Proud to be in Europe
This is Archie. Last year he moved from his native Cornwall to study for a British degree at Prague College. Five months on, how does he feel about making the move?
Studying at Prague College is something that has given me the confidence to jump straight into all kinds of opportunities.
Prague has a thriving social scene with a huge abundance of events both night and day. I am spoilt for choice, and have never felt safer in a city; the Czech Republic came in 6th place on the global peace index in 2016. There is an amazing expat community here, so despite coming over alone, within five months I have made many contacts and new friends from all over the world, which is an entirely new experience for me.
One of the highlights of my Prague College course so far would be our tour of Radio Free Europe - a broadcasting organization that provides news, information, and analysis to countries where the free flow of information is either banned by government authorities or not fully developed. Learning about everything from the history of the company to their current business practices made for a very interesting day which also tied in well to my Business Law course."
Archie's top benefits:
- "The immersive international experience received from studying in a new country. There is no better way to dive into the culture of a country than by studying or working there."
- "Going to university in Europe is generally cheaper than in the United Kingdom. It saves me a huge amount which I won’t have to be paying back for years."
- "Studying in Europe prepares me for a future career in an international workplace; perhaps I will have a job role in the future that will require me to incorporate work and travel."