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How to avoid housing scams an international student
How to avoid housing scams an international student
Embarking on an international study journey is thrilling, but finding yourself without a place to stay or, worse, caught in a scam can quickly turn your dream into a nightmare. Avoid spending your first night in a new country on the streets with our top advice on securing student housing and sidestepping common traps. Learn to spot warning signs and discover reliable housing solutions.
News highlight: Mauritius is the African AI leader
This week in Mauritius: AI leadership, equal opportunities, banking growth, and SIM card registration delay.
Repatriation blues: is there a curve for getting over it?
Seasoned expats know that culture shock and homesickness are not an issue only when moving to a foreign country – they also happen when you move back to your home country. This has been termed “reverse culture shock” – moving back and finding a home that has changed or, on the contrary, remained too similar or static. How can you deal with surmounting the repatriation blues?
Mauritius: an idyllic paradise for retirees
Often described as an exotic paradise, Mauritius continues to attract retirees from around the globe. But what makes this island so appealing for those looking for a new home? Let's explore.
Southern auroras light up the sky
On the nights of Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, our fellow Réunionnais were treated to a rare and captivating cosmic event: southern auroras illuminating the sky due to intense solar activity. What causes these auroras, and why were they barely visible in Mauritius? Expat.com has all the answers!
Doctor crisis in the UK: Who's leaving, why, and where to?
High levels of dissatisfaction among doctors in the UK are driving them to move abroad or consider doing so in the near future. This predominantly concerns young, UK-trained GPs who feel overworked, underpaid and undervalued. Their destinations of choice are other English-speaking countries, especially Australia, New Zealand and Canada, but many of them are also opting for the UAE.
Beyond the glamour: The reality of being a student abroad
Being an international student is more than just an adventure; it's an opportunity to learn, grow, and lose yourself in the charm of foreign cultures. But don't be fooled by the Instagram photos that only show the highlights. Behind every snapshot is a brave student facing real daily challenges. Here's a look into international student life through several testimonials.
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