Tagged: student tips

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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...

5 dream study spaces

Why can you never find the perfect place to study? Your room is too distracting, the café is too noisy, the library is too quiet. But what is the perfect...

5 essential student money saving tips

Now that your study abroad year is in full swing, you may find that your bank balance is starting to suffer! Money management can be a tough learning curve, but...

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...

5 secrets to being a super socialiser

Studying abroad soon? Feeling nervous about meeting new people? Don’t worry, INTO’s Stacey Crosskill is here to share the secrets of being a super socialiser… It’s a daunting prospect, moving...