Ticket to Ride “So, you will study in England? In a university that looks like Hogwarts, right?”. Well, not really, except for Earlham Hall but more on that later. For many European students that I know, there is no question whether they want to participate in Erasmus, but where to pick? England was my choice from day one as I wanted to get a better … Continue reading ‘My Romance with English Law at UEA’ by Charles University Student, Vojtech.
My study abroad journey began, unknowingly at the time, as an eighteen year old au pair, when I spent the summer in Buxy, a quaint, chocolate-box village surrounded by the infamous French vineyards of Burgundy. I enjoyed the fresh taste of independence as an au pair, along with the rural French lifestyle, where mobile phone signal was a mysterious, unknown entity. Unintentionally sowing the seeds … Continue reading “I never abandoned my study abroad journey; it is with me whenever I rise to a new challenge.”, UEA alumni and Study Abroad Administrator Grace on working as a British Council Teaching Assistant.
I did an Erasmus Graduate Internship at the European Food Information Resource in Belgium in 2015 – 16. This was just after graduating from my Biological Sciences undergraduate degree at UEA. I was a policy and communications intern for a science research organisation which worked on EU-funded projects. During this time I learned a lot about EU policy and science communication, building on my science … Continue reading “The only thing that surprised me about Erasmus and working abroad was that I actually managed to do it!” – UEA alumni Sam reflects on his time in Belgium as an Erasmus Graduate Intern.
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.
“Will I enjoy it? Will I regret it? Will people be friendly? What about my modules? Professors? Oh! The English weather?” – This is all I remember thinking while the clock was ticking towards the 20th of September! Being the first Lebanese student participating in Erasmus, I packed my luggage, waved goodbye to the Mediterranean sun and departed to the unknown with mixed feelings of … Continue reading “One cannot be at UEA without getting empowered with the best education for the brightest future.” Erasmus student Charbel on his time at UEA.
I am currently studying at ‘Université Clermont Auvergne‘ In Clermont-Ferrand, France. Clermont has always been where I have wanted to study for my Year Abroad as my mother is from there, so it has always felt like a second home to me! Finding out that UEA had an Erasmus link with the university in Clermont was the best feeling, and made me so excited to … Continue reading “We’ve climbed the volcano that sits on Clermont’s doorstep, been to the flea market, had a picnic and explored the city…” Lucille on studying in France.
When I started to consider a year abroad and where I thought I would choose to spend a year of my degree studying, Sweden hadn’t really entered my head. I’m not sure about other people’s experiences, but I always thought of Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona or Berlin when thinking about living somewhere else in Europe during my student years. Once I started doing my research into … Continue reading “Lund really stood out to me initially because of its reputation as one of the best universities in the world.” Daniel on his year at Lund University, Sweden.