The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Amelia Puttock is another Graduate Intern for the Study Abroad Office. She graduated UEA in 2015 studying Literature and History. Amelia also spent her semester abroad at San Francisco State University in 2013/14. In this post, she makes the case for Albuquerque in New Mexico, attempting to convince more students to study in the dry desert! My visit…

Beckie’s Advice for Outgoing Students in the US

Beckie Hallam is a current Graduate Intern for the Study Abroad Office. She graduated UEA in 2015, studying American History with English History, and spent her year abroad in 2013/4 at Temple University, Philadelphia. Below she details her ongoing travels around a number of our partnered universities in the US, providing useful advice for students planning…

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…

San Francisco

“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 semester abroad at San Francisco State University.