Travel Guide – Donegal, Sligo & Northwest Ireland



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Travel Guide – Donegal, Sligo & Northwest Ireland

When it comes to sheer wild beauty, the landscapes of Ireland’s Northwest have no equal, on the Emerald Isle or perhaps anywhere else. Rugged coastlines, windswept moors and plunging valleys capture a sense of poetic drama which the Yeats brothers, proud natives of this region, could scarcely have expressed in their own artistic works.

Sligo Town & Surrounding Areas

Sligo town offers much of the “authentic Ireland” …

Travel Guide – Aberdeen, Scotland



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Travel Guide – Aberdeen, Scotland

Known throughout Scotland as the granite city, Aberdeen has a thriving cultural and commercial life. The city also offers easy access to Royal Deeside in the Cairngorms to the west, sandy beaches to the north and Speyside whisky country to the northwest.

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Overlooking the busy harbour, the Maritime Museum includes a replica of a North Sea oil platform. Some galleries are in the Provost Ross’s House, …

University of Gloucestershire Climbs THE Student Experience Rankings



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The University of Gloucestershire is celebrating a substantial rise of 32 places in the Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey rankings for 2016.

The university has achieved one of the highest increases of all universities in the country, rising to 62nd place out of 117 UK universities in this year’s rankings.

Now in its 11th year, the THE Student Experience Survey looks at the broader definition of student experience, …

Macquarie University – New Accommodation For International Students



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Macquarie University – New Accommodation For International Students

Living among Macquarie’s vibrant community is one of the best experiences you can possibly have as an international student. Their accommodation is unique as it provides a balanced academic and social lifestyle among a supportive environment. Residents come from all over the world, creating a vibrant community where lifelong friendships are formed.

Accommodation at Macquarie is located both on and off campus and offers unique experiences for its residents. …

15 Interesting Facts About Melbourne



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Melbourne is a city full of surprises! Here are you might not have heard before…

  1. According to the RSPCA, Melbourne is officially the fox capital of the world, with between 6 and 23 foxes per square kilometre in the urban area of the city. Despite these numbers, it’s still quite rare to see one!
  2. Melbourne used to have a history of public bathing, with residents taking to the Yarra River,

Seven Benefits To Studying Abroad



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Studying abroad is a major decision, but it’s one you should seriously consider making. From discovering a new city to experiencing a different culture and meeting new people, studying abroad has many benefits. Here are some of them:

 

1. Experience a new culture

When studying abroad, you experience the day-to-day life of a new culture. Whether you are a regular traveller or a first-timer, …

Griffith Law Grads in Top Graduate Program



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Law careers are one step closer for three Griffith Law School graduates who have been awarded positions with a prestigious Brisbane law firm’s graduate program.

Sam Nean, Emi Christensen and Naomi Midha will take up the two-year program with Norton Rose Fulbright at the end of March.

Their individual journeys from student to lawyer may have taken slightly different paths but all have their sights firmly set on burgeoning international careers. …

Prepare for a Healthy Trip Abroad



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Canadians love to travel, but they sometimes forget to take measures to protect their health while abroad. Consular officials assist thousands of Canadian travellers through our network of Canadian embassies and consulates because of illness, injury and other medical emergencies. Most of these problems can be avoided if travellers take preventive steps. Make sure you are aware of the following travel health tips before leaving Canada to enjoy a healthier and safer trip. …

Bangor University Wins UK Awards



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Bangor University has received a prestigious Award as a direct result of excellent reviews by the University’s own students. A total of 125 universities in the UK competed for the 2016 WhatUni Student Choice Awards. Bangor University was nominated in 7 out of 10 categories including one for overall University of the Year, and won the Award for Best University Accommodation. The University was also placed second in the UK for Courses and Lectures, third in the UK in the Student Support category and fourth in the overall University of the Year category. …

Explore Dundee, Scotland



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What do you get when you combine the country’s first UNESCO City of Design and a beautiful countryside which has helped bring us Aberdeen Angus beef, Arbroath Smokies and Peter Pan? Dundee & Angus – a beautiful historic and vibrant region.

Mixing a fascinating history with a fresh, modern look, the city of Dundee has arts and culture in abundance, amazing attractions and all the greats – from shopping to food and drink and entertainment. …