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Month: January 2020

Winter Sun

Winter Sun

Posted on 28 January 2020 by Phoebe Grinter

@cardiffunitravel Phoebe Grinter Ah, winter. Cold, rainy, endless winter. Months of freezing temperatures, damp days and frozen extremities have pushed me to my very limit. But as January finally comes […]

My first semester in Spain

My first semester in Spain

Posted on 27 January 2020 by Alice Clifford

When I started this blog I had a very naive view of my work ethic and time management as I thought it would be easy to upload a blog post […]

A closer look into: Japanese classrooms

Posted on 23 January 2020 by Alejandra

Everyone who starts to gain an interest into the Japanese culture will come across how pretty Japanese schools and are drawn in anime. In these Japanese animations, since they are […]

Tomos Morris

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Law and Politics Erasmus+ study placement Where did you go? I studied French Law in Toulouse, France for a year. What motivated you to take up a Global […]

Leah Pickett

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of History, Archaeology and Religious Studies Erasmus+ study placement Where did you go? I studied at Charles University in Prague for 10 months. Why did you decide to study […]

Emily Rayner

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Healthcare Sciences Erasmus+ traineeship placement Where did you go? I completed a work traineeship at Gothenburg University What motivated you to take up a Global Opportunity? I have […]

Lucy Hilton

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Modern Languages Erasmus+ study and traineeship placements Where did you go? I spent one semester in Austria, as a language teaching assistant through the British Council and I […]

Pegah Besyarfard

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Law and Politics Erasmus+ study placement Where did you go? Hamburg University in Germany for a year abroad. Why did you decide to study abroad? I was interested […]

Leah Sier

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

"The most memorable and life-changing year of my life" School of Earth and Ocean Sciences International Exchange placement Where did you go? I studied in Wollongong, Australia for a year. […]

Vince Mojares

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Computer Science Summer Internship Where did you go? I spent my summer in Medellín, Colombia for 6 weeks interning through the Intern Group with the Chef Company. I […]

Juliette Livet

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Engineering Summer internship Where did you go? I completed a 6 week internship in Qingdao, China through InternChina during the summer holidays. What motivated you to take up […]

Katie Goddard

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of English, Communication and Philosophy Summer volunteering placement Where did you go? I volunteered with the SAFE Foundation charity in Cambodia What motivated you to take up a Global […]

Sienna Adderley

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Journalism, Media and Culture Summer volunteering placement Where did you go? I volunteered in Fiji with the charity, Think Pacific. I volunteered in Verevere village in Ra province […]

Jeanne de Lagarcie

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

Cardiff Business School Summer volunteering placement Where did you go? I went to Fiji with Think Pacific to volunteer for a month, helping children with English literacy and numeracy on […]

Top 10: Fears and Cheers- Revisited!

Posted on 9 January 2020 by Niamh O'Reilly

As hectic uni life took over my blogs had to take a step back but now it’s a new term and I am so excited to get going again! Before […]

A closer look into: New Year in Japan

Posted on 7 January 2020 by Alejandra

Konnichiwa! I would first like to introduce myself, since I have been in my year abroad since September of last year, but since it took me all my strength and […]

Saying goodbye to my experience in Norway and all the friends I made there

Saying goodbye to my experience in Norway and all the friends I made there

Posted on 6 January 2020 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

The main fear I had weighing heavy on my shoulders about studying abroad is that it would be a very lonely experience. I always tried to submerge myself into the […]

Finding accommodation after spending a semester abroad

Finding accommodation after spending a semester abroad

Posted on 4 January 2020 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

When I first spoke about finding accommodation, I stated that I would not be paying for a property at my home institution due to the additional cost of accommodation and […]

My Last Week in Oslo

My Last Week in Oslo

Posted on 4 January 2020 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

My final week in Oslo was crazy one. Despite having lived there for five months, I still had so many things to discover and staples of the city to witness. […]