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Universities Call for Fee Delay in Sweden

Posted on December 15th, 2009 by InternationalStudentGuru

As highlighted in our post back in 2008, the Swedish government was looking to change a long standing tradition where international students are not charged to study in Sweden. Throughout much of Europe and the world, international students typically have to pay full tuition to attend a University – and Sweden was one of the […]

Using Twitter to Find Scholarships

Posted on April 6th, 2009 by InternationalStudentGuru

We all know that Twitter is growing in popularity and fast becoming one of the hottest things in the social media world – and a place to get information, help and advice quickly! For international students, it represents an goldmine to gather information advice and help from not only schools who are twittering, but also […]

Study for Free in Sweden

Posted on June 27th, 2008 by InternationalStudentGuru

A topic that was brought up in our international student forums a while ago titled “Sweden – Seriously Free”, was the subject of obtaining an international education in Sweden and whether this was in fact free. After a lot of talking back and forth, it was discovered that for non-EU international students there are in […]

How to apply for an international student loan

Posted on February 12th, 2008 by InternationalStudentGuru

One question that is always asked when I open the International Student Mailbag each day is “How can I apply for an international student loan?” or “How do I go about getting funding for my time abroad?”. So, I thought I would dedicate a blog post to give a brief overview of who is eligible […]

Prepare for 2008 – New School Semester

Posted on December 11th, 2007 by InternationalStudentGuru

With the new year only weeks away, a new semester will start for many students – some will be returning back to school and for others it will be a start at their new school. To help you with this, we have provided a checklist of things you need make sure are in place for […]

Financial Aid To Study in the UK

Posted on October 17th, 2007 by InternationalStudentGuru

Although the USA is a huge draw for many students that want to study internationally, the UK is easily the number 2 destination for international students. Traditionally funding to study in the USA can be very hard to find, however with the International Student Loan Program and the International Financial Aid Center that we have […]