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UK universities are top choice for UAE students

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Despite higher cost of living expenses and rising tuition fees, the United Kingdom is still one of the most popular education destinations for both Emirati and expatriate UAE students. However, according to counsellors from British universities, the maximum number of enquiries are for medicine and engineering courses. International Placewell Consultants (IPC), Gulf, organised a Higher Education Fair on April 27, ... Read More »

Forgotten history rediscovered

University researcher uncovers lost tale  A long-lost chapter of South Africa’s history has been uncovered during an international quest by a researcher from the University of St Andrews. Dr David Culpin, a Reader in the University’s French Department,  discovered an extremely rare book which contains an early record of interaction between Europeans and the indigenous Xhosa. The book, Narrative of ... Read More »

New laser-based methods could create better diagnosis tools in medicine

Researchers at the University of St Andrews have been awarded more than half a million pounds as part of an international project to develop new laser-based methods to more quickly and accurately diagnose major diseases. Professor Kishan Dholakia, Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, and Dr Tomas Cizmar, Research Fellow in the School of Medicine will lead the ... Read More »

2013 Chemistry Purdie Undergraduate Scholarships, UK

2013 Chemistry Purdie Scholarships are offered by University of St Andrews for International Undergraduate Students in the field of Chemistry at School of Chemistry in UK  About Scholarship: Scholarships are funded by the University of St Andrews and generous donations are made by alumni and friends of the University of St Andrews, charitable trusts and other organizations and companies. Study: ... Read More »

Film director to be honoured with St Andrews Day Graduation

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The work of award-winning film director and writer Murray Grigor OBE will be recognised by the University of St Andrews this week, as he receives an honorary degree on St Andrew’s Day. Mr Grigor – who directed the University’s 600th anniversary film, Ever to Excel, starring Sir Sean Connery, will be joined at the annual graduation event on Friday (30th ... Read More »

2013 International Undergraduate Scholarships, University of St Andrews, UK

2013 University of St Andrews offers International Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in UK  Study: Courses offered by the university Course Level: Undergraduate Scholarship By: University of St Andrews Location: UK Eligibility: – Be living outside the UK and EU. – Be considered ‘Overseas’ for fee purposes. – Have applied for an undergraduate place at the University commencing in September 2013.  Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes About ... Read More »

Top UK universities fall in rankings

Ten UK universities are in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education World Rankings for 2012-13, compared with 12 last year and 14 in 2010-11. Excluding Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College, Durham and University College London, several top universities slipped down. The table’s authors warned that many UK universities faced “a collapse in their global position within a generation”. Of ... Read More »

Sporting ability could be a matter of brain over brawn

A new research project aims to discover whether visual processing is key to success. Scientists are to examine whether the brain could hold the key to success in top-level sport. A team from the universities of St Andrews, Liverpool John Moores and Bradford are to work with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and elite young cricketers to establish if ... Read More »

How Scottish scientists could help ‘neglected diseases’ in poor nations

New discovery could save millions from suffering Millions of lives across the world could be saved in future thanks to a discovery by experts at the Universities of St Andrews and Edinburgh. The research opens the door to a potentially revolutionary way of treating Sleeping Sickness and childhood brain cancer. Existing treatments for these illnesses, known as 5-nitrofurans, can for ... Read More »

St Andrews student to raise funds for children’s charities through travel guide

A student at the University of St Andrews has launched a young person’s travel guide in aid of children’s charities around the world. Laura Konkel (21) will donate profits from her new book to a range of children’s charities across the globe. The book, ‘Wannabee in… London with me!’, is the first in a series of travel guides aimed specifically ... Read More »

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