Meet the FCO Brand Ambassador – Emma Watkins

Travelling is an incredible concept. The idea that you can up sticks, move yourself to an unknown culture and immerse yourself in two days, two weeks or even two months of unadulterated learning is fantastic. It’s something we often take for granted. The fact that we have the ability to physically and financially travel, to…

“I love it in Brussels, and I’m so grateful to UEA for giving me the experience I had on my year abroad!” Amy Jayne on moving back to her study abroad destination after graduating from UEA

The period following graduation is one no-one really prepares you for, regardless of how many job fairs or events you attend in your final weeks at university. After being assailed by daily emails from graduate recruiters desperate for my ‘language degree’ (read: communication skills and degree in general) for a cold-calling sales position, I began…

“When you’re studying abroad you have to make the most of it; when you have the chance to, grab it with both hands!” by Joel from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

I’m originally from Sydney, Australia and I study Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney. Originally I applied to study abroad in either Switzerland or Denmark, but I was accepted into the University of East Anglia without really knowing where Norwich was. As I’ve just finished my semester at UEA I can say it really doesn’t matter where…