main differences she’s noticed between her home in Uruguay and her new life in London…

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#iheartINTO because…

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we asked you to tell us what you love about INTO on Instagram with the hashtag #iheartINTO. Here are some of our favourite pics from our staff and students around the globe…

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Student to Student: Janet & Yolanda meet for afternoon tea

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When you’re new to studying abroad, there’s lots to learn and take in. So wouldn’t it be great if you could get advice from an INTO graduate who’s already been there, done that?

This month, two of our star student bloggers, Janet and Yolanda, met for afternoon tea! Janet’s from Indonesia and is studying at INTO University of Exeter. INTO graduate Yolanda (Xinshuang), from China, has now progressed to the University of Exeter. Janet had lots of questions for her…

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Janet: What was it like when you first arrived in the UK from China to study?
Yolanda: At first I found it difficult to make friends from other countries – my first language isn’t English so I felt shy. It’s very common for international students to feel that way. But then I joined the Global Chums scheme at the university and made a Canadian friend, Kirsty. She encouraged me to improve my English and gave me lots of support. Read More »

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How to get great grades while studying abroad

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There’s so much to see and do while studying abroad that it can be all too easy to lose site of your studies!

Lithuanian student Vytautas, who’s doing an MA in China at INTO Nankai University, shares his tips on how to stay focused – while still having a great time…

Being an international student is like a clean canvas: you move to a new place, meet lots of new people from all over the world and explore on a daily basis. But remember – you are called a “student” for a reason, and there comes a point when you have to open the books that you might have been avoiding! I’ve been studying abroad for a while now and these are my tips on how make a success of it:

Vyt on bike1. Start preparing early
I don’t mean finishing your assignments months before the deadline (great job if you can, though!). Simply spend some time doing things related to your subject – read an article, watch a documentary and so on. This could be very helpful in preparing you for “D-Day” (deadline day). Read More »

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International Student Diary: My first week studying in the US

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What’s it like arriving in the US as an international student?  Here, Russian student Anton shares the diary of his first week at INTO Marshall University

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Today I arrived in Huntington, West Virgina. The weather was very cold, almost like Russia! INTO staff picked me up from Charleston Airport and on our drive to the university, I saw some of the West Virginia scenery – it’s amazing. There are lots of mountains, forests and other beautiful things, this state looks very different from others. When I arrived I was taken to my new home on campus, Twin Towers West, where the staff gave me a warm welcome.  Read More »

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Congratulations to The Student Room, INTO’s Student Website of the Year 2013!

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Last year, 10 brilliant student websites won INTO’s monthly Web Awards. This month, we asked you to choose your favourite from that list. You voted for The Student Room as your winner of winners. A big congrats to all of their team – they sent us this photo of their happy winners’ faces!

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The Student Room is the world’s largest student community with an amazing 1.2 million members. Read More »

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