A year abroad can be an adventure to remember, a test of your abilities to cope on your own and, as everybody says, simply the best time of your life. But it has to end at some point. That moment has come for me. Back to my “normal” university and studying routine. As much as I love Scotland and my Glasgow uni, coming to terms with the fact that a year of living by the beach in Spain is over is simply hard. For me … Read more 5 tips to avoid the post-study abroad depression
So, studying abroad can a lot of fun, but what if you have to leave your SO behind? Or if you fall in love there and then have to come back home? There are as many possibilities of this happening as many couples. But the truth is, anyone who is kind of living the life of travel or even moved abroad once is much more likely to find themselves in a long distance relationship. No matter how you end up in this situation, once you’re … Read more Tips and tricks to survive a long distance relationship
Have you been postponing your travel plans and dreams until after you finish university and get a proper job? I know I have been dreaming of travelling since longer than I can remember. I didn’t want to take a gap year though and still felt like travelling is something that I’ll be able to do in not-so-near future. Moving to another country for university has changed my perspective on travel. You can combine studying full time and travelling, it just takes some planning, budgeting and … Read more 5 tips on how to combine travel with studying
Studying abroad can be a dream come true for many, but there can be anxiety and fear related to many aspects of it. However, there are ways to overcome those fears before they paralyze us. Being uncertain and worried about change is natural. But we often tend to allow these worries to grow to immense proportions and they may make us forget why we even started this whole thing. So I wanted to dig into some major study abroad fears that students tend to have … Read more 7 study abroad fears and how to overcome them
The Erasmus programme has its 30th anniversary this year! That means that until now over 3 million students were able to travel and study in another country thanks to the programme. I have only 2 months of my Erasmus left! How did that happen and where did the time go? Well, I do miss my uni, my family and so many things, but as always, I don’t want this adventure to be over yet. So I put together 30 benefits of going on an Erasmus … Read more 30 amazing advantages of Erasmus
I went to study abroad in Scotland over two years ago. Now, I am in the middle of my degree with another two years to go and I have discovered that studying abroad has a lot more to offer than I thought at the beginning. I want to tell you how studying abroad can be a way to fulfil that travel dreams of yours. I am no stranger to that fantasies of wandering around the world. Although choosing a university in a different country was … Read more If you want to travel- study abroad!
Studying in Europe Studying in Europe is guaranteed to be a wonderful experience whether you are European yourself or not. It is a continent of great diversity and offering world-class education institutions. In addition, European Union encourages young Europeans to move around as part of their student mobility policy. And I am loving it! I already took advantage of so many opportunities offered only because my country is a part of the European Union I cannot recommend it enough. But EU also welcomes other international … Read more How much does studying in Europe cost?
The decision is made. You decided to study abroad in Europe, but you have no idea where to go and how to go about it? No worries, I have been there. There are some questions you should start with asking yourself. And then you can research all the options and get an idea of what is out there for you. There will be a lot of research involved so be prepared. It might be scary at the beginning. I myself was absolutely convinced that whatever … Read more What to consider before going to study abroad in Europe?
Spain is flooded with Erasmus students who come each year to enjoy the sun, the vibrant culture and Spanish fiesta. Let me tell you why I think Valencia is the best choice for a travelling student looking for a great study abroad experience. And, of course, why I am proud to call this city home. The biggest beach Malvarrosa Beach in Valencia is stunning, wide and long, perfect for any kind of activity. I love strolling along the sea and having a late night star … Read more Valencia – a travelling student’s paradise
I was thinking about my time abroad and why I decided to study away from home. I know I decided to do so because I wanted to have an international degree that would give me a chance of improving career prospects for the future. But I learned that the degree is not everything and it might not even be the most important factor in getting a job. So I put together some things I think might help you better your prospects in future job search … Read more Improving career prospects while still at uni