Making the Most of Your Year Abroad

A step-by-step guide to making friends abroad

When it suddenly hits you that you’re alone in a foreign country, far from your friends and family, and have no idea what to do next, here's some advice.

by Catherine Simpson

 
 
Spain

The Year Abroad: One Year Later

by Emma Brown
 
Valencia

From one placement abroad to the next: what I have learned

by Alex Whait
 
Holidays

10 New Year's Resolutions every Year Abroader should make

by Global Graduates
 
Madrid

4 fun ways to get out of your comfort zone abroad

by India MacKenzie
 
Advice

Follow the Festivals!

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

My tips on keeping a year abroad blog

by Elizabeth Gibson

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Advice

My tips on keeping a year abroad blog

by Elizabeth Gibson
 
Advice

Weird and wonderful ways to record your time abroad

by Elisa Potter
 
Oxford Uni

Learning to love your own company abroad

by Jessica Allen
 
Mole Diaries

Insider City Guides: The Mole Diaries

by Global Graduates
 
Culture Shock

20 great language breakthrough moments for year abroaders

by Global Graduates
 
Money

The 18 Best Apps for Year Abroaders

by Global Graduates
 
Spain

It's the best year of your life - until the next one comes along!

by Chloë Rose
 
Study Abroad

How would you sum up your Year Abroad?

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Your summer study abroad opportunity

by Laura Bowens
 
Advice

Why I didn't blog my year abroad

by Emily Dring
 
Advice

Combatting boredom on your Year Abroad

by Hannah Wakely
 
Advice

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

by Global Graduates
 
Bordeaux

Networking in a new city – opening doors and making your own luck

by Simon Davies
 
Advice

Keeping career-focused on your year abroad

by Olivia Russell
 
Italy

Extracurricular classes on your year abroad in Italy

by Global Graduates
 
Living and working in Germany

Extracurricular classes on your year abroad in Germany

by Global Graduates
 
Spain

Extracurricular classes on your year abroad in Spain

by Global Graduates
 
France

Extracurricular classes on your year abroad in France

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

The Official pre-Year Abroad Guide

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

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

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

8 ways to document your year abroad (and make everyone else jealous)

by Tom Stephenson
 
Advice

Keeping in touch on your year abroad

by Global Graduates