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How to stay motivated to study during Covid-19

How to stay motivated to study during Covid-19

Posted on 28 April 2020 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

Being a final year student in Covid-19 is something no degree starter pack gives tips on. Among trying to find graduate jobs or applying for a 'panic masters', there are […]

The differences between studying in America vs. studying in the UK

The differences between studying in America vs. studying in the UK

Posted on 3 October 2019 by Katie Hawkins

I've completed six weeks at LMU now and it's fair to say that studying in America is far different from studying at home in Cardiff (first off Cardiff students are […]

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 […]

Philosophy assignments: Cardiff vs. Oslo

Philosophy assignments: Cardiff vs. Oslo

Posted on 16 September 2019 by Tammy-Louise Wilkins

As I write this, I have just submitted my first of seven assignments to one of the three modules I am taking at the University of Oslo. It is incredibly […]

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!

Settling (back) in

Posted on 29 January 2019 by Phoebe Grinter

Coming back to Verona after four weeks at home for Christmas to be greeted by exams is not fun. After all the comforts of home, the excitement of Christmas and […]

What exams?

Posted on 9 December 2018 by Phoebe Grinter

As I sit in the library attempting to write the longest essay I’ve ever written – 5000 words, pray for me – I decide I need a *debatably* well-earned break! […]

StuDYING!

Posted on 6 December 2018 by Phoebe Grinter

Before I start this post I just want to make it clear that my aim is not to put you off doing a year abroad at all, but I feel […]

A helping hand…

Posted on 5 December 2018 by Phoebe Grinter

Before I chose to study at the wonderful Università degli studi di Verona in Italy, I went through the arduous process of the deciding what to do for my year […]

National holidays and local area of interest.

Posted on 23 May 2018 by Emily James

Coming abroad to work as an English teacher has been quite restricting on my schedule. Of course, I’m loving every second of it but actually having a job does mean […]

Lingomap: Health and fitness

Posted on 25 February 2018 by Katy Stone

Salut et bienvenue à mon blog sur la santé et la forme physique ! I am currently in my second semester at Université Savoie Mont Blanc in Chambéry. Thanks to its […]

Adventures In Chambéry.

Posted on 21 January 2018 by Hannah Qunibi

Bonjour tout le monde! Bienvenue à mon blog! Je viens de passer le premier semestre de mon année à l’étranger à Chambéry qui est une toute petite ville au sud […]

Lingomap: Health and fitness

Posted on 20 January 2018 by Emily James

I spent the first semester of my year abroad in a town called Chambery, in the Rhône-alpes region of France (South East). The town itself was quite quiet, but because […]

LingoMap: Technology and Social Media

Posted on 20 January 2018 by Katy Stone

Bonjour tout le monde ! (Hello everybody!) Ça va ? (How are you?) This is my first submission for the Routes into Languages LingoMap blog. As you can see from […]

Nantes month three: birthday celebrations are a go!

Nantes month three: birthday celebrations are a go!

Posted on 27 November 2017 by Clarissa Le Neindre-Hubbard

I cannot believe how quickly time flies… I only have two more weeks of lectures and then that will be the end of semester one of my year abroad. These […]

Nantes month one: I’ve arrived and I’m alive!

Posted on 2 October 2017 by Clarissa Le Neindre-Hubbard

“You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.” – Geoffrey Willans It’s all too easy to forget the reason we’ve come on a year abroad, especially […]

FIRST WEEK À PARIS: Struggles & Observations

FIRST WEEK À PARIS: Struggles & Observations

Posted on 28 September 2017 by Natasha Holmes

Ok, so I’m not here to tell you it’s all going to be terrible but I am going to be brutally honest about a few of the struggles I had […]

WEEK 2 – A Whistler Adventure

Posted on 2 August 2017 by Tegan Francis

Our second week in Canada has come and gone and it’s been quite a whirlwind for us all so far. Vancouver offers an immense number of options of things to […]

The End

Posted on 28 July 2017 by Chloe Walker

Sitting here surrounded by my suitcases is a surreal feeling. After about ten months of living and studying abroad, the time has come to go home and to get back […]

Settling in to UBC, Vancouver

Posted on 24 July 2017 by Tegan Francis

We stepped off the plane bright eyed and bushy tailed with a touch of jet lag and made our way down to passport control. The flight was reasonably long and […]