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Leaving so soon?

Leaving so soon?

Posted on 28 February 2015 by Kathryn Muldoon

Unlike those who have the luxury of spending an entire year putting down roots in one city, my semester in Lyon quickly came to a close. Just as I’d started […]

Diwedd Semester 1

Diwedd Semester 1

Posted on 23 February 2015 by Elin Jones

Unwaith eto mae amser wedi hedfan heb i mi sylweddoli! Erbyn hyn dwi adra yn mwynhau 6 wythnos o wiliau cyn dychwelyd i Berlin am yr 2il Semester ar ddechrau […]

First semester abroad in Chambéry

First semester abroad in Chambéry

Posted on 31 January 2015 by Lucy Pierce

I chose languages as my joint honours degree, partly because I love the culture and history of foreign countries and learning the language is the best way of immersing yourself. […]

Preparation!

Posted on 30 January 2015 by Naomi Machin

So, 16 days until departure; I cannot believe how quick time has gone. It seems like only yesterday I was applying to study abroad for my second term at Cardiff […]

Erasmus: The first few days

Erasmus: The first few days

Posted on 3 January 2015 by Chloë Hathway

The first week of the year abroad is possibly one of the most challenging and daunting of your life so far, but don’t let that put you off! Although it […]

The start of my time in Chambéry, France

The start of my time in Chambéry, France

Posted on 21 December 2014 by Alice Whelan

I am a French and Spanish third year student at Cardiff University, currently in south-east France in the small Alpine city of Chambéry. For the first semester of my Year […]

Wanderlust in Deutschland

Posted on 19 December 2014 by Alexia Cowley

  Some of my favourite photos of Berlin since being here.... I have had a whirlwind of a time since winter has kicked in. I’ve experienced -9 temperatures (in Hamburg […]

Making it to Nantes

Making it to Nantes

Posted on 8 December 2014 by Chloë Hathway

Bonjour from France! I’m a third year BA French & Italian student, currently on my Year Abroad which is a compulsory component of my degree (lucky me!). Although I've been […]

Ich liebe Berlin

Ich liebe Berlin

Posted on 7 December 2014 by Elin Jones

Y Reichstag   Fy enw i ydi Elin Jones, a dwi’n astudio Almaeneg a Cherddoriaeth ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd. Fel rhan o fy nghwrs mae hi’n orfodol i fi dreulio blwyddyn […]

Coucou, tout le monde!

Coucou, tout le monde!

Posted on 26 November 2014 by Kathryn Muldoon

L'hôtel de ville de Lyon Three very eventful months into the first stage of my Erasmus story, it’s probably time to reflect a little on my time so far in […]

Wow! GLS Schule in Berlin – really, just wow!

Posted on 17 September 2014 by Daniel Krajnik

Wow, really! Such a programme is just a fantastic way to spend your holidays. I did a German course in GLS Schule in Berlin, after which you will never put […]

A month in Salamanca learning Spanish

A month in Salamanca learning Spanish

Posted on 8 September 2014 by Juliette Jensen

Pre-departure The best feeling was when I received an email congratulating me on my success in achieving a grant to study abroad. I had the option of choosing where to […]

Chris speaks to Student Blas about Volunteering in Africa

Chris speaks to Student Blas about Volunteering in Africa

Posted on 4 September 2014 by Christopher Beynon

Blas caught up with Chris Beynon, a final year Economics student who spent last summer volunteering in Burundi, a small country in central Africa with Tearfund as part of the […]

The city of Leuven – how did it ‘plan’ out?

Posted on 28 August 2014 by Wendy Maden

Wendy Maden, final year student on the BSc City and Regional Planning, reflects on her experience of studying abroad through the Erasmus programme Wendy, third from the right, pictured in […]

Nearly two weeks in LA!

Posted on 21 August 2014 by Lauren Booth

Well, I've been in Los Angeles for 11 days now, and have had the most fantastic time. Getting moved in was pretty nerve wracking (just knowing which way to cross […]

My Summer Adventure in China

My Summer Adventure in China

Posted on 21 August 2014 by Olivia Witt

Hello, my name is Olivia and I spent 4 weeks in China this summer completing a Chinese language course at the prestigious Xiamen University. Xiamen is in the south of […]

Summer School at Xiamen University

Summer School at Xiamen University

Posted on 18 August 2014 by Lowri Allen

Spending my summer studying in China has been a fantastic opportunity, the China university experience is very different to that of the UK but is equally enjoyable.  My course at […]

The bright lights of Hong Kong

The bright lights of Hong Kong

Posted on 13 August 2014 by Lara Bridge

After a 30 hour journey and several flight delays, we finally arrived in Hong Kong. The first shock occurred as we stepped out of the cool air conditioned airport, and […]

Exploring Gulangyu Island

Posted on 28 July 2014 by Vanessa Yau

Travelling in China is always an experience and today's trip to Gulangyu Island was no exception. If you've never travelled in a densely populated city before, you're in for a […]

Arriving at Xiamen University

Posted on 28 July 2014 by Vanessa Yau

NI men hao! (Hello!) it’s the end of my first school week here at the Overseas college in Xiamen and I'm well on my way to settling in. I arrived […]