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  • We want to let you know about an invitation from Sian Berry, London Assembly member, for students to attend a photo opportunity at 3pm on Friday 27th May 2016 at City Hall, designed to raise awareness with the Mayor and among Londoners about the life-changing opportunities the EU provides for young people to work and study abroad. If you're interested in attending, read on!

  • Where on Earth should you go?!

    Wednesday, 18 May 2016

    Obviously, a huge part of deciding to take the plunge and spend your third year abroad is choosing where exactly you’d like to go. After all, this isn’t just opting for a holiday destination – this is where you’ll be travelling, studying, making friends and living for a substantial amount of time. Wherever you go is going to become your second home, and it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. Tessa is in her second year studying History at the University of Exeter, and has a confirmed place to study at the University of Ottawa in Canada this September. Here is her advice to help you research where to go.

  • 48 hours in Barcelona

    Tuesday, 17 May 2016

    Lexie Hall, a third year Geography student at Newcastle University, visited Barcelona with a friend in March 2016. It’s a city that truly can be done on a student budget, especially if you’re willing to get fit in the process! This is very much a walking tour of the city, but single metro tickets do cost just €2.15 a ride, so are certainly a viable alternative!

  • Berlin vs Budapest

    Thursday, 12 May 2016

    Sarah Ricketts and Alexia Cowley compare their experiences in Berlin and Budapest, in terms of visas, vaccinations, language, climate, sites food, nightlife and drinking. All of the most important things! Which destination would you choose for your year abroad?


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