My semester abroad in Geneva, Switzerland!

Pilar studies within Queen Mary's School of Languages, Linguistics and Film and studied abroad at the University of Geneva in Switzerland, as a Turing Scheme grant recipient. Choosing to study in Geneva was, for me, a huge shot in the dark… I had never been before, knew little about its culture and customs and just … Continue reading My semester abroad in Geneva, Switzerland!

Where to get your ‘Techno Music’ experience in Paris

Viktoria is a third year English and European Law LLB student at Queen Mary University of London, currently completing her year abroad at Université Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris 1 in France. Techno Music is a music genre which is known for electronic beats and songs without lyrics most of the time. Despite the fact that a broad … Continue reading Where to get your ‘Techno Music’ experience in Paris

Advice for future Queen Mary students studying abroad at UC Berkeley, or in California more generally…

By Queen Mary Geography student, and Turing Scheme grant recipient Joel Bantick. When I made my trip to UC Berkeley last August there was a rush of emotions; excitement for the new academic year ahead, sadness for being far away from home and the pressure to make new friends. While this was overwhelming at times … Continue reading Advice for future Queen Mary students studying abroad at UC Berkeley, or in California more generally…

A midnight yell each night in finals week to alleviate the stress…

Queen Mary Economics with a Year Abroad student, and Turing Scheme grant recipient, Jasmine Kaur offers some insight and handy tips for those looking to study abroad at UCLA. Academics Before I began the exchange, I thought academically that UCLA would be very similar to Queen Mary in terms of their system. Queen Mary has … Continue reading A midnight yell each night in finals week to alleviate the stress…

Getting to know the Valencian community through fiestas and day trips.

Katrina Fuller is a third year Modern Languages student (studying French and Spanish), and this year she has been working as an English Language Assistant in Castellón, in the Valencian Community, Spain. Enjoy reading about some of the Turing Scheme grant recipient's favourite fiestas and places she has visited during her time in Spain thanks … Continue reading Getting to know the Valencian community through fiestas and day trips.

Engaging in multiple cultures when studying abroad in the US…

Queen Mary History student and Turing Scheme grant recipient Harry Stafford is currently studying abroad at the University of California, San Diego. Harry looks at how the Turing Scheme has supported engagement with, and understanding of cultures beyond what one might initially imagine from studying abroad in the US... Throughout my time in San Diego, … Continue reading Engaging in multiple cultures when studying abroad in the US…