Governments across the world point, year after year, to the value of sciences, technology and mathematics- popularly known as STEM subjects- to societal development and economic success. Innovation and progress are the aim; STEM subjects are the key players in the game. Undoubtedly, science and technology have long been fundamental to economic success across the...
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...
Whether or not you approve experiments such as Facebook’s study of its own users back in 2012, it cannot be denied that current technology has the capacity to further our understanding and knowledge of society. Facebook’s controversial campaign, which came to light in June, tested whether emotional contagion could occur online, with no direct interaction...
Every year, students all over the world research colleges and universities abroad where they can continue their education and gain a rich experience away from home. Around 110,000 people from outside the UK apply each year to join the cohort of international students who recognise the value a qualification from the UK will have around...
The atmosphere here makes you want to study and stay focussed. You have to take responsibility for your own achievement, but the tutors are really kind and approachable and you can see that they actually have a passion for teaching and want to achieve. The students are really friendly – everybody knows each other and...
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