“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…

“By taking this chance, UEA has given me something that I can never repay.” Film and Television student, Isabelle, on studying at International Christian University, Japan.

Tokyo, Japan, the fashion capital of the world. The creator of modern technology. A culture on the opposite side of the spectrum to the west. I chose to study at a University here, and it was the best decision of my entire life! I am currently studying at the International Christian University (no relation to…

“You don’t realise how many opportunities the world has to offer until you take a deep breath and give yourself the chance to explore.” Alanah on the University of California – Santa Barbara

Before I arrived at University of California – Santa Barbara in September 2017, the words “studying abroad” never failed to terrify me. Despite having so much time to prepare myself for the experience, the concept of living in a different country and embracing a new culture never came to me without fears and doubts. The…

“Lund really stood out to me initially because of its reputation as one of the best universities in the world.” Daniel on his year at Lund University, Sweden

When I started to consider a year abroad and where I thought I would choose to spend a year of my degree studying, Sweden hadn’t really entered my head. I’m not sure about other people’s experiences, but I always thought of Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona or Berlin when thinking about living somewhere else in Europe during…

“Studying Abroad was nothing short of exciting, invigorating and challenging, and I will cherish this experience for the rest of my life!” Carly from Canada on the UEA International Summer School

For those of you that are contemplating doing an exchange, stop contemplating and just do it. It is the most terrifying experience to think about, leaving all of your friends and family behind for a new country, new people and a new culture. I decided to embark on the four-week International Summer School exchange at…

“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…