Tagged: year abroad

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The Constant Fear of Shitting Yourself

Caitlin Clark, BA African Language and Culture I’ve had my first experience of the Kenyan health system thanks to a handy bacterial infection which I picked up from some sort of contaminated food. It...

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Murder, ISIS, and Sheep

Miriam Hickley, BA Arabic and Persian My second week in Fez managed to exceed all the wonder, fear and horror of my first week. What could possibly be worse than having your head plunged...

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Is Amman really that boring?

Ammanymous Once known as Philadelphia in Hellenistic times, Amman is the capital that was not supposed to be the capital of a country that was not supposed to be a country. Its history has always...

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Mysticism, Pity and Boobs

Miriam Hicklin, BA Arabic and Persian My first few days in Fez have been part of a mystical journey. For a while now I’ve grown used to getting what I want when I want...

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How not to suck during a year abroad

Lily David, BA Arabic and Politics Moving abroad is a big deal. Don’t believe anyone who tells you that it isn’t. It’s exhausting, exciting, and at times, bewildering. Around this time last year, approximately...