Can anyone offer advice for finding accommodation in Lyon?

Hi I'd recommend using AirBnb, there's a section of their website for long-term rentals, so there's both whole-apartment options on there and collocations. You can book something before you arrive and then you only need to give a month's notice, so if it's awful you can just give your notice on...

Mar 28th 2016, 8:05 | 6 answers

What do I write in my personal statement?

Hello - check out this article on for some advice on writing a personal statement for your year abroad application :)

Nov 20th 2015, 12:13 | 1 answer

Staying abroad at Christmas (probably alone)?

Don't worry about spending Christmas away from home - here are some articles written by students who have been through it themselves and have some advice to pass on:How to survive Christmas by yourselfChristmas abroad: the highs and lowsI hope they help! All the best,The TYA Team Xx

Oct 12th 2015, 12:10 | 2 answers

If I am currently on a three year degree, how do i go about switching my degree to a four year degree with a year abroad?

Hiya,We would always advise talking to your course tutor/study abroad about your options for studying abroad. You can also go to your university Study Abroad/Erasmus+/International team for advice on how best to proceed.Good luck!The TYA Team

Aug 22nd 2015, 14:35 | 1 answer

Au Pairing experience?

Hi,We have a great au pairing section on our site. This article on au pairing in Italy should be a good start!The TYA Team

Jun 10th 2015, 12:08 | 1 answer

Writing a French and/or Italian CV?

Hiya,We have some great advice on on adapting your CV to apply for jobs internationally.There's this article by a representative from All About Careers and this more specific article on writing your CV in French, amongst many others!You can also check out the advice given by...

Jun 10th 2015, 9:26 | 1 answer

Facebook Groups for Bologna and Geneva?

Hiya,It's unlikely that the universities themselves will set up groups, but why not try searching Facebook for something along the lines of 'Erasmus Bologna' or 'Erasmus Geneva'? There are often more general groups for international students in cities, such as this one.Hope that helps!The TYA Team

Jun 10th 2015, 9:18 | 1 answer

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