Brexit Britain: what impact will Brexit have on the Erasmus programme?

european flag waving in front of dark sky

The date is the 23rd of June 2016. The date of the EU Referendum in the UK which was organised by UK Prime Minister David Cameron to determine whether Brexit will occur. In the referendum, 51.9% of the population chose to leave the European Union and ever since it’s been a growing topic amongst Britons and Europeans alike. There have been many concerns and worries about what this holds for the future of the country. But what about what it means to students, and the future of our education system? What exactly is Brexit? The UK population voted to leave…

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A student’s guide to Amsterdam

With three major universities and a large student population, Amsterdam is definitely one of the best destinations in Western Europe for college students. To help you get settled down and experience the capital of Netherlands in the best way possible, we’ve created the ultimate student’s guide to Amsterdam.   Getting around the city Although there are trams and buses in the city, the easiest way to get around Amsterdam is by biking. You won’t have much trouble finding a second-hand bike here and there is also the option of renting a decent ride. Trams and buses in the city run…

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5 reasons to spend your holidays on a motorcycle

Vacation time is precious. We want to use up every single minute, every single day we have. That’s why getting to our destination as soon and as fast as possible is something to strive for greatly. A direct line bus, or a plane, all of that can grant us as much time as we can get at our holiday spot. But, what if, and forgive us on this cliché, the journey is more important than the destination? The whole point of vacation is just to relax, right? Where you are actually going is just secondary to that. So why not…

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What the Brexit white paper means for EU-UK youth

The release of the Brexit white paper finally answered some questions that the public – and UK parliament – have been asking. Yet its proposed ‘special relationship’ with the EU come March 2019 has been met with severe opposition up and down the country. The paper significantly fails to map out the future of immigration in the UK – but this is to be revised and remade in a second paper this coming Autumn. Students and young people appear to be favoured above all in the document. The absence of solutions to immigration has been filled instead with propositions to…

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Essentials to remember when travelling

It’s the night before your trip. You’ve packed the majority of your suitcase, and you’re convinced that you’ve not missed anything. But what about those little essentials that are so easy to forget? Here’s a quick checklist to help you keep on top of everything! Electronics chargers: so easy to forget! I mean, you’ll probably be charging your phone overnight before you leave, making it so easy to leave out of your suitcase the next morning. Make sure you have phone chargers, tablet/e-Book chargers, and laptop chargers all safely stowed away.  Medication: remember to pack any essentials like prescribed medication…

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