A guide to your year abroad and academic development in the ‘Dam

by Nia Clarke, Universiteit van Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Sat round the dinner table with my Manchester-Amsterdam friends, we do a quickfire round of advice to prospective students. This is a mixture of personal reflections and academic insights that I have collated and hope they are valuable to somebody.

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Going Abroad? But what about your significant other!

By Alicja Banasiak, University of California Santa Cruz, US

Can a long-distance relationship work? Well, I’d say yes. Before coming to the US, I was dating my boyfriend for a couple of months. We entered the relationship knowing that I was going to study abroad the following year.

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