When friends and family came to visit Rory Carroll they had to bring Branston pickle and baked beans with them.   That was what he missed of the UK while spending a year studying abroad in the US.Rory, an American Studies graduate took part in a study abroad program and spent one year living in Southern California where he attended California State University in...
 
 
The US is home to many of the world's top universities and offers a varied and exciting place in which to study. But before you can take your bite out of the American pie you will need to get a visa. QS Top Universities looks at visa requirements to study abroad in the US.   Unless you are a US citizen, you will need a student visa in order to study in the US.The US...
 
 
Thinking of studying in the US? Worried about the costs? You're not alone. Finding funding for study in the US is a challenge for both American and international students. However, many are able to fully fund their studies without loans. QS Top Universities talked to Lauren Welch, head of advising for the Fulbright Advisory Service on the types of funding available, steps...
 
 
In the 2008 THE-QS World University Rankings, US universities outperform many of their competitors. QS Top Universities looks at just how many US universities appear among the world's best.   Six US universities make up the 10 top universities in the world according to results from the latest THE-QS World University Rankings and Harvard University is the world's top...
 
 
 
Is your bank balance stopping you from pursuing your postgrad study in the US? Don't despair. QS Top Universities talks with Lauren Welch, Head of Advising at Fulbright Advisory Service about funding options, networking with faculty and assistantship packages. You'll be studying for your masters of PhD before you know it.   Types of Funding   Generally...
 
 
 
With dozens of the nation's top universities featuring in the QS World University Rankings, the US is the prime destination for many students worldwide who wish to study abroad. Each one of the 50 states has its own unique culture and character that will enrich any undergraduate experience. Activities outside the lecture theatre will vary depending on which area you end up...
 
 
Population: 885,000 (approx.)   Largest city: Wilmington   Famous people: Joe Biden, Tom Verlain, the Du Pont family   Top universities: University of Delaware;   The US' second-smallest state, Delaware may nowadays keep a pretty low profile, but that wasn't always the case. Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution of the United...
 
 
Switzerland is an excellent location for living, studying and working. Its cultural variety, beautiful landscape and innovative environment offer first-class surroundings for both your well-being and career advancement. So how to you go about studying there? QS Top Universities finds out.   Application   If you wish to study in Switzerland, you need to file...
 
 
If the thought of chocolate, cheese and the great outdoors has lured you to study in Switzerland, then you're going to have to work out how to finance your undergraduate study abroad. But with QS Top Universities' guide to Swiss scholarships, that won't be a problem.If the thought of chocolate, cheese and the great outdoors has lured you to study in Switzerland, then you're...
 
 
Every day thousands of tourists stroll around beautiful Lucerne, sipping coffee after extensive shopping or after a nice walk along Lake Lucerne's shoreline. Lucerne has established a reputation as a worldwide tourism hub and its monuments, such as the modern KKL building and famous wooden medieval Chapel bridge, are well known all over the world. Lucerne, like no other city...