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A collaborative guide to take you through all the steps of university life.

[Infographic] Cultural Heritage Visitor Engagement Scale

Understanding visitors' level of engagement with tourist attractions is vital for successful heritage management and marketing. This paper develops a scale to measure visitors' level of engagement with tourist attractions. It also establishes a relationship between...

Top 10 Tips for Getting into University

Are you about to enter university? Here are our top ten tips to get you into university.

First Week, First Thoughts

When you first start a PhD, you may feel excited or nervous. Most probably you feel a little bit of both, with a massive question mark hanging over your head. I have just completed my first week as a PhD student, and I felt the exact same way. This post will give you a few tips of what to do in your first week.

Top 10 Reasons to Consider Doing a PhD in Higher Education

During my undergraduate degree, in International Business, I was obsessed with airlines and my dream job was to work as an operational manager at British Airways. I did not have even the slightest interest in Higher Education until I became a Class Rep during my final year. At Class Rep training I was elected as Faculty Rep and from there I began to attend committee meetings and university workshops. This was a whole new world for me, and I left the majority of meetings enthused to learn more about the intricacies of universities, as well as work to enhance the experiences of my fellow students. Five years later, I am now at the early stages of my PhD researching the experiences of transnational students and working with Academic Registry to put in place initiatives to help support the sense of community and belonging within this Global University.

Attending a Research Conference? Don’t Waste This Golden Opportunity

If you’re wondering whether it’s a good idea to get your dissertation published, the answer is a no brainer: Yes, definitely. Although I will say this, you should be prepared to invest a lot of time and be dedicated enough to do it.

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[Infographic] From leisure to tourism

Understanding the conditions and motivators of shifts in cultural trends is crucial for those managing and promoting the consumption of tourist activities. This research paper explores the recent popular surge of interest in BDSM (Bondage, Domination, Sadism and Masochism) and develops a model that explains how ‘deviant’ activities move from the margins to the mainstream. 

[INFOGRAPHIC] Translating for tourism: accuracy or effectiveness?

This paper argues that for translation to enhance the tourist experience literal accuracy is not enough and translations should be culturally sensitive to their target readers. Using the example of museum websites as a form of purposive tourism information designed to both inform and attract potential visitors, this paper analyses websites of museums in the UK and China.

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