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Blog - 2011

Posted Nov. 30, 2011

Scotland to support more postgrads


The Scottish government is going to offer loans to support an extra 2,300 postgraduate students.


Posted Oct. 17, 2011

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Posted Oct. 10, 2011

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012 have been published


If you are trying to work out what institution you want to study at, you might be interested in looking at the recently published World University Rankings from Times Higher …


Posted Sept. 28, 2011

Regional universities are heading to London


There is a growing trend in universities from regions around the UK to open campuses in London.


Posted Sept. 9, 2011

Growth in international students opting to do STEM subjects


A recent report from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce) has revealed a big growth in international postgraduate students taking programs in science, technology, engineering and maths subjects …


Posted July 25, 2011

Tuition fees guide published


The recently published National Survey of UK Tuition Fees has revealed wide variations in tuition fees for international and postgraduate courses.


Posted July 4, 2011

Data Visualisation Competition - The Winners


Six weeks ago, we launched a data visualisation competition with David McCandless. The brief was based on some data that David had collected about the ethnicity of student attending elite …


Posted June 24, 2011

The rise of private institutes as postgraduate program providers


With the introduction of undergraduate tuition fees in 2012, it is anticipated that there will be a growth in private institutes offering undergraduate and postgraduate education.


Posted June 14, 2011

DataVis Competition Heats Up


Just over a month ago, Information Designer & Author, David McCandless tweeted about some data he’d been collecting about the shocking lack of ethnic and socio economic diversity at Britain’s …


Posted June 1, 2011

The importance of international education


NAFSA - the Association of International Educators - is the world’s largest non-profit professional organisation dedicated to international education, with almost 10,000 members.


Posted May 11, 2011

Current UK students help international students settle in


The Students’ Unions from two UK universities have got together to launch a new website which is aimed at helping international students adapt to their new life in the UK.


Posted April 26, 2011

A new way of ranking universities…


University rankings have now become very important to both students and academic professionals around the world, when it comes to making a decision about where to study, research or teach.


Posted April 21, 2011

The rising costs of tuition fees


The deadline for English universities to submit their draft access agreements to the Office of Fair Access (Offa) if they want to charge more than the lower limit of £6,000 …


Posted April 7, 2011

International Students and UK Immigration Laws


Find out all the information you need to know for studying as an international student in the UK.


Posted March 17, 2011

Worldwide University Rankings Released


The Times Higher Education published a table of the world’s top universities according to their reputation. Lets see what this means.


Posted March 10, 2011

Postgraduate Scholarships for International Students


Postgraduate scholarships help students pay for studies and can come in many different shapes and sizes to cover fees and also living costs. Here's a lowdown on the different kinds …


Posted Feb. 14, 2011

How To Find Postgraduate Scholarships


For most of us going into postgraduate studies, it seems mind-boggling that we can actually get paid to be students. But it's true. One way comes in the form of …


Posted Jan. 25, 2011

Your Dissertation Plan - 18 Free Tools


A dissertation requires solid organisational skills and effective time management in order to achieve a high standard, so we’ve put together a list of some of the best free tools …


Posted Jan. 12, 2011

Funding A Masters Degree


If you're looking for serious ways to fund your Masters, you can check out our guide to masters degree funding including information about the bursaries we offer .However, if you …


Posted Jan. 12, 2011

University Fees Increase - UK Students Face Rising Tuition Fees


Undergraduate Fees are set to increase for students in the UK in 2012/13. There has been a lot of confusion around what this will and won't entail, and how students …


Posted Jan. 4, 2011

Postgrad Blog Goes LIVE!


Today's the day! We... Are... LIVE!! ! Sorry if that seems over the top, but we've been waiting for this day for a while...more The Postgrad blog is finally here!The …


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