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!
Jess is studying French and German at Oxford University. She's balancing a year studying in Trier with internships in France and volunteering work. This is her take on giving back whilst on your year abroad.
The Year Abroad Awards 2015 are designed to celebrate and reward UK students who have spent time working, studying or volunteering abroad during their degree. The ten categories have been carefully selected to showcase the qualities that epitomise a year abroad student - creativity, bravery, ingenuity, a global mindset and a sense of humour! The deadline is on 13th September 2015. New sponsors and prizes to be announced!
David Westcough studies Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield and spent a year abroad studying Engineering in Dresden, Germany. For more on David's year abroad, check out his blog or watch the vlogs on his YouTube channel!
We've rounded up the five essentials that every student abroad should have in their suitcase!
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.