Study skills to succeed: UK vs Colombia

Hi there, I’m Alejandra, I come from Colombia and I’m doing a Masters in Nutrition and Behaviour. When comparing the study skills needed in my country and the United Kingdom, I realised there are more differences than similarities. No matter where you come from, having a basic understanding of the UK system will help you… Read more »

Study Skills: the Netherlands vs the UK

Hi! I’m Nikki Mennen. I’m originally from the Netherlands and came all the way to Bournemouth to study a Master’s in Creative Writing and Publishing. Although the overall culture of the Netherlands is very similar to the UK, I noticed some differences whilst living as a student and developing my skills here.  Just don’t learn… Read more »

Developing your study skills in the UK

I am Bruna Tolomeli from Brazil studying MA Post Production Editing. In my opinion, study skills in Brazil are not that different from the ones in the UK, but I have noticed a few differences between them. Exams vs essays Firstly, one of the differences is the way each country assesses their students. In Brazil, I… Read more »

Studying in the UK vs Vietnam

MSc Retail Management and Marketing student, Ngoc Huyen Nguyen, shares her experience with studying in the UK and how it compares with studying in her country, Vietnam. Studying in the UK is a unique experience, which is totally different from my experience back home. Here are some study skills that I have gained after six… Read more »

Studying in the UK vs Bulgaria

MSc Tourism Management and Marketing student, Martina Gardeva, shares her experience with studying in the UK and how it compares with studying in her country, Bulgaria. When coming to the UK to study, some of your biggest concerns might be if you are going to be able to cope with the demanding study environment, and… Read more »

Studying in the UK vs in Brazil

MA 3D Computer Animation student, Kamila Bianchi, shares her experience with studying in the UK and how it compares with studying in her country, Brazil. My first thought when comparing studying in Brazil with the UK was that here (in the UK) you have to dedicate a lot more time to your studies than back… Read more »