Tag Archives: highereducation

Video: The shape-shifting future of the mobile phone

24 Sep

The Mobile Phone

As a student the mobile phone is one of the most useful gadgets you can have in your pocket, whether you are texting friends in lectures or using the latest smart phone to play fun games on the train – the uses are endless and the addiction is ever increasing!

To begin with, the mobile phone was a revolution in communications technologies, with its advent suddenly the world was a much smaller place geographically and since then our everyday social interactions have been moulded with truly global implications. 
 

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TED Talks

One of the leading educational video-streaming sites on the Internet is TED.com, it showcases the brightest and most innovative minds in the world, broadcasting footage from their unique conferences. Visitors to the TED website can gain exclusive insights into the minds of geniuses.

Foreign Students recommends you view their talks to provide inspiration before you start and alongside your studies, this featured talk is by Fabian Hemmert, who gives us a glimpse of where mobile phones will be taking us in the future. 

If you are starting university in the UK and would like some help with finding a great offer on a mobile phone, you may wish to visit our site.

Photo by Honou on Flickr.

Freshers Guide

22 Sep

Freshers

Have you…Waved good-bye to family and friends? Arrived in a distant land? Changed your Facebook location to the UK? If you answered yes – you must be a foreign student!

Arriving in a new country and beginning university can be an emotional and stressful time for any foreign student, luckily the team at Foreign Students has designed an easy to follow 11-step guide for those who have just arrived in the UK to start university.

The Guide 

We’ve searched the Internet for the latest deals and the best information for all your student needs, including; mobile phones, academic books, travel tickets, accommodation, bank accounts, jobs and insurance. Even more importantly we’ve set up an online community and started a large social network which we’d like to invite you to join.

View the full exclusive – Foreign Students – Freshers Guide.

 

Student Guide to UK Universities

17 Sep

Here at Foreign Students we’ve compiled a guide to the top twenty universities in the United Kingdom, these are higher education institutions which provide excellent courses and facilities for international students.

The source we have used in order to establish the Most Popular Universities in the UK is the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) which is the UKs central source for the collection and dissemination of statistics for UK publicly funded institutions of Higher Education. 

University of ManchesterUniversity of Manchester

The University of Manchester is the largest recruiter in the UK of Foreign Students with 8,800  students, making up 23% of the total student population. To find out more about the University of Manchester, click here. To visit the University of Manchester’s website, click here.

University of NottinghamUniversity of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is home to 7,900 Foreign Students, making up 24% of the total student population. To find out more about the the University of Nottingham, click here. To visit the University of Nottingham’s website, click here.

 

Click here to view our full directory.

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