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Tapping into the International Student Market with UK Guarantor

International students make up a significant proportion of the UK university population. Of 2.2 million students, 19% are overseas students. The majority of these are from outside of the European Union and in 2015/16 there was a 2% increase in the number of students coming to the UK from  overseas. How important is this sector


uk guarantor guide to shared housing

UK Guarantor guide to shared housing

UK Guarantor guide to shared housing A common pattern for many International students studying in the UK is to move on from Halls of Residence at some point during their time in the UK. Once you are in the UK and have made new friends, there is a wider choice of accommodation open to you


Studying in the UK

Studying in the UK

If you are considering studying in the UK, now is the time to make some decisions. You may be aware that the UCAS application deadline is the 15th of January. This is the deadline by which the majority of those who are looking to a degree will need to make a decision on which courses


Five tips for finding private accommodation

Last week UK Guarantor asked students who had lived and studied in the UK for several years for their top tips on finding private student accommodation in the UK. This is what they told us; 1  Location is the most important thing If you are looking to live in a house or flat share, location


Top study tips for international students

Now you have been in the UK for a few months, you will find that your course gets a bit more intensive, particularly as you might be building up to exams in the early New Year. UK Guarantor have asked the experts to come up with their top five study tips for international students; 1


10 Things You Must Do While Studying in the UK

The UK has so many interesting historical sites to visit and great activities to do; it can be hard to know where to even start. If you’re having that dilemma, begin by taking part in these ten can’t-miss activities. Visit London If you’re not already studying in the UK’s capital city, visiting London should be at


Best Money Saving Offers

Discounts are a key feature of student life in the UK. Once upon a time you needed a student card to access the best ones, now though you can access some great money saving offers for free. Here are five of the best ones 10% of your food and groceries  This one is a no-brainer,


15 British Slang Words and Phrases Every International Student Should Know

UK slang can be difficult for international students to master. Even students who are from English-speaking countries can have trouble getting a grasp on the words and phrases that are exclusive to Britain. If you’re feeling lost, here are some common slang words and phrases that you may hear popping up in conversations. Alright? Almost


UK Guarantor - Top 8 Things to do as a Student at a UK University

Make the most of your time in the UK

  Self Study Outside of your first few weeks at University you might find that contact hours are relatively low and the expectation is that you engage in a lot of self-study, in between your more structured contact hours at University. We recently surveyed hundreds of our international students and 70% of respondents had less


Freshers Week

Freshers’ can be a pretty intense period. If you make the most of it though it can really set you up for your first year at University. Here’s our advice on making the most of your freshers’. Meet as many people as possible  Freshers’ week is the most socially acceptable week of the year to



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