University applications: how to win a place by being unconventional 

University applications: how to win a place by being unconventional 

Applying to universities can be a nerve-wracking experience. In competitive field, what’s the best way to stand out? The Local looks at how making an unconventional application – and using digital media to present your authentic self – could secure your place at a top university or business school.

Mental health: what are the warning signs international residents should look out for?

Mental health: what are the warning signs international residents should look out for?

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How to swear like an Austrian

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