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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 […]

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 […]

What it’s like interning in Colombia

What it’s like interning in Colombia

Posted on 8 May 2019 by Kimberly Field

We spoke to George Leonard, a Cardiff Alumni about his experience working as an Intern in Colombia. George, from London, studied Spanish and Italian at Cardiff University. Following a year […]

My First Week as an Intern in Bali

Posted on 17 July 2018 by Holly McElroy

It has been a week since I first touched down in Bali and already it feels like a home. A strange home, different to anything I’ve known before where walking […]

Selecting a programme abroad

Selecting a programme abroad

Posted on 8 March 2018 by Kimberly Field

Hi everyone! I thought this would be a very important topic to discuss since it’s that time of the year when we start to think of our year abroad options […]

Paris month one: finding my internship

Paris month one: finding my internship

Posted on 28 February 2018 by Clarissa Le Neindre-Hubbard

Time flies… but it feels like it goes by even faster on the year abroad which is why I cannot believe I’ve not written a blog in three months. There […]

Saying Goodbye

Posted on 9 December 2016 by Maisy Provan

Today was my last day on placement in Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital, Sri Lanka. Now that I am at the end I can't believe how quickly the time has gone! I […]

19 Days till Christmas!

Posted on 6 December 2016 by Maisy Provan

Had a lovely weekend exploring more of Sri Lanka. The girls and I headed to Trincomalee, to the beach and to explore the town. It was lovely to have a […]

Food Glorious Food

Posted on 2 December 2016 by Maisy Provan

Since I have been in Sri Lanka I have tried numerous curries, Sri Lankan style street food and traditional snacks. I do love a good curry and I have a […]

I Got to Wear Scrubs!

Posted on 1 December 2016 by Maisy Provan

Yesterday morning I was allowed to go to theatre to watch some surgeries. A lot of the doctors were on strike so only emergency surgeries were being carried out, no […]

A day with OT

Posted on 29 November 2016 by Maisy Provan

So today I went and shadowed in the OT department. There are only two OT’s who work in Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital, who are both male, a bit different from the […]

‘KuKiss’

Posted on 28 November 2016 by Maisy Provan

Today I got the chance to go to some of the surgical wards in the hospital. We saw some patients for chest physio and some for mobilisation and rehab. One […]

Bus Journeys

Posted on 27 November 2016 by Maisy Provan

So this weekend we had to head down to Columbo, Sri Lanka’s capital, to get our visa's extended. After a 5 hour journey we finally arrived at the immigration office, […]

1840 Steps

Posted on 27 November 2016 by Maisy Provan

Since we arrived the girls and me have been waiting for a evening to go to Mihintale, a small mountain peak 10km outside of Anuradhapura. This evening finally it was still sunny […]

Buddhist Nature

Posted on 22 November 2016 by Maisy Provan

It is so easy to come to a different country and be critical of the way they do things compared to home but embracing what you can and sharing knowledge […]

Weekend Adventures

Posted on 20 November 2016 by Maisy Provan

To make the most of my time in this beautiful country the girls and me decided to go on a weekend day trip. We left the house at 7am and […]

‘Monkeying’ Around

Posted on 20 November 2016 by Maisy Provan

The Wards

Posted on 18 November 2016 by Maisy Provan

Today I was given the opportunity to shadow one of the Physiotherapist’s on his ward round. The Wards: All the nurses wear traditional uniform, they look like they are from […]

All Physios Like Cake!

Posted on 16 November 2016 by Maisy Provan

My second day on outpatients in Anuradhapura teaching hospital, Sri Lanka. Today allowed to assess and treat my own patients, with help here and there for translation: I had 3 orthopaedic cases […]