I was first introduced to the Spanish language and culture early on in high school and the more I learned about this amazing country, the greater my fascination became. This developed even further as I became enchanted with Spanish food, music and movies. Years later, I finally got my chance to visit the country I’d come to admire in July 2017 when I participated in … Continue reading “This trip gave me the confidence to be more open to challenges” – UEA, Natural Sciences, student Sauda on participating in Zaragoza’s International Science Programme.
Some say that studying abroad will be the best time of your life – but it doesn’t have to be. If you look at your year abroad as the start of a race, and not the finish, you can implement the skills and experiences gained abroad to ensure the rest of your years aren’t spent reminiscing on the great time you had once, but forging … Continue reading The next steps after your time abroad – Tips from Study Abroad Ambassador Will.
Tokyo, Japan, the fashion capital of the world. The creator of modern technology. A culture on the opposite side of the spectrum to the west. I chose to study at a University here, and it was the best decision of my entire life! I am currently studying at the International Christian University (no relation to religion) in Osawa, Tokyo, Japan. I have wanted to come … Continue reading “By taking this chance, UEA has given me something that I can never repay.” Film and Television student, Isabelle, on studying at International Christian University, Japan.
Returning Home In your final year you may find it a little daunting coming back when some of your friends have graduated. My philosophy when I returned was to treat it like another year abroad. There will be students on their year abroad on your course wanting to make friends with people from the UK, so talk to them! Bond over the fact that they’re … Continue reading Reflections from a returnee study abroad student on coming home and planning your next adventure…