University of Dundee – The UK’s Best University in Times Higher Education ‘150 Under 50’



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University of Dundee – The UK’s Best University in Times Higher Education ‘150 Under 50’

The University of Dundee has been revealed as the top ranking UK institution in the Times Higher Education ‘150 under 50 2016’, a ranking of the world’s top universities under 50 years of age.

Dundee is the best of 25 UK institutions included in the rankings (the most of any country) and the only one to appear in the top 40 places. …

University of Gloucestershire – Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2016



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University of Gloucestershire – Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2016

The University of Gloucestershire has been shortlisted in the top 10 in the international category of the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2016. The Whatuni Student Rankings are based on averages taken from thousands of reviews submitted by students and published on Whatuni.com.

The rankings, now in their third year, offer prospective students an unbiased, student-led alternative to traditional university ranking systems.

25,000 students across the UK cast their opinions for the 2016 awards from across 125 universities in the UK. …

University of Gloucestershire – ‘Make It’ campaign



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University of Gloucestershire’s Business School – The ‘Make It’ campaign

The ‘Make It’ campaign is a new program of real-world experience within the University of Gloucestershire’s Bachelor’s courses, designed to improve the employability of their business students when they graduate.

The Dean of the Business School describes Make It as a means of: getting our students engaged with business and all the joys that gives them…

Great News From RGU



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So, Robert Gordon University is pretty amazing, but we already knew that! They have just announced some great news that they have some pretty generous scholarships to give away. Self-funding, international (non EU) students will receive up to £3000 in scholarships on selected courses at Robert Gordon University starting in January 2016. How great is that!?!!! Check out all the ways RGU want to give you money off your tuition… …

Frequently Asked Questions



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We’re going to do a Friday Blog every Friday until the end of the year, because we have just that many questions to answer!!!

Lets kick this series off with a few of the more common questions that we get from students.

 

Got more questions about courses, university transfers, fees and the application process? See if they are answered here. Or get in touch!

 

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The First Month Of Studying Abroad



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Over A Month Already?

I’m really enjoying my time here in England. I still can’t really explain how I feel. Sometimes I’m still confused as to where I am when I wake up, but when I walk around town I feel like I’ve been here forever, even though I’ve only been here for about five weeks.

University life here is great! I don’t know if it’s because it’s just the first year, and I’ve done University before, …

Soaking In All Of Alberta Before Studying Abroad



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KOM Consultants would like to introduce you to anther one of our bloggers, Amelia, and this is her first blog!

As she is set to pack up her life and move to the UK, Amelia decides to explore her hometown one last time and take it all in :)

We’ll hear more from Amelia throughout the year as she studies at the University of Gloucestershire

When I thought about applying to school abroad, …

Celeb Honoured During Bangor Uni Graduation Week



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Gruff Rhys of ‘Super Furry Animals’ awarded Bangor University Honours during Graduation Week

Rock musician and Super Furry Animals member, Gruff Rhys from Bethesda, Gwynedd, Wales received a Honorary Fellowship at Bangor University on Wednesday 15 July. He is among a number of talented individuals, who have connections with the University of Wales, who will be receiving Honorary Fellowships during the University’s annual graduation ceremonies.

Gruff Rhys will be fitting in the Bangor University degree ceremony between playing at festivals, …

Big News for Bangor Uni



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Here’s some versity 

The most valued professional qualification in the Finance area is the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst). Level 1 of the CFA qualification will be integrated into Bangor Business School’s Masters degrees in Accounting, Banking and Finance from September 2015.

Only a small number of UK universities offer professional training for this qualification.

The pathway will be available for both September and January intakes, at both the London Centre www.bangor.ac.uk/londonbusiness/CFA-pathway and main campus in Bangor www.bangor.ac.uk/business/CFA-pathway. …

Bangor Uni Expedition to the Indian Ocean



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Bangor Uni in the Indian Ocean 

Marine biologists from Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences have recently returned from a science and conservation expedition to the British Indian Ocean Territory, currently the world’s largest Marine Reserve, located 7° south of the equator, below the Maldives.

The region is large at 640,000 km², remote and mostly uninhabited, and contains the best examples of coral reefs in the Indian Ocean, and some of the best in the world and you can certainly see this from their National Geographic style photos!!!!! …