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Student life

Hear about life at university abroad from students, alumni and the THE Student team.

Studying student

Returning to university as a mature student

Mature student Allie Gardner was unsure about returning to university, a few years after she had completed her studies. However, she found it to be a rewarding experience and shares her learnings to help other mature students settle into their studies

Allie Gardner

June 3 2024
People Hugging in Therapy

Dealing with mental health during my master鈥檚 degree

Luis Manuel Ontiveros-Meza, who experienced mental health challenges during his master鈥檚 degree, offers his top tips to help students navigate their own struggles

Luis Manuel Ontiveros-Meza

May 17 2024
Chess club

The power of societies and clubs for international students

Richard Ha, data science bachelor student and president of UMSU International at the University of Melbourne, shares his top tips on settling into university life as an international student.

Richard Ha

March 12 2024
academic success

Eight steps to academic success

The transition from school to university life can be a challenge. Here are eight steps you can follow to help you make the most of your time at university

Khasiba Omar

June 6 2024
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How to manage your time over the summer

Shermaine Saw, an international student from Singapore, shares her top time management strategies and suggestions for summer break activities for university students聽

Shermaine Saw

July 4 2024
Downing Street

What do the results of the UK election mean for students and universities?

The votes are in and the Labour Party has won the 2024 UK general election, ending 14 years of Conservative government

Grace McCabe, Seeta Bhardwa

July 5 2024

Stories from student alumni and university graduates

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Female teacher

Women in STEM: from an international student to a science academic

Professor Bipasha Baruah, originally from India, writes about how studying abroad in Canada opened up doors for her to pursue a career in academia in STEM

Bipasha Baruah

April 2 2024
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