Hannah Main studies French and Hispanic Studies at University of Sheffield, and worked as a Comenius Language Assistant in Melilla. She wanted a few months in Madrid... she was placed in North Africa for half a year. Yet, it was the best thing that could have happened - here's why....
Rosie Woods came to Ibiza as a British Council language assistant after graduating from Aberystwyth University with a degree in French and Spanish. This was her second year abroad and second experience as a language assistant in Spain.
Bobbie Anderson studies French and Italian at the University of Birmingham and spent a semester on Erasmus in Nancy, France. Here is her insider guide to the city, including how to find cheap exercise classes, the best places to take visitors and what to pack!
Isabelle Stokes is a writer who recently swapped the London smog for the laid-back shores of Bulgaria. She has been blogging about her experiences, but here she gives us her top tips for getting to grips with this frequently misunderstood country.
Mike Winnington is studying Modern European Studies (French, German and Politics) at the University of Nottingham. After spending seven months as a Teaching Assistant in France, he is close to finishing his four month internship in Frankfurt.
Constance Malleret is studying French and Spanish at the University of Bristol. After a comfortable semester as an Erasmus student in Toulouse, she plunged into the great unknown of Central America, working for an independent organisation just outside of San José, the Costa Rican capital, an adventure which she detailed in her blog. Here are some things she’d wished she’d known before, and her top tips on living 'la vida tica'.
Lauren Stevens is studying International Development Studies and Spanish at the University of Chester. For her year abroad, she spent 9 months in Melilla: 8 months working as an English Language Assistant and one month travelling. You can read all about her adventures on her blog. This is her insider guide to Melilla, covering everything from where to register as a resident to the best way to fend off mosquitoes...