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You like the UK, but think its too expensive

Posted on July 28th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

A recent poll by Unite, the student accomodation company in the UK has revealed that most students think the UK is too expensive as a study destination. Although saying that in the same study over 80% of those polled said that they thought the standard of teaching in the UK was good or very good! […]

Online book marking

Posted on July 24th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

If you were anything like me when I was in school, I used so many different stations for each class and it really used to bug me that I would not be able to have my favourite bookmarks to hand? With Del.icio.us you now can create an online collection of all your favourite bookmarks – […]

Cheapest Sim Card in the USA

Posted on July 21st, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

Did you know that InternationalStudent.com now offers one of the cheapest T-Mobile Prepaid Sim Card in the USA! At just $39 for the sim card, you also get $30 free calling credit along with $5 free international calling credit with iCallAbroad.com. Also – with free shipping anywhere in the world you can stay connected with […]

Learn English with your iPod!

Posted on July 20th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

If your like me and you love gadgets and all things new and innovative, then you will most probably have an iPod or some sort of mp3 player – but have you thought about using it to learn English?? Podcasts are becoming more and more popular as a free way to distribute news, views and […]

War and how it affects students

Posted on July 17th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

Obviously the increase in violence in the middle east between Israel and Lebanon is something that we do not want to see, as innocent people get caught up. However, the violence is also going to hurt many Universities in this region as pointed out by a recent article in InsideHigherEd.com. Not only will this keep […]

How can InternationalStudent.com help you?

Posted on July 14th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

At InternationalStudent.com we are are continually getting enquiries from students who are asking questions such as:“Can you find me the right course/ program?”“Do you offer any funding/ scholarships?” Unfortunately at InternationalStudent.com we are not designed to offer a personalized facility for students who are looking to study abroad, what we do instead is build our […]

Looking for something? Need something?

Posted on July 13th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

One of the main things I found as an student was help with things like finding a roommate, or finding an apartment, or if I needed to sell something where could I sell it? I know there are sites like ebay that offer these services – but as a student you generally don’t have much […]

Cuban travel causing trouble again!

Posted on July 12th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

I hope you enjoyed the guest posts whilst I was away on vacation. The post about Libyans students coming to the USA is very promising and related to this is the news that Augsburg College in Minnesota has been fined $9,000 by the State Department for organizing trips to Cuba – a country that is […]

First Libyan Students Since 1980 Arrive in US!

Posted on July 6th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

For the first time since 1980, Libyan nationals are enrolled at a US university. Oklahoma State University welcomed 7 Libyan students after diplomatic ties were reestablished between the US and Libya. There is a long history between OSU and Libya and the story from the OSU newspaper, the Daily O’Collegian (linked here), makes it clear […]

Out Now – Issue 89, InternationalStudent.com Newsletter

Posted on July 6th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

The July 2006 issue of the InternationalStudent.com Newsletter is out now, and this month it has: 1. Introduction 2. American InterContinental University 3. US Journal of Academics 4. International Financial Aid Blog 5. Featured Program: International Language Experience – San Diego 6. Student News – from around the world 7. Student Sound-off – HOT Topics […]