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British Council warns UK Universities

Posted on March 29th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

The British Council has warned UK Universities not to treat foreign or international students as “cash cows” as recruitment drives pick up by schools in the UK to attract more students from abroad. The stark warning comes as declining budgets mean that Universities are looking at other avenues with which increase their cash flow. International [...]

World Cup 2010 – Travel Health Insurance

Posted on March 23rd, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

With the World Cup just under 80 days away – the tension and excitement is starting to build as the world biggest tournament prepares to get underway. The 2010 tournament is held every four years, and this time around South Africa are the hosts – and people from all around the world will converge on [...]

International Student Taxes 2010

Posted on March 10th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

The tax season is right upon us, and for international students navigating the complex US tax system is not an easy task. The first thing to note is that ALL international students who were in the USA during the last year will need to submit and file their taxes – even if you received no [...]

Students Rally to Save International Week

Posted on March 4th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

International Students at Texas A&M University are rallying around to save their “International Week” which they hold each year to celebrate their cultures, traditions and show their identity to all students on campus. This year’s International Week was canceled due to logistical problems with the International Student Association, however despite these problems a group of [...]