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Where To Study For Free As A Postgraduate Student

Rather than paying costly fees to get a postgraduate degree, consider studying in a country where the cost is little to nothing. If you’re thinking about doing a postgraduate degree, you should certainly think about studying abroad. Lots of countries around the world have very low tuition fees, and many won’t charge you anything at … Read More»

Top Countries To Get A Job In After Studying There

Which are the best countries for graduate employability? And how hard is it for someone who’s studied abroad in that country to take advantage of it? We investigate. A recent report by higher education data experts QS found that the single biggest factor that students consider when choosing a university is their chance of landing a good … Read More»

The Best Stress Relief Methods For Studying At Exam Time

Don’t let the pressure of the exam period affect your performance. There are lots of ways to relieve study stress and boost your learning potential… 1. Breathe and stretch as you study Breathing techniques are one of the quickest and easiest ways to relieve tension in the body and calm the mind. By taking deliberately deep, … Read More»

18 things you’ll only know if you study in Chicago

Chicago students past, present and future – here’s Student.com’s round up of a few things you love (or hate) about the ‘Windy City’. 1. There are good pizza shops EVERYWHERE View image on Twitter Scott’s Pizza Tours@scottspizzatour Arturo’s is just so delicious, especially with garlic! #classic #pizzaday #pizzafriday 7:44 PM – Jul 14, 2017 30 … Read More»

16 London Student Rooms for Less Than £200 a Week

One of the best ways to save money as a student in London is finding a place to live that’s within your budget. Looking for cheap London student accommodation? London ranks as one of the most expensive cities in the world to study in. And for a lot of students, keeping on top of money issues can … Read More»

Over 1,000 Staytoo student apartments sold to Harrison Street

Hamburg-based MPC Capital has sold its Micro-Living portfolio of more than 1,000 Staytoo student apartments to Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, a Chicago-based real estate investment firm. The apartments are located across six purpose-built student properties in Berlin, Bonn, Kaiserslautern, Leipzig und Nuremberg. Following the sale, MPC Capital’s Micro-Living team will continue to manage the properties under the Staytoo brand. MPC Capital … Read More»

International Student’s Guide To British Christmas

Any international student may easily wonder ‘what is going on in Britain at Christmas? What are all these strange things everyone has become obsessed with? And how do I have a classic British Christmas?!’ We have all the answers! We know Christmas time in Britain is a crazy, strange time. It’s also a golden time, … Read More»

10 Easy, Healthy Meals For Students

When you’re busy at university, you don’t want to spend hours cooking really elaborate meals. Instead, try a few of these – they’re all easy, healthy and (most importantly) really tasty! 1. Cilantro lime tilapia tacos These fish tacos make for a quick and hassle-free meal. All you need to do is chop your ingredients, … Read More»

12 Easy Ways To Get Fit On A Student Budget

With hundreds of thousands of users a month, we know a thing or two when it comes to students. We took a look at data from Student.com users in 2017 to see: Which cities are most popular with students When students book their accommodation Which students are the most last minute bookers How far students … Read More»

25 Best Value US Colleges Worth Your Investment

Choosing a college requires considering a number of factors:  the presence of fraternity and sorority life, the location, and size of the university or college, its academic reputation, etc. Surprisingly, these factors are not the most important when a typical student weighs when making their final choice. The most important thing to think over is the tuition fee. … Read More»

Essential Advice From 15 Students Who Have Studied Abroad

Anyone who goes to study abroad will have a story to share from their time away. We’ve gathered these meaningful messages from 15 past and present students who truly understand what it’s like to study abroad. 1. Wenjie Wei. From: Shijiazhuang, China. Studied in: London, UK “Studying abroad has helped me to learn much more about myself. It has made me … Read More»

How Studying Abroad Boosts Your Graduate Job Prospects

For students across the world, securing a job after graduation can be a fierce challenge given the competition for places, so it helps to make yourself stand out in whichever ways you can. That’s where being an international student comes in handy. A 2014 study by the European Commission on the impact of the Erasmus student exchange … Read More»

Top 100 Universities In The World Right Now

If you’re deciding which university to study abroad at, looking at a list of the top 100 universities in the world is a very good place to start. League tables rank universities on a wide variety of factors. These latest figures from QS World University Rankings are based on assessment of research, employability, teaching and internationalisation. Here are the … Read More»

How To Open A Student Bank Account In Australia

Opening a bank account in Australia is a relatively simple affair – even for international students! Here’s everything you need to know about finding the right one for you… Have you booked your accommodation in Australia yet? Student.com has fantastic student accommodation still available in Melbourne, Sydney and many more cities. Find accommodation for your studies in Australiaaustralia/"> Read More»

