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Find out how to make the most of your opportunity to study or work abroad during your degree course - advice and tips from the team at ThirdYearAbroad.com.

Find out how to make the most of your opportunity to study or work abroad during your degree course - advice and tips from the team at ThirdYearAbroad.com.

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    How to make the most of your study abroad experience How to make the most of your study abroad experience Presentation Transcript

      • Making the Most of Your Year Abroad
      • Here are some successful year abroader case studies…
      • You have the whole world in your hands!
    • Mary-Jess Leaverland, Chinese and Music BA, University of Sheffield Mary-Jess won Chinese X-Factor in December 2009 during her year abroad in Nanjing!  She agrees that the year abroad is amazing!
    • Matthew Raymond Barker, French and Spanish MA, Bath University Matthew won French X-Factor in June 2011 during his year abroad at the University of Toulouse! If these guys can do it, so can you! But on a more serious note…
      • Self-sufficient
      • Independent
      • Self-motivated
      • Ambitious
      • Happy
      • Focused
      • Inspired
      We want the Year Abroad to make you:
    • Who are we? Introducing ThirdYearAbroad.com…
    • But where should you go?!
      • Research your destination so you know what to expect.
      • Accents and dialects
      • Festivals and traditions
      • Cheapest travel
      • Uni societies + courses
      • Discount cards
      • Student sites
      • Research with the help of:
      • TYA city guides, Mole Diaries + reviews
      • Guidebooks
      • Google!
      • A quick visit out there
      • The top 10 tried-and-tested ways to make the most of your year abroad
      • Live with locals
      2. Try new food 3. Vocab boost
      • 3. Year Abroad Language Boost
    • WordReference.com The best online language reference website for students.
    • Multimedia language support websites and other resources.
    • 4. Get a bicycle 5. Take courses & classes 6. English-speaking opportunities
    • 7. Discover your city 8. Document your year 9. Travel and road trips 10. Invite home friends to visit – showing off your new city makes you explore and truly appreciate where you live.
      • Travel, Exploring & Road Trips
    • Joobili.com: discover world events by date
    • WhatsOnWhen.com: discover events by keyword, location or category
      • Summer holidays before and after your year abroad
      • Au pairing
      • Language courses
      • GoLearnTo
      • Work experience
      • Internships
      • Festivals
      • Bars/restaurants
      • Volunteering
      • Travelling/inter-railing
      • If you’re worried about homesickness, travel with a friend before your YA
      • Fitting in and avoiding the Year Abroad Blues
      • Say yes to new opportunities
      • Take extra courses and classes of your hobbies
      • Keep busy!
      • Culture swap: you’re learning about theirs, teach them about yours!
      • Get out and about and explore: don’t stay in too close contact with home
      • If Emma Watson can do it, so can you!
      • (She’s currently on her year abroad at Oxford from Brown University in USA!)
      • fb.com /thirdyearabroad
      • twitter.com /thirdyearabroad
      • [email_address]
      Thank you so much  All of this information and more can be found on ThirdYearAbroad.com See you there!