How to get a full scholarship

Full scholarships (also called full-ride scholarships) are the holy grail of funding opportunities, covering almost everything for the full three or four years of university. Your tuition and living costs will be covered by the provider, leaving you free to focus on your studies and social life without worrying about money. Sounds great, right? Sadly, there … Read more

Scholarships to Study in China

Are you interested in studying in China, but worried about how much it’ll cost you? You’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of scholarships available for international students looking to study in China.   Mainland China has an impressive 42 top universities featured in the QS World University Rankings® 2020, making the country a popular study … Read more

Scholarships for Indians to study in France

Studying in France can be quite an adventure – it’s a rich blend of culture, remarkable history and world-class education. From the bustling streets of multicultural Paris to the picturesque vineyards of Bordeaux, every corner of France is ready to be discovered during your study abroad journey.  If you’re an Indian who is looking to … Read more

How to write a winning scholarship essay

Hayley Capp, winner of the 2013 QS Leadership Scholarship, shares her top tips on how to write a winning scholarship application essay. There is no one way to write a winning scholarship application. If you gathered together all the scholarship entries that have ever won a prize, you would find it difficult to identify what made them the same. … Read more

4 Steps for a Successful Student Project

Every fall students come back from summer vacation with experiences to share and stories to tell. The wonderful part for the most successful students is when they can combine their stories about the good time they had with stories about working on interesting student projects to support a good cause. Sound exciting? For the last few years … Read more

How to Stay Motivated During Exam Season

There’s truly no time more stressful than the end of university. The workload is huge, the pressure is at its peak, and it’s too easy to fall into a last-minute slump. Here are six tips for keeping your motivation up right until the very end of exam season. Don’t start celebrating too early One of … Read more

6 Tips for Dissertation Time Management

If you’re a final year undergraduate student or a postgraduate student, it’s come to that time of the year where you’re planning, or about to start writing, your dissertation. For those who don’t know, a dissertation is a research project completed at the end of your undergraduate or postgraduate course on a topic of your choice. Writing your dissertation … Read more

7 Types of US College Student Organization

If you really want to experience US college life, you should plan to make the most of your free time when you are not attending any lectures and classes. The activity-packed American student lifestyle means that finding student organizations to match your interests is not likely to be difficult. Each US college has its own … Read more

How to do a Research Project: 6 Steps

What is a research project? A year ago I had this crazy idea of experimenting with the final semester of my two-year course. Being an international student in Australia, doing two postgraduate degrees and working at the same time was apparently not enough for me. So instead of choosing to do a professional project and … Read more