Tips for Studying Abroad

From small daily tasks to life changing decisions, there are lots of things that can make us feel anxious. Studying abroad doesn’t need to be one of them!

Initially, the idea of waving goodbye to your home and going to study in a new country can be scary. But those brave enough to take the plunge are rewarded with a once in a lifetime experience.

We asked the experts (our own international students), what tips they’d give to someone considering studying abroad.

‘Make sure you get to know new people!’

Natalia from Mexico

‘Be aware of all cultures and their differences, be ready to explore.’

Polina from Ukraine

‘Be open to new challenges and keep an open mind as it will help you to get comfortable with new environments. Don’t hesitate to ask questions.’

Yzenn from Angola

‘Be confident and happy.’

Mariana from Mexico

‘Always take things positively. There’s lots to learn and new experiences you can’t possibly imagine.’

Letyar from Myanmar

‘Trust me, you’ll enjoy it. It’ll be a really memorable experience.’

Zi En from Singapore 

Moving to a different country in pursuit of your education creates lots of exciting opportunities that might not have been available otherwise. It is a big step, but one worth taking.

Attending Guildhouse School means you become part of a global community of learners, who each enrich our school with their own unique cultures, experiences and personalities. Being an international student gives you the opportunity to be independent within a supportive environment, immerse yourself in different cultures and build a global network, enhancing future study and career opportunities.

Check out our Mental Health Awareness Week page for more tips and resources to help you to better understand and support your mental health. 

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