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University of Southampton students gain real-life experience during social impact fellowship in Mumbai

The 10 Spark India fellows recently spent 3 weeks working with organizations that strive to make life better in underprivileged urban communities.

Dr. Teresa Sullivan on international student life at UVA

October 18, 2019 |
In an exclusive interview with BrainGain Magazine on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Dr Sullivan, President of the University of Virginia, discussed how international students can participate in UVA’s cutting-edge research, and the funding and work opportunities available to them. She also discussed how diversity enriches academic and cultural life at both the University of Virginia and the broader community of Charlottesville, and UVA’s response to the recent hate crimes in some parts of the United States. She also spoke about how research such as UVA’s Yamuna river project in India benefits the university’s students.

American students crushed by US college loans escape to India

Loan-strapped American students have opted to leave the US and relocate to countries like India and the Ukraine for a higher standard of living.

Find out the best university by subject - 2018 QS World University Rankings

University of Cambridge retains its top spot in the QS World Rankings by Subject for the year 2018, followed by University of Oxford and Harvard University. Ranking also improved significantly for the University of Tokyo making it the only Asian institute in the top 10.

Political science research on the economics of jihad

October 18, 2019 |
Dr. Aisha Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Senior Fellow at Massey College. In her book “Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power”, published last month by Oxford University Press, she argues that jihadists rise to power by exploiting local economies. But how does one interview smugglers, merchants, and extremists for one’s research in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Mali, and Lebanon? Dr. Ahmad discusses how she did her field work, and shares some advice for students who are interested in doing political science research. She has worked on projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council and the Connaught New Researcher Award.

Uncovering Traditions of Yoga: Q & A with James Mallinson

James Mallinson is not just a lecturer in Sanskrit & Classical Indian Studies at the School of Oriental & African Studies, but also, a yoga expert and a Mahant. Read about his experience researching ancient traditions of yoga in India.

Interested in archaeology? Here are 4 postgraduate archaeology courses that will prepare you for a lifetime of adventures

Hone your skills to excavate and understand the history of our time through these postgraduate programs in archaeology

Scholarships available for postgraduate studies at SOAS

SOAS, University of London, is offering Bishwa Bangla Scholarships for PhD and masters programs, to applicants from West Bengal

"Enjoy your education, focus on the things that matter": Interview with Dr. Joanna Fountain

Dr. Joanna Fountain from Lincoln University gives great advice to international students.

University of Southampton launches The Business School Summer Programme

The programme provides students with an opportunity to stay at the elite Russell Group University for two weeks & learn from its celebrated academia.

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