The Year Abroad: Expectation vs. Reality

“The year abroad is what everyone wants to hear about”, said every lecturer at every open day I went to. Partner universities in distant countries were used as marketing tools, the names of remote locations hung in the air: Argentina….


Mental Health and University

A recent study showed that university mental health services are seeing a 50% increase in demand. One student shares her story of dealing with mental illness at university.


Kirsty’s Story

Kirsty shares the story of how her involvement in student Christian groups on campus helped to deepen her faith and how her time at university helped her to discern her vocation.


Ellie’s Story

Ellie was unfortunately the victim of a serious crime in her first year at uni and was unable to continue her studies. She shares her story of how she went on to gain a First class honours degree at the Open University.


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