“The opportunity to spend a year of my life in another country, being able to earn money and travel? It sounded like a very good idea.” Alex on his British Council Language Assistantship in Chile

My name is Alex and I recently graduated from UEA with a BA in Spanish. Having spent most of my final year at university trying to decide what I wanted to do with my life, I discovered that I could apply to take part in the British Council Language Assistants Programme (despite it being a…

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…

“UEA International Summer School was the perfect opportunity to gain international awareness and to narrow the distances among countries and continents.” María Emilia from Uruguay

My name is María Emilia, I’m from Uruguay and I spent a month at UEA during International Summer School 2017. My experience at UEA was amazing, it broaden my academic horizons, enhanced my social skills, made me more independent, and provided me with a global perspective. What’s more, I had lots of fun and made…