Emily is studying Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting at Swansea University, and is spending the first term of her year abroad studying at the University of Bologna in Forlì, and the second studying at the University of Geneva where she did an extracurricular creative writing class. Here's how she found it, the benefits, and her advice about the other extracurricular classes you can do in Geneva.
Kia Marie Hunt is doing a degree in Hispanic Studies at University of Birmingham, and is spending her third year abroad at Universidad de Montevideo, Uruguay. To keep up with her adventures, check out her blog, and here is her article about flying and airports, which she wrote to bring a little bit of fun and positivity to a topic that people usually just get stressed out about.
Lexie Hall, a third year Geography student at Newcastle University spoke to Amy Catling, a University of Sheffield Linguistics graduate, about her experiences in Beijing, which she first visited in 2014, before getting the opportunity to return to study at Beijing Language and Cultural University for a month in 2015.
Melissa is studying German and Business at the University of Warwick, and is spending her year abroad studying at Göttingen University and doing an internship in Berlin for four months, where she is now. Here's her advice about finding an internship and the application processes involved.
Emily is studying Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting at Swansea University, and is spending the first term of her year abroad studying at the University of Bologna in Forlì, Italy, and the second studying at the University of Geneva. Here are some very British problems she's encountered while she's been away...
We want to let you know about an invitation from Sian Berry, London Assembly member, for students to attend a photo opportunity at 3pm on Friday 27th May 2016 at City Hall, designed to raise awareness with the Mayor and among Londoners about the life-changing opportunities the EU provides for young people to work and study abroad. If you're interested in attending, read on!
Obviously, a huge part of deciding to take the plunge and spend your third year abroad is choosing where exactly you’d like to go. After all, this isn’t just opting for a holiday destination – this is where you’ll be travelling, studying, making friends and living for a substantial amount of time. Wherever you go is going to become your second home, and it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. Tessa is in her second year studying History at the University of Exeter, and has a confirmed place to study at the University of Ottawa in Canada this September. Here is her advice to help you research where to go.
Lexie Hall, a third year Geography student at Newcastle University, visited Barcelona with a friend in March 2016. It’s a city that truly can be done on a student budget, especially if you’re willing to get fit in the process! This is very much a walking tour of the city, but single metro tickets do cost just €2.15 a ride, so are certainly a viable alternative!
Nicola is a second year Psychology student at the University of Liverpool, and last year she travelled abroad to teach English to adults and children, which she believes is the best thing you could ever do! Here's why...