“UNM offers such a great study abroad experience for any UEA student travelling to the US” Graduate Intern Amelia visits The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Graduate Intern Amelia makes a case for Albuquerque in New Mexico, attempting to convince more students to study in the dry desert!   My visit to the University of New Mexico (UNM) only lasted 2 days, but in that time I was able to catch up with a UEA American Studies student, Lily. She is currently out on exchange at the university and kindly showed me … Continue reading “UNM offers such a great study abroad experience for any UEA student travelling to the US” Graduate Intern Amelia visits The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

“I’m here to reassure you that wherever you go, you will be well looked after” Beckie’s Advice for Outgoing Students in America

Beckie, Graduate Intern for the Study Abroad Office at UEA, details her ongoing travels around a number of our partnered universities in America, providing useful advice for students planning to study in the United States in the near future!     So far on this trip I’ve been to 5 states and I’ve visited 7 universities. What they all have in common is an excellent Study … Continue reading “I’m here to reassure you that wherever you go, you will be well looked after” Beckie’s Advice for Outgoing Students in America

“Hong Kong is a city to discover and learn to love in your own way” Scarlet at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Hong Kong is home to 7.2 million people and weighs in at 1,104km², known for its high rises and it’s ¾ countryside. Norfolk is 5,371km² and doesn’t even break a million people. Five months ago during my airport commute from the lush green hills of Norfolk to an abundance of dirty looking skyscrapers in Hong Kong, I was questioning what the hell I had done. … Continue reading “Hong Kong is a city to discover and learn to love in your own way” Scarlet at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Photos: San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

“San Francisco combines the trappings of urban life: food, art, and music with true natural beauty. I love living in place where neighborhoods have a distinct personality.” – Stephanie Boltz American Literature with Creative Writing student James Barrett, shares some images from his year abroad at San Francisco State University. James Barrett studies American Literature with Creative Writing at UEA   Continue reading Photos: San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California