Budgeting at University

By Tommy Adey | 8th July 2023

The switch from living at home with your parents to living in university accommodation is probably the biggest change in your entire life. This is for many reasons, but the biggest being money. At home there is not much to worry about as bills and food and basic necessities are paid for. However, at university you wont have this privilege so it is important that you learn how to manage your money properly. It is proven that 74% of students wish they had had a better financial education before coming to uni. This alone displays the importance of budgeting in […]

Study in the South-West of England

By Tommy Adey | 25th June 2023

The South-West of England is in general not very known (bar Bristol) for having many great universities. However you would […]

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Exciting news as we agree a partnership with Unibuddy

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 26th June 2020

The Unibuddy platform comprises has a number of really innovative applications to help students make their decision of where to study their degree. The core application is a peer to peer student messaging application. Allowing prospective students to speak to current students, matched to the courses they are interested in. It also has other great […]

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University coronavirus advice for students

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 17th March 2020

As university coronavirus cases increase and more and more universities are changing how they are delivering their teaching. Many students are coming to Uni Direct for advice.   Countries responses to coronavirus are changing on a daily basis. We have produced this brief article to cover some of the main concerns of both current and future students. Current students […]

Study in the UK Brexit what does it all mean?

Study in the UK – Brexit what does it all mean?

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 5th September 2019

You may have seen on the news Brexit turmoil that is currently engulfing the UK government. If you are an international, or EU student, looking to study in the UK and Brexit is concerning you here is a quick guide: If I am an international student coming from outside the EU/EEA will Brexit affect me? In short no, […]

Post Brexit student visa extension offered to international students

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 25th March 2019

In a bid to boost the number of overseas students studying at UK Universities, the government have offered a post Brexit student visa extension of up to a year. The current policy has restricted students stay to just four months. This means that the UK loses many recent graduates because of the pressure on them […]

Seb’s success story …

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 9th November 2018

What happens, if like Seb, you discover you have chosen the wrong degree course? Drop out rates across UK and International Universities continue to rise across all subject areas and with the added pressure of fees, living costs and competition for places at all time high, getting your choice right first time is more important than […]

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Study in the South-West of England

By Tommy Adey | 25th June 2023

The South-West of England is in general not very known (bar Bristol) for having many great universities. However you would be mistaken. The South-West is home to some of the top universities in the UK and is also one of the best places to study in England. In this blog article I’m going to be […]

Why I would consider to study at Oxford Brookes University

By Tommy Adey | 10th April 2023

I recently visited Oxford Brookes University which is one of the top universities in the UK. I will be sharing my experience about my visit. Oxford Brookes University (while not being a Russel Group University) it is still a fantastic university. It has plentiful opportunities for someone looking to study at university but hasn’t got […]

Why I would consider to study at Exeter University

By Tommy Adey | 17th February 2023

Hello my name is Tommy, I am 17 years old and Uni Direct have asked me to share my journey to university with you. Part of my job is to create blog articles. Recently, I visited Exeter University for a tour and I would like to share my experience from my visit in this article. […]

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Study at IE University-campuses in Madrid and Segovia

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 22nd December 2022

Do you want to study at IE University, a top University in Spain? Uni Direct helps students apply to many different universities that teach Bachelor and Master degrees in English. Below we are giving you an insight, focusing on one of the top universities in Spain. This is one of the highest ranked world renowned […]

Study at Esade University – campuses in Barcelona and Madrid

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 22nd November 2022

Do you want to study at Esade University, a top University in Spain? Uni Direct helps students apply to many different universities that teach Bachelor and Master degrees in English. Below we are giving you an insight, focusing on one of the top universities in Spain. This is one of the highest ranked world renowned […]

Apply to Bocconi University

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 13th August 2022

Bocconi one of the best universities in Italy Bocconi University teaches a number of Bachelor and Master degree programmes in English. Studying at Bocconi University one of the best universities in Italy is very popular due to the excellent world renowned reputation and degree programmes. We help students apply to Bocconi University and have experience […]

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Cost of Living impact on UK students’ mental health

By Tommy Adey | 20th May 2023

The stress of the cost-of-living crisis is unravelling throughout society. Everyone’s impacted. The cost of living has especially impacted on students studying in the UK. At one end, there are those cancelling holidays, at the other people are counting pennies for their electric top-up cards. Students are also feeling the serious and worrying impact of […]

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Revision Skills

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 20th May 2021

As we move into exam season, the key to success during this stressful period in your studies, is to ensure you have the revision skills needed to make sure you avoid the dreaded ‘cramming’ and last minute panic. Here are some top tips to navigating your way through this period with success: Revision skills – […]

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5 reasons to learn Spanish

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 19th October 2020

How do you spend your free time? Would you like to get benefit from it? If I tell you that doing one thing will let you enjoy your time and make you be able to communicate with more than 500 million people in the world. I heard you are asking “How?”. The answer is simple, […]

Combat homesickness with these tips

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 27th August 2020

So many people are suddenly sharing the same fears: of their own health, of their loved ones, their career, economic prospects, and mental wellbeing and above all the world’s recovery from what we are facing together. Know that; you are not alone. We are all in this together. Living away from your family in a […]

Should I go to university this year?

Should I go to university this year?

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 6th July 2020

Whilst in many countries the spread of the Coronavirus is now under control. The uncertainty about travel restrictions, countries lockdown measures and ultimately university course provision is leading to a lot of students who are looking to start this September asking. Should I go to university this year? We work with universities around the world […]

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Study Engineering at University

By Dr Elizabeth Adey | 23rd June 2020

To mark International Women in Engineering Day we interviewed Gordana Collier who is the programme lead for Engineering degrees at Oxford Brookes University Can you give me a brief outline of why you decided to study engineering and your career trajectory to date? I did my first engineering degree in Yugoslavia and worked for the […]