INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE: The Advantages of the IB in Securing a Place at the Best Universities in the UK and Around the World

QA session with Mark Peters, Chairman, Westbourne School, Penarth, UK. What is the key difference with the International Baccalaureate (IB)? The key difference with the IB is that it is run by educationalists for students. It was originally set up specifically to enable students to prepare for, get into and succeed in the best universities … Continue reading INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE: The Advantages of the IB in Securing a Place at the Best Universities in the UK and Around the World

The “Value-Added” Factors of Studying in Sweden

DON'T JUST PICK A PLACE, PICK A #‎FUTURE‬! Further to my post about visiting Sweden and the University of Jönköping, we have now had a visit from Eric Fried from the International Office of the University, and also a member of the academic staff, to talk to students and parents about the advantages of studying in Sweden. … Continue reading The “Value-Added” Factors of Studying in Sweden

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE VARIOUS TYPES OF UNIVERSITIES IN MALAYSIA ?

Last weekend I attended a fair organised by Education Malaysia, helping out one of our UK university partners which has a  branch of its campus in Malaysia, and I  found many students asking questions about the difference between  the products and institutions on offer. I can understand their confusion- Malaysia has a very complex academic environment and … Continue reading WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE VARIOUS TYPES OF UNIVERSITIES IN MALAYSIA ?