Returning home from a year abroad can seem like a daunting task – you’ve made new friends, adapted to a new way of studying, and travelled to some amazing places. This return to your previous life can lead to experiencing what is known as reverse culture shock. Initially when you return you may feel resentment to the place you come back to; a lot of … Continue reading Tips on dealing with reverse culture shock from Study Abroad Ambassador Will, who studied at Temple University, USA.
A year abroad. You spend all of second year planning it and getting excited and then the day finally comes! You’ve got your one-way ticket and your whole life packed in two suitcases and a rucksack. It’s hard to believe it’s actually possible. Now I’m not going to lie it was a bit of a bumpy road at the start, mainly due to the administration … Continue reading “The little daily successes are the most important ones” – Molly (Languages and Communication Studies, UEA) on studying in Clermont-Ferrand, France.
I began university without a single thought of studying abroad. It was something I never considered, and honestly, something that never interested me. I was the person who was so focused on my degree and climbing my way up the ladder of ‘theatrical politics’ that it never occurred to me that studying abroad was a possibility. I was even asked about it by an adviser … Continue reading “UEA has broadened my horizons, on a global scale, and on a more personal and intimate scale.” Nick from Western Kentucky University on studying Literature and Creative writing at UEA.
Jennifer visited UEA in December 2017 as part of a group of students from Deakin University, Australia. The group studied a Work Integrated Learning Programme at Norwich Business School, in collaboration with Hethel Engineering Centre, working on project briefs set by local businesses in Norfolk. On behalf of my Deakin peers, I would like to express how grateful we are for having the opportunity … Continue reading “Having the opportunity to work with real businesses on a project brings so many additional benefits to the experience” – Jennifer from Deakin University on her time at UEA.