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Study Abroad in England!

Founded in 1920 and just three hours from London by train, Swansea University is an established university with a long history of academic success, excellent facilities and high standards of teaching.


Need help preparing to study abroad? Check out our articles page for tips and advice on studying abroad, including how to choose the right country, university and program. Our ''Student Stories'' section is also filled with study abroad insight from international students from around the world who have studied abroad themselves and are eager to share their stories.

So, what are you waiting for? Our study abroad articles can help you turn your dream of taking your studies overseas into a reality, so take a look!

Last update: 22 Mar 2019
Last updated: 10/2/2018

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. 

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Last updated: 8/31/2018

10 Reasons to Study Abroad

Studying abroad is a big step. Why do so many students leave all of the comforts of home to attend a university abroad? Here is educations.com's list of the top ten reasons why you should study abroad. .

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Last updated: 10/2/2018

How to Stay in Touch with Family and Friends While Studying Abroad

Are you considering studying abroad but worried you will lose touch with the people you care about most? With a bit of planning and the help of technology, it’s easier than ever to stay-up-to-date and nurture your relationships back home. Read five tips real international students have used with success.

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Last updated: 7/3/2019

Changes to Australia's 457 Visa Will Not Directly Affect International Students

Get the facts about the abolition and replacement of Australia's 457 visa and how it will affect you as an international student.

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Last updated: 10/2/2018

Convincing Your Parents To Let You Study Abroad

How do you convince your parents to let you run away to a foreign country? We've gathered some tips on how to best to tell your parents, "I want to study abroad."

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Last updated: 6/18/2018

Studying Abroad in Turkey: International Student Adviser Interview

Emre Cakir, a former international student adviser at Bogazici University in Istanbul, offers advice for international students to have the best study abroad experience possible.

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Last updated: 7/3/2019

How Studying Abroad Prepares You For A Career

Are you worried about how a year "off" of your degree studying abroad will affect your career? Don't be! We've outlined a few of the ways that studying abroad will make you a savvier professional based on the real-world experience of international students.

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Win a €5000 scholarship to study in Europe

Planning on studying a Master's degree in Europe? We're offering a scholarship to help cover your tuition fees and get you one step closer to your next great adventure!

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Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad

Where should you study abroad? Check out the official 2019 country rankings to see which countries make the best study abroad destinations.

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