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How to deal with pre-year abroad nerves

Money muddles? Homesickness hangups? Accommodation upsets? Here's Rachel's advice to help you feel prepared for your upcoming adventure.

by Global Graduates

 
 
China

12 tips for 12 months abroad

by Lena El-Sheikh
 
France

The year abroad: a parent's perspective

by Jessica Wells
 
Portugal

The Mole Diaries: Lisbon

by Connie Searle
 
Living and working in France

Where to live in Perpignan

by Elizabeth Gibson
 
Health & Fitness

10 things to sort before leaving for a study abroad year

by Elise Metcalf
 
France

Finding student accommodation in France: what Toulouse taught me

by Eleanor Gill

Mole Diaries

 
Portugal

The Mole Diaries: Lisbon

by Connie Searle
 
China

The Mole Diaries: Qingdao

by Victoria Leigh
 
Japan

The Mole Diaries: Tokyo

by Hannah Davenport
 
Austria

The Mole Diaries: Tyrol (Volume 2)

by Helen Parkinson
 
English

The Mole Diaries: Singapore

by Sarah Ricketts
 
Granada

The Mole Diaries: Granada (Volume 3)

by Alice Whelan
 
Poland

The Mole Diaries: Gdansk, Poland

by Global Graduates
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Murcia (Volume 2)

by Sandra Corbett
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Ciudad Real

by Michael Eley
 
Exeter

The Mole Diaries: Exeter

by Nell Fane

Questions about Accommodation

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I will begin studying at Universidad Europea de Madrid in September and was...

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How early should I start looking for a flat in Spain for my year abroad?

Spain
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Can anyone offer advice for finding accommodation in Lyon?

France

Hi I'd recommend using AirBnb, there's a section of their website for long-term rentals, so there's both whole-apartment options on there and collocations. You can book something before you arrive and...

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What are the best ways to find accommodation in Prague?

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Unhappy in my accommodation in Forli (Italy) but unsure what to do?

Italy

Hi, I had a similar experience in Spain where I was rushed into taking somewhere I didn't like with people I didn't feel comfortable around. I didn't even move in properly and I'm so glad I found some...

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Finding accommodation in Geneva?

Geneva

Hi there! Strangely enough, Marten has JUST written an article for us on this very subject! I hope it helps :)Finding a place to live in GenevaGood luck!TYA Team x

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Finding accommodation in Geneva, Switzerland?

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Finding a flat in Hamburg..?

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France

Finding student accommodation in France: what Toulouse taught me

by Eleanor Gill
 
China

The Mole Diaries: Qingdao

by Victoria Leigh
 
Mole Diaries

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by Anishaa Aubeeluck
 
Japan

The Mole Diaries: Tokyo

by Hannah Davenport
 
Austria

The Mole Diaries: Tyrol (Volume 2)

by Helen Parkinson
 
English

The Mole Diaries: Singapore

by Sarah Ricketts
 
Study Abroad

The reality of living in bunk beds on your year abroad

by Mairead Finlay
 
Spain

Living with locals: the pros and cons

by Emer O'Toole
 
Accommodation

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by Marten Hinz
 
Spain

Where to live in Madrid - a guide to the barrios

by Lucy Colclough
 
France

An interview with the family of a year abroad student

by Lisa Bruce
 
Money

What came first, the bank account or the accommodation?

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Accommodation

Should you live with a friend from your UK university on your year abroad?

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Madrid

Taking charge of your year abroad

by Lucy Colclough
 
Granada

The Mole Diaries: Granada (Volume 3)

by Alice Whelan
 
Lyon

10 things you need to know before you leave for a year abroad

by Jennifer Cooper
 
Poland

The Mole Diaries: Gdansk, Poland

by Global Graduates
 
France

Why I love NOT living in Paris

by Camilla Gash
 
Italy

How living with a host family affects your year abroad

by Suzie McKee
 
Accommodation

Uniplaces: a smart way to find accommodation abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Heidelberg

Gimme Shelter: A guide to avoiding homelessness on your Year Abroad

by Olivia Henry
 
Seville

Finding accommodation in Seville: All you need to know!

by Elise Davies
 
Accommodation

The 5 Unspoken Dilemmas of Hostelling

by Katie Gough
 
Portugal

Essentials for a Year Abroad in Portugal - from one survivor to another

by Lewis Blakey
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Murcia (Volume 2)

by Sandra Corbett
 
Study Abroad

The Year Abroad: What to tell your parents

by Global Graduates
 
Toulouse

9 essential apps for your year abroad

by Zoe Taylor
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Ciudad Real

by Michael Eley
 
France

10 tips for living with a host family on your Year Abroad

by Georgina Lucas
 
Money

The 18 Best Apps for Year Abroaders

by Global Graduates
 
Danish

Living with the Locals: Copenhagen

by Milly Cooksley
 
Berlin

Flat Hunting in Berlin

by Imanpreet Suthar
 
Chile

Arriving Abroad: The Inevitable First Day Panic

by Mike Glover-Smith
 
Living and working in Germany

Househunting in Bonn

by Jack Nathan
 
France

How to succeed at le CAF

by Katherine Tabor
 
Living and working in France

Paris Survival Guide: The City of Lights on a Budget

by Marilyn Wilkinson
 
France

The unexpected perks of living with native speakers on your Year Abroad

by Sophie Lerway
 
Living and working in Germany

An insider's guide to flat-hunting in Berlin

by Katherine Price
 
Living and working in France

The ultimate guide to finding accommodation in Paris

by Katherine Cook
 
Advice

Ten rules for the Year Abroad that you (probably) already knew

by Sarah Molloy
 
Madrid

Flat-Finding Faux Pas

by Sophia Imeson
 
Spain

To view or not to view? Finding a flat in Spain

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Your year abroad is eighteen months, not nine! Make the most of your summer holidays!

by Global Graduates
 
Lyon

Accommodation In Lyon: Learn from my mistakes

by Emma Obank
 
Accommodation

Surviving the homestay

by Katie Davies
 
France

Top survival tips for your year abroad in France

by Miranda Clark
 
France

Administration Initiation: coping with the CAF in France

by Hattie Reed
 
France

Accommodation in France: Understanding the CAF

by Jordan Stevens
 
Exeter

The Mole Diaries: Exeter

by Nell Fane
 
Accommodation

Accommodation for 4th Year: Insider tips

by Global Graduates
 
Austria

Student accommodation in Austria

by Global Graduates
 
Portugal

Student accommodation in Portugal

by Global Graduates
 
Italy

Student accommodation in Italy

by Global Graduates
 
Living and working in Germany

Student accommodation in Germany

by Global Graduates
 
Spain

Student accommodation in Spain

by Global Graduates
 
France

Student accommodation in France

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

10 tried-and-tested ways to make the most of your year abroad

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Austria

What to do when you arrive in Austria

by Antonia Storey
 
Living and working in Germany

What to do when you arrive in Germany

by Claire Morley
 
Paris

WARNING: Accommodation in Paris

by Lena Anayi
 
Spain

Living in Spain: things you need to know

by Alicia Rubiales
 
Accommodation

Home Sweet Home

by Natacha Cullinan
 
Paris

Accommodation in Paris

by Tania Li
 
Salamanca

Accommodation in Salamanca

by Philippa Mann