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Why not?

For the summer following my second year of university I had nothing lined up, nothing planned, and nothing to do. So when my teachers told me about the opportunity to go to Seoul, South Korea and attend a summer school at Dongguk University, I said “Why not”, packed my bags, and got on a plane.…

PhD Film student Ryan Gardener on his study abroad experience as an undergrad

Why not?

For the summer following my second year of university I had nothing lined up, nothing planned, and nothing to do. So when my teachers told me about the opportunity to go to Seoul, South Korea and attend a summer school at Dongguk University, I said “Why not”, packed my bags, and got on a plane.…

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Welcome to REALIE 2016/2017

 

Following the success of the REALIE blog in 2015/16 we are happy to announce a whole new group of student bloggers ready to write about their Residencies Abroad and share how they are developing their skills. It’s REALIE’s aim to help Humanities students develop their skills for employability before, during, and after their time abroad, and reading about others’ experiences can be a useful part of this process.…

Bitten by the Year Abroad Bug: Why my first experience of living abroad made it that much easier the second time around…

Sophie Thresher graduated from the University of Southampton in 2014 with a BA in French and Spanish. She spent her compulsory year abroad on an Erasmus placement at a university in Albi, South West France. She has just finished a nine month placement as an English Language Assistant at a high school in Lugo, North West Spain and returned for another year last month (September 2015).