Lucy studies Spanish and History at the University of Southampton. While on her year abroad in Madrid she worked for 6 months as a marketing intern in an art museum and then for the remaining 3 months as an intern bookseller in Casa del Libro. She also spent time creating a year abroad blog, travelling throughout Spain, practicing photography and learning to play the clarinet.
India MacKenzie is a French and Spanish student at the University of York and has just completed her year abroad, which she spent studying in Aix en Provence and Madrid. This is her guide to stepping out of your comfort zone!
Sophia Smith Galer is a student at Durham University studying Spanish and Arabic. She spent eight months studying Arabic and working as a radio DJ in Beirut, Lebanon, and is currently interning for an international auction house in Madrid, Spain.
Lewis Rees is a third year French and Spanish student at UCL who’s about to complete his Erasmus exchange in Valencia, Spain. These are his favourite places to eat in Valencia (that won't break the bank!).
Alice Whelan is a French and Spanish student at Cardiff University and has just finished her Year Abroad in Chambery and Granada. This is her insider guide to Granada, from where to live to how to find a gym!
Naomi Todd started to learn Spanish at Nottingham University and spent a year abroad living and working in Medellín, Colombia.
Hannah studies Spanish/Linguistics at the University of York and she's currently doing a British Council English Language Assistantship for her year abroad in Santiago, Chile. Here, she talks about the different factors involved in choosing your YA country, and how to decide between a placement in Europe and further afield. For more of Hannah’s year abroad updates, you can read her blog.