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The 8 most popular jobs for international students in the UK

by Leanne Shrosbree | Oct 31, 2019

Here are the most popular student jobs and what you need to consider before taking on part-time work.

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The NHS: How to use the UK’s healthcare service

by Leanne Shrosbree | Oct 30, 2019

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) provides healthcare services for both people living in the UK and visitors to the country. If you’re thinking o...

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Common rental scams and how to avoid them

by Leanne Shrosbree | Sep 26, 2019

With so much of today’s property hunting being done online, there’s more opportunity for fraudsters to take advantage of unsuspecting tenants. Here ar...

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18 things that surprise South Africans moving to the UK

by Leanne Shrosbree | Jul 15, 2019

The UK is a popular destination for South Africans looking to emigrate due to a shared language and culture. However, it can be quite different from w...

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10 reasons growing up abroad gives your children a head start in life

by Leanne Shrosbree | Jun 6, 2019

Parents worry that relocating might negatively impact their children, but here are some ways that growing up abroad can give you an edge in an increas...

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Tips for a successful start as an expat in the UK

by Leanne Shrosbree | May 17, 2019

You’ve worked your way through some tough decisions and now you’re moving abroad. Here are our words of advice if you’re thinking about choosing the e...

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UK employment contract: Checklist

by Leanne Shrosbree | Apr 18, 2019

One of the most critical elements of a move overseas is your employment contract. The benefits, allowances and conditional clauses you negotiate will ...

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The weirdest things lost (and found) at sea

by 1st Contact | Oct 18, 2018

Whenever you ship goods internationally it’s always a worry that they might not make it. Count yourself lucky that you haven’t had to deal with ducks,...

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Are you an EU national going to go study in the UK? Here’s how to get your NI number

by Leanne Shrosbree | Aug 8, 2018

If you’re from the EU and are planning on working in the UK while studying, you’re going to need a National Insurance (NI) number. While getting an NI...

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