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  • Immy is an undergraduate Law student from Queen Mary, University of London, and is currently studying as an Erasmus student on her year abroad in Berlin. She says, "Settling in a new, foreign country and adapting to the customs of your host university are understandably daunting, so I thought the most appropriate topic to begin with is the benefits of the Erasmus programme." And here are five of them...

    Published in What's out there?
  • The Mole Diaries: Cergy

    Tuesday, 08 April 2014

    Sophie is studying International Business with French at Sheffield Hallam University. She has spent one semester at ESSEC business school in Cergy, just outside Paris and now she's interning for Alcatel-Lucent in Paris for a year. Here is her advice about living and studying in Cergy - where to live and go out, and some wonderful words of wisdom...

    Published in French-speaking
  • Georgie is a third year abroad student from the University of Nottingham, currently studying at the Université d'Avignon, having spent last semester studying at the Universitat de València. She says, "I spent a long time trying to decide how to spend my year abroad and so I understand how helpful it can be to hear first hand information from someone who really has been there themselves. I think that studying as an Erasmus student is very often dismissed as "the easy option" and would like to help put an end to this assumption."

    Published in Uni -v- Working abroad
  • Erasmus money matters

    Tuesday, 01 April 2014

    Earlier this week, I had the second of my meetings based on the Erasmus programme. Most of it was more of the same; we all turned up, sat down, and we had the customary ‘this is why YOU should go abroad’ PowerPoint presentation, and then we got down to the more serious business: finance.

  • Georgina is a student at the University of Kent and is spending her year abroad studying Sociology in Granada, Spain. Here are her top tips for exploring Granada and Andalusia and experiencing the true culture for under €10.

    Published in Spanish-speaking
  • The Mole Diaries: Avignon

    Wednesday, 23 April 2014

    Georgie is studying at the University of Nottingham, currently studying at the Université d'Avignon, having spent last semester studying at the Universitat de València. Here is her insider guide to living and studying in Avignon - university, nightlife, shopping, eating, accommodation, travel, phones, banking and language advice...

    Published in French-speaking
  • The Mole Diaries: Freiburg

    Monday, 07 April 2014

    Holly is a Manchester University student spending her year abroad in Freiburg, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Here is her insider guide to the town: her first impressions, banking, accommodation, enrolment at the university, the best places to eat, getting around town, her top ten things to do in Freiburg, and the benefits of small town life as a year abroader in Germany...

    Published in German-speaking
  • Tom is studying Maths with a Year in Europe at Bristol University, and is spending his year studying Maths at university in Bordeaux. Here are his top recommendations for adventure and culture in Bordeaux...

    Published in French-speaking
  • Tim Blore is studying Modern Languages at Durham University. He spent the first semester of his year abroad as an Erasmus student in Tübingen, Germany, and is currently working as an English language instructor for children in Paris. Here is his advice, with anecdotes mixed in, about dealing with paperwork, registering at the uni, the Erasmus programme, meeting and joining in with the locals, making the most of your time, learning new skills, travelling, homesickness avoidance tactics, and surviving university lectures on your year abroad...

    Published in Home
  • Considering the benefits of Erasmus

    Wednesday, 26 February 2014

    Today, as you'll know from my previous entry, there was an Erasmus meeting scheduled which was designed for us to discuss finance and applying to our Universities of choice; unfortunately this didn't go to plan. Due to a clerical error, the date of the meeting (Wednesday, 26th February), was incorrect, and was actually supposed to take a place a month later.

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