Category: INTO Centres

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Out & About: Winter in Newcastle

In case you haven’t guessed from our recent posting history, at INTO we’re really loving winter. And one student from INTO Newcastle University feels the same. Lidia Shabaeva, from Russia,...

Taste Test: 6 classic British dishes

British cuisine is a strange and mysterious thing to many international students. Why do Brits eat Yorkshire “pudding” as part of a main course? What’s a “banger”? And is there...

INTO Gangnam Style!

Yup, it’s true – INTO has officially gone Gangnam Style (well let’s face it, it was only a matter of time). On 6th November, INTO University of East Anglia students...

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How to haggle in China…with confidence

We’re chuffed that INTO China has made it into the top 10 of Abroad101’s best short-term programmes – and better still, it was voted for by students! The award, from...

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How to feel at home in your new home

You’re an international student. You’ve arrived at your Study Centre. You’ve found the library and the canteen. Now how about the business of turning your student accommodation into a new...

How to open a UK bank account

You’ve unpacked, you’ve hung out with your new classmates, you’ve had a jam-packed induction week…what now? Well, you should probably open a UK bank account (best to get the practical...

7 ways to beat homesickness

No matter how exciting it is to study abroad, at some point you might feel homesick. Don’t worry – it’s completely normal and you’re not alone. Chip Pham, from our INTO...

Why volunteering is great for your CV

Studying abroad can do wonders for your CV but it’s not the only way to get yourself noticed. In our last post, we talked about how joining campus societies can boost...