International students

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 ...