Carly and Chris visited UEA in November 2018, 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. Carly: Why did I decide to do this programme? I have already done quite a lot of travelling, … Continue reading “To wrap it up in a few words, I learned how to learn” – Chris and Carly from Deakin University discuss UEA’s Work Integrated Learning Programme.
It has been over a month since I took a plane back home from the UK, and although the summer is over, the memories of my time at UEA’s Undergraduate International Summer School are still there, fresh and vibrant. From the very beginning of my summer school experience at the meeting point in Heathrow Airport, to the very last goodbye by the departure gates, this … Continue reading “Engaging, funny, and covered an incredible amount of different topics” – International Summer School Student Katsiaryna.
My time abroad… The chance to live abroad was something I’d always wanted to do. I spent my first semester of university at UEA. Going from the structured environment of high school to university took me a while to get used to. I really loved it though and I loved interacting with students from from all over the world; it really was eye-opening. We learned … Continue reading “It’s not on everyone’s radar because it’s a little bit off the beaten track, but once they discover it they’ll fall in love with it.” – Middlebury College graduate, Jeffrey, on studying at UEA in 1986.
In the weeks leading up to my departure, my host country has been in the midst of political unrest. As the situation intensifies, this blog post is going to be about how I plan to stay safe on my year abroad and how you can use these tips to ensure you do too! The news is where we go to become more informed on stories … Continue reading Staying Safe Abroad – Hong Kong Protests
I never thought of doing a summer course. It was my colleague from work in Brazil who suggested a summer course to me instead of studying English in Brazil. That way it would be more interesting not only to develop my English but also to develop my career. The answer was doing a summer course in marketing abroad. UEA offered a course in Branding, Advertising … Continue reading “I ended up with great friends, incredible knowledge and memories that will last forever.” – Brazilian student, Ludmilla, on how one summer turned into a Masters at UEA.