Tag : erasmus

A no-deal Brexit is looking increasingly likely. What impact will this have on UK universities?

2 months ago / 0 comments

With less access to funding, quitting academics, decreased intake and export of students to and from the EU, what’s not to love about a no-deal Brexit from the perspective of UK universities? The irony of Brexit does anything but escape students, some of whom were not even able to vote … Read More

Brexit, Visas and International Students

1 year ago / 0 comments

In the wake of the controversial EU referendum, headlines about Brexit seem to be ubiquitous. Brexit has the potential to affect almost everything to do with our economy, and anything international. That includes Universities, and us, the student population. In particular, leaving the EU is going to change studying abroad … Read More

EU applications to study in UK down by 9%

2 years ago / 0 comments

According to UCAS, the number of applicants from EU students for top university courses in the UK have dropped by 9%. Following Brexit, there was concern from both UK and EU students about its impact on studying abroad as well as travelling, particularly in regards to the restriction of free … Read More

EU Referendum: should we stay or should we go?

3 years ago / 0 comments

In the student bubble, it is easy to hear the Euro arguments without engaging with them. But we all know that these are real issues that will impact our lives both as students and UK citizens. There are actually several ways that the Referendum decision on 23rd June could bring … Read More

Thirteen European university students die in Spanish coach crash

3 years ago / 0 comments

At least thirteen European university students, all of them women, have died in a motorway coach crash in North East Spain. British students were on board the coach but it is not yet known if they are among the dead or injured. The coach, which was carrying erasmus students of … Read More

Postcard From Leeds

3 years ago / 0 comments

I remember the exact moment when they told me I was going to spend one year in the UK. I was electrified, scared and probably million other things at the same time. I know that people can’t often understand what it’s like when you have a dream and then you … Read More

A year in Perugia

3 years ago / 0 comments

Having just returned to Leeds after spending a year abroad in Italy as an Erasmus student, I am feeling like a fresher, what with having to readjust to life as a student in Leeds all over again. But unlike when I was actually a first year student, I am now … Read More

Blogs | March Madness

5 years ago / 5,530 comments

I’m writing this at my desk, staring at storm clouds and rain dripping down the window pane, with my portable heater on maximum. This serves me right for being smug about Berlin’s lack of winter and the glorious sunshine we’ve had the past few weeks. I also suspect it’s because … Read More

Blogs | The Gouda Life

5 years ago / 0 comments

The academic year is slowly but surely coming to its end. I should be relishing my last couple of months in the Netherlands but instead I am worrying about my future. The constant worry of what I’m going to do during my long summer holiday has sort of taken the … Read More

Blogs | Where the Wild Things Aren't

5 years ago / 0 comments

Some say April is the cruellest month. They’re wrong; it’s actually February. Aside from the fact I always forget it’s two to three days shorter than every other month and thus my rent/essays are due sooner than I realised, it comes with the added bonus of Valentine’s Day (for a … Read More