From collaborating with reputable professors and meeting new friends to improving language skills and learning about new cultures, there are so many benefits that come along with studying abroad.
Studying abroad is one of the most life-changing experiences a student can have. Students don't only get a valued certificate from one of the major colleges but also learn to cope with life.
Studying abroad can be extremely rewarding, but proper preparation and knowing what to expect is key to an enriching outcome.
When you're studying abroad, there are lots of things to be careful about. You're careful who you hang out with, you're trying to see as many sights as possible and learn as much as possible while you're there. You have to become the master of budgeting, too. Before you get to those worries, you have a more important one on your mind: what program do you choose? There are few things to consider:
- Does that course fit into your vision for the future?
- Will it be useful in the country where you intend to work?
- Will it be fun?
- And, finally: is it the right choice for you?
- We'll give you 6 simple tips that help you choose the right course for your studies abroad.
'Tranquil' is probably the word that best sums up Cambridge. This leading university town, situated in the flat fenlands of East Anglia on the lovely River Cam, has stunning architecture and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. It's an altogether more relaxed place than its rival Oxford. But make sure you never mention the 'O' city here; it is a...
Manchester is England's dynamic northwestern capital.During the 1980s the city transformed itself from a former manufacturing base into the epicentre of the United Kingdom's 'house music' scene, driven by the legendary 'Haçienda Club'. Although that venue is long closed, the party vibe remains ensuring that the city is a highly popular place to study.
Liverpool is unmistakably a former dock city - from the wide wharfs that were once lined with cargo ships to the grand buildings built for the rich merchants who used to inhabit them. Today that life is gone but some of the easy-going spirit of ‘have fun while can – and definitely when you’re at shore’ remains. As does a handsome urban environment, albeit with some slightly ‘well used’ parts! There are many clichés about Liverpool and its footbal...
Now you know all about the many benefits of learning a foreign language during your study abroad placement, it’s time to put your money where your mouth is to ensure those lofty ambitions of speaking a foreign language become reality. Whilst most of it is just a question of practise, practise, practise, there are a few different methods you can carry out to achieve language fluency throughout your study abroad experience. Fake it unti...