Erasmus and international exchanges
The best ambassadors for the Erasmus and international exchange programmes are the students who have taken part. Below are some quotes and videos highlighting the unique opportunities presented by Erasmus and international exchanges.
We have all heard the words ‘my year abroad was the best year of my life’ before, and thought it was just a cliché. But once you have done it yourself, you will find you can’t stop saying it!
- Samantha Finegold, British Council Language Assistant in Werne, Germany.
Alice spent time in Australia and Singapore, and made the most of the new experiences on offer.
In the video, you can learn more about Alice's experiences and why she recommends taking the opportunity to broaden your horizons with an international exchange
You can read more about Alice's experience in her report:
The experience has taught me more than I could have imagined. I learnt a lot about the world, about people and about myself too. The memories will stay with me forever (cheesy but true), and I really do have friends all over the world now.
- Daniel Winter, international exchange at Kansai University, Japan
Robbie spent a year in Belgium, working at the Confederation of British Industry.
In the video, Robbie talks about his time abroad, including accommodation, finance, and working life.
You can read more about Robbie's experience in his report:
The best few months of my life – the semester abroad was a life changing and unforgettable experience
- James Celer, Erasmus study exchange at Palacky University, Czech Republic.
My exchange to Australia was, quite simply, the time of my life. In due course it may turn out to be the highlight of my entire three years at Loughborough...and that's saying something! I can't recommend the experience of a student exchange highly enough.
- James Ruskin, international exchange at Curtin University, Australia.