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British Universities to Spy on Students???

Posted on October 18th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

From an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, it has been reported that the British government has asked university lecturers and staff to “spy” on asian looking students as they believe the countries universities have become a breeding ground for Muslim extremists. According to the article, which cites The Guardian newspaper in the UK, [...]

Student ID Cards – which one is best?

Posted on October 13th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

I was recently thinking about student ID cards, as we get emails all the time from students asking which one is the best? Where can they get one? Why should I get one? and so on…..so I thought I would look into the main options and see how they compare. The 2 main players in [...]

Issue 92 – Out Now!

Posted on October 6th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

The latest issue of the InternationalStudent.com Monthly Newsletter, issue 92, is currently on its way to your email inbox if you have subscribed to receive it. This month we cover: 1. Introduction 2. Staying in touch – International Communications 3. Find your Spanish course in the Spanish world 4. TOEFL Scores Open More Doors 5. [...]

International Communications – Keeping in touch

Posted on October 3rd, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

As the new semester is well underway, keeping in touch with your family and friends is really important – but for many to do this can be expensive and trying to find the right option can be time consuming and will most probably make you want to pull your hair out! At InternationalStudent.com we have [...]

Face-lift for InternationalStudentInsurance.com!

Posted on September 27th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

International Student Insurance has just undergone a face-lift, with a new improved look! With the original site design dating back to 1999, it was decided to change the layout and navigation to make it easier to read, understand and find the right insurance plans quickly and easily! You can now also access the various plans [...]

Every thought about teaching overseas?

Posted on September 26th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

Did you know that you can earn up to $2,000 a month by teaching overseas. i-to-i offer a range of internationally recognized online TEFL/TESOL courses that will give you unlimited job opportunities across Europe, Central & South America, Asia and Africa. Their full training and jobs guidance service will give you all the skills, confidence [...]

Is your passport really safe

Posted on September 20th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

A very interesting article here about the new RFID system that is rolling out in passports around the world, which stands for Radio Frequency Identification. These are new passports that basically have a chip that contains all your personal information on it and obviously have been launched as a new security measure – but from [...]

Junior Year Abroad – JYA

Posted on September 13th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

As new media is making things more available, NBC has launched an ambitious new project called Junior Year Abroad which is an online TV program charting the ups and downs of students at the Study Abroad. Its fun, new and something different so take a look! NBC 4 – Junior Year Abroad – JYA

Find the perfect language course!

Posted on September 7th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

If you are like me and trying to learn a new language, its not an easy prospect doing this on your own. Although there are books, CD’s, Computer programs, etc… the only real way to learn is to get tuition and be part of a class! Thats what led me to look around online and [...]

September Issue Out NOW – Issue #91

Posted on September 6th, 2006 by InternationalStudentGuru

The September Issue is out now and should be winging its way to your inbox as we speak! This month we have: – Introduction- Last minute funding- Still need insurance?- TOEFL Scores Open More Doors- Featured Program: Language Safari Port Elizabeth, SA- Student Sound-off – HOT Topics from the mail bag- Student News – from [...]