Last year I was studying Atmospheric Science at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in the US. One of the teaching assistants in my department was a Leeds alumni doing his PhD in tornado genesis. The weekend of the 8th – 9th May 2016 a tornado outbreak was predicted in Oklahoma. Never having experienced any extreme … More Tornado chasing in the United States!
There’s already 100 things to prepare and think about before you jet off on your year abroad. You need to research your destination, pack, write and check off list after list. So, why not make sure that budgeting isn’t another problem to deal with when you arrive? Get prepared before you leave, and make sure … More 5 Tips for your Year Abroad Budget
Being far from home Although many of us will have left home for university, studying abroad represents a different and more independent kind of venture away from home. Once away, regular visits home may very well become a luxury whilst for others, expensive plane tickets mean it is not an option at all. We are … More Study Abroad Snags
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Voice messaging on WhatsApp as you’re walking down the street, all girls wearing the generic high platform boots, having dinner at 11pm, coming home at 6am after a night out on a Tuesday and being late everywhere are just a few of the many aspects?which make up the city of Buenos…
Disclaimer: this article does not consider friends or family as things to miss. I mean, there’s FaceTime and WhatsApp, so what more do you need? As an English person living abroad, it doesn’t take long for you to realise the things you miss from home. For me, it was during the first week or so, … More I think I like England