Student Life UK

Just another blog post

Just another blog post

Just another blog post! It has been such a long time since my last blog post – I feel like I have completely abandoned it! Things will hopefully change now, though, as I am starting to settle down and getting used to my new adult life! My actual student days are over as I have now officially received my Master’s degree and I have no […]






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Christmas is not about Studying!

Christmas is not about Studying!

or how to deal with assignment writing and exam revision over the Christmas! Christmas is knocking on the door and you have probably already started your university holiday. Even if you are not celebrating Christmas, I am sure you feel the excitement of not going to lectures for a few weeks. Some of you are probably packing their suitcases and getting ready to get back […]






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Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Personal Statements

Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Personal Statements

The topic around Personal Statements is extremely wide and sometimes a bit difficult to comprehend. You may have already looked at some good examples at the Personal Statement Library, but still feel confused and unsure of how to write your personal statement. This post is an addition to the previous article on Tips for Writing a Personal Statement. I would like to cover some further […]






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Tips for Writing a Personal Statement

Tips for Writing a Personal Statement

Personal Statement is one of the most essential parts of your university application. Yes, it is a simple one page document, but it might be a critical element for receiving a conditional or unconditional offer from your selected university. Many international students may get even scared when they hear personal statement. Some don’t even know what it is and what it has to contain before […]






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Understanding the UK Grading System

Understanding the UK Grading System

One of the first questions that students ask when coming to study in the UK is “How is my work going to be graded?”. The Grading System, however, may seem overwhelming and difficult to comprehend at first. Keep reading if you want to learn what marks to expect from universities in the UK. Before proceeding with explanation of the actual marking system, though, the difference […]






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Improve your Presentation Skills

I hope you have already read the post on how to make an awesome presentation here. Having great slides is definitely the first step towards getting a higher grade, however, any tutor will expect to see excellent presentation skills before giving you a distinction. (Not sure what distinction means – click here for explanation of the UK Grading System). So, the next question is how […]






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How to Make a Great Presentation

Whether you are studying on an undergraduate or a postgraduate programme, you will certainly have to prepare a presentation (if you haven’t done so yet) as part of at least one of your module assessments. I believe that the first thing that every student looks at when given the module guide is not the Module Learning Outcomes as tutors believe. Instead, everyone is rushing through […]






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Student Loans and Tuition Fees for EU nationals

Or a brief guide to what, who, when and how? So to begin with, Student Finance is such a broad and complicated matter that it could overwhelm even the biggest experts. It would be impossible to explain the topic all at once – this particular post covers student loans and tuition fees for EU nationals applying for universities in England. If you have already decided […]






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Top Five Reasons to Study in the UK

   “Don’t Put Off Until Tomorrow, What You Can Do Today!” I have always liked saying Procrastination is the Success Assassin! There is no worse habit than telling yourself “I will start tomorrow” every single day and when tomorrow comes finding an excuse to not do it again. You end up just fooling yourself day after day until it is probably too late. Well, maybe […]






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Hello World and Welcome to Student Life UK!

As you may have already guessed this blog is about anything related to studying in the UK. I will be blogging about the university application process – what documents to prepare, how to write a great personal statement, selecting the correct education institution for your desired course of study. And for those of you coming from the European Union, I will make sure I include […]






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