My Favourite Trips around Scotland

By Amy Ferguson, Go Abroad Ambassador Spring Break is fast approaching so here are some ideas of trips you can take to make the most of it! If you decide to stay overnight anywhere, I always use Airbnb to find cheap places to stay when I travel around Scotland. The great thing about Airbnb is

Read More…

Dealing with Homesickness

By Flavio Spadavecchia, Go Abroad Ambassador spending a semester abroad at the University of Liège At first, I wasn’t sure whether I should write this post, since I’ve always considered myself to be one of the lucky ones who doesn’t suffer from homesickness. The reality is a lot more complicated than that, since homesickness comes

Read More…

Surviving the Scottish Winter

By Amy Ferguson, Go Abroad Ambassador Hi! My name is Amy and I am a Go Abroad Ambassador here at the University of Aberdeen. I am in 4th year, studying Business Management and Hispanic Studies. Last year, I spent my year abroad in Madrid, Spain working as an English Language Assistant in a high school.

Read More…

Adjusting to the New Environment

By Flavio Spadavecchia, Go Abroad Ambassador spending a semester abroad at the University of Liège Here I am, writing this from what will be my new home for the next five months. This will be a slightly different kind of post, a more personal one. I want to take you with me and give you

Read More…

The good, the different, the weather

By Allie Todd, Incoming International Exchange Student from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Usually the phrase is, “the good, the bad and the ugly.” However, I haven’t really had any bad or ugly experiences here so I switched the phrase up a little to work in my favor. I have settled in

Read More…

Leaving America and Arriving in Aberdeen

By Allie Todd, Incoming International Exchange Student from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill My name is Allie and I am a 20 year old student from North Carolina studying at the University of Aberdeen this semester. I am majoring in journalism with a minor in sociology from my home university, The University

Read More…

Getting ready to go abroad!

By Flavio Spadavecchia, Go Abroad Ambassador spending a semester abroad at the University of Liège This is it. You know there are only a few weeks left until the exchange year/semester abroad that you’ve been dreaming of for months. Every inch of your body can’t wait to get on that plane and begin a new

Read More…