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Frustrated students anticipate new details on their year abroad

As the end of term approaches in Edinburgh, most students are harassing letting agents in search of the perfect flat for next year; their biggest worry is if pubs will…

A letter to my pre-pandemic self

Dear past me, Stop whatever you’re doing right now and buy stocks in zoom…I know you don’t know what that it is yet, but trust me, you will be best…

Erasmus+, worth all the fuss?

The surprise withdrawal of the UK from the Erasmus+ international exchange programme was one of the most unlikely and disappointing revelations of the post-Brexit trade deal. In an attempt to…

Parisian patisseries and unforgettable baguettes

New Yorker journalist A.J. Liebling remarked that “there would come a time, when, if I had compared my life to cake, the sojourns in Paris would have presented the chocolate…

Studying abroad: a student’s experience living and studying in the Netherlands

This time two years ago, I was sick to my stomach with nerves and anxiety as I agonised over and over again about whether I should go abroad for my…

University guarantees funding amid study abroad Brexit uncertainty

Students required to complete a European year abroad have had their funding assured by the University of Edinburgh. Funding is currently provided by the European Union’s (EU) Erasmus Programme, with…

Theatre on your year abroad

“A year abroad is the best year of your university career.” Everyone who studies a modern language has most definitely heard this statement again and again from members of your…

Post Erasmus angst: how to cope with the dreaded return

Returning from a year or semester abroad can be triumphant: flush with the success of making new friends, learning a language, and briefly becoming part of a different culture, you…