Erasmus year: 2016
Destination: University of Leicester, UK
I went on a student exchange from Finland to the UK in 2010-2011 and gained an invaluable experience, connections across the globe and a ton of confidence. My exchange year inspired me to get involved in a local Erasmus+ Student Network (ESN) branch. I came back to the UK in 2016, for a six month internship at the University of Leicester. During my stay I learned how UK universities run and what types of task people who work at an international office have. I am now aiming to have a career involved in student mobility or an international NGO and feel Erasmus+ has given me all the tools needed to succeed after graduation.
Interested in going abroad as part of your Leicester degree? If you are currently studying an undergraduate degree at Leicester it may be possible to study abroad at an Erasmus+ destination. We have more than 100 exchange agreements with universities in 22 European countries, and send over 150 Leicester students to Europe each year. For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.