The Guardian Abroad – Who We Are

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The Guardian Abroad – Who We Are

The Guardian Abroad – Who We Are

The Guardian Abroad UK Ltd offers guardianship and specialist services to international students and their parents. Here, we look at the two most common problems international students and their guardians face, demonstrating how we at The Guardian Abroad help alleviate

Application process for international students in the UK

Application process for international students in the UK

British universities are acclaimed worldwide for their academic excellence, offering students a chance to fulfil their vast potential following the conclusion of their studies. According to UKCISA, the total number of international students studying in the UK in 2016-17 was

Culture shock

Culture shock

Culture shock is common among international students arriving in a new country of study. By definition, culture shock is the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set

Studying abroad? A checklist.

Studying abroad? A checklist.

Studying Abroad? Steps to take. So, you have been accepted onto a foreign university programme, and are excitedly awaiting your international student life. Unfortunately, you really do need to plan, for failure to do so can result in a catalogue

Top tips on socialising and making friends studying abroad

Top tips on socialising and making friends studying abroad

Going to University is a challenging experience for everyone. However, going to University abroad can be daunting. Uppermost on many international student’s minds are the challenges faced in making new friends whilst acclimatising to a totally new environment. Here, The

Socialising and making new friends

Socialising and making new friends

Gabrielle Goncalves BA English, The University of Glasgow, UK. Socialising and making new friends. So I hear you are on your way to study abroad! You must be excited, and have every reason to be! You are about to start

Settling in

Settling in

The first few weeks. When you arrive in the UK you’ll find lots of support to help you settle in. Most UK schools, colleges and universities hold a welcome event for international students, with a speech by a member of

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