8 must-have apps for International students living in the UK

– Team UNIABROAD

Studying abroad is a global phenomenon now; with students crossing borders and even continents to get the best education possible, it is a unique and highly rewarding experience. Although that’s not to say you won’t be encountering a few trials and tribulations along the way. But luckily, we’re here to make it a little bit easier for you. To combat any potential bumps in the road to your dream university, here’s 8 handy mobile applications that will help you as an international student living in the UK making life simpler.
When it comes to finding the perfect app for international students to communicate, it’s hard to beat WhatsApp. You’ll be able to communicate with family and friends from around the world through voice as well as video calls without running up a costly phone bill.
Finding a location in an unknown land can be pretty daunting. Google Maps have been our guide for years, and this excellent app just keeps getting better. With just a few taps, Google Maps tells you exactly how to get to your destination in no time.
As a student living and studying in the UK, there are always times you need to make a quick to-do list, or jot down ideas, images, notes to yourself. Evernote allows you to keep everything in one easy-to-use space. Once you start using this note-taking app it becomes a powerful tool for organising just about everything.
Keeping up with your finances, be it earnings or transfers is a major thing to focus on. Transferring funds can be a hassle when it comes to international transfers. Thankfully, with Transferwise having accounts all over the world, it feels like the money is going straight from your bank account into your recipient’s account in no time.
Back in the days, getting a taxi was an expensive affair that students either avoided or reluctantly paid for when cheaper options weren’t available. Uber is the definition of a game-changer, bringing a potential combination of cheap fares, hassle-free booking, and cash-free payments straight to the palm of your hands.
For an international student, Delivero can become one of your best friends in delivering food from some of the best restaurants in the city. It is easy, cheap and convenient to find the best deals in town and deliver your orders in just 30 minutes.
As far as entertainment is concerned, Netflix doesn’t need an introduction. For international students living away from home, Netflix can be your companion bringing you movies and shows from all around the world. It’s one of the best and the biggest video streaming services on the planet.
Every day, indeed connects millions of people to millions of job opportunities. It strives to put job seekers first. For an international student, Indeed can open doors to great opportunities.

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