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What Alumni Say

Want to know what it’s really like to be an international student? We’ve asked students around the world about their time studying abroad at university. Read their honest opinions about subject choices, studying abroad, student life and much more. Here are their stories.

Pete’s Urban Planning Degrees at the University of New England

Pete Russell is a Manager of International Development for a consultancy based in Canberra, Australia. He graduated from the University of New England (UNE) in...

From India to Australia – Atharva Desai’s Masters at Swinburne University

Atharva Desai was working in a high-level position for an IT firm in India when he decided to go overseas to Australia. To take...

Ayaz Ahmad at Victoria University Melbourne

Ayaz Ahmad completed a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) (Honours), at Victoria University, 2014-2017. We asked him about the course, student life,...

From Japan to New York City: Mika’s Story

Talking to Mika, you quickly get a sense of her: she exudes quiet confidence and it is clear that she is exactly where she...

Mika’s Fulton-Montgomery Community College Profile

Choosing a place to study I grew up in Tokyo which is an incredible city with so much life and culture. When it came to...

Charlotte’s Travel Stories

My Travels Charlotte got the travel bug as soon as she started earning enough to get away. I started off probably how most young people do,...

Charlotte’s University of Essex

Charlotte did a BA in English Literature and United States Literature in the Department for Literature, Film and Theatre Studies. She graduated in 2014...

Charlotte’s Anglia Ruskin University

Charlotte did a Diploma in Nursing and qualified with a Certificate in Applied Health Studies after a three year course in the Department for...

Charlotte Rayment – An unpredictable career path

Charlotte works now as an English teacher (among many roles) in a secondary school in Essex. She arrived at this point via her qualification...