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International experiences give you the opportunity to try new things, take on new challenges and to make the most of your time at University. Go abroad and you'll learn about new places and people, have adventures and see some fantastic sights.

 

Life as an ‘Au pair’ abroad: faux pas and key advice

Being an au pair abroad can be a fantastic travel opportunity and prove to be a very enriching and rewarding experience for all parties involved!

by Charlotte Daniels

 
 
Study Abroad

5 ways a Year Abroad makes you more employable

by Charlotte Daniels
 
Portuguese

The Mole Diaries: São Paulo

by James Landymore
 
Money

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

by Global Graduates
 
USA

Christmas in Southern California

by Courtney Mower
 
Spain

Day surgery in Spain – what to expect

by Anonymous
 
Work Abroad

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

by Gemma Sowerby

Mole Diaries

 
Portuguese

The Mole Diaries: São Paulo

by James Landymore
 
Spain

The Mole Diaries: Murcia (Volume 2)

by Sandra Corbett
 
USA

The Mole Diaries: Michigan

by Zak Campbell-Lochrie
 
Latin America

The Mole Diaries: Lima, Peru

by Amelia Steele
 
Grenoble

The Mole Diaries: Grenoble

by Global Graduates
 
St. Petersburg

The Mole Diaries: St. Petersburg (Volume 3)

by Jemma Bourn
 
Latin America

The Mole Diaries: Buenos Aires (Volume 2)

by Farahnaz Mohammed
 
Edinburgh

The Mole Diaries: Edinburgh

by Jessica Hodges

Questions about Edinburgh Uni

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Should we Brexit or Bremain?

UK

Here is The Economist's background guide to "Brexit" from the European Union for some further reading.

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Left behind in final year?

StudyWorkCreate

100% worth it! I dreaded going abroad at first but honestly it was the best year of my uni career so far :) and also don't wish time away, jobs definitely aren't all they're cracked up to be - enjoy u...

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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...

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Which Study Work Create option is best for employability?

StudyWorkCreate

Hi there, I am going to try to answer your question in chunks:1) You can do more than one programme in a year, but they may have to be different programmes (ex. you cannot do two Generation UK In...

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As a Teaching Assistant abroad are you mainly speaking English?

Undefined

There is no better way to learn a language than by being surrounded by native speakers. As a Language Assistant, language skills improve immeasurably as individuals interact with locals and navigate d...

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Can you pick your IAESTE work placement?

Work placement

Hi there, Yes, you do get to pick your IAESTE work placement - we wouldn't expect anyone to do a placement unrelated to their work. You get to choose from our catalogue which highlights all the sub...

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For teaching in India I can see it’s 2 to 5 months - can you choose the d...

Teach abroad

Hi there,Thank you for your question. You can select either a 2 month or a 5 month placement in India and you will be allocated the length of placement you request and matched to an appropriate school...

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Cultural Immersion placements in India?

India

Hi,Thanks for your interest in the Generation UK-India programme. We offered cultural immersion placements last year however this year we are still not able to confirm whether they will take place as...

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The Generation UK-China scholarships sound amazing but are the places very...

Mandarin

Great to hear you are interested in the Generation UK - China scholarship programme. For places for the 2016/17 academic year, we have over 150 scholarship places available across six of our joint pro...

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France

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Latin America

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Vienna

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Spain

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France

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Living and working in Germany

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France

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USA

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Latin America

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Mainz

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Edinburgh Uni

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Grenoble

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St. Petersburg

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Latin America

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Edinburgh

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