TOLEDO: one of the must-sees in Spain

Living By 19 October, 2015 No Comments

Toledo is like a museum, historic place, but still an important economic region, close to the Spanish capital. If you visit Madrid for more than a few days, you have an awesome opportunity for a day trip to one of the most historical cities not only in Spain but also in Europe. Toledo is the city of El Greco, Spanish kings, Muslims and Jews. When you study or work in Madrid, this is the place to go for the weekend and forget everything that is stressing about the capital. 

WARSAW: The Old Town

Culture, Living By 18 October, 2015 No Comments

Warsaw is not the grey and poluted city that many people believe. It is currently a student town with many different areas and influences. Though there have been several earlier settlements where Warsaw stands today we reckon the foundation of the town to date back to around 1300 AD. The town was founded by the Duke of Mazowia,and it’s location close to the river and on main trade routes was attractive to merchants. Through the centuries Warsaw has been devastated by fires, Swedes, Germans and Russians, but each time it has been rebuilt, the last time after WWII where the Old Town was reduced to a rubble. 

GERMANY: Studying Medicine

Study By 17 October, 2015 No Comments

Admission to medical universities in Germany is competitive and restrictive. Medical education in Germany is free and the main admission requirements are high school diploma and German language skills. Only Master in medical studies are available in English language.

LONDON: Choral Scholarships

Study By 16 October, 2015 No Comments

Choral scholarships at Royal Holloway are funded by Banco Santander. Scholarships are normally held for three years and the maximum award has recently been raised to £700 per annum (choral). Singing lessons are provided where there is not already provision from within the degree programme. Scholars are also given preferential treatment for accommodation.

LONDON: Lloyds Scholars launches MBA scholarships for women

Study By 15 October, 2015 No Comments

With women currently making up just 19% of FTSE 100 board directors compared to a Government target of 25% by 2015 , Lloyds Banking Group continues to take steps to help more talented women to gain executive experience through career progression and enhanced management education. Research  shows that there is an under-representation of women pursuing post-graduate management education and that a core barrier to participation is the financial resource barrier.