Leaving home and embarking on a new life as a student can be very exciting. This fabled 'coming of age' step that is so frequently eulogised is supposed to be one of the best times of our lives. So what happens if we don't feel the same buzz as everyone else? What if when we arrive at university or college, it all seems like a bit of an anti-climax? What if your expectations aren't met? What if all you think about is how much you miss home and family?
All these 'what ifs' are…Continue
Posted on February 13, 2014 at 8:00am
With around 7000 languages spoken all around the world, it's little surprise that communicating with an individual from another country can be a challenge.
However, despite so many languages in use today, there are some which are widely spoken and used in many places all over the globe.
English is the second most spoken tongue in the world, only topped by Mandarin Chinese, and is often referred to as the international language of trade. There's many ways in which to learn to…Continue
Posted on January 15, 2014 at 9:00am
Part-time study is becoming more and more popular across the world. In the UK alone, 580,000 people are currently studying for a degree part-time alongside work or other commitments, with many more set to start in the next year.
The benefits of studying part-time are substantial and varied, as not only will the students themselves benefit, but it is also advantageous for the economy, employers and society in general.
With so many advantages, if you’re sitting on the fence and…Continue
Posted on December 5, 2013 at 7:30am