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!
Katie Gough studies German and Linguistics at Lancaster University. She is spending her year abroad studying at Karl Franzens Universität Graz, Austria. As well as telling us her tips for spending a year abroad in Austria, she also regularly writes about life in Graz on her blog.
Shannah Gates studies biology at the University of East Anglia and is spending her year abroad studying at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Check out her Tumblr for her adventures in Australia and New Zealand!
Alice Whelan studies BA (joint honours) French and Spanish at Cardiff University, and studied Beginners Italian in her first year as her additional subject. She is spending her Year Abroad studying at Université de Savoie in Chambéry until January, before moving to Granada to study at the university there for the remaining six months. This is her insider guide to the small Alpine city!
Jessi Wells studies French and History at the University of Oxford and is spending her year abroad working as a language assistant at the lyceé Edouard Branly in Dreux, France. This is her guide to the area of France that's just as attractive as Paris...
Kate Roberts is a 24 year old blogger and travel addict! She has recently moved back from the UAE so that she can travel Europe before moving back to UAE permanently. This is her guide to one of the world's most magical cities. For more of Kate's travel writing, have a read of her blog.
Michael studies Spanish and Philosophy at Cardiff University. He has finished his first semester at La Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain and has just started my second. He's also blogging about his experiences at his blog, Farther Than The Sun.
Zak Campbell-Lochrie is a third-year Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Edinburgh and is currently spending a year abroad in the USA, studying at Michigan State University. This is his guide to the state, including holiday season, school spirit and sub-zero temperatures.