year abroad

Students banned from spending year abroad in Palestine

They’ve been banned after a series of problems

How to survive Freshers’ Week: An international student’s perspective

What is a “fresher” anyway?

Be Kind To Your MML This Michaelmas

The 4th year linguist has always been an enigma. BEN DALTON tells you how to crack the code…

skandar keynes

Skandar Keynes: Week 8

In his final column, Skandar Keynes considers his image as hapless foreigner in the Lebanese ranks.

10 Things I Miss About Cambridge

Overseas correspondent BEN DALTON explains how being on his year abroad isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

Alex Bower

ALEX BOWER finds teaching English in Moscow tough: you try dealing with a naked penis-examining three year old.

Alex Bower

ALEX BOWER’s dishes the Russian dirt on buying fake Schengen visas and the underground hand grenade trade.

Alex Bower

ALEX BOWER is back with his latest column. Meet his landlord, a self-styled hip-hop terrorist whose life is one constant high.

Alex Bower

New columnist ALEX BOWER finds living in Moscow is all riding fire extinguishers like a Nimbus 2000 and no smiles.

Tab Cribs: Moscow State Linguistic University

Inspired by last weekend’s international Jailbreak splurge, Tab Cribs sets up shop in Moscow. ?? ??????????? Tab Cribs!

From Russia With Love: Part 3

ALEX BOWER tackles Russia’s problem with alcohol, and yet another unappetising breakfast.

From Russia With Love: Part 1

The first in a three part series following MML student ALEX BOWER’s trip to Russia. His conclusion: “travelling is shit.”

My Year Abroad: Part 3

In TOMMY BAJOREK’s final column from Odessa, he reflects upon why Ukrainians drink, and gets sweaty with some boozy old men.

My Year Abroad: Part 1

The first in a three part series following TOMMY BAJOREK’s year abroad in Ukraine. This week: first impressions, tree surgeons and vodka.