Humanities & Social Sciences placements

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences' students share their placement and year abroad experiences.

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  • Weekversary in Argentina!

    Two days ago marked the weekversary of my move to Argentina! I have been met with new people, foods, behaviours, climates and much more! All these new experiences I will talk in greater detail in future posts however here I...

  • Light Up Shoes and Goodbyes

    Two days ago, it was finally time: laden down a heavy sense of sadness and three bags filled with DVDs, I left the NBCU building for my final time as an intern. However, I’m not entirely sure that it will...

  • Pride in London and Glitter Letters

    It’s safe to say that when I first marched at Pride in London three years ago, I never anticipated that I would spend the parade on a giant purple NBCU bus whilst singing along to the Universal Pictures theme music...

  • End of a Lifetime

    Two weeks ago I finished my placement as an Honorary Assistant Psychologist with the Lifetime Service in Bath. After a tearful farewell to my colleagues with some amazing flowers for me as a thank you for all the work I...

  • Ciao, Napoli, e la fine dell'anno all'estero

    It's time to leave! And what a year it's been... This blog has been an amazing way of reflecting daily on the amazing and surreal experiences I have had during my year abroad and being able to look back on...

  • Campi Flegrei

    Campi Flegrei is the name of both the next metro stop from my house and the supervolcano that looms over the stop. It is beautiful but pretty scary since there have been articles in the news recently about how it...

  • Ma staje pazziann?

    This means “are you kidding me” in Neapolitan, and crossed my mind today when my phone charger and laptop broke in the same day, then I burnt my thumb on the oven. To be honest I just laugh about these...

  • Non male che sia andato bene

    This is a phrase that means something along the lines of “all’ well that ends well”. I learned it today when my landlord came over after not speaking to me out of sheer awkwardness for the last two months. He...

  • Siena!

    Today I woke up in Siena after staying with Emilia who is doing her Erasmus semester there. And what a beautiful city!!!!!! It reminds me a lot of Aix. It is tiny, but I like that, because there is a...