Life as a Distance Learning Student

Effective Time Management Traditionally, most people find the norm in education to involve lectures in physical classrooms.  Tutor-student interaction is perceived as being only physical.  With innovations, virtual learning has been introduced with varying degrees of success. However, lots of students, and potential students, find virtual learning both difficult and inadequate. To this group, combining… Continue reading Life as a Distance Learning Student

How to Organise Your Studies for Success

Stay Focused on Your Studies There is a phrase called ‘Decision Fatigue’ which may be weighing you down. I first heard about this procrastination phenomenon in a talk by Kerwin Rae. It is based on the principle that we spend so much time thinking about what to do, instead of doing what we wanted in… Continue reading How to Organise Your Studies for Success

4th Workshop “Advanced Materials”

Capacity Building Workshop on Distance Learning Running a capacity building workshop on Distance Learning for Estuar university, jointly organised by the University of London Centre for Distance Education (CDE) and Finland’s National Universities Commission (NUC). Mission: Distance Learning to achieve the massive increase in student numbers necessary over the next few years. Day One Registration:… Continue reading 4th Workshop “Advanced Materials”

What is the Difference Between University and College?

What Is a College? Oftentimes schools with “college” in their name are smaller institutions that emphasize undergraduate education, Johanna Fishbein, head of university advising at the United World College of South East Asia’s Dover Campus, an international school, said by email. This is not a strict rule, since there are a number of exceptions. Prospective… Continue reading What is the Difference Between University and College?

How to Choose a Business Program at University

Environment Choosing one with an international perspective offers excellent practice for the global economic environment in which today’s businesses operate. In fact, according to the results of French human resource company Emerging’s Global Employability University Survey, international exposure is the second-highest consideration for employers, second only to experience with an institution’s graduates.  Faculty Prospective business… Continue reading How to Choose a Business Program at University

How to Get Ready for a New Semester

Get Organized The first step to manage your stress throughout the school year is to be in control of your academic responsibilities. If you receive your syllabi from your professors before the first day of class, read through it carefully and note important deadlines and exam dates. Keep track of those dates in a paper… Continue reading How to Get Ready for a New Semester

4 Tips to Navigate Your First Semester Abroad Like a Pro

Study Early and Often Some students wait until a few days before the exam to study for the NCLEX, but you should really begin on day one of nursing school. The NCLEX is a cumulative exam, and you need to continually review the information in order to commit it to memory. Do not try to… Continue reading 4 Tips to Navigate Your First Semester Abroad Like a Pro

Improve your English and Prepare for College Transfer

Learn English From U.S. Instructors, Locals or Mentors Prospective international students may also want to consider learning American English through a summer program on a U.S. university campus. “One of the best ways for international students to improve their English-language speaking skills is to participate in an English-language intensive program,” Jane Griffiths says. School Mentors… Continue reading Improve your English and Prepare for College Transfer

Academics Meet Opportunity at the Estuidar University

What Des the Programme Involve? The online course begins in early July and consists of structured, in-depth, problem-based academic tasks. These tasks take around two weeks to complete, but participants are given eight weeks in which to do so. The timetable for the online work is deliberately flexible, so that participants are able to fit… Continue reading Academics Meet Opportunity at the Estuidar University