Category: Study Tools

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9 of the best free apps for students

Technology is great – and it’s even better when it can help you to become a successful student! From organising your timetable to helping you find your way around, we’ve...

The best apps that every student needs

Got your keys? Check. Wallet? Check. Phone full of the best apps for students? Erm…no? No fear – we asked our friends at Student Beans to come up with a list of the...

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...

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...

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...