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Weekend trips you can enjoy in the UK

Weekend trips you can enjoy in the UK

WEEKEND TRIPS YOU CAN ENJOY IN THE UKThe UK can seem small to a lot of people, especially for those from vast countries such as the USA, Canada, Russia, India and even those on the Mediterranean peninsula. For those of us that work typical jobs and have the luxury of two days off per week, we sometimes want to get out of our residencies, escape the rat race and spend some time disconnecting and le…

Make the most of Christmas in London

Make the most of Christmas in London

Make the most of Christmas in London - Top Ten Tips It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But, how do you truly embrace the spirit of the season and make the most of winter time in London? Luckily for you, we’ve compiled a list of our top ten ways to truly experience winter in the big city. 1. ENJOY THE CHRISTMAS MARKETS London is a huge city and one of the great things that goes hand in hand…

Your essential guide to London

Your essential guide to London

Your essential guide to London If you're considering moving to London – it is more than likely you are already aware of some of the great jobs, events, attractions and opportunities. Although it's exciting, relocating to London is likely to be quite a change for you. We want to help all our Studenz members enjoy their time abroad as much as possible. To help you adjust to London life, we've put to…

Finding accommodation in London

Finding accommodation in London

Finding accommodation in London Don't panic if you haven't figured out your accommodation yet – London offers a range of options to suit different budgets, lifestyles and requirements. You'll need to consider several factors before deciding what is best for you, for example: Your transport linksProperty type Your commute Your local area and local things to doNumber of bedrooms and bathroomsLength…

Our 10 top tips to finding a job in London

Our 10 top tips to finding a job in London

Our 10 top tips to finding a job in London London is one of the most desirable cities to live in – and that's partly because of the job opportunities it has to offer. Although it's a bustling city with a wide range of potential career paths – it’s not always easy to secure the right position for you. Job hunting can feel quite daunting, especially when you're moving from abroad. We want to help yo…

Meeting people and making friends in London

Meeting people and making friends in London

Meeting people and making friends in LondonWhether you’re visiting London to work, travel or study – you’ll also want to maintain a social life! You might be worried about leaving your friends and family at home, but luckily for you – there are plenty of different ways to meet a bunch of new friends in London. We’ve written our top tips below to help you on your journey: Get to know your local are…

Employment Opportunities in London

Employment Opportunities in London

Employment opportunities in LondonThe combination of fast-moving, exciting & diverse workplaces with the city's cultural attractions and surroundings – is what makes London such a desirable city. When you work in the UK from abroad – you'll be entitled to UK national minimum wage and will enjoy the benefits of paid annual leave and sick pay.Many people want to move to London but might not be sure…

Finding an internship in the UK

Finding an internship in the UK

A guide to finding an internship in the UK Internships abroad are an excellent opportunity to gain work experience, meet new friends and prepare you for your future career. You will be able to experience living in a different country and fully immerse yourself into a new and exciting culture. The UK is undoubtedly a fantastic place to do an internship and there are countless opportunities in diffe…

Top tips for reading in another language

Top tips for reading in another language

Our top tips for practising reading in another languageReading in another language will undoubtedly improve your language skills and teach you more vocabulary. Combining reading with the speaking practice you do with your exchange partner, will improve your overall skills and confidence at a faster rate. Reading different sources in a foreign language will expose you to how the language really wor…

Most common dilemmas and how to tackle them

Most common dilemmas and how to tackle them

Common language exchange dilemma’s and how to avoid themWith all the communication options to choose from today; mobile phones, video calls, smartphone apps – you no longer need to worry about squeezing travelling into your busy schedule. Within minutes you can find someone excited to learn with you, wherever they are in the world – without having to leave the comfort of your home. Although it’s m…