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.
Libby Gibson is a third-year student of French and Spanish at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She's just coming to the end of her Year Abroad, for which she spent six months in Paris at a Brand Management Consultancy agency, and 4 months in Madrid as an Assistant English Teacher. During her year abroad, she kept a blog which you can check out here. Whilst away, she noticed that a lot of her female friends suffered with their monthly cycles, but struggled to find information or advice, inspiring her to write this article...
Elly Grantham studies Applied Languages at the University of Portsmouth and is currently on her year abroad, which she is spending in Lyon, France and Salamanca, Spain. Here's why she thinks everyone should give Salamance a go! For more on Elly's time abroad, have a read of her 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.