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Tuition fees at universities around the world

Higher education received abroad has always been a widely recognized standard, and students from all over the world are dreaming about it.

We here at Bright Side decided to find out the current costs of studying* for international students at the world’s top universities, and we would like to share this information with you.

* Average annual undergraduate tuition fees

 

 

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The best panoramic views of London

If you’ve got a head for heights, don’t miss London’s best views. There are plenty of places where you can enjoy a panoramic view of London, from posh bars and romantic restaurants to hilltops! Here’s a few of our recommendations for enjoying breath-taking views across the city.

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Top 10 Breakfast Venues in London

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – don’t waste it on cereal. Rise and dine like a king at one of these exceptional London establishments.

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Most beautiful Tube stations in the world

Under-ground metro stations are associated with rats, garbage, noise and filth, not architecture. However, there are a few metro stations in the world that go against the grain, standing out as excellent examples of the beautiful architecture and interiors that can be created in underground spaces.

The interiors achieved in some of these metro stations become all the more impressive when you consider the challenges unique to creating comfortable underground spaces. The architects must keep track of the structural integrity of the walls, air circulation, excessive moisture, and a million other concerns. Their maintenance is another difficulty entirely – one that transit organizations often have difficulty with.

Vote for your favorite stations and, if there’s a beautiful metro station in your city that should be on this list, we’d love to see it!

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Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

The ingeniously simple concept for the library at Tokyo’s Musashino Art University speaks volumes: it’s made entirely of wood bookshelves, with a glass exterior. Inside, architect Sou Fujimoto’s spiral-shaped design naturally spurs the visitor onward and features light-filled, comfortable corners for reading and easy access to volumes. It’s a reminder that even in the digital age, libraries can be inviting public spaces—and that their beauty extends beyond the gilded, frescoed libraries of old. In Vancouver, architect Moshe Safdie’s Central Library plays with tradition, rising like a modern-day Colosseum. Bridge walkways connect to study areas from a skylit concourse filled with shops and cafés.

Libraries often act as such cultural gathering places, whether enshrining masterpieces or hosting present-day events. Visitors turn up at the museum-like Marciana Library in Venice to admire works by Renaissance artists like Titian and Tintoretto. In Stuttgart, Germany, meanwhile, the library’s exterior lights up by night, and you can join locals for readings in the mod all-white interior or for drinks on the roof terrace.

If you prefer your library to look like something out of Harry Potter, set your sights on the medieval reading room at Oxford University’s Bodleian library. Kings and Nobel Prize winners have studied beneath its intricate wood-paneled ceiling. The collection includes beautiful rare maps, a Shakespeare First Folio, and a copy of the Gutenberg Bible.