“Why do you want to go and work for someone for free?”
When you tell someone that you’ve decided to do an internship abroad people’s reactions are usually very positive until you tell them that the internship is unpaid. But here’s why an unpaid internship has more advantages than you’d think.
I so did not expect this! When I first received the answers to Lenka’s “Student of the Month” interview I thought she was a keen biscuit eater because she said that one of 3 things she can’t live without is her Axolotl Biscuit. Turns out she wasn’t talking about food at all....
Jessie is our latest edition to the Student Services team in Dublin and she is full of enthusiasm! Read on to find out what makes it so satisfying working with our international students as well as allocating work placements and host families in Dublin.
What if you are unsure about the dress code and the thought of getting it wrong really causes you distress? We understand. We've all been there and as always we are here to help.
This is our interactive FAQ page on dress codes only. So every time you pose a dress code related question to your country manager that hasn't been listed yet, we will add it to the below list after informing you.
Following your internship in London we’d love to hear about your favourite places and what makes them special to you. Send us some stories and photos and with a bit of Luck you’ll end up getting published on our blog and facebook page. Check out our 4 personal favourites here.
Lately there have been quite a few changes to Ryanair’s baggage allowance and associated costs which can be quite confusing at first. So we took the time to highlight and summarise the changes for you and hope to help you make the most of both your time and finances this way:
Do you dream of a Life in the big city or the countryside? Tell us your thoughts on this topic!
5 quick reminders on how to stay safe during London’s heat wave!
You’ll never guess what happened to Sinha, a 23 year old apprentice from Germany who became “Student of the month - London” in the most unexpected way yet...
Meet Glenn Boogaerts, the likeable health care enthusiast from Belgium who won over the hearts of both the staff and clients at Burrows House care home in London. Read Glenn’s personal letter about his experience now!
Czech student of the month Laura Mašijová continues to impress with her brief yet to the point interview revealing Laura’s stardust and maturity pretty quickly.
As Spring draws to a close and the 21st June will mark the official start of a long awaited Summer, London has some pretty unique events that are too good to miss! Check out 3 of the hottest events right here.
Embracing change can lead us on some truly remarkable paths we may never find if we hold on to that fear of loss too tightly. Whether you’re a student, teacher or else, we’d love to know what you think of change.
Hello! My name is Jennifer, I am a 19 year old girl from the Netherlands. I have two nationalities; Dutch and English. I live in The Hague, in the Netherlands with my father and I have my own beauty salon at home where I work every evening after school.
MeetUp has made it easier than ever to go abroad and still have tons of things to do that actually suit your personal interests and needs. Take a look at our personal review.
Starting in May 2019, we will bring you a monthly feature called “App of the month” for a technically enhanced project experience.
How do you reduce that tugging feeling of uncertainty about what’s around the corner? It’s easier than you think. Read on for more…
Meet Pleun, our Belgian student of the month who is full of enthusiasm and newfound Love for working and living abroad.
Amine received an impressive letter of recommendation from her manager in London without having to ask for it. Read on to hear more from this inspirational student from Norway.