Music abroad

Studying abroad is a great way to experience many aspects of culture and life in other parts of the world, and this includes music. Beyond the differing music traditions you will find, there’s also the simple difference between what’s in the charts and who tours locally. Even a short distance can make massive changes to … More Music abroad

Be ‘Travel Aware’ this year at the University of Leeds!

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!

Desert Island Reads

We asked our students for their recommended reads to take with you on study abroad. These were some of their responses: “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie A funny, sad and sweet book that gives a small window into life as a black, female ‘immigrant’ in America. Beautifully written and challenges a lot of preconceptions people … More Desert Island Reads

How to look after yourself on a year abroad

A year abroad is something to look forward to, to enjoy, and to cherish in your memories for the rest of your life. During preparation for a year abroad, it’s likely one will talk to previous students who share their experiences – mostly, overwhelmingly, positive. However, it’s important to remember that not everyone has the … More How to look after yourself on a year abroad