Germany, Reutlingen – Hania Trollope – 2008-2009

Travel The cheapest way to fly is from London Stanstead to Stuttgart airport with Germanwings, but with luggage flying with British Airways from Heathrow works out cheaper. Luckily Stuttgart airport is located to the south of the city centre in Echterdingen near to Reutlingen so a direct bus link the X5 runs direct and takes […]

Spain, Valencia – Ben Griffiths – 2008-2009

Arriving I flew from Bristol to Valencia International Airport with Easyjet, if booked in advance; flights are available for as little as £40 return. In order to get into the heart of the city there are two options; the metro and a catching a taxi. The metro system is cheap (€1.40 for a single journey) […]

Spain, Valencia – Alena Makhkina and Kate Milano – 2008-2009

Before you go Check the university website, especially the economics site –www.uv.es/economia– we found useful guides for international students, which tell you a bit about accommodation, the city, the university and other general things which you might need. Take as many passport sized photos as you can – you’ll need one for each subject. You […]

France, EM Normandie – Angela Brown – 2008-2009

Ecole de Management de Normandie (EMN) Caen is a city located in lower Normandy, roughly about the same size as Exeter. It is a picturesque city with lots of surrounding historic sites, mainly those linked to the Second World War. It is a private business school rather than a University, there is a larger University […]

France, Chambéry – Jeannine Maghoo – 2008-2009

The Town Chambery is small, quaint, and quite safe. Most supermarkets, restaurants and bars were all within 10-15 minutes walking distance from where I was living (ARPEJ). I preferred this smaller town, as you are more likely to bump into other ERASMUS and friends from University in the street, or in the supermarket. Also, as […]

France, Chambéry – James Craigen – 2008-2009

Economics w/ European Study Chambéry – Université de Savoie I have just returned from my fantastic year abroad studying in Chambéry, it has been one of the best years of my life and I wish I could go back and re-live the whole experience again. I don’t think that I’ll ever forget the memories that […]

Belgium, Brussels – Adji Sjadzali – 2008-2009

When going to Brussels, This is the most important thing to know: Jacque Brel is God, Maybe not for me, but it seems so for the people of Brussels. If you don’t know who he is you should definitely wiki or google him, better yet, find him in youtube. “Why?” I hear you ask. Because […]