Hi everyone, my name is Lotta, and I am a second year Biomedical Science student at the University of Worcester. I came to Worcester from Finland in 2019 and based on my experiences, I want […]
Moving away from home for the first time can be an overwhelming experience regardless of where you come from. I’m originally from the Czech Republic, which is situated in central Europe and is a rather small […]
By Karolina Frybova When I started thinking about my plans for summer I knew I want to experience something new, challenging and unforgettable. I always loved travelling and exploring different cultures. But the travelling itself […]
Going to China as a volunteer is experience of a lifetime. It opens your eyes to a whole different culture and way of life. So how did this experience happen? Well, around February 2018 I […]
I have been on my exchange now for exactly 19 weeks and time certainly flies when you’re having fun! I normally study Primary and Outdoor Education at Worcester, however, since August I have been doing […]
As some of you know, I’ve spent the last couple of months on an Erasmus exchange, in Barcelona.
It doesn’t matter whether it’s just for a semester, one year, or the whole degree, living abroad will definitely and inevitably change you.
Finding the right place to live while at university is hassle enough without weighting in the problems that coming from a foreign country poses. So here’s what I’ve learnt from my experience and the issues I’ve faced.