Study Abroad

My year abroad in 5 photos: Georgetown University, USA

Josh's five photographs which epitomise his year abroad at Georgetown University in Washington DC.

by Josh Duxbury

 
 
China

Life as a foreign student in China

by Katharine Rutherford
 
Grenoble

Learning the language when your course abroad is in English

by Lucy Browett
 
Advice

The MEMO Survey to track your progress abroad

by Matthew Hepburn
 
Living and working in France

Where to live in Perpignan

by Elizabeth Gibson
 
Salamanca

Surviving my year abroad as a non-drinker

by Elizabeth Gibson
 
France

Finding student accommodation in France: what Toulouse taught me

by Eleanor Gill

Mole Diaries

 
China

The Mole Diaries: Qingdao

by Victoria Leigh
 
Japan

The Mole Diaries: Tokyo

by Hannah Davenport
 
Study Abroad

The Mole Diaries: San Diego

by Parisa Ahmadian
 
Venice

The Mole Diaries: Venice (Volume 2)

by Megan Tomlinson
 
China

The Mole Diaries: Harbin

by Kate Prescott
 
Study Abroad

The Mole Diaries: Helsinki

by Harvey Ellerby
 
Madrid

The Mole Diaries: Alcalá de Henares

by Aoife Stubbs
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Venice

by Kate Roberts
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Murcia (Volume 2)

by Sandra Corbett
 
Russia

The Mole Diaries: Tomsk (Volume 2)

by Alex Marrow
 
French

The Mole Diaries: Avignon

by Georgie Cauthery
 
Study Abroad

The Mole Diaries: Freiburg

by Holly Simmonds
 
Russia

The Mole Diaries: Tomsk

by Rachel Powell
 
Study Abroad

The Mole Diaries: Galicia

by Becky Wyde
 
Spanish

The Mole Diaries: Mexico (Volume 2)

by Suzanna Ruth
 
Arabic

The Mole Diaries: Amman, Jordan

by Ellie Wake
 
Mexico

The Mole Diaries: Mexico

by Levi Ramsden
 
English

The Mole Diaries: Melbourne

by Shara Samra
 
Bordeaux

The Mole Diaries: Bordeaux

by Louise Neville

Questions about Study Abroad

Q

What is the best placement for forensic investigation?

Study Abroad
Q

Any advice on finding accommodation in Bari, Italy?

Italy
Q

Any advice on how to integrate effectively with locals?

Integration

Hi there, Here are a few tips I have to help integrate with the locals:Live with locals: while it can seem intimidating, and sometimes it doesn't work out the way you hoped, the best way to get to kn...

Q

Only speaking English on a French year abroad?

Study Abroad

Hi there, I have had friends who have studied abroad in France and it is true, many students get sucked into a Erasmus bubble. However, this does not mean that she will only be speaking English. Many...

Q

Studying at Geneva University?

Geneva
Q

Can I study abroad if I do not know any other languages except for English?

Study Abroad

Definitely! I know that many universities offer exchanges to America and Australia. If you don't fancy an English-speaking country though a lot of the unis in Spain have English courses. Same goes for...

Q

Finding work experience on your year abroad?

Work experience
Q

Staying abroad at Christmas (probably alone)?

Christmas

Don't worry about spending Christmas away from home - here are some articles written by students who have been through it themselves and have some advice to pass on:How to survive Christmas by yoursel...

Q

Are there known opportunities for interior designers to study final year in...

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Student Blogs

 
Other

5 Recurring Thoughts after Returning from the Legendary Third Year Abroad

by Kia Marie Hunt

 
Guestposts

China in a Nutshell (Guest Post)

by Kia Marie Hunt

 
China

Why go to Beijing/ Shanghai for your year abroad in China?

by Kate Prescott

 
China

Why pick a city other than Beijing or Shanghai for your year abroad in China

by Kate Prescott

 
China

Short term programs in China

by Kate Prescott

 
China

Review: Harbin Chinese Language Winter School

by Kate Prescott

 
China

Review: Shanghai Jiaotong University Summer Research Program

by Kate Prescott

 
China

Review: Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Summer School

by Kate Prescott

 
China

How to study abroad when your university offers no exchange opportunities/ support

by Kate Prescott

 
Diary Posts

The One With a Reading Week in Boston

by Tessa Boyd

 
Diary Posts

The One With Keeping On and Making the Most of Winter

by Tessa Boyd

 
Diary Posts

The One With A Guide to Studying in Canada

by Tessa Boyd

 
Diary Posts

The One With Basketball Life Lessons

by Tessa Boyd

 
Canadian Life

The One With An Ode to Snow and Solitude

by Tessa Boyd

 
Bari

When life gives you lemons...

