“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…

“All of this has made me a more independent and confident person.” -AMA student, Alethea, on the social and academic benefits of studying abroad.

Whenever someone from home asks me: “how’s Oklahoma?”, I find myself simply replying: “it’s good”. Not because I don’t have a multitude of things to talk about, but because it’s difficult to summarise exactly ‘how Oklahoma is’, and what part explicitly they’re interested in me telling. There’s so much to say about studying abroad, but…

UEA Summer Studies Student, Henry, on ‘An Unforgettable Memory’.

I was once desperate for the outside world. Books, films, TV shows… all of those things delivered a message to me, that these foreign countries held a lot of amazing opportunities that I had never experienced. For a long time, I was not brave enough to take the first step, scared of my broken English and the…