Introducing the Leeds Study Abroad Ambassador Programme: Student Profiles

We are currently recruiting for the 2018/19 cohort of Leeds Study Abroad Ambassadors! Have a read of what our current outgoing ambassadors have to say about their experience with the programme. Why did you want to be involved in the Leeds Ambassador Programme? I really love getting involved and the Ambassador Programme is a great … More Introducing the Leeds Study Abroad Ambassador Programme: Student Profiles

Season’s Greetings from the Study Abroad office

We at the Study Abroad office wish you all the very best for the festive season! We will be closed between Friday 22nd December and Monday 1st January inclusive. Please enjoy a selection of festive photos submitted by our students and we’ll see you in the New Year! Christmas in Toronto by Zara Broadhead Christmas … More Season’s Greetings from the Study Abroad office

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