There’s little doubt that working, studying or developing a creative project abroad will connect you to some of most enriching and valuable moments and people of your life. Experiencing other cultures and lifestyles, sharing your ideas, and meeting new people are amongst the most enriching experiences you can have when you are young. We understand that the decision to go abroad, leaving being your family and friends, can be nerve wracking - so we have collected a stories from past participants of our Study Work Create programmes to help you get a taste of the adventure that awaits when you leave home.
In this section
Study Abroad Student Stories
Deciding to take the plunge and study abroad can be daunting, but every year students come back and tell us that their time abroad was the best experience of their degree.
Work and Volunteer Abroad Stories
Read what other young people in the UK have said about working abroad with British Council
Creative Programmes Abroad: Artist Stories
Check out how artists and entrepreneurs have gone abroad to develop their creativity
Working for British Council: Experiences
Find out what past interns and graduates have said about working for British Council