Tagged: advice

How to write the perfect letter home

Just when it seemed that letter writing was dying out, it’s becoming popular again. Maybe it’s because we’ve realised that nothing can replace handwritten mail. And if you’re studying abroad, it’s...

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...

6 ways to eat out cheaply on a budget

Whether it’s Malaysian fare in Florida or Thai cuisine in Manchester, studying abroad won’t be half as much fun if you can’t afford to sample the local food. But how can...

6 smart tips for saving money on textbooks

It’s Book Month on the INTO Higher blog, so we’ve asked guest expert, David Ellis of Student Money Saver, to share some thrifty tips on how to find cheap textbooks… They’re too much money and...

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...