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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Year Abroad And… Mental Health

Posted on 5 March 2020 by Niamh O'Reilly

This blog is going to be the first in a weekly series. Each week I will write about topics that nearly stopped me going on my year abroad and how […]

Tomos Morris

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Law and Politics Erasmus+ study placement Where did you go? I studied French Law in Toulouse, France for a year. What motivated you to take up a Global […]

Leah Pickett

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of History, Archaeology and Religious Studies Erasmus+ study placement Where did you go? I studied at Charles University in Prague for 10 months. Why did you decide to study […]

Lucy Hilton

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Modern Languages Erasmus+ study and traineeship placements Where did you go? I spent one semester in Austria, as a language teaching assistant through the British Council and I […]

Pegah Besyarfard

Posted on 15 January 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Law and Politics Erasmus+ study placement Where did you go? Hamburg University in Germany for a year abroad. Why did you decide to study abroad? I was interested […]

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. […]

Te quiero Granada

Te quiero Granada

Posted on 8 October 2019 by Alice Clifford

While Cardiff and Live Lounge will always have my heart, I am very quickly falling in love with Granada. From impromptu live music and flamenco dancing on the street, to […]

Summer in Seoul

Posted on 24 September 2019 by Laura Simons

Summer in Seoul 안녕하세요 (an-nyeong-ha-sae-yo!) My name is Laura, I am a 3rd year Neuroscience student and this summer I attended Seoul National University International Summer Programme. Seoul is a […]

Class Differences- Adjusting to Canadian Courses

Posted on 13 September 2019 by Niamh O'Reilly

Today marks the end of my first full week of classes at UBC. I have noticed some major differences in teaching/learning styles between the UK and Canada. I’ve listed 5 […]

Making friends and dealing with loneliness whilst studying abroad

Making friends and dealing with loneliness whilst studying abroad

Posted on 10 September 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

After the stress of planning, shopping and bleeding money, finally making the move to the country that will be home for the next semester or year is initially a relief. […]

Five reasons to visit Sognsvann Lake

Five reasons to visit Sognsvann Lake

Posted on 30 August 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

1. It is people friendly. As much as swimming in the Fjords was enjoyable, I did exit the water with very bloody feet. Sognsvann is a popular hangout spot for […]

Top 10- Fears and Cheers!

Top 10- Fears and Cheers!

Posted on 29 August 2019 by Niamh O'Reilly

It’s now just over a day until I embark on my journey to Vancouver- I have contemplated the parts I am most looking forward to as well as those I […]

My first week at UVM

Posted on 25 August 2019 by Anna Rees

My first week at UVM is over, and I'm kinda sad about it. From the chaos of moving in day to pep rallies and beach days, it has been the […]

Where should I study abroad?

Where should I study abroad?

Posted on 20 August 2019 by Katie Hawkins

So you're trying to decide where to study abroad? Have a look into my experience deciding where to study and the factors I think you should think about when choosing too!