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5 ways a Year Abroad makes you more employable

Language skills, confidence, independence, cultural awareness, international network of contacts and a foot in the door: why you should study or work abroad.

by Charlotte Daniels

 
 
Germany

A weekend in Berlin

by Helen Johnson
 
Money

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

by Global Graduates
 
Languages

A step-by-step guide to making friends abroad

by Catherine Simpson
 
USA

Christmas in Southern California

by Courtney Mower
 
Work Abroad

So you want to work abroad? Five questions, answered.

by Gemma Sowerby
 
English

10 things I wish I had been told before being a Language Assistant

by Joanna Freeborough

Mole Diaries

 
English

The Mole Diaries: Singapore

by Sarah Ricketts
 
Advice

Mole Diaries: Hong Kong

by Alexia Cowley

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The Best of the Rest

 
English

10 things I wish I had been told before being a Language Assistant

by Joanna Freeborough
 
France

My Year Abroad in France and Italy in 5 Photos

by Rachael Harper
 
Spain

10 reasons to choose town life over city life

by Catherine Simpson
 
English

Study Abroad in Texas vs Leicestershire

by Courtney Mower
 
USA

New York on a Student Budget

by Zoe Ambrozewska
 
China

12 tips for 12 months abroad

by Lena El-Sheikh
 
USA

Things I wish I had replaced before travelling

by Zoe Ambrozewska
 
Sussex Uni

Staying Connected: The best phone plans for travellers

by Zoe Ambrozewska
 
Study Abroad

Singapore vs Hong Kong

by Sarah Ricketts and Alexia Cowley
 
Barcelona 

48 hours in Barcelona

by Lexie Hall
 
China

Interview: how travelling to China inspired a course in Beijing

by Lexie Hall
 
English

8 reasons why teaching English abroad is the best thing you could ever do

by Nicola Gwyer
 
Teach abroad

Top tutoring tips

by Helen Johnson
 
Holidays

Ten reasons why Sri Lanka is the best place to travel

by Nicola Gwyer
 
Teach abroad

To TEFL or not to TEFL?

by Helen Johnson
 
Birmingham Uni

48 hours in Singapore

by Sarah Ricketts
 
Advice

Interview: advice for solo female travellers

by Lexie Hall
 
Advice

Being a lone female traveller in Southeast Asia

by Emma Fleming
 
Birmingham Uni

What to do if you get robbed abroad

by Sarah Ricketts
 
Holidays

Secret Solstice festival

by Daisy Collingwood
 
Advice

Interview: LGBT travel advice

by Lexie Hall
 
Holidays

Answers to questions about being an au pair

by Helen Johnson
 
Advice

10 ways to be mindful of your health whilst abroad

by Alexia Cowley
 
English

The Mole Diaries: Singapore

by Sarah Ricketts
 
Birmingham Uni

Tourism vs Terrorism

by Sarah Ricketts
 
Latin America

A Sunny Christmas in South America

by Hannah Qurashi
 
Advice

Mole Diaries: Hong Kong

by Alexia Cowley
 
Health & Fitness

Abroad? Sick? Make sure you have your EHIC…

by Alexia Cowley
 
Safety

10 ingenious ways to stay safe abroad

by Helen Johnson
 
Surrey Uni

Je ne comprends pas!

by Emma Fleming
 
Culture Shock

Unfortunately, there is not a vaccine for Culture Shock…

by Alexia Cowley