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We bring you: UK Study Visa - The essential app for planning your study in the UK.

We Bring You: UK Study Visa     The Essential App For Planning Your Study In The UK.       We are proud to be the provider of an independent ratings and review resource for students looking to stay in private halls, and as a result we have developed a certain level of expertise when it comes to accommodation.   Yet we find ourselves answering all manner of enquiries regarding the student experience, from how to navigate the London
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A New Ethical Approach to English Language Education

A New Ethical Approach to English Language Education     “A different language is a different vision of life”                                                                                                     &
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A Great Resource For International Students And Their Families.

A Great Resource For International Students And Their Families.   If you are intending to study in the UK from overseas, or are the parent of a prospective student, we understand that it can be overwhelming making all those important decisions.   The UK is internationally acclaimed for the quality of its education sector, indeed it is one of the nations major exports, and for good reason. The breadth of courses available and the sheer number of excellent institutions is bre
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International Student Stories #3 - Prague, to London, to Manchester

International Student Stories #3   From Prague, to London, to Manchester         Thuy Phamova Studied BA Fashion Buisness at Istituto Marangoni, London, and MSc Marketing at University of Manchester.          Making the decision to come to London   After completing secondary education at an English international school in Prague, Czech Republic, it was natural for me to look f
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International Student Stories #2 - From Munich To Derby

International Student Stories #2  From Munich To Derby   Anni Currently studying a Joint Honors in Creative and Professional Writing with Film and Television Studies at University of Derby             Choosing a University From Overseas   I graduated High School in Munich, Germany, but after I graduated I knew I wanted to study abroad. I wanted to do a very creative degree and I wanted to do it in E
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International Student Stories #1 - From Bucharest to Leeds

  International Student Stories #1 From Bucharest to Leeds     Bianca Apostol Studied BA in Creative Advertising at Leeds College of Art (now the Leeds Arts University) in 2010 and graduated in 2013.           High School in Romania   I studied at the best high school in the country, St. Sava National College in Bucharest. I hated it. If in secondary school I was a rather obedient student, in high school I reb
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How much should I expect to pay for a room in London?

By Noa McAlistair - Student Representative at Hallbookers   How much should I expect to pay in London?    This is our most frequently asked question, so here at Hallbookers we’ve done a little research to give you the best answer. We have been helping students book into London private student halls for over 4 years, and we are happy to offer you our insights into this great city.  We have spoken to thousands of students and know that expectations c
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Tackling Racism in Student Halls - What you need to know as a student.

Tackling Racism in Student Halls: What You Need To Know As a Student -  Lauren O'Donoghue   Is There A Problem With Racism On University Campuses?   The issue of hate speech on university campuses has been in the news more frequently in recent years. An analysis by The Independent found that racist incidents at UK universities rose by over 60% between 2015 and 2017.   Some of the most high-profile of these cases took place within
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Diplomacy 101 - Keeping Your Student Halls Happy

Diplomacy 101 - Keeping Your Student Halls Happy - by Lauren O'Donoghue Friction-Free Accommodation   Moving into halls is a big part of the student experience, and it can be great fun - but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be easy! Living with other people can lead to disagreements, but don’t worry. We’ve put together some top tips for keeping life in halls stress-free.   How Much Does a Polar Bear Weigh?   Enough to break the i
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Free Online Course Open to All International Students

Free Online Course Open to All International Students   Studying overseas can be a daunting and overwhelming experience, particularly if it is your first time. Not only have you got to adapt to life in a new country, but the academic culture could also be very different from what you’ve been used to. It can feel like taking a big leap into the unknown.    Thankfully If you are one of the 437,000 international students coming to study in the UK this year, there is
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