Studying at Glasgow - student and staff discussion
Studying in a new environment brings lots of exciting opportunities for learning. It can also bring new challenges. Watch and listen to two international students talk about their experiences of studying on Masters' courses at the University of Glasgow. They talk about some of the differences they've experienced between Glasgow and their previous educational experiences, and about the strategies they have used to be successful in their studies here. They are joined by two members of teaching staff at the University of Glasgow who regularly work with international students.
The participants in the discussion are:
Chris, a University Teacher in the department of Accounting & Finance
Jessie, an international student from Taiwan who is studying for a Masters in Law
Dany, an international student from Lebanon who is studying for a Masters in Law
Gayle, the International Student Learning Officer for the College of Social Sciences
1. What are the key points that Dany and Jessie note about studying for their Masters' degrees at Glasgow?
Watch studying at Glasgow - any differences?
2. The group discuss using source materials (work written by other writers in books, journals, etc) in essays. What are the key points they make?
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3. How do Dany and Jessie prepare for classes?
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4. What do Jessie and Dany enjoy about working with the other students in their classes?
Watch learning in an international environment.