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5 Essential Higher Education Podcasts

1 Nov 2015

The New York Times noted in a recent article that over 40 million people listen to some form of podcast and the form is rapidly gaining traction. It’s easier than...

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3 top tips for IB students

29 Oct 2015

The IB defines itself by the ability to draw from international best practices, empowering students to participate in the opportunities offered by their global community. An important aspect of this...

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Five tips for your tech-savvy international students

26 Oct 2015

We at BridgeU especially love tips that help you use technology to your benefit. Share these with your students and they will be armed with the best tools to tackle...

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The infamous Oxbridge interviews, and how to crack them

22 Oct 2015

Famous for questions like how would you poison someone without the police finding out and should poetry be difficult to understand, the Oxbridge interviews are bound to stump thousands of...

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How technology can help fix education

19 Oct 2015

Any educator can tell you that one of the most profound realisations you have after a few years of teaching is that different students learn differently. This may seem obvious,...

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How the new SAT works - interview with an expert

15 Oct 2015

In exactly one week, students applying to U.S. universities will receive their SAT scores from the October exam. All eyes are on the SAT — but let’s not forget that...

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The BridgeU guide to higher education in the Gulf

6 Oct 2015

In just a few days, we’ll be off to Abu Dhabi for the NESA Fall Leadership Conference, which we are sponsoring this year. We’ve gone totally Gulf-mad in our Shoreditch...

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The Top 5 U.S. University Twitter Accounts

28 Sep 2015

At BridgeU, we love education and technology and in particular, educational institutions that use technology well. So we’re bringing you a list of our favourite U.S. university Twitter accounts. Enjoy! ...

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Why students should apply to multiple countries

22 Sep 2015

Why do so many students who originally consider applying to university in multiple countries end up applying to only one? This is a question that weighs on our minds here...

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Russell Group Round-Up

16 Sep 2015

This week, we’re turning our attention to the Russell Group universities for a round-up, where we’re focusing on three trends about the group that have made headlines recently. From clearing...

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