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Taking a year abroad when not a language student

1. Colette in France 2. Catherine accompanying a school ski trip

1. Colette in France
2. Catherine accompanying a school ski trip

Colette: Studying Mathematics and Biology and spent a year teaching English in primary schools in southern France.

Catherine: Studying English and Philosophy, and spent a year teaching English in a secondary school in western Germany.

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Choosing your year abroad

Thinking of taking a year abroad as part of your degree? Hannah-Clare Akitt, a student who is currently on her year abroad, gives her advice on things to bear in mind.

Whether you’re studying languages and a year abroad is compulsory, or you’ve just decided it might be a good idea, there are a few things you need to think about before you apply.

For me, as a language student, the year abroad was inevitable, and preparations began at the beginning of my second year Continue reading

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