This summer I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to spend a month on a funded summer school studying at the University of Bayreuth, located in north Bavaria Germany. The first thing someone told me when I said I was going on a summer school was “a month won’t be enough time”. How right … More 26 Days in Germany
A lot of people ask me why I wanted to study abroad and are often disappointed by the answer. It’s quite simple really, my applications to a year in industry were very unsuccessful! This makes it sound like studying abroad was a backup plan, but this would be unfair. Quite simply I missed the initial … More It’s not just Ikea and Abba
Choosing to study abroad may be a daunting decision…choosing where to study abroad may be even more so. How do you reach a verdict? Which elements do you consider the most influential? Perhaps weather is the determining factor for you. Maybe the type of campus is important. Or maybe it is just as simple as … More Why I chose to study in Newcastle, Australia
Impressions: I absolutely love it. It’s so big but so compact, it feels like a very affluent area and I feel very safe here which is so important. It’s a beautiful city and there is so much to do. The transport links are amazing, you can walk pretty much everywhere but there’s a tram, a … More Settling in to Bilbao (Deusto University)
Last year, I was lucky enough to have the most fun and flexible job at uni – representing the FCO at the University of Leeds as part of their ‘Travel Aware’ campaign. I worked as a Brand Ambassador for them but, unlike most Brand Ambassador roles which involve promoting grad schemes and companies, I worked … More Be ‘Travel Aware’ this year at the University of Leeds!
So last week was my 21st birthday and I spent it with everyone I love: my family, my friends, my boyfriend… and it was perfect. A day later I was heading to the airport with my mum to set of my year-long adventure, studying in Uppsala, Sweden. Packing for this move was soooo stressful. Knowing … More Moving to the land of IKEA
Crescent- shaped shadows cast on the ground, Students flooding out of classrooms, bound To the brickyard. Reverberating tremors of excitement, Travel across campus, Sun glasses are shared, Ready for a solar ambush. A dim, bluish hue sets in around us, as people become quiet. Eery and still; a ghostly sight, Like an Instagram … More Monday 21st August 2017