Tag : montpellier

Postcards from Abroad: The 5 different stages of culture shock

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Lucy is a History & French student (no, not just French History), spending her year studying at Paul Valery University in Montpellier. A self-proclaimed Brunch Queen, she enjoys music festivals, yoga and Hugh Grant films. After living in South Korea when she was younger, Lucy loves visiting new countries, but … Read More

Postcards from Abroad: Montpellier, France

3 years ago / 0 comments

Lucy is a History & French student (no, not just French History), spending her year studying at Paul Valery University in Montpellier. A self-proclaimed Brunch Queen, she enjoys music festivals, yoga and Hugh Grant films. After living in South Korea when she was younger, Lucy loves visiting new countries, but … Read More

Travel | Frog out of water – Ski Trip

5 years ago / 0 comments

Our foreign correspondent hits the slopes French-style, and finds it’s not exactly what she expected. After enduring months of trying my best to be française and feeling more British than ever, I decided a ski trip with over 600 students was just what I needed. There are many foreign faces … Read More

Travel | Frog out of water – The joy of French university strike action

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Our foreign correspondent in Montpellier experiences the recent university strike action first hand, but can she put aside her British embarrassment and embrace the joy of le revolution? One thing that really strikes me about la France is, ironically, the strikes. I’ve learnt that in England, if we have something … Read More

Travel | Frog out of Water

5 years ago / 0 comments

We have all heard the tale of the Englishman in New York, but our relationship with our channel cousins is one of equally profound debate. Budding Francophile Lorna Flint has taken time out of her year abroad to investigate the biggest cultural clashes between us and the sophisticated Montpellians. Being … Read More