Najma Nurudin is an English and Arabic student from Westminster University. She is spending her year abroad in Oman; here's why she's having such a wonderful time! For more on life in Oman, check out Najma's blog.
Charlotte studies Spanish and Arabic at Durham University. She is currently in studying Arabic in Oman, after having spent 4 months volunteering in Peru. For stories of Charlotte's year abroad, you can read her blog. This is her insider guide to life in the Middle Eastern country that often gets overlooked...
Luke Marshall is a Law & Criminology at University of Sheffield, currently undertaking his Erasmus Year Abroad at the University of Cyprus, in Nicosia, Cyprus. Here's a quick rundown of the 10 best things about living in Cyprus, and a whistlestop tour of the surprises too.
Matthew Shaw is a student of French and German at Lancaster University and is currently spending his year abroad working as a Language Assistant in South West Germany. Here are his top ten reasons why Germany is such a great place to live!
Camilla Gash is studying French at the University of Bristol and is spending her year abroad working at a business school near Paris. Here are her favourite things about life across the pond (and a few things that have taken her by surprise)!
Aoife is studying BA Spanish and Italian at the University of Exeter, and studied Beginners Russian in her second year as an additional subject. She spent the first semester of her Year Abroad studying at the Universidad de Alcalá, before moving to her second study placement in Padua in the spring. This is her guide to Cervantes' birthplace!
Rachel Maclean studies French and German Interpretation and Translation at Heriot Watt University. She spent the second semester of her year abroad in Mons, Belgium. These are 10 reasons why she loved it!
Jessi Wells studies French and History at the University of Oxford and is spending her year abroad working as a language assistant at the lyceé Edouard Branly in Dreux, France. This is her guide to the area of France that's just as attractive as Paris...
Craig Blyth worked as a British Council Language Assistant in a remote fishing village in Galicia, Spain, in 2011-12. In this article, he reflects on his time on the 'death coast'...
Katarina Bickley studies French at the University of Birmingham and is spending her year abroad in Paris, working for the website Showroom Privé. This is her account of the differences between nights out in Paris, and those back home!