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10 things I wish I had known before starting my Residence Abroad

February 12, 2013 6:10 pm2 comments
10 things I wish I had known before starting my Residence Abroad

If you have ever been subject to a Residence Abroad lecture, or have ever considered living in another country for an extended period of time, chances are you will have heard the age-old “it looks great on your CV”, “employers love people who are flexible and confident mixing with all […]

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The Berber Kiss

June 23, 2012 12:00 pm1 comment
The Berber Kiss

Everyone else is asleep. It’s almost eleven o’clock, but I can’t sleep. I lie tossing and turning in my bed. Above me on the wall are framed verses from the Quran. Even I know the characters Allah Akbar, ‘God is Great’. I smile. Is it his will that I am able to […]

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To gap or not to gap: The gap-year guidebook 2012 review

March 27, 2012 3:41 pm3 comments
To gap or not to gap: The gap-year guidebook 2012 review

What is a gap year? Why should I take one? Does it have to last a year? How do I organise one? Where should I go? These questions will all ring familiar in the minds of anybody who has considered taking time out of their normal lives to do something […]

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