International students



Students studying abroad in Scotland report positive experience in spite of Covid-19

27th February 2021

 At a time when students may be feeling particularly isolated, a selection of international students expressed their satisfaction with Scotland. A Scotland.org survey found that, in general, students studying abroad in Scotland during Covid-19 have found it to be a positive experience. An influx of 50,000 international students from over 150 countries come to Scotland ...


To Glas-stay or Glas-go?

28th December 2020

An international student explores whether it’s worth it to return to live in Glasgow next semester. With the announcement from the University that classes in semester two will also be largely online, you may be asking yourself: “Why should I return to Glasgow in January if all of my classes are going to be online ...


UCAS acquires start-up app to support international postgraduate students

12th November 2020

MO University Assistant will help support international postgraduates with a variety of support in 15 different languages. The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has acquired the multi-language student support app MO University Assistant. The acquisition of the multi-language mobile app MO University Assistant will support international postgraduate students, agents, and advertise...


Keep your head up, sunshine

22nd October 2020

Athina Bohner reflects on how it feels to live alone as a first year international student during a pandemic.  Throughout their lifetime, everyone will experience a number of pivotal turning points characterised by immense change and monumental challenges. After all, the essence of life is learning to embrace these difficult moments of metamorphosis and grow ...


UKRI funding for international postgraduate students in the UK available from next year

16th September 2020

In a move that will hopefully encourage more international students to study in the UK, the UKRI will grant successful applicants the full award. United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) has recently announced that all of their student funding awards for postgraduate programmes will be expanded to also cover international students from the beginning of ...


International students still face issues in returning to study in the UK

14th September 2020

Despite UK borders being open and universities welcoming students to campus, international students continue to face problems regarding travel restrictions. International students returning to the UK are found to be facing problems with the processing of their study visas.  In response to the problem, UK universities and advocacy groups are trying to make provisions for ...