Emma is a French and Hispanic Studies student at the University of Sheffield, and is spending the first half of her year abroad working in Lyon, and the second half studying in Valencia. Here is her advice for students who started learning a language at university (ab initio) and are using that language to study abroad.
The dream of a Year Abroad is to improve your language skills, but is there a darker side to immersing yourself in the language in a foreign country?
Nirankar Phull is studying English and Spanish at the University of Leeds and is spending his year abroad working as a Language Assistant at a secondary school in Soria, Castilla y Leon, in Spain, where he's battling against the onset of Spanglish...
Laura is studying Spanish and Contemporary European studies at the University of Sussex and and is spending her year abroad at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. Here is her advice about accommodation, university life, eating and drinking, and things to do as a student in Las Palmas.