“The culture shock I experienced came in the physical representation of my first breakfast burrito…”, American Studies student, James, on his year at the University of New Mexico.

            At risk of sounding unbearably cliché, it is tricky to know the best way to summarise the best year of my life in, give or take, five hundred words. Rewind to exactly one year ago today and I was heading off, exceptionally nervously, on my study abroad placement to the University of New Mexico….

“Looking back on my experience now, I feel as though I am far better equipped to progress with my career.” Emily on attending Technical University of Denmark’s Green Challenge.

Denmark is listed as one of the happiest countries in the world, and I have always been fascinated with the Danish drive for sustainable innovation and strong cycling culture. So when I was scrolling through my emails in the library and came across an opportunity to travel to Copenhagen to attend Technical University of Denmark’s…

“Although my study abroad days seem a distant memory, the experiences and skills that I developed stay with me to this day.”, UEA alumni Chris on his year studying at the University of Wollongong.

The decision to study abroad not only has a profound impact on the time that you are abroad, but it also becomes an integral part of you for the rest of your life. When signing up for studying abroad I imagine the vast majority of students, me included, focused on the chance to visit new…