Welcome to the Health and Wellbeing area of the site! Here you'll find articles on how to maintain your physical and mental health whilst on your international placement.
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Rosie Snowball is an Oxford student, spending her year abroad working as a stagiaire in Paris for 5 months, before moving to Madrid for 4 months. Here she shares her tips for keeping fit on your year abroad.
Alex Taylor is a student at the University of Leicester, studying French and English. She is currently on her year abroad in Quebec City, Canada. A couple of weeks ago, Alex was attacked in the street by a stranger and she has spent the time since dealing with the emotional, physical and financial consequences. In this article, she shares her traumatic story in order to help future year abroaders who find themselves in a similar position. If you want to keep up to date with how Alex is recovering (and to read about her more positive year abroad adventures!), check out her blog.
Kathryn is a Warwick student currently on her year abroad in Ingolstadt, Germany, where she is doing a 4-month internship at a translation firm. A few months ago, she was studying at the universität Bayreuth where she got appendicitis and had to have an operation in Germany. Here's what happened and her medical advice to anyone on their year abroad...
Hannah Lewis is studying French and European Politics at the University of Leeds and is currently spending her year abroad in Montpellier. In this post, she tells us how she is refusing to let her mental illness ruin her year abroad. For updates on Hannah's life in the South of France, check out her blog!
Marianne Thomas studies at the University of Birmingham and spent her year abroad in Lyon, France working as an English language teaching assistant.