Smart phones are all over the place now, and as the cost of international roaming starts to gradually fall (as is happening within the EU), and with the rise in cheap local sim cards – we are finding that more and more students are taking their smartphones with them when they travel. Not only is [...]
Study Abroad Category
Blog posts that address insurance issues related to study abroad.
If you are an international student studying in Seoul, chances are you will be spending much of your time exploring Seoul as the capital city of South Korea. Here are 5 things to do in Seoul that you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to experience while you are studying there: 1. Gyeongbok Palace – Korea’s most [...]
Have you thought about studying in New Zealand? If so, you’re in good company. In the 2010/2011 academic year, 2900 US students studied abroad in New Zealand according to the latest “open doors” report, but students from around the world have been choosing to make New Zealand their host country and rightfully so. New Zealand [...]
In the 2011/2012 academic year there were 435,230 international students studying inside the United Kingdom (UK). This is a 2 percent increase from the 428,225 international students that the UK hosted in the 2010/2011 academic year according to UKCISA. With a growing number of international students comes an increased effort of ensuring that those individuals [...]
Like the number of international students coming to the US, the number of US students studying abroad continues to increase. The latest “Open Doors” report shows that there was a 1.3 percent increase in the number of students who studied abroad in the 2010/2011 year when compared to the 2009/2010 year. There was a total [...]
If you are studying abroad, you will likely also do a lot of traveling to different cities and neighboring countries. With planning your excursions and studying for you classes, the last thing you may think about is keeping your bed free of bed bugs! However, with recent news about outbreaks of bed bugs, being prepared [...]