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Fool Proof Tips for Finding PhD Research Topics
Fool Proof Tips for Finding PhD Research Topics
Most PhD students have trouble deciding on a research topic for their doctorate thesis. Here are a few tips on how to overcome this difficulty.
Student Success Story: Scholarship Winner Jaykob Wood Is Set on Becoming a UNESCO Field Investigator
Student Success Story: Scholarship Winner Jaykob Wood Is Set on Becoming a UNESCO Field Investigator
Jakob cares deeply about both cultural and natural heritage. Although the odds were often against him, he worked hard toward his dreams whatever the cost. He got in at a top World Heritage Management & Conservation Programme in Ireland and convinced us to support him to become a UNESCO field investigator.

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How to Improve Your Modern Foreign Language Skills as an International Student
How to Improve Your Modern Foreign Language Skills as an International Student
Learning a new language is a popular choice among job seekers who want to enhance their resume before applying for the desired job. Proficiency in multiple languages dramatically improves your chances of getting hired by an international company.
Most Beautiful College Campuses in the United States 2023
Most Beautiful College Campuses in the United States 2023
Green gardens, majestic architecture, historical buildings – these seven US college campuses are jewels to their cities. They’re so beautiful it's definitely a pleasure spending terms and breaks there, either as a student or as a tourist.
All Your Questions Answered: A Guide on How to Get a Scholarship to Study Abroad
All Your Questions Answered: A Guide on How to Get a Scholarship to Study Abroad
In this article, we have prepared answers to all the common questions about scholarships and how to attain them. There are many great scholarships for studies abroad that prospective international students can choose from to ease the financial burden of studying.
How to Overcome Language Barriers when Studying Abroad
How to Overcome Language Barriers when Studying Abroad
As an international student, one of the challenges you are likely to face is how to overcome language barriers. In this article, you will find some useful tips and example situations.
5 Fun Facts about Ivy League Schools
5 Fun Facts about Ivy League Schools
Colleges and universities as old and prestigious as the Ivy League will, inevitably, be surrounded by stories — and some myths. Here are a few fun and, we think, interesting facts about Ivy League Universities.
American Universities That Are as Good, or Better, than Ivy League Colleges
American Universities That Are as Good, or Better, than Ivy League Colleges
The reputation of the Ivy League is such that many are shocked when they discover that it doesn’t include all America’s best universities. Universities such as MIT, University of Chicago or Stanford are such examples. Let’s have a look at some of America’s best universities outside of the Ivy League, and what do terms such as Public Ivies, Hidden Ivies or Ivy Plus mean.
6 Tips on How to Apply to an Ivy League University
6 Tips on How to Apply to an Ivy League University
For every one student heading to Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Pennsylvania, Princeton, or Yale, there are plenty of disappointed applicants. Rates vary, but even the least competitive courses have over ten applications for each place. With so much competition, you need a near perfect application, even the smallest thing can mean the difference between success and failure.
7 Essential Things to Know (Long) Before You Apply to an Ivy League College
7 Essential Things to Know (Long) Before You Apply to an Ivy League College
As eight of the best universities in America, and the world, they attract thousands of applications each year. So, if you want an Ivy League education, what is essential to know while preparing for your application?
5 Top Reasons to Apply for a PhD Abroad in 2023
5 Top Reasons to Apply for a PhD Abroad in 2023
This is the first question you should ask yourself, if you are planning to embark on an exciting, but challenging, PhD journey.
The Easy Way to Find a Funded PhD Programme in 2023
The Easy Way to Find a Funded PhD Programme in 2023
Find out how you can use PhDPortal.eu to find a funded PhD programme!
5 Questions to Answer Before Deciding to Study a PhD in 2023
5 Questions to Answer Before Deciding to Study a PhD in 2023
Students applying to PhD positions tend to have an idealized image of the degree course.
The Guide to Your PhD Application in 2023
The Guide to Your PhD Application in 2023
Are you planning to embark on a PhD journey? Then you should have a look at PhD admission requirements. Find out how to apply for a PhD step-by-step.
Top-Quality Online Bachelor's Degrees That Are Also Cheap
Top-Quality Online Bachelor's Degrees That Are Also Cheap
As tuition fees continue to rise, students look for online Bachelor’s degrees which quickly become the cheapest way to graduate and establish a career. Here’s a list of top-quality degrees which are affordable and you can study from home (or wherever).
A Guide to What Is Times Higher Education Ranking and How It Can Help You
A Guide to What Is Times Higher Education Ranking and How It Can Help You
Times Higher Education (THE) publishes a top of the best universities in the world every year. It evaluates world universities based on 5 key metrics which we will explain to you in this article. You will understand what to look for if you are searching for an international study programme, and what scores are relevant for you as a student, as a future researcher, or how to get a head-start in certain industries. 
Short guide on the Different Types of Degrees You can Earn after Highschool
Short guide on the Different Types of Degrees You can Earn after Highschool
Ever asked yourself how many types of university degrees are there, and what do their abbreviations mean? From BA to MBA, and from BS to BMBS, to PhD, there are different types of degrees depending on higher education level and subject of study.  
Student Success Story: Paula Overcame Adversity, Got into Harvard to Help Children Suffering from Trauma
Student Success Story: Paula Overcame Adversity, Got into Harvard to Help Children Suffering from Trauma
Paula Lizarazo is a young English teacher from Colombia and one of our Studyportals Scholarship finalists. She dedicates her life to finding better, more empathic teaching methods for children who suffer from trauma. She pursued her passion no matter what and got accepted for a Master’s in Education Studies at Harvard University.
How to Interpret University Rankings and What Are They Good For?
How to Interpret University Rankings and What Are They Good For?
University rankings are a popular choice among students trying to decide at which university to apply. But you need to understand how to interpret rankings if you want them to be helpful. Otherwise, they can be a deceiving list that won’t help at all. 
Student Success Story: Scholarship Winner, Sidra Zahid, Is Dedicated to Help People With Intellectual Disabilities
Student Success Story: Scholarship Winner, Sidra Zahid, Is Dedicated to Help People With Intellectual Disabilities
As the winner of our 2022 Studyportals International Distinction Awards Scholarship, Sidra won EUR 10,000 to pay for her Master's in Clinical Neurodevelopmental Sciences at King’s College, in London and follow her dream.
Student Success Story: Nishat Mahmud Is Determined to Play Her Role in Promoting Women’s Sports
Student Success Story: Nishat Mahmud Is Determined to Play Her Role in Promoting Women’s Sports
Nishat Mahmud is 100% superhero material and one of the Studyportals IDA Scholarship finalists this year. She is an ambitious young woman from Bangladesh determined to change the way people perceive women’s sports in her part of the world.
The Ins and Outs of QS World University Rankings. How It Works and How It Helps You.
The Ins and Outs of QS World University Rankings. How It Works and How It Helps You.
Let’s dive into the mechanics of the world’s most popular university rankings to understand what they are, how they work, and when and why they can prove useful to finding your international Bachelor’s or Master’s programme.
QS Top 50 Universities in the World: 2013 vs 2023, What Changed in the Last 10 Years?
QS Top 50 Universities in the World: 2013 vs 2023, What Changed in the Last 10 Years?
Asian universities seem to be acing up their game as they registered significantly higher rankings for 2023. Meanwhile, in Europe, Switzerland remains the only country that has a univesity in the UK-US dominated Top 10 best universities in the world.

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