Category: Studying

Getting ahead in banking with INTO GCU

We caught up with Olga Tikhonova, an INTO Glasgow Caledonian University graduate, who’s now forging ahead with a banking career in Russia… How did your Masters at GCU prepare you for your...

Weird British idioms – what do they mean?

Does this situation sound familiar to you? You’re chatting to a British person, feeling pretty confident about your language skills, when – bam! They use a phrase that makes no...

8 simple tips for exam success

Exams – they’re pretty tough, aren’t they? Luckily, there are ways to deal with the stresses and get the marks you want. INTO’s Elizabeth Bower shares 8 simple tips for...

5 things you tell yourself to avoid studying

The most challenging part of exams isn’t really the studying part. It’s not even the pressure. And it’s certainly not the mysterious cough you always seem to acquire in examination...

INTO Success: the bubble tea shop entrepreneur

INTO Success is our new blog series showcasing the achievements of INTO graduates. They’re a talented bunch with plenty of advice to share with you – prepare to be inspired....

INTO Book Month: My favourite bookshop

Call us old-fashioned, but despite the ease of online ordering, we’re still fans of the classic bookshop-on-the-corner. So we asked some of our team to share their favourites… Empire Books...

Study Tips: How to do effective group work

Working in a group can be a challenge at first – especially for international students, where there can be language barriers and cultural differences. However, love it or hate it,...

6 secrets to writing a great essay

Why does the word “essay” strike terror into the hearts of students? Maybe because a blank page can seem like the size of Antarctica when you’re not sure how to...