Study Abroad Stories – Kathryn Kean

During the Winter Break, we asked Study Abroad student Kathryn Kean how she adapted to living and studying at The College of William & Mary in the USA. After spending a whole semester there, she sent us this brilliant blog …

January 30, 2019 | Outbound students


Top 10 Tips for Studying Abroad

After a terrific study abroad experience at the College of William & Mary last spring break through our First Abroad programme, our First Abroad scholars – Amie Morrison and Sarah Ramage – returned to St Andrews to take on internships …

November 21, 2018 | Inbound students


The Top 15 Reasons To Study Abroad

Last year, our 2 First Abroad participants – Amie Morrison and Sarah Ramage – had to undertake an internship project. They were tasked with finding out the most popular reasons that people give for wanting to study abroad. From meeting …

November 19, 2018 | Inbound students


Studying in Europe – France

Université de Perpignan “Without hesitation it was one of the best experiences of my life” I was lucky enough to spend a semester studying French and Spanish at the Université de Perpignan Via Domita, having already spent months as a language …

September 10, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying in Europe – Austria

University of Vienna I was fortunate enough to be offered a place to study abroad at the University of Vienna in the second semester of junior Honours. Initially, I was anxious about the prospect of not doing well academically, especially …

September 8, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying outside Europe – Uruguay

Universidad del la Republica, Montevideo Anna (International Relations and Spanish) ‌Initially I was full of doubts about studying abroad in Uruguay. Now I don’t think I could have made a better choice! I lived in Montevideo for a year which …

August 17, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying outside Europe – USA

University of California, Berkeley Laura (English) I was lucky enough to be offered the chance to spend a year studying at the University of California, Berkeley. Both socially and academically it was one of the best experiences of my life …

August 16, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying outside Europe – China

University of Hong Kong Jennifer (International Relations) Studying abroad in Hong Kong was the best thing I have ever done. From a university of 7,000 students to a global megacity with the same number of skyscrapers, St Andrews to Hong …

August 13, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying outside Europe – Canada

Queen’s University Megan (English & History) Without wanting to sound too twee, it was definitely a life-changing experience. There are so many positives about studying abroad, but I believe one of the greatest perks is the diversity of the courses …

August 12, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying outside Europe – Australia

James Cook University Alec (Marine Biology) As part of my 3rd year of my BSc Marine Biology, I studied at JCU in Townsville, NE Australia. It was an experience that I will never forget and one that has completely changed me …

August 11, 2016 | Outbound students