Tagged: advice

Top tips for writing a great IELTS Task 1 essay

Swotting for your IELTS exam? Not sure if you’re prepping for Task 1 in the right way? We’ve asked INTO Manchester’s Diarmuid Fogharty to share his expert advice with you… Here are 5...

5 friends you shouldn’t lose after you graduate

You’ve just finished your study abroad year. You’ve said goodbye to your classmates. You’ve promised to stay in touch with everyone – and maybe you really meant it. But let’s...

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...

7 things that international students always say

Your time studying abroad will be unique to you – and that’s how it should be! But that said, there are some typical phrases you’ll often hear from international students....

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...