by Laura Crichton

 
Bureaucracy

Reflections

by Laura Crichton

 
Bari

Bookstores & beaches

by Laura Crichton

 
Canadian Life

The One With No More ‘Studying’ on This Study Abroad

by Tessa Boyd

 
Bari

Come What May

by Laura Crichton

 
Diary Posts

The One With a Thought-Provoking Throwback

by Tessa Boyd

 
Personal

The ABCs of Travel

by Kia Marie Hunt

 
Diary Posts

The One No Longer in Canada

by Tessa Boyd

 
Diary Posts

The One With A Guide On How (Not) To Roadtrip America

by Tessa Boyd

 
Diary Posts

The One a Year On

by Tessa Boyd

 
Personal

The ABCs of Travel

by Kia Marie Hunt

 
Personal

The ABCs of Travel

by Kia Marie Hunt

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France

Finding student accommodation in France: what Toulouse taught me

by Eleanor Gill
 
China

The Mole Diaries: Qingdao

by Victoria Leigh
 
Italy

A to Z of my year abroad in Italy and Switzerland

by Emily Maybanks
 
Study Abroad

Extracurricular activities at the Université de Genève

by Emily Maybanks
 
Study Abroad

Singapore vs Hong Kong

by Sarah Ricketts and Alexia Cowley
 
UK

Very British Problems on the year abroad

by Emily Maybanks
 
Advice

The 7 best things about air travel (and hanging about for hours in airports)

by Kia Marie Hunt
 
Advice

Confessions of Study Abroad Coordinators

by Global Graduates
 
China

My summer exchange in Shanghai

by Soumia Arif
 
Study Abroad

Where on earth should you go?!

by Tessa Boyd
 
Japan

The Mole Diaries: Tokyo

by Hannah Davenport
 
Paris

My Paris

by Florentina Harris
 
Advice

The year abroad: it’s all in the preparation!

by Matthew Hepburn
 
Study Abroad

What to do when all you want to do is go home

by Emily Maybanks
 
Study Abroad

Studying abroad with a long-term health condition

by Emily Maybanks
 
Study Abroad

The Mole Diaries: San Diego

by Parisa Ahmadian
 
Toulouse

The Toulouse Student’s Sightseeing Checklist

by Mireille Harper
 
Study Abroad

Gone international: the value of mobility

by Global Graduates
 
Venice

The Mole Diaries: Venice (Volume 2)

by Megan Tomlinson
 
Study Abroad

The reality of living in bunk beds on your year abroad

by Mairead Finlay
 
China

Why pick a city other than Beijing or Shanghai for your year abroad in China?

by Kate Prescott
 
China

The Mole Diaries: Harbin

by Kate Prescott
 
Study Abroad

10 things I’ve learned about America

by Daisy Guy
 
Study Abroad

Erasmus+ Study Abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Study USA

by Global Graduates
 
China

Generation UK - China Scholarships

by Global Graduates
 
Russia

A survival guide to Russia

by Alexander Darby
 
Living and working in France

My Year Abroad in Lille

by Walker Darke
 
Study Abroad

The Mole Diaries: Helsinki

by Harvey Ellerby
 
France

Studying History in France: ten top tips

by Amy Stone
 
Bologna

Differences between Swansea University and the Università di Bologna

by Emily Maybanks
 
Paris

5 things I realised during my first week in Paris

by Sarah Blake
 
Living and working in Germany

Meeting your Twin Stranger on your year abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Dealing with anxiety while on an exchange

by Lydia Latham
 
France

8 things to do during the first month of your year abroad

by Craig Debrah
 
France

An interview with the family of a year abroad student

by Lisa Bruce
 
French

The thoughts you have when packing for a year abroad

by Mairead Finlay
 
Madrid

4 fun ways to get out of your comfort zone abroad

by India MacKenzie
 
Study Abroad

The best language courses abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

How to run the best possible study abroad fair

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Why should you volunteer on your year abroad?

by Jessica Allen
 
Study Abroad

The Year Abroad Awards 2015 Winners

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Inspire a Class!

by Global Graduates
 
Latin America

Year abroad country choices: Europe or further afield?

by Hannah Qurashi
 
Advice

Weird and wonderful ways to record your time abroad

by Elisa Potter
 
Japan

Scholarship: Postgraduate study in Japan

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Get £1 off your International Student ID Card (ISIC)

by Global Graduates
 
Arabic

8 useful online resources for your Arabic Year Abroad (and beyond!)

