Laura studied Modern and Medieval Languages at the University of Cambridge and spent her year abroad studying in Seville, Spain, and Havana, Cuba. She graduated in 2008 and is now a Languages Coordinator at a school in London.
Study abroad at a university with links to Cambridge. The only prescriptions on choice of course are that the course is taught in the target language, and more offbeat choices are encouraged as a way to broaden the horizons.
Undertake a language assistantship (NB. Placements in Russia are unavailable, and those in Italy and Latin America are heavily subscribed).
Enter employment, proof of which must be submitted before the University can approve this option. Work must be in the target language and involve some intellectual or professional skill or challenge.
Kirsty McCarroll is studying Law at The University of Cambridge. Here she gives us an insider's guide to Utrecht in The Netherlands where she spent her year abroad; find out about accommodation, getting around town, sightseeing and museums, food, drink, shopping, the nightlife and the bureaucracy...