Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan

I had known for a while that I wanted to study Japanese at University – and for years eagerly anticipated the time that I’d actually be able to go! Sometimes I have to stop and think…I am here!! I’m one of the first students at UEA to do a year abroad in Japan, and it’s…

University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii

Vanessa is an Environmental Science student who is currently studying at the University of Hawaii, whilst there she has taken a course in volcanology.

Meiji Gakuin, Tokyo, Japan

Doing a language degree, you always know that you are working your way towards your year abroad. It’s always there, hidden and looming in the background, until suddenly you’ve finished your second year exams and you realise you have 7 weeks to sort your life out before you fly away… For all of us doing…

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA

My on the road journey started in the smallest US state – Rhode Island. As a biology undergraduate I was fortunate enough to be partnered with the University of Rhode Island for a whole academic year. While this was the institution I was tied too, I definitely made the most of my time abroad and…