Matthew is studying French and European Studies at Nottingham Trent University, and is preparing for his year abroad studying at the Université de Franche-Comté in Besançon. Here is his advice about how to describe your language ability in interviews and on your CV, no matter which country you're in.
Sarah is studying History and Political Science at the University of Birmingham, and spent her year abroad studying at the National University of Singapore. Alexia is studying English and German at Cardiff University and spent a year living in Berlin, and has just moved back there following the end of her exams! Here, they compare their experiences in Singapore and Hong Kong, in terms of visas, vaccinations, language, climate, sites food, nightlife and drinking. All of the most important things! Which destination would you choose for your year abroad?
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.
Emily is studying Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting at Swansea University, and spent the first term of her year abroad studying at the University of Bologna in Forlì, and the second at the University of Geneva. Here is an A-Z of her experience in Italy and Switzerland.
It’s safe to say that unless you’re living on a completely different planet, the chances of avoiding the EU referendum happening on June 23rd are near impossible! As the referendum day is fast approaching, it’s important to mention that voting registration closes tomorrow – June 7th. Don’t miss out on your vote and remember to register today or tomorrow: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote - It only takes 5 minutes!
Study Abroad Coordinators are a long-suffering bunch. Each year they deal with a mountain of admin, dramatic long-distance phone calls and hilarious 'lost in translation' moments. We travel around to lots of universities each year, and thought it was only fair to share some of the very funny anonymous anecdotes and cautionary tales we've heard from the depths of universities' International Offices...
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!