International College

Student stories

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    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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  • 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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  • Students looking archaeological specimens

    University of Sheffield International College student wins prestigious award

    Posted 22 October 2018

    A former University of Sheffield International College student has been given a prestigious award.

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  • The University of Sheffield International College student Sherry

    Should I become a counter-terrorism researcher?

    Posted 17 May 2017

    Continuing the ‘I’m going to be…’ series of videos, Sherry tells us her plans for the future.

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  • The University of Sheffield International College student Olatokunbo

    Should I become an environmental engineer?

    Posted 25 February 2017

    Continuing the ‘I’m going to be…’ series of videos, Olatokunbo tells us his plans for the future.

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  • The University of Sheffield International College student Giulio

    Should I become a landscape architect?

    Posted 18 February 2017

    Giulio tells us who he wants to be in the future

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  • The University of Sheffield Student Union

    Sheffield tips for new students by student Dorothy Ho

    Posted 30 September 2015

    Hi, I am Dorothy from Hong Kong. I am the student ambassador from the University of Sheffield International College and have just finished the foundation course this June and am now progressing to BA Philosophy in September. I hope the following tips about life in Sheffield will help you adapt to your new environment and enjoy life in Sheffield.

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