The definitive guide to studying abroad in Glasgow

Glasgow’s structure and character owes much to Britain’s Industrial Revolution. During the 1900s, the city grew rapidly as workers from the countryside flooded in to this newly urbanising centre. For nearly a century, it lead the way in pioneering new technology for steel production as well as in the chemical and textile industries.The city stagnated in the early twentieth century, seeming to have lost its sense of identity and purpose. Fortunate...
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Do you want to learn a language when you’re studying abroad? Try out these top tips

Now you know all about the many benefits of learning a foreign language during your study abroad placement, it’s time to put your money where your mouth is to ensure those lofty ambitions of speaking a foreign language become reality. Whilst most of it is just a question of practise, practise, practise, there are a few different methods you can carry out to achieve language fluency throughout your study abroad experience. Fake it until ...
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8 reasons you should learn a foreign language when studying abroad

The study abroad experience is more than just what you learn in the classroom. It’s about the cultural immersion, meeting people from all over the world, the opportunity to explore corners of the world previously unknown and broadening your knowledge of the world we live in. One great way to enhance your study abroad experience is to learn a foreign language. Whether it’s the native language of your study abroad destination or a language you...
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4 Study Abroad Destinations outside of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo in Brazil

Brazil has never been a country to shy away but last year’s World Cup and next year’s Summer Olympics well and truly thrust Brazil under the spotlight. Throw into the mix the fact that Brazil is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and it makes Brazil a very interesting study abroad option. But it’s not just the future career benefits that makes Brazil such a great study abroad destination – surely the sun, sand, beaches and caipirinhas a...
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Infographic: Expansion of International Students in the US

The rate of international students studying at US universities has been on a steady rise. With the development of powerful economies and businesses overseas, especially in China, this newfound wealth has led to parents willing and interested in sending their children to top schools for further opportunities. The development of facilitating study abroad offices in affiliated worldwide universities has also contributed to this growth of internation...
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The Definitive Guide to Studying Abroad in Madrid

Spain ranks highly as one of the world’s most popular places to study abroad, and with Madrid arguably the country’s cultural capital, it makes for an amazing place to hit the books. Here you can study, while immersing yourself in one of the world’s most spoken languages, and as Madrid offers the whole attractive study experience for international students, it’s the total package. Studying abroad varies from studying domestically in so many ...
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Study Abroad Expeditions with National Geographic

The world-renowned adventure, environmental and cultural society that is National Geographic, now offers students the opportunity to experience what it means to be a member of the Nat Geo Society, whether that is as a reporter, a photographer, explorer or scientist. There are five different programs that students can get involved with: Expeditions, Conservation in Action trips, Photography workshops, Community Service trips and a recently ad...
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Places to Study in Panama’s Marbella Neighborhood

Santino CaféOn FacebookLocated: Av Balboa con Av Aquilino de la Guardia, Galerias Balboa.Hours: Mon - Fri: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Sat: 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Item: double espresso on icePrice: $2.75 ($2 for the first shot and $.75 for the second)Electricity & wifi: plug-in available along the back wall; speedy internet; password provided by cashierDescription: I made the mistake of trying to order like I was at a Starbucks – “grande iced drip c...
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Transitioning from International School to Public School

The privilege of attending an international school is usually reserved for children whose parents work jobs in an embassy, military or international business. International schools are typically classified as  private institutions that are designed for expat children to be in an academic environment that is organized with strong influences of the Western school system and fosters a culturally diverse atmosphere.  The curriculu...
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Language Study in Portugal

In today’s competitive work environment, knowing two or more languages is crucial to professional success. Consider learning Portuguese in Portugal as you expand your horizons. Portuguese is a valuable language to know for the countries and people that speak it worldwide, especially in countries with growing and stable economies. This is a fun and interesting language to learn and relatively easy compared with many others. Do a language stud...
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