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 PARTNERS OF THE WEEK – Stunning Locations 27/01/20
In honour of Vegan Day on the 1st of November, we have selected two universities situated in cities that are renowned for their culinary delicacies. So if you consider yourself a foodie, with a taste for the finer things in life, then you should consider these universities! ————————————————————————————————————– Kyoto University Kyoto University, also known as Kyodai, is the second oldest Japanese university, #65 in the … Continue reading PARTNERS OF THE WEEK – Gastronomic Cities 04/11/19
Rugby fans among us will know that last Friday marked the start of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. With some luck, England will do better than their shocking attempt in 2015 in which they crashed out against Australia (it still hurts). For us here in the Study Abroad Office we’ll be extremely jealous of some of our lucky students that have chosen Japan … Continue reading PARTNERS OF THE WEEK – Sports 23/09/19
It’s been three years since I set off on my year abroad. Splitting the year between studying at universities in France and Spain was a challenge I have never regretted taking on, and like many students returning home to start their final year at university, I felt I had come back a different person to the one who had set off on the Eurostar only … Continue reading “If you can live abroad, you really can do anything”, UEA Alumna, Rachel, on returning home.
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 must admit that it feels somewhat strange for me to be writing this lengthy piece of writing in English. For the past few months, while I have been living and studying at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, I don’t think I have started any major devoirs without having Google Translate open (sorry, French teachers back at UEA!). Nonetheless, my time here so far has been … Continue reading “I can’t wait to see what the next six months down on the Côte D’Azur will bring me.”- Amber on studying at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France.
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.