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From environmental sciences to ethical finance and meeting King Charles III

Hear why GREAT scholar Mariam loves the UK education system, her experience living in Scotland and about the time she met (now) King Charles III in London.

Women in STEM: my life as a fully-funded environmental engineering master's student in the UK

Hear about Sumaiya's transformative experience of getting a fully-funded STEM master's in environmental engineering at world-famous Newcastle University.

7 libraries you must visit in the UK

Find out which spectacular literary spots you should visit while studying in the UK.

8 festive ways to make the most out of your winter break

From festive volunteering to homestays with local families, to bringing in the New Year with a song and a dance - here are some ideas to help you enjoy the holidays.

'My UK master's helped me become a New York Times bestselling author'

Abi did her master's in creative writing at Birkbeck College before her debut novel went on to critical acclaim. She shares her story and reminds us of the power of nursing a hope, no matter how tiny.

10 things to consider when choosing student accommodation in the UK

Book early, turn to social media for inspiration and other ideas on how to find your ideal student home in the UK.

8 ways to live your best life as an international student in the UK

From being a 'tourist' in your own city to making memories with your heart and not just your camera. GREAT scholar Prerna shares her top tips.

'I'm collaborating with Disney on their first-of-its-kind African-created series'

After graduating with a UK degree in animation, Hamid set up a production company that now works with Disney on their first-of-a-kind African-created series.

6 simple ways to combat stress as an international student in the UK

Here are a few ideas that might help you along the way when trying to manage any stress you might experience during your studies.

From engineer to master's candidate: my life as a student parent at the University of Cambridge

Hear GREAT scholar Jaki's experience of moving from Kenya to the UK to do a master's at the University of Cambridge after working as an engineer for ten years.

Women in STEM: I was offered a water management job straight after finishing my UK master's degree

Shilpa from India shares her experience of leaving home for the first time as a Women in STEM scholar and getting a job offer in her field after graduation.

6 top tips for applying for the GREAT Scholarship

2021-22 GREAT scholar Diona from India shares some advice based on her experience of applying for the GREAT Scholarship to help increase your chances of success.

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