Study Abroad

Te quiero Granada

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Alice Clifford

While Cardiff and Live Lounge will always have my heart, I am very quickly falling in love with Granada. From impromptu live music and flamenco dancing on the street, to beautiful viewpoints and short trips to both the mountains and the beach there is no way I will ever be bored of living here. Here
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Summer in Seoul

Posted on 24 September 2019 by Laura Simons

안녕하세요 (an-nyeong-ha-sae-yo!) My name is Laura, I am a 3rd year Neuroscience student and this summer I attended Seoul National University International Summer Programme. Seoul is a vivacious city and the young person’s paradise, with a hundred and one things to see and discover and I will do my best to condense it into a small
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Class Differences- Adjusting to Canadian Courses

Posted on 13 September 2019 by Niamh O'Reilly

Today marks the end of my first full week of classes at UBC. I have noticed some major differences in teaching/learning styles between the UK and Canada. I’ve listed 5 main differences I have noticed so far. Interactive lectures My lectures are in small classrooms with drop-down screens; the lecturers walk around, engaging with students,
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Five reasons to visit Sognsvann Lake

Posted on 30 August 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

1. It is people friendly. As much as swimming in the Fjords was enjoyable, I did exit the water with very bloody feet. Sognsvann is a popular hangout spot for students, runners and families so it is pedestrianised to an extent. There is a paved trail for runners, there are numerous jump off points into
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Top 10- Fears and Cheers!

Posted on 29 August 2019 by Niamh O'Reilly

It’s now just over a day until I embark on my journey to Vancouver- I have contemplated the parts I am most looking forward to as well as those I am definitely not. Here’s my top 10 fears and cheers for going abroad. Cheers last so it doesn’t get too depressing! Fears (In no particular
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My first week at UVM

Posted on 25 August 2019 by Anna Rees

My first week at UVM is over, and I’m kinda sad about it. From the chaos of moving in day to pep rallies and beach days, it has been the best start to my semester at university. Moving In Day Moving into UVM was an experience to say the least. I had been on holiday
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How I prepared financially to study abroad

Posted on 5 August 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

Amongst the studying abroad process, there comes the realisation that there is a lot of administration and preparation to be done. I’ve spoken about the things to consider before applying, the steps to take when applying and my personal experience of seeking accommodation for my time in Norway and it seems only fitting to continue on this trail with my
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LingoMap: France 1940-1950

Posted on 26 July 2018 by Osian McGuinness

Salut et bienvenue à mon dernier blog pour LingoMap ! J’espère que vous avez bien-aimé mes blogs et que vous avez (peut-être) appris quelques choses. Mon année à l’étranger a fini, et maintenant je suis chez moi préparant pour ma dernière année à l’université de Cardiff. J’espère que vous avez passé des bons examens et je vous
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LingoMap: Diversity and Difference

Posted on 26 July 2018 by Osian McGuinness

Salut ! Bienvenue à mon quatrième blog pour Routes into Languages. Je m’excuse pour le retard en publiant ce blog, mais j’étais débordé pendant le mois de mai avec mes examens et l’écriture de deux dissertations ! Cependant, ce blog va traiter le thème de la diversité et de la différence en France.  La France, grâce
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LingoMap: Understanding the French speaking world

Posted on 10 May 2018 by Osian McGuinness

Bonjour à tous ! Bienvenue à mon troisième blog pour le blog Routes into Language LingoMap. Le sujet de ce troisième blog est de « comprendre le monde francophone ». Vous pouvez trouver mes deux premiers blogs en cliquant ici et ici. Alors, pour mieux comprendre le monde francophone je vais vous parler un peu du patrimoine de la
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LingoMap: Self and Relationships

Posted on 2 January 2018 by Lewis Hacker

Olá a todos! (Hi everyone!) Tudo bem? (How’re you?) This is my first submission for the Routes into Languages LingoMap blog. As you can see from my profile I’m a third year student of Portuguese and Spanish at Cardiff University, and for the first semester of my year abroad I am studying at the Faculdade
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