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Tips in helping you to adapt to a new environment

It is never easy to leave a place familiar and comfortable, but some changes are necessary to build resilience and to increase your value when you get into the workforce. This article explores the little tips on adapting to the new environment and hopefully, will be useful for all the courageous students out there who…

Privileges you probably were not aware of as a student

Do you know that you can enjoy some benefits of being an (international) student? Check these points out to see privileges you could bask on! Complimentary airport transfer As a first-timer to the country, most Universities offer a complimentary airport pick up for their international students. This is only applicable to the student and any…

How to save money abroad!

Money was the one big thing I worried about when I was an international student. As an individual who took an education loan to pursue an overseas education (still worth every single penny, hands down!), I needed to come up with a plan to budget my expenses yet maximising my experience.  1. Getting a part-time…

Does University ranking matters?

Before we go in-depth to the discussion, it is important to know what the different University ranking measures. Each ranking organisation measures institutions in different ways, using different criteria, and different weightings of similar criteria. 1. QS World Ranking of Universities: this ranking organisation uses a consistent methodological framework, compiled using six simple metrics that…