“I found that in the USA I’m a different sort of thinker… my advice would be to take courses you wouldn’t normally do at home.” Sophie at the University of Oregon

The University of Oregon is a beautiful university – I would describe it as a ‘typical American college’ with huge buildings and a massive student union. Although the campus is large and accommodates a vast number of students it is not overwhelmingly so – all of the important buildings are placed close together which gives…

Thank you!

This blog is a little different from our usual postings, as today we hit a milestone… 100 blog posts! From editing and reading this blog, I know that the overarching feeling that students get from studying abroad is a sense of breaking out of their comfort zone and being willing to try new things, learning…

“It is a challenge that is worth it.” Sarah at Temple University, USA

I am currently studying at Temple University in Philadelphia and I have been here for about three months at this point. As an American Studies student I feel lucky to be studying in one of the oldest, most historically-rich cities in America. Philadelphia is an incredible place to be a student, if occasionally intimidating and…