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  • International students outside of the Durham University International Study Centre

    My experience preparing for a physics degree at Durham

    Posted 14 June 2019

    Paolo from the Philippines studied the International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering at the International Study Centre. He is now progressing to a Physics degree at Durham University in preparation for his future career as a scientist.

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  • Students at Durham University

    Dan's study abroad experience

    Posted 31 May 2019

    Dan from Myanmar is about to leave the International Study Centre and progress to a Law degree at Durham University. Here, he tells us all about his study abroad experiences during his first year.

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  • Durham University ISC students walking in Stockton

    How to adapt to a new culture when studying abroad

    Posted 22 January 2019

    One of the first things you will face when studying abroad is adapting to a new culture. Adjusting to cultural differences may seem daunting at first, but it can also boost your confidence and help you develop a global outlook.

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  • Student studying at Durham University International Study Centre

    My experience moving to the UK to study

    Posted 16 January 2019
    Two students share their experience of moving to the UK to study at Durham University International Study Centre. Hear how they are finding it so far.  

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  • Students in the café at Durham University International Study Centre

    7 reasons to study in England

    Posted 02 January 2019

    With thousands of international students choosing to study in England every year, there are plenty of reasons to join them. From developing your language skills to receiving a world-class education - find out why you should study in the UK.

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  • Students from Durham University International Study Centre getting to know each other in a coffee shop

    How to make friends at university while studying abroad?

    Posted 27 November 2018
    There are lots of ways you can make friends while at university. Everyone will be in the same situation, looking to meet new people and make new friends. Read our tips to help get you started. 

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  • Durham University International Study Centere student Calvin Nathan MANIK

    Why study law in the UK?

    Posted 06 November 2018
    Law is one of the most popular subjects to study in the UK for international students. Find out why you should study law and why you should study it in the UK. 

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  • Students learning at Durham University International Study Centre

    5 benefits of studying a university pathway course

    Posted 03 September 2018
    Thinking about studying a university pathway course? These programmes are great for preparing international students for an undergraduate degree in the UK, read our top five benefits here. 

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  • Passport and suitcase

    5 tips for preparing to study abroad

    Posted 14 August 2018
    There is lots to consider before hopping on a plane to start your studies abroad, but luckily we have put together some of our top tips to help you prepare and know what to expect before your arrival.

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  • Durham University International Study Centre students on a bench showing us what they want to study at the University

    Celebrating progression success

    Posted 31 July 2018
    We are proud to announce that 82% of students who started their course in September and completed in June have been offered a place at Durham University. 

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