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.

Thu, 10/09/2014

Not sure whether now is the right time to apply for a PhD? Read this checklist to help you make the choice.

Wed, 10/08/2014

Need to learn lots of new words ahead of the IELTS exam? Follow these tips to expand your IELTS vocabulary every day.

Mon, 10/06/2014

Looking for engineering internships? Follow these tips on how to find, apply for and excel in an engineering placement.

Fri, 10/03/2014

Dream of studying in a stunning and history-imbued setting? Take a look at these 10 beautiful and historic universities in the UK.

Thu, 10/02/2014

Application crisis? Failed class? Don’t panic! Whatever college problems you’re facing, follow these steps and you’ll find there’s a way through.

Mon, 09/29/2014

Fancy studying Harry Potter, zombies or superheroes at university? How about garbage and pigs? Check out these weird (but real) university courses.

Thu, 09/25/2014

Are you a penniless UK student? Check out all the student deals and discounts available from retailers and stores in the UK.  

Thu, 09/25/2014

We're celebrating the 10th anniversary of the QS World University Rankings. Take a look at what's changed over the past decade.

Wed, 09/24/2014

Want to improve your English language skills? Take a look at these five destinations in which to study English, outside of the US, UK or Australia.

Tue, 09/23/2014

Find out what the higher education world has been saying about the new release of the QS World University Rankings 2014/15 this week on social media.

Fri, 09/19/2014

What new student technology is on the market today? From smart pens to smart backpacks, see what innovations are changing students’ lives.

Mon, 09/22/2014

Considering studying in Germany? Find out what the state of North Rhine-Westphalia has to offer for prospective students.

Fri, 09/19/2014

Find out about the most common types of master’s in France, including the Diplôme National de Master and Mastère Spécialisé.

Thu, 09/18/2014

Getting ready to start university? Follow these five tips from a student who’s already survived those nerve-wracking first days.

Wed, 09/17/2014

Want the QS World University Rankings at your fingertips? Download the free official app, and use the data to create your own personalized ranking.

Thu, 09/11/2014

How do today’s students perceive international university rankings, and what would they most like to see added and improved in the next 10 years?

Thu, 09/11/2014

Want to make sure you’re ready to impress potential employers? Find out how to boost your CV and demonstrate essential transferable skills.

Wed, 09/10/2014

Applying for scholarships? Get advice on how to write a successful scholarship application cover letter.

Tue, 09/09/2014

Discover the best apps for students, including apps that record lectures, track nutrition and help you revise like a pro.

Tue, 09/09/2014

Looking for student accommodation in London? Read our guide for some useful tips, covering student halls, flat shares and other options.