The International Student Blog

International Student Concierge Expanding

Posted on February 23rd, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

Back in May 2010, we launched the International Student Concierge Service, designed to match international students with schools all around the USA. It took the hard work out of searching endlessly online for schools that you might be interested in, and instead allows you to submit your details to the concierge service for us to […]

Student Visa Cuts will Damage the UK

Posted on February 17th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

As we reported here over the last year, the UK Government has been clamping down on the student visa process for those looking to come into the UK. The new processes that have been brought in were designed to close up holes that the government thought existed and were being exploited by individuals to get […]

US Students Studying Abroad in the UK Increase

Posted on December 20th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

As we recently reported here on our blog, the number of international students coming into the USA is continuing to rise year on year, with China showing the fastest rate of growth. This is excellent news for the international education sector, which saw a decline in numbers and interest over the last few years as […]

Winners Announced – Travel Video Contest

Posted on November 23rd, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

If you have been sleeping under a rock the past few days, you will not have realized that the 2010 travel video contest winners were announced on Friday, the mark the end of International Education Week. We had some fantastic entries this year, and unfortunately we were not able to show them all on our […]

English UK Wins High Court Battle

Posted on July 12th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

After reporting earlier this year about the new student visa clampdown that was about to take effect in the UK, and how these new changes were going to threaten most English Schools in the UK, English UK challenged the government over these new regulations and won! On the 8th July 2010 Mr Justice Foskett, sitting […]

Student Visa Clampdown Confirmed for the UK

Posted on February 12th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

The new visa rules that emerged last month for the UK were unveiled Wednesday (10th February 2010) by the home secretary Alan Johnson. There were large concerns that the new proposed rule changes would impact English language schools, as it would increase the level of english required by applicants to a level that would rule […]

Study in the UK – New Video Profiles

Posted on January 27th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

We have just added two new schools to our online university video profiles page for schools in the UK. If you are looking to study in the UK, our video profiles are a great way to learn more about schools in the UK. The new schools added include the University of Westminster and Swansea University […]

New Visa Rules Threaten UK English Language Schools

Posted on January 20th, 2010 by InternationalStudentGuru

English as a second language is a thriving industry in the UK, with an estimate 600,000 students traveling to the UK each year to study. More than half of these also then go on to higher education courses – and for this reason the English Language industry brings in over £1.5bn to the British economy […]

2010 UK University League Table

Posted on May 15th, 2009 by InternationalStudentGuru

The Guardian Newspaper in the UK has published its 2010 league table of University listings in the UK. As one of the leading sources of university listings for UK Universities, its an excellent guide to know what schools are the top performers. This year, Oxford has topped the table again, holding onto its position as […]

School/ Campus Video Profiles

Posted on January 23rd, 2009 by InternationalStudentGuru

A feature that not many of your will be aware of on is our video profiles for various schools around the world. The video profiles are of schools from the USA, UK and Europe and offer you the opportunity to learn more about campuses and what a university is really like through online videos. […]

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