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Finding accommodation can be a stressful part of studying abroad. But, it doesn’t have to be! Here’s our simple guide on where to find study abroad housing.

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Many struggle to live in a culture that speaks a different language. But what happens when you leave that foreign tongue and return to your native one?

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The new app HelloUni makes studying abroad easier by matching students with their dream universities, courses and scholarships on their mobiles. Read how!

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Nothing hurts more than checking your wallet and seeing how little you have. But don’t let that stop you! Learn how to save money while living abroad.

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Instead of going back to conventional cities like London, Paris and Amsterdam, why not head east to explore cities you may not have considered before?

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Stuck on an Iceland layover and wondering, “What is there to do in Iceland for less than a day?” Well, get your party hats on ‘cause there’s plenty! Here are eight of our favorites.

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Being a woman in a male-dominated field of study can be stressful, ESPECIALLY when you’re abroad. Check out these tips on how to thrive and survive!

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Marrakech is a Moroccan metropolis steeped in architecture, traditions and culture. It’s old and new, and a whole lot exotic. But what of its history?

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Do you have safety concerns about studying abroad in America? Then before you head to the US, review these tip on how to keep you – and your stuff – safe.

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Mountain climbing can be super scary. Mountain climbing ALONE can be even scarier – especially if, like Hanna, you’ve never taken a trip on my own before!

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If you’re tossing up between flatting with local students or fellow internationals, here are some pros and cons that may influence your choice.

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Learn about why you should study abroad with United World Colleges. Hint: cause you can study abroad for TWO YEARS with students from over 90 nationalities!

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