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 […]

Spain, Valencia – Abigail Johnson – 2007-2008

My year abroad in Valencia has been without a doubt the best of my life. If you’re reading this because you’re considering taking a year abroad then hopefully I can persuade you to go for it! If you’re reading this because you are headed for Valencia during your third year, I cannot begin to tell […]

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 […]

Spain, Valencia – Alex McCabe – 2005-2006

A year ago I was where you are, wondering what to expect from my year abroad in Valencia . I left on the morning of 15 th September, wondering what to expect, what I would do when I arrived and how I would go about adjusting to life in a foreign country. Like you I […]