Our new Student of the Month is Tomas Kral, who came to London with the Internship Programme back in December. The Czech IT student, who loves repairing computers in his spare time, instantly fell in love with the UK capital and his work placement at the London Basketball Association. We asked Tomas about the joys of going abroad and how the experience has inspired his plans for the future.
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As part of our new blog series Career Advice, we spoke to Human Resources and Training officer Ebb Kanga who works for one of our work placement partners, Holiday Inn Brentford Lock. What's the HR industry like? And how did she know it was the right path? Read about Ebb's journey and let it inspire your own.
Changes tend to unfold more slowly than we're lead to believe. Instead of reaching for the impossible, think of your new year's resolutions as small adjustments that – with time – will lead you onto a new path or mark the beginning of a new set of habits. What are your hopes for 2017? Here's how you can draw up a plan that considers both your needs and ambitions.
For young creative professionals, London is a dream destination. ADC College provides a limited amount of placements within media, but we have noticed that many CVs that we receive from students wanting to come to London for an internship, aren’t strong enough for us to obtain the placements the students are aiming for. Here's a list of advice for students who wish to obtain a placement within a coveted profile.
Our office has gotten a Christmas makeover! The beauty and hairdressing students from Sweden transformed our meeting room into a beauty parlour for the day and it was remarkable to see their creative holiday-inspired ideas come alive as they worked together as a tightly knit team. Check out the looks they created and how to copy the hair and makeup at home. Merry Christmas!
Emilia Schölin is a Swedish health care student who recently embarked on the London Internship Programme for three weeks. We asked her about her impressions of what it's like to work and live in a new city.
Over the next few months we will introduce seven curious people who changed the world. Meet physician John Snow.
Reading is the perfect way to learn about British culture and challenge your English capabilities ahead of one of our programmes. Here are five books that will transport you straight to the streets of London (ahead of your actual trip!).
Getting into a career is tricky. Here are seven tips that will help you get over the most difficult hurdle; landing your first job.
In this guide - compiled by our team of Londoners - your taste buds are taken on a wild ride from the Caribbean islands, via Europe and Africa to India, Korea and Thailand, all within a walk, bus or tube ride from the city centre. Do you have a particularly tasty tip you would like to share with us? Don't hesitate to post a comment below.
Autumn is upon us and so is the busy period of recruiting new schools to our programmes. But we're also proud to introduce our new Internship Programme for individuals, a bunch of exciting autumn courses as well as a new Director of Studies.
Are you visiting London as part of our Teacher Development or Internship Programmes? Here's our team's guide to an authentic British food experience, from the morning fry up to lunch time jellied eels and afternoon tea. Who's hungry? Let's begin...
Meet Alexander Rose. The 22-year-old had worked as an apprentice in the metal industry for more than five years before passing his technical diploma, yet at the same time he dreamt of working abroad. With Erasmus+ and the Internship Programme he got the opportunity to travel to London and try out an entirely different industry for a few weeks, namely childcare.
What are the benefits of a long term Erasmus+ partnership? We turned to the German teacher Udo Schmeiser, one of our oldest contacts when it comes to European mobility, for answers.
How should European schools address Erasmus+ Call 2017 in the wake of Brexit? We spoke to the Swedish National Agency about their view on the matter.
Business students Saskia Hoch and Catrin Hefel were both outstanding during the Internship Programme, an Erasmus+ funded project that enables European students to gain work experience in London. Whereas Saskia learned how a charity-run school operates, Catrin managed the reception at a busy recruitment centre. Here they reflect back on the trip that inspired them to explore the world.
Every other month we publish news and updates regarding deadlines, events or changes to our organisation. This time around we're looking at the effects of Brexit and what it might mean for our projects going forward. We also have a new Teacher Development Coordinator and an exciting new English course for teachers.
Not long ago Austrian student Buket Celik came to London to do work experience at a disability care home as part of Erasmus+ and the Internship Programme. She studies social work and management at HLW Bad Ischl and is looking to graduate next year. In this letter to ADC, she talks about the importance of independence and how it inspires her personal as well as professional life.
The Work Experience Programme enables you to try life as a Londoner by living together with one of our host families. But what will it be like? Who are they? We've compiled a guide book that will explain the most common rules and features of our host families' homes and daily lives.
Norbert Figiel is an IT student from Poland with a knack for computer programming who recently travelled to the UK with the Work Experience Programme and Erasmus+. Here, the talented 19-year-old talks about his internship at Computer Aid and what he learned from meeting people in a sprawling metropolis.