"If I had any advice for future volunteers, it would be to stay opened minded, have the enthusiasm to study and live in their culture and don't expect too little nor too much. Have no expectations as you don't know what experience you will return with! One thing is for sure - it will be a life-changing one."
"I’m sure everyone would agree to say that the three weeks you spend teaching the children will be the most rewarding weeks of your life."
"A very important skill throughout my time in Costa Rica was communication, and doing all of these jobs and marketing tasks allowed me plenty of time to communicate to my peers and to the public."
"When I found out I was going on a study abroad year to Perth I could have never imagined that my first semester here would have been this much fun. Of course, it has come with a few lows, but this is by far, the best thing I have ever done!"
"I've had some incredible experiences from being on exchange at Victoria University, including being able to explore a new country, making new friends, eating out lots and spending a lot of time at the beach."
"This definitely was an experience I'd not trade for anything and I'd go back and do it all over again in a heartbeat!"
"Upon arriving in Australia, my first and most obvious concern was fitting into life at a new university, making friends and immersing myself into a new and exciting culture."
"I feel from this experience I will be much better equipped to go into any job, knowing that I can adapt easily to other people and other places."
"...I feel Eramus+ is a great opportunity handed to students, and one which should be relished!"
"Studying abroad has opened opportunities that I’d have never got on my own and I can’t thank Leeds Beckett enough."
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