University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge
International Student Team, Academic Division

The University is currently participating in the Erasmus programme and has done since its inception 25 years ago. In the last few years there has been a substantial increase in student mobility with over 150 Cambridge students participating and around 100 incoming students in 2013-14.

 

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Questions about Cambridge Uni

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Can anybody recommend a good book for improving business French or German?

Self-study

Hi,I'm studying a business French module at the moment, and our textbook is called "Vocabulaire progressif du français des affaires" - it's really good if you want to learn about general business eti...

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The British Council - Quebec, Switzerland, Ceuta, Islas Canarias, and Andal...

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Any advice for renting/banking/living in Geneva?

Renting abroad.

Hi Hannah,Here are a couple of Mole Diaries for Geneva to get you started!The TYA Team

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Leaving an internship earlier than expected?

Internship

I left my summer internship about 3 weeks early. I had to have quite a difficult conversation with my boss (who was not happy), however he understood my reasons and I had already made the decision so...

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My employer in France wants a "numéro d'immatriculation pour la sécurité...

Work placement

Hiya,I don't have any personal experience of this (my year abroad was in Spain), but I've done a little research for you and discovered this page on the French social security system.As you'll see, un...

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How do I deal with misgendering?

Language Skills

Hi I'm afraid that there is no easy way to deal with this, but there are ways that you can prepare yourself.  As with any difficult conversation that you need to have it can help to...

Q

Where can I find information about a year abroad in Costa Rica/Nicaragua?

Where to go

Hi there,Here is a really good Mole Diary about Costa Rica, written by a year abroader. It gives a great flavour of what it's like to do a year abroad there. Hope that helps!The TYA Team

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Is a 'sospensione per le lauree' a reading week?

University

It basically means that there are no lessons for a week, because they have to concentrate on the final year students and their graduations. Enjoy your week off!

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Do I move?

Internship

I think you've answered your own question there - if in doubt, always go for the opportunity of a lifetime! Life's too short. So's your year abroad!Be honest with your friend about why you'd like to l...

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