• The Loss Of Erasmus: A Mistake, Or An Opportunity?

    Abbie Turner As a language student, I think the new Turing scheme holds exciting opportunities for UK students to participate in study or work placements all around the world. However, it is hard to make an informed decision about whether the loss of the Erasmus+ scheme is a mistake...
  • How Brexit May Affect Studying Abroad

    The word ‘Brexit’ has become synonymous with uncertainty and fear – particularly over what will occur when Britain finally exits out of the EU on 31st January 2020, providing we have an agreement negotiated. Seven months have passed since the original leaving date of 29 March 2019 and up...
  • Brexit and travel: The effect on Brits and EU students who wish to study abroad

    For British citizens, news came recently that the UK would be on the visa-free list after Brexit, meaning that Brits and Europeans alike would be eligible for short stays of up to 90 days either side of the English channel. However, this does not mean that people will reap...
  • Erasmus +: Opportunities you didn’t know you had

    In the UK we have a tendency to associate ‘Erasmus’ solely with courses that offer a year abroad and as an ambiguously-defined institution that awards language students free money to galavant around Europe. In reality, it is much more than this and is in fact a very serious scheme...
  • Sam Gyimah appointed new universities minister

    In her new year cabinet reshuffle, Theresa May has appointed Sam Gyimah the new Minister for Universities and Science. Gyimah is replacing Jo Johnson, who held the position since 2016. Johnson has become Minister of Transport and Minister for London. The newly appointed Gyimah previously served as prisons minister....
  • Erasmus+ students face grant delays

    Erasmus+ students at the University of Nottingham (UoN) are receiving their grants late this year, due to delays at a national level, causing some students problems whilst studying in foreign countries. The Erasmus programme is run by the EU, providing opportunities to study or work in Europe while completing their...
  • Best of Cádiz

    Cádiz: the village-like town where everything is possible. Located at the foot of Spain, it hides a host of random treasures that can only be properly explored by spending time with the people who live there. After falling in love with Cádiz, we’ve noted down some things you should know if...