Reflecting on a Year Abroad in Australia

I was going to write this blog once I finished my Year Abroad, but unfortunately due to the current circumstances I thought now is the best time to reflect on my last couple of months in Australia.   In this blog, I am going to share with you my list of firsts – so everything that I have done for the first time in my life … Continue reading Reflecting on a Year Abroad in Australia

William’s Experience of the Deakin Work Integrated Learning Programme

I first learnt of the Deakin – University of East Anglia, England work-integrated learning program fairly late in the semester when looking for a last international experience that I could do in my degree, having previously done an exchange and another internship program. In hindsight, the decision to apply for this program was one of the best decisions of my university degree.  Having travelled around … Continue reading William’s Experience of the Deakin Work Integrated Learning Programme

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Travel on a Semester Abroad

Although I will attempt to portray how important my time abroad was to me, it will be difficult to put into words how overwhelmingly eye-opening my semester in Australia was.  It truly was the experience of a lifetime and I urge anyone who has this opportunity to grasp it with two hands and never let go. I chose Australia because I’m really interested in that … Continue reading Travel on a Semester Abroad

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Stunning Locations

Studying abroad gives you the perfect opportunity to experience living in new landscapes and settings. Whether you prefer being surrounded by tropical beaches, snowy mountain ranges or within an architecturally grand city, our partner universities can give you access to spectacular sceneries that are a far cry from the concrete jungle of UEA. Check out our top picks this week for some of the most … Continue reading Stunning Locations

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Staying Safe Abroad – Australia Bush Fires

Topping headlines on the world news lately, the bush fires in Australia have been a hot topic. Being at the University of Sydney, I have seen the devastation that the fires have caused, but luckily from far enough away to not be in danger. Bush fires season happens every year in rural Australia, however this year it was worse than ever. Many days in Sydney, … Continue reading Staying Safe Abroad – Australia Bush Fires

Travelling in Tasmania – Vikki’s Advice for Seeing the Sights of Your Host Country

New Encounters Last week I had my Australian equivalent of a Reading Week, and my friends and I rented two camper vans and explored Tasmania, an island state – or more accurately, a mountainous beauty filled with scattered hidden bodies of water – found in the south-east of Australia. Below, I have listed three themes that I found to persist during my trip. And which … Continue reading Travelling in Tasmania – Vikki’s Advice for Seeing the Sights of Your Host Country

Two Hot Locations UEA Students Could Go Abroad To

Studying Abroad in a place that is sunny and has many beaches is what many in the UK would think as ideal. As the weather gets colder and the evenings get longer, consider these two universities situated in sunnier climes. Spending Christmas on the beach doesn’t sound so bad… ——————————————————————————————————————— University of Alicante The University of Alicante is a university that specialises in translation studies … Continue reading Two Hot Locations UEA Students Could Go Abroad To

Why Doing a Split-Year Was the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

When I first decided to study American History with a year abroad, whilst I knew that UEA offered a split-year abroad, I was certain I was going to spend my whole time away at one university. I didn’t want to get settled at a university, start to make friends, only to have to up and leave after four months. This is what I told myself … Continue reading Why Doing a Split-Year Was the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

Two Bike-friendly Cities Where You Could Study Abroad

Recently, increasing global awareness of climate change and conservation has made us consider more environmentally-friendly ways of living. So if you’re keen to do your part, while simultaneously saving money, then consider these two universities situated in bike-mad capital cities! ———————————————————————————————————————- University of Canberra The University of Canberra has been ranked #34 in the 2019 Young University Rankings by Times Higher Education. There are also … Continue reading Two Bike-friendly Cities Where You Could Study Abroad

Saying Goodbye

14th July 2019  It was one week before my departure, and there I was, sitting with my mum, looking at her, straight in the eyes, saying: “I don’t want to go. I feel like I’m going to go through the security, stand outside the gate, turn around, and go back home…”  There are many reasons why individuals study abroad, but one of my reasons was to … Continue reading Saying Goodbye