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Study Abroad Student Stories
Karel has dual nationality in South Africa and Switzerland, but spent most of his upbringing at international schools in Switzerland and returned to South Africa for his university studies. Read about his experiences studying at Stellenbosch University.
Are you considering studying abroad in Edinburgh? Read about Tirra's experiences of studying abroad in Scotland from the U.S. She shares her best tips for making friends, describes the differences of the grading system, and gives some advice about what you can't miss if you study abroad in Edinburgh.
Reuben was ready to leave Australia to fulfill his lifelong dream of studying abroad. Read about why he chose Stockholm, Sweden and how he chose his Master's program.
Read about Niloofar's experience studying abroad at Stockholm University in Sweden. Her dream was to live in a safe country with nice and helpful people, as well as experiencing a new lifestyle and culture.
Ivanna, from the Dominican Republic, studied Strategic Communication at Lund University in Sweden. Read about her favorite experiences as an international student in Sweden, and how the Swedish academic system is unique.
Read about Chiara's experience studying abroad at Aston University in England. Chiara always knew she wanted to go abroad due to the limited options for further study in Oman. Read about her experiences studying in Birmingham, England.
Andrew from New Zealand took charge of his own destiny and made his own path, moving to the UK to study at one of the leading music conservatoires in its field. Read more about Andrew's adventure here.
Stephanie from Sweden chose Spain because she wanted to go someplace warmer and with a different and vibrant culture. Read more about Stephanie's experiences.
Timothy from Sweden moved to Beijing to complete his studies in Theatre Arts. Read about what makes China a unique study abroad destination for the arts.
Anna studied abroad in Amman, Jordan from 2013-2014. Anna shares why international students choose Jordan, her tips for learning a language abroad and what students should consider before studying abroad.
Looking for a location to study abroad for the summer, Robin chose Egypt. Read her account of learning Arabic in Cairo and what she learned from the city.
Cecilia heard about the University of Edinburgh at a student fair in Italy. Learn how she decided on the university, and her perspective on what makes Scotland a rewarding study abroad locale.
Abby studied English Literature and took classes in Turkish language while studying abroad in Istanbul. Read her take on what makes being an international student in Turkey special.
Curious about what it's like to study in the Netherlands? Read Anastasija's story about studying international communications in the Netherlands and getting the most out of Dutch social life.
Aspasia dreamed of leaving her home country of Greece since she was a high school student. Learn why she chose Belgium as her study abroad destination and why she thinks Belgium is an ideal European study-abroad destination.