Month: December 2020

Svetla Manolova

Posted on 14 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Psychology International Exchange Placement Where did you go? I went to study for a semester at the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. What motivated you to take up a semester abroad? For a while I had been keen on the idea of travelling but as you know when you share such an
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Joe Newman

Posted on 14 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Journalism, Media and Culture International Exchange Placement Where did you go? Sydney, University of Sydney What motivated you to take up a semester abroad? The idea of being able to study whilst living in an entirely new and different city to anywhere I’ve lived in before was extremely appealing; Sydney has thousands of
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Nisha Bhanu

Posted on 14 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Dentistry International Summer Volunteering Placement Where did you go? I volunteered in Cambodia with the SAFE foundation. What motivated you to take up a Global Opportunity? I love travelling and this was a great opportunity to explore another part of the world! I had some experience teaching before this and I thought this
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Martha Jennings

Posted on 14 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of History, Archaeology and Religion International Exchange Placement Where did you go? University of Adelaide, in Adelaide, Australia. What motivated you to take up a year abroad? I was motivated to take up a Global Opportunity because it allowed me to travel and study in places I always dreamed of going to. I wanted
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Joseph Thomson

Posted on 14 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences International Summer Study Placement Where did you go? I went to Washington State University, in Spokane, Washington State. What motivated you to take up a Global Opportunity? It was such a new opportunity! I had never been abroad on my own, never been on a plane before and never
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Jessica Leung

Posted on 14 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

Cardiff Business School International Exchange / Erasmus+ Study Placement Where did you go? The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong and Copenhagen Business School, Denmark What motivated you to take up a year abroad? Having lived in the UK my whole life and with the additional pressure of graduating soon, I felt I had
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Henrietta Connor

Posted on 11 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Social Sciences International Exchange Placement Where did you go? I went to Canada and attended the University of Ottawa. What motivated you to do a year abroad? I knew before coming to university that I wanted to go on a year abroad as I love travelling and exploring new cities. I was also
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George Morgan

Posted on 11 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of History, Archaeology and Religion International Exchange Placement Where did you go? I went to Winnipeg, Canada to the University of Manitoba What motivated you to take up a year abroad? I was motivated to take up a global opportunity, because it was a chance to incorporate my passion for travelling within my university
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Harvey Griffiths

Posted on 9 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of History, Archaeology and Religion International Exchange Placement Where did you go? University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand. What motivated you to take up a Global Opportunity? The chance to experience education and life in general in a completely different setting appealed to me. The challenges of studying abroad seemed the perfect place
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Ellysia Childs-Peacock

Posted on 9 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of History, Archaeology and Religion Erasmus+ Study Placement Where did you go? I went to Norway and studied at the University of Oslo. What motivated you to take up a Global Opportunity? My initial motivation was the fear of studying abroad. I knew if I didn’t go then I would be giving in to
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Bethany Francis

Posted on 9 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of History, Archaeology and Religion Summer Internship Where did you go? Qingdao, China. I worked in the legal department of an animations company. What motivated you to take up a summer programme? I was motivated to take up a Global Opportunity because I wanted to move out of my comfort zone and explore different
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Andrew Mason

Posted on 9 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

Cardiff Business School Erasmus+ Study Placement Where did you go? I studied a Finance and Marketing Masters at Kedge Business School in Bordeaux France. What type of placement did you complete? Erasmus+ study placement for a year. What motivated you to take up a year abroad? When applying for a global opportunity the main reason
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Abby-Mae Wilde

Posted on 9 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Social Sciences International exchange placement Where did you go? I studied at the University of Adelaide in South Australia. What type of placement did you complete? I completed an international study abroad placement for over a year. What motivated you to take up a Global Opportunity? Even before University, I have always wanted
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