Category: Living Abroad

Food firsts: the verdict on hot cross buns

Easter has crept up on us so quickly, that there almost hasn’t been enough time to buy chocolate eggs! Almost…  However, we did find time to conduct another taste test...

What is interning at Microsoft really like?

Stefaniia from Russia was fortunate enough to intern at Microsoft.  Now settled into her role at the computing industry giant, she gives us an account of what it’s really like to work...

In celebration: inspirational women of the world

Everyday we see inspirational women from around the world being recognised for their achievements – and we love it! In celebration to International Women’s Day, we take a look at three women who...

Getting a book off the shelf

5 ways to easily boost your English skills

You’ve taken the first big step to study abroad, but to make the most of your time you need to practice your English skills outside of lessons as much as possible....

Chieh-Han Kao from Taiwan - INTO GCU student

Why I love studying in the UK

Thinking about studying in the UK? Researching your university plans?  We asked international students around the country what they love about studying in the UK. Find out what they think are the...

9 ways to bring in good luck for Chinese New Year

According to Chinese astrology, people who celebrate Chinese New Year in their zodiac year are believed to offend Tai Sui, the God of Age, which can bring bad luck. Therefore it’s believed...

Pearla at Cheltenham Christmas Market

3 student tips to glam up your Christmas

Welcome back to INTO University of Gloucestershire alumni and beauty vlogger Pearla! Just in time for this year’s festivities, she lets us in on easy, cost-effective ways to add some...

Food firsts: international students try mince pies

Today we begin our new vlog series, “Food Firsts”, where we introduce students from around the world to the most traditional British culinary delights! Where better to start, than with the...