Student Speak

Tips on Adjusting to university life as an international student

Posted by Chikodili Odinakachukwu on January 28, 2019 at 9:06 AM

You are here now so be prepared to live the life! But first off, congratulations and welcome– you made it to university. Some may call it the beginning of adulthood but I call it ‘the phase’–because you still get to have so much fun but in there, somewhere, there are ‘responsibilities.’ So buckle up and prepare for the new life ahead.

 

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What to look for when choosing where to study abroad

Posted by Chikodili Odinakachukwu on January 11, 2019 at 9:01 AM

 

Selecting a university to study at is no doubt one of the most important decisions you will have to make in your life. There are so many universities to choose from and a very long list of expectations we have for our desired location of study. As an international student the available options are almost endless.

It is very important to choose the right university because it is directly connected to your future. Your university of choice will either leave you feeling lost and unsure of what is to come or present you with great opportunities that can impact your future positively.

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Five benefits of being a part-time student

Posted by Kait Nienhuis on November 20, 2018 at 9:05 AM

It’s no secret that life is hectic. Many of us juggle jobs and careers, families, friendships, romantic relationships, homes and the responsibilities of everyday life.

Finding the time to fit in an education can seem like a daunting task for those who are tight on time or money. However, despite the daily load we carry, the option of choosing part-time studies can be an excellent way to efficiently fit an education into your life.

Part-time studies can not only be convenient but can also offer other perks which makes it worth looking into if you’ve been considering it. Here are a few reasons to consider part-time studies:

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Topics: Academic, part-time education