Reflections and Advice After a Year Abroad in North Carolina

Before going to America, I had a lot of questions about my time abroad. These questions varied from ones about managing finances; dealing with self-confidence (and my occasional lack of it); making sure I appreciated moments as they happened; and how to really feel like I was involved in my new university’s community.   I really wasn’t sure how I would answer these questions before I left, … Continue reading Reflections and Advice After a Year Abroad in North Carolina

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Student Cities

Looking for a lively, youthful city for you to immerse yourself in? Student discounts and hipster cafés your cup of tea? Well, then look no further! Read on below to find out more about two partner universities that are the beating heart of their respective cities and find out why they might be the perfect study abroad destination for you! ——————————————————————————————————————– Palacký University Olomouc Palacký … Continue reading Student Cities

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Intimate Learning Experiences

When finding a university abroad, the overall study experience is just as important as location. If studying in a small group with lots of academic support is what you are looking for, then we have two partners perfect for you! Read on to find out more about two universities renowned for their sense of community combined with a focus on personalised educational experiences. ——————————————————————————————————————– Hobart … Continue reading Intimate Learning Experiences

Jasmine’s First Impressions of the University of New Mexico

I’ve decided to keep this blog short and sweet as I am rather busy: busy exploring my new desert home for the year! After a tiring journey from Cornish green countryside -London – Chicago – Albuquerque – I finally arrived. When I say ‘tiresome’, I truly mean it: a delay in Chicago due to a massive thunderstorm had me arriving in Albuquerque at about 2am. You know you’re tired when you fall asleep … Continue reading Jasmine’s First Impressions of the University of New Mexico

A Unique Year at the University of Minnesota

Whenever I told other students that I was on my year abroad, they immediately asked why it was that I chose the University of Minnesota, eagerly awaiting some sort of deep reason and explanation for why I decided to come to the heart of the Midwest. Truth is, I don’t have anything deep to say. I was drawn to the university’s promotional videos, impressed by … Continue reading A Unique Year at the University of Minnesota

Two Spots Where UEA Students Could Have Outdoor Adventures Abroad

Studying Abroad is all about trying new experiences that we in the UK do not necessarily have easy access to. Some countries have sunny weather, while others have snowy landscapes and some countries are lucky enough to have both! Read on to find out about two of our partner universities situated in stunning locations, offering you an outdoor adventure of a lifetime! ————————————————————————————————————————– Universität Salzburg … Continue reading Two Spots Where UEA Students Could Have Outdoor Adventures Abroad

Why Doing a Split-Year Was the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

When I first decided to study American History with a year abroad, whilst I knew that UEA offered a split-year abroad, I was certain I was going to spend my whole time away at one university. I didn’t want to get settled at a university, start to make friends, only to have to up and leave after four months. This is what I told myself … Continue reading Why Doing a Split-Year Was the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

Want an International Experience on Your Study Abroad? Here are Two Great Options!

An international experience is an unforgettable journey that you will treasure for years to come. In honour of International Student’s Day on 17 November, we have chosen two partner universities who truly value the international student community. ——————————————————————————————————————– Trinity College Dublin An opportunity to study in America, Asia or Australia is what we may consider international. However, international experiences can also be close to home, … Continue reading Want an International Experience on Your Study Abroad? Here are Two Great Options!

Deciding Where to Spend Your Year Abroad – Olivia’s Top Tips

Deciding where to spend your year abroad can be a daunting process. Trying to find the right university can feel like trying to find a needle in a very big and very worldly haystack. The good thing is that literally everyone undertaking a year abroad is in the exact same position of wading through that haystack, so with every frustrated face plant, there are a thousand … Continue reading Deciding Where to Spend Your Year Abroad – Olivia’s Top Tips

Striking Gold on Study Abroad in Maine

So. Studying abroad is big. Big with a capital B. And a capital I and a capital G. It’s big planning, big organisation, big money (sometimes), big nerves, big emotion, big excitement, big fun, and a big opportunity. So I decided to talk about exactly that – the bigness of studying abroad. There’s so many different aspects to the entire process that I could go … Continue reading Striking Gold on Study Abroad in Maine