Australia’s International Student Visa Levels Boom

Record numbers of students are flocking to Australia for their studies, a new report shows. The data from Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBF) showed that the approval for visa applications has risen to 310,845 for 2015/16. The growth can be attributed to increases in visas granted to Chinese nationals (14.6%), India (8.9%) … australias-international-student-visa-levels-boom/"> Read More»

The Best US Colleges For International Students

The best US universities for international students have been revealed in a first-of-its-kind ranking. Babson College beat highly ranked competitors Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University and Columbia University, to take the title in the Forbes study. Forbes described the inaugural survey as being “especially created for foreign students and their families.” It aims to help them make … Read More»

Two-Thirds Of Students Turn Down International Education

A large number of students are being given the chance for international education, but only a fraction end up taking the opportunity. The majority (69%) were given the option of overseas study, meanwhile 62% had access foreign language courses. Fifty-five per cent said they could have taken part in international cultural exchanges. In total, 75% of … Read More»

How To Send & Receive Money Easily When Studying Abroad

For international students, there are ways you can beat the system when it comes to sending or receiving money abroad. From navigating bank fees to assessing exchange rates, sending or receiving money abroad can be a tricky affair. We’ve put together the best tips and tricks for you (or your parents!) which will come in handy … Read More»

Business Booms In Australia As We Invest for Growth Down Under

It’s been such an exciting 12 months for Student.com in Australia. The increasing demand for student accommodation means we’ve doubled our business across the country and now list nearly 30,000 beds in over 150 student properties. Not only have we doubled our revenue in Australia this season, but the growing appetite for accommodation means we’re … australia-as-we-invest-for-growth-down-under/"> Read More»

5 Amazing Luxury Student Homes in the US

Here are some of Student.com’s favourite luxury student homes and their state-of-the-art amenities. Gone are the days of ‘student housing’ only being synonymous with tiny box rooms and broken bookshelves. This is especially the case in countries like the US – one of the most mature markets for student housing globally. The student housing market … Read More»

Top UK Universities 2018 – Complete University Guide

The Complete University Guide’s 2018 League Table has been announced The top UK universities 2018 rankings look at several factors to calculate a university’s total score – entry standards, student satisfaction, graduate prospects and research quality. Just like previous years, the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford claimed the top two spots. Cambridge has held its number … Read More»

Manchester Student Guide

As one of the UK’s most famous cities, Manchester has so much for students to experience. If you’re new to the city, our Manchester Student Guide will help you with everything you need to know. Getting around Getting around Manchester and its surrounding areas is easy: Transport for Greater Manchester provide information and journey planning tools on their … Read More»

4 Best Student Areas in Liverpool

Discover which student area in Liverpool you should live in If you’re looking to find out about the best student areas in Liverpool – this guide is for you! To help put this guide together, we spoke to two of our landlord partners, Meeta Padhiarfrom Galbraith Estates and Andrew Britton from iQ Student Accommodation. In no particular order, we’ve taken a look … Read More»

6 Reasons to Study Abroad in Nuremberg

Nuremberg is a great city for students – here’s why Nuremberg (Nürnberg) is full of tradition and innovation. As well as being home to great universities and colleges, the city has so much on offer for students. Here are six reasons to study abroad in Nuremberg. 1. Architecture  For visitors and residents alike, Nuremberg’s beautiful architecture is … Read More»

5 Top Tips for Student Life in Edinburgh

From how to get around the city to where to live, our guide for Edinburgh students covers all the essentials. 1. Getting around Edinburgh for students Although Edinburgh is a hilly city, it’s easy to get around on foot or by bike. The University of Edinburgh campus is reasonably close to the city centre, and Edinburgh Napier University’s campuses are … Read More»

9 Reasons to Study Abroad in Barcelona

If you’re looking for an excuse to study abroad in Barcelona – we have a few Barcelona is one of Europe’s most energetic cities and a popular destination for students from around the world. Here are seven reasons to study abroad in Barcelona: 1. Beaches Barcelona has nearly five kilometres of golden beaches, most of which … Read More»

5 Essential Glasgow Student Life Tips

Heading to Glasgow for your studies? Here are five things you should know about life in Scotland’s largest city. 1. Getting around Despite being Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is a breeze to navigate. The city centre is built on a grid system and is relatively flat compared to the rest of the city, which can get quite … Read More»

7 Reasons to Study in Valencia

Here’s what makes Valencia a great city for students Looking for an excuse to study in Valencia? As well as being Spain’s third largest city, Valencia is home to several prestigious universities. But we know that’s not enough to convince you to study there, so we’ve rounded up a few more excuses reasons. Now let’s get to it: … Read More»

Newcastle Student Guide

We’re here to help make your student life in Newcastle easier Our Newcastle Student Guide has all the information you need to know: Getting around One of the best ways to get around Newcastle is by metro. The service is operated by Nexus, which also runs the network of buses and ferries for Tyne and Wear. There … Read More»