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Category "Colleges & Universities"

A guide to Penn Foster College

A guide to Penn Foster College

Penn Foster College is a for-profit distance learning institution, based in Arizona, which offers higher education to Americans via distance learning. Aimed at adult learners, the service aims to help people who are working acquire the educational skills they want much more conveniently than attending a college or university full-time.
A guide to studying at the University of Houston-Clear Lake

A guide to studying at the University of Houston-Clear Lake

The University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) is a higher education institution based in Houston, Texas. It dates back to 1971 and today, has a total of more than 8,000 students enrolled on its courses. Throughout its four different academic faculties, it offers up 85 degree programmes - 40 Bachelor's, 44 Master's and one PhD.
What is the Academic Word List?

What is the Academic Word List?

The Academic Word List was devised to meet the need of all universities teaching through the English language, or teaching students working with English as a second language. It is a word list used by undergraduates in the UK and many other countries. Learn more on the Academic Word List.
A guide to Monroe College

A guide to Monroe College

Monroe County Community College was founded in 1964 in Monroe County, Michigan. With a current student population is 4,700 as of 01.06.2010. Monroe County Community College (MCCC), is one of Michigan State's bigger colleges. Providing an extensive adult education program, MCCC has a lot to offer the people of Michigan State. This article provides a guide to the programs on offer from MCCC.
A guide to UNC Wilmington

A guide to UNC Wilmington

The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is a public university located in the US state of north Carolina. The college enjoys a particularly high reputation for its work in the areas of marine biology, film studies and creative writing. The college motto is 'Discere Aude', rendered in English from the Latin as 'Dare To Learn'.
Gap year travel ideas for prospective medical students

Gap year travel ideas for prospective medical students

A gap year is a generally English concept whereby one takes a year out of their education/career route to do other work and/or travel. Typically, this is best described as backpacking travel. Taking a gap year can be done after university or indeed anytime during one’s career, but they are most commonly taken after A-levels. In this article, I detail gap year ideas for prospective medical students and their benefits and disadvantages.
All about: The University of BC

All about: The University of BC

Founded in 1908, the University of British Columbia (UBC) is made up of two campuses: UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan. With over 54000 students, UBC has the distinction of being a highly ranked research university. It is among the top 40 institutions of higher education in world. Those who wish to know all about the University of BC will benefit from the facts found in this article.
The top five business colleges in the UK

The top five business colleges in the UK

MBA or Master of Business Administration programmes are taken by many graduates and professionals to enhance their career development and to boost their salary. This programme gives an overview of business and management practices to the students which makes them knowledgeable in various management practices. Here is a list of the top five business colleges in the UK.
All about: St Francis Xavier College

All about: St Francis Xavier College

St Francis Xavier College, often referred to as SFX, is a Roman Catholic further education college based in south London, serving students aged largely between 16 to 19 years. With a decidedly Catholic ethos, it also offers adult education courses, while all students are required to attend one lesson of Religious Education each week. This article tells the reader all about SFX.
How to apply to universities in the UK

How to apply to universities in the UK

UK university applications for full-time study are made through a central agency called the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service which is also known as UCAS. Application for UK degree courses is a complex process that take plenty of time and thought to be carried out successfully.
A guide to online criminal justice degrees

A guide to online criminal justice degrees

Criminal Justice degrees are valuable qualifications to obtain as they can lead to criminal justice jobs in many areas including the police, probation service, prisons, youth justice and local government. A sociology degree includes many different subjects including psychology, sociology, law, criminology, politics and psychology.
Where to study for an information technology degree in the UK

Where to study for an information technology degree in the UK

IT is one of the most popular topics to study, from beginner level to a full degree and programmes are available from taught courses to IT degrees online. Technology and business rely on business technology management and business information technology, so getting qualified via information technology courses can be a rewarding way to start a career. This article works to outline the top places to study and IT degree in the UK.
All about: Spalding University

All about: Spalding University

Spalding University is a private co-educational university located in the American state of Kentucky. The college is strongly associated with the Roman Catholic religious order, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. There are now around 2000 students enrolled at the college, which takes its name from Catherine Spalding, the founder of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.
A guide to University of Denver

A guide to University of Denver

Founded in 1864, the University of Denver is one of the oldest private universities in the US. Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and south of downtown Denver, the 125 acre campus is home to more than 11,000 students studying both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs through its Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and its Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.