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How to study law and avoid becoming a lawyer

By Thu, Dec 18, 2014 11:39PM UTC Comments Off Pic: University of Waikato.

So, you want to study law? Great news! You’re about to buy yourself a one-way ticket to a long, long life as Atticus Finch. Or Elle Woods- whichever you’d prefer. Law is a great choice; it has such a stress-free career trajectory that you don’t even have to think about. Law students can only go on to...

5 things every international student should know about UK Foundation Programmes

By Tue, Dec 09, 2014 7:21PM UTC Comments Off Pic: Shutterstock.

There’s little doubt about it: the spectrum of possible pathways through higher education available to today’s international students is broad. Keen learners all over the world are constantly told that they can ‘kick-start their futures with an IELTS’ qualification, ‘improve their prospects with a BTEC’ or ‘jump-start their university careers with a Foundation programme’- but...

Leading Business Schools for Asian Students

By Thu, Sep 27, 2012 8:25PM UTC Comments Off Pic: Study session at Arnhem Business School.

Economic developments over the past few years have initiated dramatic changes in global commerce, particularly when it comes to East-West relations. In 2008, when the housing bubble burst in the US, experts reported a mass emigration of Asians who had been educated in the US, now returning to the rising economies of India, China and...

Leading English language programs for Asian Students

By Thu, Mar 01, 2012 6:44PM UTC 14 Comments Pic: Loyalist College.

OVER the last month, Asian Correspondent has produced a series of features looking at pathway programs across North America and the UK that provide a route to higher education for international students who might not meet the admission requirements for direct entry. Pathway programs offer training in several fields to prepare international students for a...

Leading UK foundation programmes for Asian students

By Thu, Feb 23, 2012 6:20PM UTC Comments Off Pic: City of Bristol College

FOR many international students, a spot in a British university is often an academic goal and much time, effort and money is invested into realising this dream. UK universities have long commanded a strong international student presence and represent countries across the world for a truly multicultural experience. However, achieving the required score (average 6.0...

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