Student Blog

Wondering what it’s like to study at university? Want advice on how to survive studying abroad? Read first-hand accounts of student life and get study abroad tips in the TopUniversities Student Blog.

Fri, 07/11/2014

Get a quick comparison of universities in the five BRICS countries, with these ‘score cards’ based on the QS University Rankings: BRICS.

Mon, 07/07/2014

Starting your PhD search? Get advice on how to find a PhD that’s right for you, from a student who’s already been through the process.

Thu, 07/03/2014

Different types of students can be very helpful, or not, during exam season. Find out which type of student you or your classmates are.

Wed, 07/02/2014

Why should you join the Model United Nations? A self-confessed MUN addict shares his top 5 reasons, including overcoming a fear of public speaking.

Tue, 07/01/2014

Need help with your IELTS preparation? Follow these IELTS tips to get the grade you need.

Thu, 06/26/2014

From Latin America to New Zealand, read on to discover which study abroad destination is best suited to you.

Wed, 06/25/2014

When you make the transition to becoming a university student, you may find your parents change too. Find out which type they fit, and how to cope.

Mon, 06/30/2014

An international survey of prospective postgraduate students suggests Russian women are among the most ambitious and entrepreneurial.

Tue, 06/24/2014

Want to study abroad in one of the world’s fastest growing economies? Check out our guide to culture, cuisine and universities in the BRICS countries.          

Wed, 06/25/2014

Catch up with coverage of the 2014 QS University Rankings: Latin America, including commentary, country guides and inspiration for prospective students.

Mon, 06/23/2014

Discover the best student cities within the emerging economies of Asia, Latin America and the BRICS countries.

Mon, 06/23/2014

Don’t miss these must-see cultural festivals in Asia while studying abroad in the region.

Tue, 06/24/2014

Keen student traveler Felix shares his top tips on how to find the cheapest flight for your trip – just don’t tell anyone else, OK?

Fri, 06/20/2014

What can you do with a law degree? Lots! Discover a wide range of legal careers, both traditional and alternative.

Mon, 06/23/2014

The 2014 International Trends in Student Mobility report reveals significant gender differences among Indian women and men applying to study abroad.

Tue, 06/17/2014

Catch up with the QS University Rankings: Asia coverage, highlighting the top universities in Asia and the region’s offerings to prospective students. 

Mon, 06/16/2014

The results of a new student survey suggest Latin American students are keen to study outside of the region, with a strong interest in STEM subjects. 

Wed, 06/11/2014

Get ready to study abroad in the UK with our top 10 books to read for a diverse overview of British literature and culture.

Tue, 06/10/2014

Find out how to prepare for exams by creating a study plan and setting personal goals.

Tue, 06/10/2014

Get to know some famous Latin Americans with our selection of inspirational quotes.