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  • Naveen from Australia: finding a new home in England

    20 August 2019
    Naveen studied the International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering and is now studying mathematics at Durham University. He tells us about his experiences as an international student.
  • Salama from UAE: studying chemistry at Durham

    06 August 2019
    Salama from UAE studied International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering at the International Study Centre. She is now studying for a chemistry degree at Durham University. She looks back on her experiences of settling in, learning new skills and making friends.
  • Omar from Egypt: Pursuing a career in computer science

    23 July 2019
    students socialising outside University College at Durham University
    Omar from Egypt joined the International Study Centre after not gaining a place at the University. Here he tells us how his experience studying with us has helped prepare him even more for a degree in Computer Science at Durham University.
  • My experience preparing for a physics degree at Durham

    14 June 2019
    International students outside of the Durham University International Study Centre

    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.

  • Dan's study abroad experience

    31 May 2019
    International students at Durham University International Study Centree, Queen's Campus, Stockton-on-Tees

    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.

  • How to adapt to a new culture when studying abroad

    22 January 2019
    Durham University ISC students walking in Stockton

    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.

  • My experience moving to the UK to study

    16 January 2019
    Student studying at Durham University International Study Centre
    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.  
  • 7 reasons to study in England

    02 January 2019
    Students in the café at Durham University International Study Centre

    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.

  • How to make friends at university while studying abroad?

    27 November 2018
    Students from Durham University International Study Centre getting to know each other in a coffee shop
    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. 
  • Why study law in the UK?

    06 November 2018
    Durham University International Study Centere student Calvin Nathan MANIK
    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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