Athira’s blog

Winter Graduation 2017 – Athira

I am excited to return to the RGU student blog after nearly four months. I have used this blog to describe my various experiences as a student at RGU, so it was only fair to return one last time to describe the very special day of my graduation ceremony.

Preparing to travel to RGU – An Indian Checklist part 2

Travelling a distance of over 7000 kilometres away from home, to begin your studies can be hugely overwhelming. It is a busy period of saying goodbyes to loved ones, and getting all the things you need to settle down in a new country. In the previous list, I mentioned the things you should look out for if you are heading to RGU sooner or later this year. (more…)

Preparing to travel to RGU – an Indian checklist

I remember July 2016 very vividly, as I was trying to jump ships from one degree to another. It was a matter of travelling halfway across the globe and my only source of information about life in the UK was the internet. I would like to use this post to share with you information I have gained and experienced about education and living in the UK. (more…)

From Bombay to Aberdeen

I walked into the office of an educational consultant in Mumbai in June 2016, to enquire about the possibility of studying in Europe for my Master’s degree. I was not too hopeful, as at this point I had already appeared for the GRE and TOEFL, and had not met with much success while applying to universities in the US. (more…)