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...

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...

Study tips: 6 key skills for studying abroad

It’s a common challenge for many international students – you leave your home country to study abroad, only to find that you need to develop a whole new set of academic...

6 tips for studying Medicine in the UK

Interested in studying Medicine in the UK? Not sure what’s involved?  Two alumni student, Amika and Moyukh, share their top tips with you… Tip 1: Study, study, study! Amika and Moyukh...