by Charlotte Darrell
 
Study Abroad

Country Hopping and Language Swapping: The Erasmus experience of an international student

by Urszula Kasperek
 
Toulouse

I didn't write a year abroad blog and I'm not 'an Erasmus'

by Claire Ward
 
Advice

What students wish they had been told before they left

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Employability advice from university staff

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

The most useful pre-departure advice from university staff

by Global Graduates
 
Arabic

10 things I fell in love with in Oman

by Najma Nurudin
 
Madrid

The Mole Diaries: Alcalá de Henares

by Aoife Stubbs
 
Study Abroad

A Week in the Life: Studying in Verona

by Megan Evans
 
UK

Generation UK - India: Gain experience and skills on a placement in India with the British Council

by Global Graduates
 
China

Study abroad in Scotland with Saltire Scholarships

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

The 8 stages of splitting your Year Abroad

by Harriet Barter
 
Italy

The Mole Diaries: Venice

by Kate Roberts
 
China

5 Photos: My Year Abroad in China

by Jenny Bainbridge
 
Latin America

Studying abroad at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

by Zoe Morrison-Griffiths
 
Study Abroad

Studying abroad in the USA with ISEP

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

5 Photos: My Year Abroad at the University of North Carolina

by Zoe Fitzgerald
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Murcia (Volume 2)

by Sandra Corbett
 
English

5 Photos: My Semester Abroad at the University of Toronto, Mississauga

by Harisa Ashraf
 
France

8 reasons to pick Toulouse for your Year Abroad

by Zoe Taylor
 
UK

How to organise the best possible Study Abroad/International Fair

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

The Year Abroad: What to tell your parents

by Global Graduates
 
France

5 Photos: My Year Abroad in Chambéry

by Claire Booth
 
Study Abroad

Exeter's Global Employability Programme

by Susannah Day
 
Study Abroad

Putting my foot in it: Dealing with an injury 7000km away from home

by Imogen Reid
 
Advice

Why? Why not! Your Year Abroad fears answered

by Katherine Tabor
 
Culture Shock

20 great language breakthrough moments for year abroaders

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

How much does it cost to study a Masters abroad?

by Laura Bridgestock
 
Study Abroad

How to decide what to do on your international placement

by Tanyel Kazim
 
France

7 things I wish I'd known before starting my Year Abroad in France

by Craig Debrah
 
Study Abroad

Study Work Create Opportunities: A Breakdown

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

How would you sum up your Year Abroad?

by Global Graduates
 
Russia

To study or to work? That is the question.

by James Bradstock
 
France

How not to do a first day: Erasmus in France

by Craig Debrah
 
Language Assistant

British Council Study Work Create Summary

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

3 elements of exchange: during and after

by George Ward
 
Study Abroad

The Science of the Year Abroad

by Kristen Gartside
 
France

A Week in the Life: Studying in Angers, France

by Beth Holding
 
Latin America

On the road: Books to take in your suitcase

by Nick Goodchild
 
Study Abroad

Semester or Year Abroad for Lower Income Students

by Global Graduates
 
Russia

The Mole Diaries: Tomsk (Volume 2)

by Alex Marrow
 
Spain

The 5 stages of grief: according to Spanish lectures

by Georgina Ristich
 
Study Abroad

Your summer study abroad opportunity

by Laura Bowens
 
Berlin

5 brilliant reasons to do a year abroad

by Imanpreet Suthar
 
French

The Mole Diaries: Avignon

by Georgie Cauthery
 
Study Abroad

The Mole Diaries: Freiburg

by Holly Simmonds
 
Study Abroad

Studying instead of working - the “easy” option?

by Georgie Cauthery
 
Russia

The Mole Diaries: Tomsk

by Rachel Powell
 
Study Abroad

The Mole Diaries: Galicia

by Becky Wyde
 
Living and working in Germany

An insider's guide to flat-hunting in Berlin

by Katherine Price
 
Spanish

The Mole Diaries: Mexico (Volume 2)

by Suzanna Ruth
 
Advice

Erasmus Programme: Hopes and Fears

by Global Graduates
 
Arabic

The Mole Diaries: Amman, Jordan

by Ellie Wake
 
France

10 things you should know before studying Maths in France

by Thomas Firth
 
Mexico

The Mole Diaries: Mexico

by Levi Ramsden
 
Study Abroad

Studying abroad as an independent student (non-Erasmus)

by Phoebe Weston
 
Study Abroad

Floridays: My Miami adventure so far

by layla haidrani
 
English

The Mole Diaries: Melbourne

by Shara Samra
 
Study Abroad

Preparing for a semester in Miami

by layla haidrani
 
Living and working in France

Culture Shock: Studying in France

by Rosie Paul
 
Advice

Why do we do a year abroad?

