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  • Yifei, a progressed University of Sheffield International College student.

    Yifei from China: Teachers at the College are very patient and helpful

    Posted 19 February 2021

    In our final blog in the series where we catch up with Progression Scholarship winners, we spoke with Yifei from China. He studied the International Foundation Year at the International College, and now studies at the University. Find out more about his experience studying in the UK.

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  • Zhiwei, a progressed University of Sheffield International College student.

    Zhiwei from China: How the Pre-Masters in Science and Engineering laid a solid foundation for postgraduate study

    Posted 19 February 2021

    Continuing our series of blogs where we speak to our recent Progression Scholarship winners, we spoke to Zhiwei from China. She studied the Pre-Masters in Science and Engineering at the College, and progressed to The University of Sheffield in 2020. You can learn more about her experience here.

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  • Max, a progressed University of Sheffield International College student.

    Max from China: My experience at the International College

    Posted 18 February 2021

    As part of our series of blogs written by Progression Scholarship winners, we chatted to Max from China. He studied the Pre-Masters in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities at the International College and has now progressed to the University where he is studying MSc Information Systems. On our blog, you can read his thoughts on the past year, as well as his top tip for success. Click here to find out more.

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  • Shan, a progressed University of Sheffield International College student.

    Shan from China: How the International College helped me succeed at The University of Sheffield

    Posted 18 February 2021

    In the first of our blogs where we catch up with our recent Progression Scholarship winners, we caught up with Shan from China. She studied a Pre-Masters at the International College, and has now progressed to The University of Sheffield. Discover Shan’s story here.

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  • Students walking through the campus

    5 reasons why you should study for an English language course

    Posted 04 February 2021

    English Language Preparation Courses are a great way for international students to make sure they excel. It’s easy to take an optimistic view and assume that you’ll pick up the language skills you need as you study. However, it’s not always as easy as it seems, and the last thing any student on a competitive course wants to discover is that their language skills are letting them down.

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  • Students at Sheffield in the Diamond building

    What is information management and should I study it at university?

    Posted 15 January 2021

    Thinking about studying information management at university? Discover more about information management including what you will study and why you should study it. You can also learn more about studying it in the UK.

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  • A smiling student

    Blended learning whilst studying abroad

    Posted 13 November 2020

    Today we hear from Aubrey from Macao, who is studying our blended learning model at the International College. Blended learning allows students like Aubrey to combine online classes with face-to-face classes – keeping people safe whilst still getting an authentic International College experience. Find out about Aubrey’s experiences in her blog.

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  • An international student studying on her laptop

    What it's like to study virtually from home

    Posted 03 November 2020

    We caught up with Xuanyue from China about studying virtually with the University of Sheffield International College. Wondering what it’s like to study online with us? Hear about Xuanyue’s experience of studying her International Foundation Year from her home in China.

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  • New students sit together on Sheffield's campus

    Haoru Xu from China: welcome and tips for new students

    Posted 10 September 2020

    If you're starting your studies with us this autumn and need some tips on how to make the most of your International College experience, look no further. Haoru Xu from China has gathered all his expertise as a recent Pre-Masters student for you here. Read about how to approach your programme with the right attitude to lead yourself to future success.

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  • An international student in Peace Gardens in Sheffield

    Na Ao from China: studying Journalism as an international student in the UK

    Posted 28 August 2020

    Want to know what it takes to be a world-class journalist? Na Ao from China studied the International Foundation Year at the International College and is about to progress to study Journalism at the University of Sheffield this September. Here she tells us her best tips for getting the most out of your time in the UK – both inside and outside the classroom.

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  • Two students chat on campus at Sheffield University

    What you need to know before joining us

    Posted 21 August 2020

    It's back-to-school season again. Are you feeling curious, nervous or worried about your new life, studying in Sheffield? Don't worry! This blog will give you some advice about study and life at the University of Sheffield International College from someone who knows - Wenyi from China, who graduated this year.

     

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  • A student studying on a laptop in the kitchen

    Arriving at the International College

    Posted 04 August 2020

    Yaroslav from Russia blogs about his personal experiences arriving in Sheffield as an international student. From events at the International College to exploring the rest of the UK, discover how Yaroslav settled in to life in Sheffield.

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  • WeiYuan from Taiwan on graduation day

    WeiYuan from Taiwan: graduating in aerospace engineering

    Posted 05 September 2019

    WeiYuan from Taiwan came to study in the UK to follow his dream of becoming a pilot. He has now graduated from the University of Sheffield with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. Read about WeiYuan’s experiences at Sheffield in his own words.

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  • International students sat outside the new Diamond building

    Tips for your September arrival at the University of Sheffield International College

    Posted 19 August 2019

    Read our tips to help you get ready to study in Sheffield, including what to bring on your first day, places to explore and useful websites to help you plan your time here.

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  • A robot in the Sheffield Engineering department

    Taiwanese students compete for merit scholarships in STEM subjects

    Posted 19 January 2019

    The University of Sheffield International College is offering scholarships to students in Taiwan, through a competition pitching technological advancements for developing countries.

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