Cardiff University

Cardiff University
Global Opportunity Centre, 37 Park Place

We support students who are considering, or currently spending, a period of time abroad on a study or work placement, or who are interested in taking part on short-term programme including, study, work and volunteering opportunities. Students are able to apply for placements across Europe and internationally through a number of recognised schemes as part of their degree programme. We also provide support for incoming International and European exchange students.

 

My Year Abroad in France and Italy in 5 Photos

After a summer au pairing, a semester in Nantes, and a work placement in Florence, here is Rachael's diverse year abroad in five photos.

by Rachael Harper

 
 
Money

How to survive a lost or stolen purse abroad and no money

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Singapore vs Hong Kong

by Sarah Ricketts and Alexia Cowley
 
Granada

The Mole Diaries: Granada (Volume 3)

by Alice Whelan
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Ciudad Real

by Michael Eley
 
France

The Mole Diaries: Chambéry (Volume 2)

by Alice Whelan
 
Study Abroad

How would you sum up your Year Abroad?

by Global Graduates

Mole Diaries

 
Granada

The Mole Diaries: Granada (Volume 3)

by Alice Whelan
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Ciudad Real

by Michael Eley
 
France

The Mole Diaries: Chambéry (Volume 2)

by Alice Whelan
 
French

The Mole Diaries: Amiens

by Lauren Williams

Questions about Cardiff Uni

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If I fail a subject on my year abroad but still pass the year and have alre...

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Should I go to Clermont-Ferrand or Toulouse for my Year Abroad in France?

Toulouse

I spent the whole year at Université de Toulouse Jean Jaures last year and had a really great year ! The campus is being renovated at the moment, (they knocked down practically all the terrible old c...

Q

Is there anyone who can give me some advice and guidance on work placements...

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What is Montpellier University like for an Erasmus student?

Erasmus+

Hello - here's Maria's account of life as an Erasmus student in Montpellier, and there are a few other articles too :)

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How can I find a summer job/ stage in France?

Summer job

I've heard a lot of people get summer placements quite easily working at Disneyland Paris. Obviously you will speak some English there but they take on a lot of extra staff over summer. Alternatively...

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Can you shop for reasonably priced food in Milan?

Milan

I don't know any specifics about Italy but your Erasmus grant isn't supposed to pay for your living costs.  That's what your loan is for, and Erasmus grant pays for extra things.  Use your loan for...

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Can I claim tax back from my wages as an intern in Spain?

Working Abroad

To claim back your tax, you have to wait until April/ May time. The government launches its " declaración de la renta" campaign and basically everyone has to fill out a form like we do in the UK. &nb...

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Where are these graduate jobs for graduate linguists?

Job

Hi Ethan - good question.I work for UK Trade & Investment - the government's export agency, and one of our recent schemes is called 'Postgraduates for International Business'. This programme is ai...

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How do I transfer my loan when I move abroad?

Cologne

There's lots of different options out there to help with money issues.  It is possible for you to transfer your loan to an Italian bank account, you can usually do this if you have online banking and...

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