by Emily Heath
 
Paris

Q&A with a Masters student in Paris

by Will Lobo
 
China

Study China Programme - Manchester University

by Claire Ung
 
Study Abroad

Beijing Language and Culture University: a survival guide

by Chloe Saunders
 
France

Making the most of university in France

by Jules O'Dwyer
 
Advice

Top tried-and-tested iPhone apps for year abroad students

by Global Graduates
 
English

Nine reasons why you should do your whole degree in English in Continental Europe

by Gérard Spencer
 
Study Abroad

5. Introduction to Sydney

by Amy Payne
 
English

Studying abroad at the National University of Singapore

by Meera Ved
 
Study Abroad

Study abroad in Australia and New Zealand: FAQs

by Laura from Study Options
 
Advice

Top 10 Tips for Survival as an Erasmus Student

by Charlotte Watson
 
Study Abroad

Case study: comparing work and study placements

by Amy Williams
 
Spain

How to survive university in Spain

by Lucy Fisher
 
Study Abroad

Canada or USA: Studying in North America

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

100 Reasons to Study Abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Down under: Study or work abroad in Australia

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Academic grade comparison in Europe

by Global Graduates
 
Spain

Everything you need to know for your year abroad in Spain

by Global Graduates
 
France

Everything you need to know for your year abroad in France

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Study your whole degree abroad

by Global Graduates
 
France

Courses in Europe for Non-Linguists

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

The Year Abroad: Then and Now

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Finding your hidden talent: extracurricular activities abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

The Official pre-Year Abroad Guide

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Not just for linguists: the advantages of taking a year abroad

by Jack Collins from AAC
 
Exams

YAP: the Year Abroad Project guide

by Adam Sears
 
Study Abroad

Bridging the gap: Taking a gap year

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Student societies: The ins and outs

by Arthur Reagan
 
Study Abroad

The best apps for year abroad students

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Law and Modern Languages

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Why should I take a year abroad?

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

How to make every penny count: Travel on limited funds

by Arthur Reagan
 
Study Abroad

How to manage money on your year abroad

by Jason Riley
 
Paris

Not a linguist: Studying in Paris as an Engineer

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Useful travel advice for disabled students going abroad

by Sarah O'Connor
 
Advice

Studying Abroad with a disability

by Joel Smith
 
Advice

W is for...What is culture shock?

by Kim Marshall & Steven Goodman
 
Study Abroad

Top-up fees: Alternatives to studying in the UK

by Anna Cox
 
Advice

How to write a personal statement to study abroad

by Susie Pritchard
 
Advice

Body ills: The essential medical kit

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Doing the splits: Getting the most out of your year abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Cuvée Spéciale: The vintage year abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Paris

Culture Shock: Paris

by Lisa Gerard
 
Advice

Top 5 tips to fit your life into your tiny suitcase

by Elena Cresci
 
Mexico

Culture Shock: Mexico

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Culture Shock: Nepal

by Poppy Bending Beckett
 
Advice

Kick start your career with languages in style

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Making friends abroad

by Gina Reay
 
Living and working in Spain

Culture Shock: Spain

by Rachel German
 
Advice

Last night the DJ saved my life...

by Nick Goodchild
 
Advice

The Beginning of the Year Abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Study Abroad: How to get there USA

by Tilly Ingleby
 
Advice

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

by Tom Stephenson
 
Study Abroad

Case Study: Stephanie studied abroad in Brussels

by Global Graduates
 
Bordeaux

The Mole Diaries: Bordeaux

by Louise Neville
 
UK

UK vs USA: University life or College living?

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

The Top 5 Reasons to Study Abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Study Abroad

by Global Graduates
 
Spain

Studying in Spain: A University Survival Guide

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

World University League Tables

by Global Graduates
 
Austria

Quick help: PLUSonline Registration for Salzburg University

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Study-Related Schemes

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

Work-v-Studying: The Great Debate

by Global Graduates
 
Advice

Unis Abroad: What are my choices?

by Natacha Cullinan
 
Advice

Don't just take our word for it! Work-v-Uni Case Study

by Global Graduates
 
Study Abroad

All About Erasmus+

by Global Graduates
 
France

How to survive university in France

by Tania Li
 
France

University in France - the French Education System

by Tania Li
 
Paris

University in Paris - the French Education System

by Tania Li
 
Paris

Top Ten Tips for Surviving University in Paris

by Tania Li
 
Paris

Lessons learnt as an Erasmus student at The Sorbonne

by Tania Li