“Step out of your comfort zone and think about what you want to do with your year in order to get the most out of it.” UEA Alumni Suzanne on her time at the University of Arizona (2005-06)

I studied American Studies at UEA from 2003-2007 and in my third year (2005-06) I did a year abroad at the University of Arizona in Tucson. One thing that I had not prepared for, mentally, was just how different Tucson would be. Yes, logically speaking, Arizona and Norfolk could not be more different. Knowing this will…

“When you’re studying abroad you have to make the most of it; when you have the chance to, grab it with both hands!” by Joel from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

I’m originally from Sydney, Australia and I study Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney. Originally I applied to study abroad in either Switzerland or Denmark, but I was accepted into the University of East Anglia without really knowing where Norwich was. As I’ve just finished my semester at UEA I can say it really doesn’t matter where…

“Studying abroad was absolutely, totally, and entirely one of the best decisions that I have ever made” – Lily on her experiences at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

My study abroad experience took place at the historic University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (UNC). As someone that is obsessed with American history, particularly the history of the South, UNC seemed like an obvious choice. Coupled with the fact that it is considered to be one of the best universities in the US…