Life Abroad

We tell what you want to do after receiving an offer, what documents you will need for relocation, how to adapt to living abroad, what are the costs of living in foreign countries, what problems the students usually face, and how to avoid or solve them.

Life Abroad
10 min
What To Keep in Mind When Moving to the UK
StudyFree mentor Ksenia Nikitina completed a master's degree in financial management in London. After graduation, she got a job at Smart Insider, a company that collects and analyzes data on insider deals.
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Life Abroad
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Pros and Cons of Living in the UK
In September 2020, right amid the pandemic, I went to study in the UK. I enrolled in a master’s program in psychology at the University of Reading.
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Life Abroad
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Pros and Cons of Living and Studying in Japan
In 2018, I entered the master's program in International Economic and Business Law at Kyushu University in Fukuoka.
Life Abroad
10 min
What To Keep in Mind When Going To Study in China
Polina has been living in China for three years now. She is studying international economics at Zhejiang University. Here, she is telling StudyFree about her life in this unusual country and what international students should be prepared for.
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What’s a Culture Shock and How To Overcome It?
Culture shock is integral to the experience of living and studying abroad. What causes it and how to deal with it?
Life Abroad
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How To Integrate Yourself Into a New Environment
Easing yourself into a different country is one of the key challenges you have to handle as an international student. After all, you are immersed in a whole new culture while being at the very beginning of your educational and professional path.
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How International Students Can Cover Living Expenses Without Scholarships
Imagine you’ve been working really hard to get admitted, counting on a scholarship that will allow you to be a financially independent student. However, something goes wrong, and you don’t get one.
Life Abroad
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International Mobility: Students’ Flows and New Destinations
One of the most serious worries regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and higher education has been how it would change international student mobility.
Life Abroad
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Pros and Cons of Living and Studying in Italy
Maria Varvyanskaya, a mentor at StudyFree, has been living in Italy for nine years. Having graduated from Linguistics at the University of Turin and completed an MBA in Milan, she is now a senior purchasing officer.