How to travel on a budget: Our 9 best tips

Student life   |   Travel tips

How to travel on a budget: Our 9 best tips

By on 07/31/2016

Exploring exotic places doesn’t have to cost a fortune and you certainly don’t need to win the lottery to travel the world – not if you know how to [...]

Learning one of these languages will benefit your career

Career advice   |   Language learning

Learning one of these languages will benefit your career

By on 07/29/2016

Language skills can be the career gift that keeps on giving: Being able to speak, explain, and negotiate in another language makes you more [...]

Student stories

MOA

MOA - So many new smells, sights, feelings; it’s dizzying

MOA
“I have experienced so much, more than I ever thought I would experience.”

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Student stories

Nadja

Nadja - Life is magical

Nadja
“Life is magical. I don’t think I have ever appreciated every day in my life as much as I do now. And I guess it’s something I have learned by being here, and hopefully something I will bring home with me.”

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Student stories

Sandra

Sandra - Many experiences richer

Sandra
“I knew before traveling that I would probably be a little bit homesick. I also knew that I would regret it my entire life if I didn’t go...”

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Student stories

Denise

Denise - Life in paradise

Denise
“Guys, I live in paradise! Even the way to school is one of the highlights of my day...”

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Student stories

Begonia

Begonia - Oxford love

Begonia
“You know how it is in Oxford. Everything is always so wonderful, even when it rains! I believe that this city is comparable to love…”

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10 best places in the world to learn a language

By on 07/24/2016

So, you are thinking of learning a new language abroad. Great! You’re about to embark on a journey that will give you a valuable life skill that looks great on your CV (and yes, being bilingual really [...]

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6 British English phrases that make no sense

Culture calling   |   Language learning

6 British English phrases that make no sense

By on 07/22/2016

Strop. Codswallop. Knackered. Just like the picture of a chair in the street above (no, we don’t get it either), we Brits do say some strange things [...]

Culture calling

24 facts about the Olympics that will blow your mind

By on 07/17/2016

Even if you don’t care much about sports, there’s something magical about the Olympics: Athletes train for years to give their all and deliver the [...]

Language learning

9 reasons why English rules

By on 07/12/2016

Go anywhere in the world and you’ll find someone who speaks English. But when and why did English become the de facto tongue for communities as far [...]

Culture calling   |   Travel tips

9 books that will inspire you to travel the world

By on 07/10/2016

“That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” - Jhumpa Lahiri Reading is the door, the key, and the welcome mat to [...]

Travel tips

How to document and share your travels

By on 07/08/2016

It’s hard when a dream trip comes to an end and you have to unpack, get used to routines and work again, and tell and retell stories about your [...]

Language learning

You ask, we answer: Which English exam should I take?

By on 07/05/2016

You want to take an English exam to get your level certified, but have no idea which test out there is right for you: Is it the International Language [...]

Useful phrases for a job interview

By on 07/03/2016

Few prospects get butterflies fluttering in your stomach like a job interview. Scary though it seems to sit down and discuss yourself with a hiring manager, it’s something 99 percent of people have [...]

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