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5 Ways to get the most out of a British council teaching assistanship

Posted on 26 October 2016 by Sarah Gregory

As I walked up to the school gates on my first day as a teaching assistant, I truly felt like it was my first day at school again. A new […]

Last Few Weeks Update

Posted on 11 October 2016 by Llewelyn

I seem to have left a large gap between this and my last post so I thought I'd take the opportunity to say how I'm doing after just over a […]

Working All Hours

Posted on 15 September 2016 by Llewelyn

I'm currently coming to the end of my first two weeks of work here in Barcelona, so I thought it'd be a good time to share how it's all been […]

Campus, Timetables and Lectures in Nantes

Posted on 14 September 2016 by Susannah Hadden

Having been in Nantes for almost two weeks prior to the start of lectures, I was really excited for them to begin, but as Monday grew closer I started to […]

Adapting to life in Nantes

Posted on 10 September 2016 by Susannah Hadden

I moved to Nantes a little over a week ago now and it's slowly starting to feel more like home, a foreign, temporary home, but home all the same. Without […]

Packing Up Is Hard To Do

Posted on 1 September 2016 by Llewelyn

So the big day's just around the corner. In a few hours, I'll be standing on the platform of Reading Station waiting for the first of three trains to arrive […]

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 […]