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!
Lucinda Riding is in her third year studying Hispanic Studies with English at King’s College London. She's spending her entire year abroad in Madrid at Universidad Carlos III. Here are her recommendations for the ten best things to do off the tourist trail in the Spanish capital!
Georgina Dorr studies French, Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Exeter. She is spending her year abroad as a British Council language assistant in Huesca, Aragón, which is - of course - in Spain! Here is her guide to this lesser known Spanish region! If you'd like to read more about life as a language assistant in España, have a read of Georgina's blog.
Elise Davies studies French and Spanish (ab-initio) at Bangor University. She spent the first semester of her year abroad working as a receptionist and waitress in a French Youth Hostel in the city of Grenoble and is now doing an Internship in a housing company in Sevilla, Spain. She's documenting her year abroad in her blog! Here are thoughts on using an ab initio language abroad...
Sandra Corbett is in her final year studying French and Spanish at the University of Edinburgh. She spent the second semester of my year abroad in Murcia, Spain as a Comenius assistant teaching 12-15 year olds. Here is her guide to this lesser-known part of Spain. For more on Murcia, check out Sandra's blog.
Elise Davies is studying French and Spanish at Bangor University. She spent the first semester of her year abroad working as a receptionist and a waitress in a Hostel in the French Alpes and is now doing an internship in a housing company in Seville, Spain. Here are some tips she has picked up for finding the ultimate Spanish accommodation!
Harriet Barter studies Spanish and Italian at the University of Exeter and is spending her year abroad doing a work and a study placement in Italy. Here she tells us the 8 stages of coming to terms with having to leave your year abroad location, just as you get settled! Read this post and more on Harriet's blog.
Annalise Mason is a Spanish and TESOL student from Nottingham Trent University. She is currently working as a languages assistant in a primary school in Alicante, Spain. If you wish to find out more about being a language assistant or life in Spain, check out her blog.
Joe Butcher studies Spanish at the University of Leeds and is working as a British Council Language Assistant at a high school in Alicante. If you're thinking of hitting the gym whilst you're in Spain, this guide is a must-read... If you want more insights into Spanish life, have a read of his blog!