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Niamh O’Reilly

Niamh O’Reilly

Posted on 11 January 2021 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences International Exchange Placement Where did you go? University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada What motivated you to take up a year abroad? I've had […]

Svetla Manolova

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nuevo país, nuevos amigos

Posted on 20 October 2020 by Millie Roberts

Making friends on your year abroad - whilst maintaining social distancing! One of the most nerve-wracking thoughts before your year abroad is making new friends... in a new language! For […]

Planning your year abroad during a global pandemic!

Posted on 19 October 2020 by Millie Roberts

Keep calm and wear your mask! My experiences and advice for planning your year abroad. Having spent the last two years bragging to your friends and family that you will […]

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. […]

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 […]

Settling in- My First Week at UBC!

Posted on 7 September 2019 by Niamh O'Reilly

Saturday I left Vancouver Airport at 3pm on Saturday. It didn’t take much more than half an hour to get to UBC and I was checked in my room by […]

Applying for a year abroad- my story

Posted on 22 August 2019 by Niamh O'Reilly

One of my major inspirations for studying Geology was the opportunity to travel- this dream has finally come true! This is due to some very hard work and a pinch […]

LingoMap Blog: Los festivales y las celebraciones de España

Posted on 27 March 2018 by Lewis Hacker

¡Hola a todos! ¿Qué tal? The theme of this month’s blog is Spanish festivals and celebrations, and in this blog post I’m going to talk about the two that I’ve […]

My NZ studies so far

Posted on 23 March 2018 by Jade Rushby

Okay so, this is my second blog post since arriving in Auckland. It has been a while but as they say, beauty takes time! I’ve now been here around a […]

THAT Tab article, and the point of a year abroad

Posted on 25 October 2015 by Joe Healy

What is the point of a year abroad? Well, Durham’s editor of The Tab, despite presumably never having been on one himself, has his own ideas, as some of you […]

Solo flyer

Solo flyer

Posted on 11 August 2015 by Amber Luong

When I inform people that I am going to New Zealand for a semester, they're initial reaction is almost always, "that's so far!" It is far indeed, as if you […]