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The Ishibashi Foundation Summer Fellowship: ‘A truly precious opportunity’ – Pao-chen Tang

The Ishibashi Foundation Summer Fellowship was extremely well-curated and organised. My expectation when I decided to apply for the program was that the three-week duration would comprise introductory lectures of various topics across Japanese art history plus a specific trip to the British Museum’s manga exhibition (which was the only museum exhibition mentioned in the call-for-application). Therefore, the goal that I initially set for myself was to use this summer to gain some basic knowledge of Japanese art history. One can imagine how pleasantly surprised I was when I first read … Continue reading The Ishibashi Foundation Summer Fellowship: ‘A truly precious opportunity’ – Pao-chen Tang

‘Exciting opportunities, stimulating experiences and inspiring exchanges’- Sabine, on the Ishibashi Summer Fellowship

Now that the Ishibashi Summer Fellowship for Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage has concluded and all the experiences and information I absorbed during the three weeks have settled in, my time at UEA still feels like a dream come true. It is still hard to believe that I met all these wonderful people from places distributed all over the world, and that we became such close friends in such a short period of time simply because we … Continue reading ‘Exciting opportunities, stimulating experiences and inspiring exchanges’- Sabine, on the Ishibashi Summer Fellowship

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

‘My Romance with English Law at UEA’ by Charles University Student, Vojtech.

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.

“I was fully immersed in a truly English experience and discovered an England beyond London” – Canadian student, Julia, on her semester at UEA.

I spent my first true moments at UEA contemplating if it was physically possible for my shoulders to detach from the rest of my body. I was returning from a long day of shopping in Norwich’s City Centre, an event organized by the Study Abroad Office, and my arms were lined full with numerous bags containing very heavy, though necessary, household items. I forced myself … Continue reading “I was fully immersed in a truly English experience and discovered an England beyond London” – Canadian student, Julia, on her semester at UEA.

“To wrap it up in a few words, I learned how to learn” – Chris and Carly from Deakin University discuss UEA’s Work Integrated Learning Programme.

Carly and Chris visited UEA in November 2018, as part of a group of students from Deakin University, Australia. The group studied a Work Integrated Learning Programme at Norwich Business School, in collaboration with Hethel Engineering Centre, working on project briefs set by local businesses in Norfolk. Carly: Why did I decide to do this programme? I have already done quite a lot of travelling, … Continue reading “To wrap it up in a few words, I learned how to learn” – Chris and Carly from Deakin University discuss UEA’s Work Integrated Learning Programme.

“I ended up with great friends, incredible knowledge and memories that will last forever.” – Brazilian student, Ludmilla, on how one summer turned into a Masters at UEA.

I never thought of doing a summer course. It was my colleague from work in Brazil who suggested a summer course to me instead of studying English in Brazil. That way it would be more interesting not only to develop my English but also to develop my career. The answer was doing a summer course in marketing abroad. UEA offered a course in Branding, Advertising … Continue reading “I ended up with great friends, incredible knowledge and memories that will last forever.” – Brazilian student, Ludmilla, on how one summer turned into a Masters at UEA.