Bangor University’s satisfied students

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Bangor University continues to rise in popularity among its students. The University has risen to 12th place in the UK and is the only university in Wales to make the top 15 in a new university experience survey (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017).

The survey, conducted by YouthSight for the Times Higher Education magazine, asked current students to rate their university experience according to several academic, social and general measures, …

Why Study In Scotland?

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Scotland has a world-renowned education system, top-class universities and a reputation for producing creative thinkers. That’s why more than 48,000 international students from over 185 countries choose to study in Scotland every year. You could join them.

Top Universities

When choosing to study abroad, students pick Scotland because it has some of the best universities in the world. In fact, Scotland has more world-class universities per person than anywhere else!

Four of Scotland’s universities are ranked in the Times Higher Education Top 200 and according to the Office of National Statistics Scotland is the most highly educated country in Europe. …

Three Top Tips for Balancing Work, Life and Study

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It should come as no surprise no matter what you study that organisation is crucial, particularly for those studying remotely. Studying by online or by correspondence can be difficult, but if you are disorganised you are setting yourself up for a particularly challenging time.

Planning for when things are due is the first step and knowing how long it takes you to complete certain tasks is what makes the difference. If you know it takes two days to complete 4000 words, …

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.

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, …

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, …

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. …

Robert Gordon University Recognized for Quality of Student Experience

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A national survey in the UK has recognized Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen as providing its students with one of the best student experiences in both Scotland and the UK.

The Times Higher Education (THE) UK Student Experience Survey ranked RGU as providing the third best student experience in Scotland behind St Andrews and University of Dundee.

RGU was also ranked third equal in the UK for the quality of its facilities, …

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. …