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By Holly Fieldsend, Geography with GermanInternational Year at Wageningen University, Netherlands Goedendag! I am Holly and I study Geography with German at Keele. I have always wanted to study abroad; in fact, it was a substantial aspect to choosing which university to originally come too. Keele really stood out to me with such a vast... Continue Reading →

Applying to Study Abroad as a Mature Student

Alicia wrote this blog post in 2020, and we have been waiting for our opportunity to share her experience with you- luckily we've been able to create this space for students to share their stories! Alicia speaks honestly about her decision to apply for a semester abroad as a mature student, how the pandemic affected... Continue Reading →

Making the most of the year abroad

Namrata did a split year abroad in Spain and Australia in 2019/2020, and we asked her for some insight into her time abroad. She has given us five top tips for making the most of your year abroad, and we think they are true wherever you study! By Namrata, Psychology and Business ManagementInternational Year at... Continue Reading →

My Year in MontrĂ©al

Tom is our Events Peer Advisor, who spent a year abroad in Canada in our 2019/2020 cohort. Tom is a perfect example of the opportunities outside of academia available to you- he did an internship with Ubisoft whilst he was abroad! By Thomas Groves, Computer ScienceInternational Year at Concordia University, Canada It seems like only... Continue Reading →

My time in Taiwan is one for the books!

Francesca is one of our Peer Advisors who spent a semester of her year abroad in 2019/2020 in Taiwan studying at National Cheng Kung University. We are so happy to hear all about Francesca's time abroad! By Francesca Mendoza, Liberal ArtsInternational Year at Hong Kong Baptist University and NCKU, Taiwan Having spent the previous semester... Continue Reading →

Life In Quarantine: Studying in South Korea

Harry is one of our students currently studying in South Korea. As he explains, when he first got to his host country he had to quarantine before beginning his year abroad experience. We are so happy to have received this account from Harry all about his time quarantining in South Korea! By Harry Braganza, PhysicsInternational... Continue Reading →

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