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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. […]

Goodbye Norway: An honest retrospect on studying abroad

Goodbye Norway: An honest retrospect on studying abroad

Posted on 12 December 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

Am I excited to go home? Yes. Am I ready to go home? Not quite. When I started the application process to study in Norway, I was conflicted in how […]

What my American dorm room is like

What my American dorm room is like

Posted on 5 December 2019 by Katie Hawkins

Perhaps one of the most daunting parts of spending a semester abroad in America is the thought of dorm rooms, I’m sure we all have enough horror stories from our […]

Christmas in Oslo

Christmas in Oslo

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

Now that my time in Norway is nearly at an end, I have been quite quiet here as I have been busy checking off everything I have desperately wanted to […]

24 hours in Bergen: On travelling alone and things to do in Bergen

24 hours in Bergen: On travelling alone and things to do in Bergen

Posted on 19 November 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

The first week of October and turning another year older was not a smooth ride. In fact, anything that could go wrong, did go wrong that week. So in the very early […]

Experiencing snow in Norway for the first time

Experiencing snow in Norway for the first time

Posted on 10 November 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

The first thing that just about everyone who knows me personally said when I revealed I would be moving to Norway was ‘you know it is cold and snowing all […]

The Boy comes to Norway

The Boy comes to Norway

Posted on 9 November 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

After saying goodbye on a train platform in Switzerland four months ago, I was reunited with my boyfriend recently. As discussed in Long-Distance Relationships, myself and Ben are both on study […]

Don’t worry mum, it’s educational

Don’t worry mum, it’s educational

Posted on 4 November 2019 by Alice Clifford

While it is very easy to waste a worrying amount of time binging series on Netfilx, what if I told you that you can still watch episode after episode without […]

Making friends on your Year Abroad

Making friends on your Year Abroad

Posted on 4 November 2019 by Phoebe Grinter

@cardiffunitravel Phoebe Grinter You’ve finally submitted all of the paperwork, found somewhere to live, renewed your passport and bought your plane ticket. Suddenly the fact that you’re going to study […]

How to spend a day in Tromsø

How to spend a day in Tromsø

Posted on 4 November 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

In the last days of October, I finally took my first trip outside of Olso during my semester abroad. My boyfriend was visiting and, as a gift to one another, […]

A visit to The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

A visit to The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Posted on 3 November 2019 by Katie Hawkins

Last weekend, I got the chance to visit one of my favourite art museums in LA: LACMA, otherwise known as the Los Angeles Museum of Art. Even if you've never […]

How to be an active committee member whilst abroad!

How to be an active committee member whilst abroad!

Posted on 30 October 2019 by Katie Hawkins

Being a part of the English Literature Society committee has been a big part of my university life at Cardiff, and so was one of the things I was worried […]

Highs and lows

Posted on 22 October 2019 by Alice Clifford

One phrase that will always remind me of my dad is ‘the highs and lows’. As a Liverpool football fan, after every depressing defeat he would always say ‘oh the […]

What I have learned about having a long-distance relationship whilst studying abroad

What I have learned about having a long-distance relationship whilst studying abroad

Posted on 21 October 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

When you start university, you are often told about the fresher relationship. The fresher relationship is someone you meet in the beginning of first year and have a whirlwind romance before it fizzles […]

Three quirky bars to visit in Oslo

Three quirky bars to visit in Oslo

Posted on 14 October 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

One thing that they do not tell you when you plan to live in Norway is that the night life is incredibly less lax, despite the drinking age being eighteen. […]