Get your voting finger ready – it’s time for you to have your say in the June INTO Web Awards!
Last month, you picked The Student Pocket Guide as your favourite student website. Now we’ve shortlisted 10 more sites that we think international students will like (read all about them below).
Vote for your favourite by Friday, 28th June 2013. We’ll be announcing the winner in July…
A comprehensive search site helping you to find study, work, volunteer and internship opportunities abroad. Visitors can also rate and review their study abroad experiences.
What we like: The site has over 400 country pages with expert guidance on each location.
Students Gone Global
A great social blogging site for people travelling and studying abroad. As well as hosting student bloggers, the site helps you to make connections, find useful travel info and raise funds for your trip.
What we like: You can search for student bloggers via country or university, making it easy to access the info you need.
Specialist careers advice for graduates in the UK. As well as listing job and internship opportunities, you can research employers, swot up on career paths and access insider tips from industry pros. The site also includes forums, employer Q&As and videos of graduates sharing their experiences.
What we like: You can create your own account, allowing you to save jobs and get regular alerts.
An online cooking hub formed by a group of friends who came up with the idea in the pub. Their aim? To prove to students that time in the kitchen can be fun. The site is filled with tasty recipes suitable for everyone from beginners to experienced cooks.
What we like: Their quirky recipe videos where you can learn how to make specialities like cookie monster cake and mosaic sushi.
Third Year Abroad
A student network designed to make your study abroad experience less scary. You can access useful info, get tips from other students, and share your experiences with others.
What we like: Once you’ve registered you can create your own online guidebook with your top recommendations.
International Student Voice Magazine
An online magazine for international students in the US and Canada. ISV Mag gives people studying abroad the chance to share their stories and successes with others.
What we like: The ISV Spotlight Award, which features a different inspirational international student each month.
The Student Journals
Runners-up in the Guardian Student Media Awards, this site gives student writers the chance to voice their opinions on various topics. It’s UK-based but they also welcome contributions from international students.
What we like: There’s some thought provoking and hard-hitting content here – this is a site that isn’t afraid to tackle tough issues.
Student Hubs is a UK charity that aims to get students involved in social action. With a growing network of ‘Hubs’ in universities nationwide, the site allows you to both find and create your own Hub. The focus is on international development, social entrepreneurship, climate change and community volunteering.
What we like: Student Hubs also run a career development initiative. Focusing on ethical careers, it includes a graduate network, hiring scheme and job listings.
A website filled with useful info for anyone wanting to study abroad in the UK. As well as help with choosing courses and unis, there’s also info on rankings, scholarships, visas and tuition fee. On top of that there are articles on British culture, locations, finance and lifestyle, plus job and accommodation listings.
What we like: They’ve also managed to fit in a discount section with offers on food, travel, phones, entertainment and shopping.
Kettle is an online magazine featuring student contributors and top guest experts. It covers topics ranging from fashion to food, music to careers. With its nice balance of fun and serious content, it aims to provide a platform for promising student writers.
What we like: The Current Affairs section – news coverage is sometimes skipped on student websites but Kettle knows that you’re interested in this stuff too.
Remember to vote for your favourite nominee by Friday, 28th June 2013.
Got a favourite student blog or website? Nominate it for next month’s INTO Web Awards here.