Charlotte is studying French at Royal Holloway and is spending her year abroad as a British Council Language Assistant in Paris, France. Here's what she has learned about Paris since moving there from the UK...
Molly Davis studies Spanish and Italian Studies at the University of Liverpool and is spending her year abroad doing an Erasmus+ traineeship in Málaga and then moving onto Palermo, Italy, to study. She is documenting everything on her YouTube channel (Molly´s Year Abroad) and, inspired by our article on using your blog to reflect on your year abroad, she wrote this article about her time in Málaga during her first semester.
Mireille Harper is a student at The University of Birmingham, currently studying a French, Spanish and Italian on an Erasmus year at Université de Toulouse – Jean Jaurès (Toulouse 2) in Toulouse, France. In this post, she and her fellow third year abroaders tell you all the places you should visit while you’re on your year abroad in Toulouse - apart from Toulouse!
Hannah is a third year University of Exeter student, spending her year abroad working as a news intern at The Local Germany, finding German news stories that may interest English readers and translating, researching and conducting phone interviews in German and English. Here is her insider guide to one dream day in Berlin...
Charlotte is studying French at Royal Holloway and is spending her year abroad as a British Council Language Assistant in Paris, France. Here is her account of living in Paris during the November 2015 terrorist attacks...
Katie is a student studying Natural Sciences, majoring in Chemistry, at the University of Cambridge. She is currently doing a year abroad studying Chinese at the Harbin Institute of Technology through the British Council Generation UK-China scholarship programme. Here is her insider guide to living in Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang, China’s northernmost province.
Walker Darke is studying French with Music at Canterbury Christ Church University and spent his year abroad studying in Lille. He wrote a blog about his experiences but, in the meantime, here is his summary of his year abroad adventures in Lille, from scouting out the city on a preliminary trip, to witnessing patrolling policemen after the Charlie Hebdo attack, and bumping into the French President!
Yoli Sanchez is studying Spanish and Italian at the University of Liverpool, and has just finished her first semester as an Erasmus student in Alicante, Spain, and will be shortly going to study as an Erasmus student in Palermo, Sicily. Here is Yoli's insider guide to living in Alicante: where to live, transport connections, packing, travelling around and the University of Alicante.
Harvey Ellerby is studying Finnish and East European Studies at University College London, and spent his year abroad as an Erasmus+ student at the University of Helsinki. He chose Finland because he likes the music and the culture, and he is particularly interested in the education system. For his latest update, check out his blog, and here is his insider guide to living and studying in Helsinki.
Skyscrapers, incensed temples and mouth-watering oriental cuisine. These are the first things that come to my mind (of course food would be in there). As we all know, Asia is one of the most popular if not the most popular destination to visit when travelling. I was lucky enough to visit Hong Kong, so I thought it would be useful to give you guys the lowdown on what life is like out there, such as cultural differences to consider, what to do, what not to do…that kind of thing!