How Studying Abroad Prepares You For A Career

In determining whether or not to take your studies abroad, have you taken the time to consider how studying abroad can help you professionally? According to Aspasia Chysopoulou, who studied abroad in both Brussels and Stockholm, says her study abroad experiences have transformed her into a “competitive player in the marketplace since, nowadays, companies seek candidates who are open […]

Studying Abroad in Turkey: International Student Adviser Interview

”I recommend going and experiencing things rather than sticking to your orientation booklets.” Emre Çakır Can you talk a little bit about what you did as an international student adviser from 2009-2014? I worked at the Office of International Relations at Boğaziçi University for 5 years. I first started as a student assistant and after […]

Study Abroad Advice for Iranian Students

Many Iranian students would like to study abroad but some of them aren’t sure how to do it or where to start. If you’re from Iran and interested in studying abroad, has some advice to help you in the process of finding your ideal international program. Keep calm and enjoy your student visa. Student […]

5 Reasons To Use Your University’s Career Services

A surprising number of university students (both native and international) fail to utilize one particularly beneficial resource available to them throughout their studies – their university’s career services! Most major universities will have a team of dedicated professionals whose job is to chat with you, the student, about your future. Through activities like self-assessments, fairs, events […]

6 Reasons for Doing Your Master’s Abroad

Have you ever wondered why so many students choose to look internationally to do their master’s abroad instead of in their own country? The benefits of completing your master’s degree abroad are limitless. However, we’ve compiled a list of the top six reasons to help get you thinking about taking your education abroad. 1.Take Advantage […]

Don’t Let These 10 Study Abroad Myths Hold You Back!

Let’s be honest – the idea of studying abroad is as daunting as it is inspiring. The journey from first considering studying abroad to stepping foot on a university campus on the other side of the world may seem long and full of hurdles, but good planning and a positive mindset can go a long […]

How to Find Someplace to Live When You Study Abroad

Are you considering studying abroad but are vaguely worried that you might end up homeless? Relax! Every city is different, and some may have housing shortages making a roof over your head a little bit more challenging, but international students can always find a way. 1. Check with the international/study abroad department International student advisers […]

Should I Study Abroad If I’ve Never Left My Country Before?

For many students, studying abroad for university might be their first opportunity to leave their home country. However, it can feel really intimidating to commit to a semester, year, or full degree program when you’re unsure whether you even enjoy living abroad. Here are five challenges you’ll probably face if it’s your first time abroad, […]

How to Make Friends on Study Abroad

If you’re considering studying abroad but worry that it might be more difficult to make friends, fear not! In many ways, making friends as an international student is actually easier! Here are five tips to stay social and make life-long friends during study abroad. 1. Go to orientation Orientation may be optional – and it may […]

10 Reasons to Study Abroad

Why Study Abroad? Here are 10 Reasons Why! Deciding to leave your home country and study abroad is a big step. Many prospective students wonder what the benefit of leaving the comforts of home is to move abroad and study at an international university. But, students who have study abroad experience make it loud and […]