A Year Abroad Studying at K.U. Leuven, Belgium

Moving abroad had never been an option until a lecturer enthusiastically convinced me that I had run out of reasons to not go. Three years later, I am near the end of an amazing year studying at K.U. Leuven in Belgium. I was particularly fortunate that another UEA law student also moved here because it…

Life on a Bicycle: My Time in Amsterdam

I arrived in Amsterdam in January and I will be here until late July to study International relations at the Vrije Universiteit  (VU). I love UEA, so I wasn’t too sure whether I had made the right choice to spend a semester abroad when applying to study in Holland. However, I have fallen in love with the…

A Touch of Dutch: A Semester Abroad in the Netherlands

Feeling the effects of last night. Exhausted, I was cycling down Vredenberg, one of the main streets in Utrecht, The Netherlands. It was 11 o’clock and I was on my way to a seminar (or a “werkcollege”, as my lecturer frequently calls them, interchanging Dutch and English as he pleases). The sun was shining, the…

Erasmus +: A Bridge Abroad

Once you have an idea about what you want to do, you can then ask for directions on how to get there. I had a rough plan for myself post graduation, but I realised that it would be most beneficial to make use of the fantastic careers resources on offer at UEA, before I finished…