“My life has changed because of UEA and studying abroad.” Talya from Goucher College, Maryland.

It’s hard to believe that I was at the University of East Anglia one year ago. It’s hard because at times it seems like I could wake up and still feel what it is like to be there, and at times it feels like a whole other lifetime ago. More often, however, it just seems absolutely and wonderfully bizarre that I actually did it–I lived … Continue reading “My life has changed because of UEA and studying abroad.” Talya from Goucher College, Maryland.

“I saw more of the world and came back as a different person.” Gordon from Canada

“Would you like a cup of tea?” She asked. That was about the most British way of greeting people, I thought. “Yes, please,” I gladly accepted her offer. And it was this brief encounter that marked the start of my exchange at UEA, in January 2016. The day before this, I landed at Norwich Airport, I had never set foot in Europe before. On the … Continue reading “I saw more of the world and came back as a different person.” Gordon from Canada

“My experience studying abroad contributed to shaping who I am today.” Tereza from Greece

Hi! My name is Tereza Mitakou and I was an Erasmus student at the Literature, Drama and Creative Writing department in UEA last spring semester. Coming from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, I knew that life in England would be much different than what I was used to, and it is true that I encountered many surprises during my stay, ranging from trivial matters (like English … Continue reading “My experience studying abroad contributed to shaping who I am today.” Tereza from Greece

“I will always remember my wonderful days at UEA.” Saki from Japan

Hi, my name is Saki Shimada. I’m from Japan and studied at UEA for two semesters last year in the School of Biological Sciences. My university in Japan did not have any exchange programs with UEA and I did not know anybody there, so I could not imagine what my life at UEA would be like. Since it is less common in Japan for science major … Continue reading “I will always remember my wonderful days at UEA.” Saki from Japan

Meet the newest members of the Study Abroad at UEA team; Jemma and Emma

In January 2017 two new staff members, Emma and Jemma, joined the Study Abroad team at UEA. Here are their own study abroad experiences and how they ended up working for our Study Abroad Office.     Emma Waters I studied American History and Politics at UEA between 2009 and 2013. In my third year (2011/12) I had the opportunity to study abroad at Temple … Continue reading Meet the newest members of the Study Abroad at UEA team; Jemma and Emma