A common question I get asked here is: why did you choose Scotland to study education? My answer is maybe a little more complicated than other international students, but it involves the coming together of a great programme and some family roots.
Applying for your Tier 4 Student Visa can be a confusing and arduous task, and it isn’t always clear what information you need to include, and which documents you need to send in. Couple that with the fact that your application can be rejected based on an ill-prepared application, wasting both your time and money, and you’ll soon realize how stressful this process is. With the help of your advisor, however, it should be a smooth and straightforward process. We have years of experience with helping students apply for their student visas, and we’ve all gone through the process ourselves as well! So here are a few points to make the most of your advisor during your visa application:
For a few years now I have known that I wanted to study the topic of ‘health’, but was unsure of what that meant exactly. It wasn’t until I sat down with a friend of a friend who studied health at the postgraduate level and had some insight and advice that I was able really narrow down my focus. After looking into the many different programs in Canada and hearing that my friend was looking into international programs I decided to follow in her footsteps and also see what was being offered across the pond. Finding the right program for me took some time, but I’m glad I was able to do some investigating and find the right program for me.
What is not to love about October? It is the perfect time to cozy up in your favorite sweater and sip on a cup of, well, pumpkin flavored anything while cracking open a new novel. October is a time for walks in the changing leaves, brisk morning runs, and of course Halloween. A classic holiday in North America, I was prepared for jack-o-lanterns adorning every doorstep, cheesy gravestones on lawns, and human-sized bags of candy being sold in shops. Alas, this is not the reality over here in fair old England. Halloween, although gaining steam, is just not as big or built-up as it is back home. Pumpkins do fill giant tubs in the entrances of grocery stores, and you may find a shop window or two covered in fake spider webs, but the overall extravagance of Halloween is sadly lost. Despite the lack of decoration, there is still plenty to do on the scariest night of the year!
Meet Loleini, one of our bloggers for the 2017-2018 academic year! Loleini is studying at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).