International Student Blog

International Student Blog

How to Understand International Bank Account Numbers (IBANs)

September 7th, 2022 by Al C
How to Understand International Bank Account Numbers (IBANs)

When you study abroad, one of the first things you need to do is open a bank account in your host country. This can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not familiar with the banking system in your new home. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at international bank account numbers (IBANs),…

Wire Transfer App: What International Students Need to Know About Sending Money Overseas

August 31st, 2022 by Sagnik Santra
Wire Transfer App: What International Students Need to Know About Sending Money Overseas

Wire transfer app! As an international student, your financial needs are unique. You might need to send money back home to your family, or you might need to pay tuition and fees to your school. Whatever the case may be, you’ll likely need to make a wire transfer at some point. Sending money from your…

International Student Credit Card

November 8th, 2021 by Al C
International Student Credit Card

International students often struggle to pay for their education. From high tuition fees to living expenses, international students have to pay a lot of money. And not everyone qualifies for financial aid or scholarships. So, if you are an international student, having an international credit card is a must. International student credit cards allow students…

Where Do International Students Spend The Most Money?

March 5th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

All international students find out during their course of study that money matters. Having enough money to pay for all the necessary expenses is an important facet of international student life. Students must budget and keep an eye on their finances to ensure that they do not spend too much, but also that they make…

Ways to Save Money as an International Student

October 16th, 2018 by Felicity Bradstock
Ways to Save Money as an International Student

Save Money as an International Student It’s never too early or too late to think ways to save money as an international student. Whether you’re just applying for colleges, in your second year or close to graduation, it’s always good to have a loan repayment plan. It’s something many of us take for granted, something…

Sales Shopping

November 17th, 2017 by Felicity Bradstock
Sales Shopping

For a student on a budget there’s nothing better than sales shopping. Black Friday is here, Cyber Monday will follow shortly and Christmas is just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gifts! Battling the crowds in-store might sound like a nightmare but as a student you likely have to budget and there…

How to vacation on a budget

July 28th, 2017 by Felicity Bradstock
How to vacation on a budget

You suddenly have a whole summer ahead of you, you can finally breathe! Finals are over and you have so much free time you don’t know what to do with yourself. Friends are visiting home and planning their vacations, but how do they all have the money to do these things? It’s not easy, however,…

5 Ways to Stretch your Student Loan Further

July 13th, 2017 by Felicity Bradstock
5 Ways to Stretch your Student Loan Further

We all know being a college student means studying, trying out new activities, exploring local culture, partying, basically saying yes to everything offered, right? But how is it that everyone seems to have to money to say yes to everything? These simple 5 steps will help you to stretch your student loan further without having…

How To Pay Back Your Student Loans

November 1st, 2016 by Lette Berhe
How To Pay Back Your Student Loans

November and December are usually the months when most people´s grace periods on their student loans are coming to an end. As you begin to organize your finances once more, it is important to determine the best way to pay back your loans and how to do it making on-time monthly payments. Most loan providers…

5 Reasons to Apply for an International Student Loan

August 24th, 2016 by Lette Berhe
5 Reasons to Apply for an International Student Loan

Once your university application process is over, a huge weight is lifted because you finally know what school you are going to attend. However, you then remember that there is another waiting game, which is waiting to find out how much money you will receive in financial aid, scholarships, etc. Many people do not even…

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