Category: INTO Centres

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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...

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How to prepare for British weather

If you’re about to come to the UK for the first time and begin studying you’ve probably heard myths and legends about the great British weather. While some of the...

5 ways to stay healthy while studying abroad

Late nights, sugary snacks, too much time spent indoors… when you’re a student, it’s all too easy to fall into unhealthy habits. But it doesn’t have to be that way...