How important are grades? What does (Hons) mean? A comparison of Polish and English universities

Hello, my name is Patrycja and I am studying BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design at Bournemouth University. I’m from Poland and one of the biggest differences between studying in Poland and the UK are the university grading systems. This was quite a surprise for me and it was something I had to get… Read more »

Individuality or rule-following? Grading systems in the UK vs Lithuania

Introduction to grading systems I would be lying if I said that university grading systems in Lithuania and the United Kingdom are totally different. In fact, I think most European grading systems are similar to each another. There are still quite a few differences between Lithuanian and British ones at which we will take a… Read more »

A part-time job at uni might be easier than you think

Written by David Alfyorov from Lithuania, studying BSc Games Software Engineering Money matters Enrolling at university doesn’t necessarily guarantee that you’ll be able to handle the university lifestyle. I’m not talking about bad grades – this blog is not about that at all – but financial stability. This is one of the most important cornerstones… Read more »