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I am asthmatic - what's the best way for me to manage my prescriptions during my year abroad?

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I don't want to have to keep going to the doctors when I am away, but I also want to be safe obviously!

What do I do about healthcare in Switzerland?

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I'm preparing for my year abroad in Geneva, but I've been struggling to find any consistent information on what I'll need in terms of healthcare and insurance. I know about the EHIC card (although information on this is still pretty vague), but what services will it actually cover? Will I need insurance on top of it just to be sure? If there's anyone who has experienced this themselves and could explain to me how it works, I'd really appreciate it!

Is there support from universities abroad in regards to mental and emotional health?

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i am going abroad in September and I am worried because I get very homesick, I have hypothyroidism and depression and I'm quite anxious about the year abroad experience.

Would it be possible to study French in Canada for my third year, as part of the year abroad in an Economics course?

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Hi there, Im currently looking at starting university in the 2017/18 academic year, and have looked at several universities that offer the course I want plus a year abroad. However, I have still not found a course where the 3rd year can be DOING THE SUBJECT I WANT, plus ABROAD. I am looking at doing Economics, with a year of French, and just wanted to know if it would be possible to take the 3rd year studying French in Canada (preferbably), or in the Americas?

Writing a French and/or Italian CV?

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Does anybody have any advice with writing a CV in French and/or Italian? While I am studying abroad, I really want to get some work experience/voluntary work if I can, just to help my language skills more than anything, but I assume I'll need a CV in French and Italian? Does anyone have any tips in regards to writing a CV in French and/or Italian, please?

Where can I get an A1 form?

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I've been asked by my work placement to produce an A1 form to prove I'm still eligible for UK social security while I'm in France. Does anyone know how to get one as I'm having trouble finding anything about it.

How can I watch Coronation Street abroad?

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I'm in France and I can't watch coronation street on ITV player and hola app won't work

Recommended rail passes?

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Can anybody recommend any European Rail Cards for Italy & Switzerland? Preferably as cheap as possible.

What kitchen stuff should I pack for my year abroad?

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My accommodation doesn’t provide me with any cooking utensils, cutlery or crockery, but I don’t want to waste space taking a load of pans, bowls and spoons across to France with me, and I don’t want to just see what I can find when I get there in case the answer is nothing! Any advice?

Volunteering on your year abroad?

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Does anybody have any experience of doing any volunteering whilst on their year abroad (studying at a Uni)? For example, charity shop volunteering. How did you get the volunteer role?