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  • 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. 
  • 5 benefits of studying a university pathway course

    03 September 2018
    Students learning at Durham University International Study Centre
    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. 
  • 5 tips for preparing to study abroad

    14 August 2018
    Passport and suitcase
    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.
  • Celebrating progression success

    30 July 2018
    Durham University International Study Centre students on a bench showing us what they want to study at the University
    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. 
  • What to expect during your first week at university

    23 July 2018
    Two students on Infinity Bridge at Queen's Campus
    Here is what to expect when you arrive at Durham International Study Centre.
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