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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Future Of Erasmus Programme Is Uncertain in Wake of Brexit

Talks of Brexit often boil down to two topics: immigration and trade. Since the landmark referendum in June, there has been much speculation around the issue of free movement throughout Europe and how this will impact the big businesses that trade from our shores. For many young people, however, this doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of the real impact Brexit will have on their futures.For the past 30 years, the Erasmus programme has helped over 2 million students discover life in another country while studying. It’s a rite of passage for many, a lifestyle for others, and a…

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5 pulling tips for your year abroad

There’s a reason why so many relationships come to an abrupt end just before a year abroad commences; whilst one half woefully endures nine months of being lectured in lectures and tutored in tutorials in rainy, samey Britain, their beau is having a ball in the sun. With only ‘FaceTime’ to keep the flame alive, those left behind feel such pressure to compete with an abundance of foreign, bronzed beauties readily available to the significant other; it’s no wonder so many couples fall at the first hurdle! Yet as a current ‘year abroad-er’ I can safely say that when it…

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