Spain, Valencia – Aurelien de Meaux – 2006-2007

My experience in Valencia was absolutely fantastic and I must say that it has so far been the best year of my life. Valencia is a good-sized city of about a million inhabitants down the east coast of Spain, Three and a half hours south of Barcelona by car. The weather is very nice down […]

Sweden, Lund – Daniel Hayward – 2006-2007

So you’re thinking about going to Sweden? Let the first thing I tell you in this report be, do it! During my time in Sweden I found it to be not only a beautiful country in terms of cities and landscape but also in terms of the people you’ll meet there. Sweden is stacked in […]

Spain, Barcelona – Michael Taylor – 2006-2007

Barcelona: Universitat Pompeu Fabra Congratulations, I assume that in reading this, you are interested in studying in Barcelona. Wise move. Do it. Arrival and accommodation The university run a welcome week for Erasmus students, which I’m told is really good, I was doing an internship at the time, so couldn’t make it. However with city […]

France, Grenoble – Emma Hanes – 2006-2007

Why do an Erasmus year? I can’t think of any reasons why not to do an Erasmus year! The EU give you a big fat grant to live abroad for a year and you have the time and the freedom to make whatever you want of it. Don’t read other people’s accounts of Erasmus and […]

France, Gernoble – Christina Ablewhite & Sophie Holcombe – 2006-2007

Living in campus accommodation… Communication Make sure that you send an email to your Exeter coordinator (Anne) soon after arrival with details of your address and telephone number for the year. This is important for when Exeter sends you documents relating to your studies and grant etc. Journey to Grenoble We flew from London Stanstead […]

France, Chambéry – Miranda Mitchell – 2006-2007

I have written this report hoping to give you a good insight in to my fantastic year abroad and at the same time being incredibly jealous that you are about to embark on what I have just left behind!! I hope it helps. Dreaded Documents The French obsession for paperwork – it’s actually not that […]