PARTNERS OF THE WEEK – Hot Locations 25/11/19

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 PARTNERS OF THE WEEK – Hot Locations 25/11/19

PARTNERS OF THE WEEK – Cultural Events & Festivals 18/10/19

Are you a festival fan? Then keep on reading! This week we have selected two universities that are infamous for their local festivities. So if you love fireworks, live music or artwork then consider these universities! ——————————————————————————————————————— Tohoku University (Tohokudai) Tohokudai is one of the National Seven Universities in Japan (comparable to the Ivy League in the US) and is widely considered to be one … Continue reading PARTNERS OF THE WEEK – Cultural Events & Festivals 18/10/19

“If you can live abroad, you really can do anything”, UEA Alumna, Rachel, on returning home.

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.

“This trip gave me the confidence to be more open to challenges” – UEA, Natural Sciences, student Sauda on participating in Zaragoza’s International Science Programme.

I was first introduced to the Spanish language and culture early on in high school and the more I learned about this amazing country, the greater my fascination became. This developed even further as I became enchanted with Spanish food, music and movies. Years later, I finally got my chance to visit the country I’d come to admire in July 2017 when I participated in … Continue reading “This trip gave me the confidence to be more open to challenges” – UEA, Natural Sciences, student Sauda on participating in Zaragoza’s International Science Programme.

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 gain knowledge, experience customs so far removed from our own, … Continue reading Meet the FCO Brand Ambassador – Emma Watkins

“I would recommend Madrid to any student looking to study abroad.” Tiffany at the Universidad Antonio de Nebrija

I have just returned from the most eye-opening, amazing and fun experience I’ve ever had. For the past 5 and a half months, I have been studying at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija in Madrid for my semester abroad. This opportunity has given me so much; I have improved my Spanish, made friends for life and now have a new home town. Madrid itself is the perfect city … Continue reading “I would recommend Madrid to any student looking to study abroad.” Tiffany at the Universidad Antonio de Nebrija

“You may learn to call your new city, home…” Emma at the Universidad de Salamanca

When asked to write this blog, there was only ever one word that really came to my mind: home. Home is a strange concept when you think about it. It means something different to every person and if you asked any stranger on the street to draw “home,” from a 5-year-old to a 50-year-old, not only could they draw something but I guarantee every single … Continue reading “You may learn to call your new city, home…” Emma at the Universidad de Salamanca