Year abroad

  • Year Abroad IV – moving to Siena, Italy

    Siena, Italy                                                    March, 2017 Buongiorno a tutti! Long time, no see. I have now started...

  • Year Abroad: 5 Unusual Ways to Practice your Language

      As a languages student, the highest priority for your Year Abroad is to improve your language skills – this goes without saying. But ask any student who is currently away, or has completed their placement, and they will tell...

  • Year Abroad III – things I’ve learnt whilst on placement abroad

    Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.                                            December, 2016. Bonjour! Last week I returned home after my 3-month-and-a-half placement in Fécamp, Normandy,...

  • Year Abroad II – working in a local language school

    Fécamp, Normandy, France.                                                                          ...

  • Verano nunca termina

    Location: El Puerto de Santa María, España.                                     Day 141 Being so aloof, I realised I never mentioned what I am actually doing...

  • Year Abroad I - moving to France

    Fécamp, Normandy, France.                                                                                                   October, 2016. Bonjour! My name is Zoe and I’m a Modern Languages and European Studies student at Bath. My language combination is French and Italian and I am currently on my third year, which means that...

  • No pasa nada

    Location: El Puerto de Santa María, España.                                                                                     Day 87 On your Open Day, you are woo’d by it and with that; you apply to do Modern Languages. In your first year, you start mentally planning what exotic places you’ll go to...

  • "One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things" - Henry Miller

    I'm Maighna, a third year Politics and Spanish student, and for the first semester of my Year Abroad I will be going to study abroad in Guadalajara, Mexico. Telling people that I’m moving there has elicited a variety of responses, from...