Paris

The year abroad experience: Let’s get real

Here are Jo's thoughts about the less discussed aspects of the year abroad in terms of setting yourself some realistic expectations.

by Jo Kenworthy

 
 
Paris

My Paris

by Florentina Harris
 
Paris

A survival guide to eating out in Paris

by Charlotte Aitken
 
Paris

Is it worth working extra hours on top of the Language Assistant programme?

by Charlotte Aitken
 
Paris

Things I have learnt since moving to Paris

by Charlotte Aitken
 
Paris

The truth about being a language assistant in a lycée in France

by Charlotte Aitken
 
Paris

Experiencing the Paris attacks on my year abroad

by Charlotte Aitken

Mole Diaries

 
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The Mole Diaries: Cergy

by Sophie Myers
 
Living and working in France

The Mole Diaries: Paris (Volume 2)

by Hannah Wroblewski
 
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The Mole Diaries: Paris

by Sam Gernstein

Questions about Paris

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Extremely homesick and need some advice?

Homesick

I'm on my year abroad at the moment too, and I have a lot of friends who are in Paris at the moment. I would definitely recommend joining some of the Erasmus Facebook pages and participating in the ev...

Q

What do I need to know about life at Sciences Po, Paris, before I begin?

Sciences po

Hello there! I went on exchange last year (2013/2014), so I would say I've had a pretty recent experience. Now before I begin, just to note, this is under the impression that you're a typical Yea...

Q

What internships can I do in Paris?

Summer job

Check out erasmusintern.org You can get funding from the European Commission. Otherwise, writing to universities in Paris is another option. Your university in the UK doesn't need to be an e...

Q

How do you survive as gluten free in France?

France

Hello, Anonymous!There's no need to panic about this. French supermarkets also sell gluten-free produce. Here are some links to online stores and websites of a couple of major supermarkets to show you...

Q

What are my options once my teaching assistantship ends?

British Council

Many students stay on on and work after their teaching assistantship ends. Try asking your home university for contacts, or ask friends who are currently in the relevant areas if they know of anything...

Q

How to find accommodation in Paris?

Accommodation

Leboncoin is a good website, not too dissimilar from Gumtree :) if you are going to be studying/a language assistant it might be worth signing up to a Facebook group and asking if anyone wants to join...

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Why do a Year Abroad? The European Commission’s Erasmus Impact Study

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Paris Survival Guide: The City of Lights on a Budget

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Paris: My chosen favourites

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Emma now works for the charity English PEN

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That's a wrap! What I will and won't miss from my year abroad in France

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Martin was a Language Assistant and intern in Paris and is now a lecteur and freelance journalist

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Convivial Chambéry and Prodigious Paris

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The Mole Diaries: Paris (Volume 2)

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