The Changing of the Seasons

In the past couple of weeks, change has been blowin’ in the wind. By that I mean the wind is no longer blisteringly cold, and has become somewhat pleasant. As winter moves into spring, the Swedish population has begun to appear from their homes after many months in what seemed like hibernation. Having never experienced … Continue reading The Changing of the Seasons

A day in the life of a student in Sweden – Kyran Penny

I spent a while thinking about what to write for this blog post, and the only thing that came to my head was something a little depressing. So I read through my previous posts and realised I had never written about what an average day in Uppsala consists of. Bearing in mind that I spend … Continue reading A day in the life of a student in Sweden – Kyran Penny

The View from the Outside: Fellow Exchange Students and their Experiences – Kyran Penny

Having been in Sweden for almost three months now, I can safely say that I’m thoroughly enjoying my time here. Like with anything, studying abroad has its ups and downs, but the fact that I’ve moved so far out of my comfort zone and met so many amazing people from all over the world effectively … Continue reading The View from the Outside: Fellow Exchange Students and their Experiences – Kyran Penny

A Year at Aix-Marseille – by Zac Turner

Signing up for a language joint honours promises, above all, one thing: a year abroad. Unlike many courses which offer the opportunity, after undergoing a somewhat rigorous application process, because, of course, everyone wants to study at UCLA, for me, time spent abroad was guaranteed. Lacking the all-important “American Studies” in my degree title meant … Continue reading A Year at Aix-Marseille – by Zac Turner