Tagged: advice

13 great free apps for studying abroad

Getting ready to study abroad? INTO’s Kate Standing has found 13 handy apps that will help you at every stage, from planning and packing, to exploring your new location, to...

5 top tips for UCAS Clearing

Didn’t get the results you needed for your first choice of university? Don’t worry, there are other options. You could do an International Year One, which counts as the first year...

5 things I’ve learned from studying abroad

There’s so much more to studying abroad than what you’re taught in class – you’ll gain some key life skills too. So we’ve asked our regular guest blogger, Lyssetta from Singapore,...

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...