Share this post

user icon

Live

People Reading

This story now

10 Things You Must Know Before Heading Abroad 

Studying abroad to earn a foreign degree is for sure a stupendous experience! Stepping into a whole new place independently sounds adventurous and fun, but at the same time brings about a lot of responsibilities! You'd be living on your own and so you must be well prepared with stuff.

Well, not to worry, here's a quick checklist which you should skim up just to ensure that you are all ready to rock!


10 Things You Must Know Before Heading Abroad 

10 Things You Must Know Before Heading Abroad 

754 396
  in Travel & Adventure

1) Keep your passport and related university documents safely in a separate folder.

1) Keep your passport and related university documents safely in a separate folder.

Your passport and university documents will serve to be your lifelines in the whole new place! Make sure you keep them safe! Also, keeping a few set of photocopies of all the related documents would be lifesaving!

2) Check out the weather conditions of the new place beforehand!

2) Check out the weather conditions of the new place beforehand!

You must be aware of the weather conditions of the place and keep clothing accordingly! You wouldn't want to end up wearing a bikini-swim-suit in a snowy stormy weather!

3) Learn to cook!

3) Learn to cook!

Well, cooking requires great caliber when done alone! Make sure you are all set to rock the kitchen stage with your cooking skills. Also, your own cooked food would save you some extra pennies!

4) Find a place to live.

4) Find a place to live.

This is the most important thing which you need to take care of with priority. Finding yourself a good place to stay before you reach the destination would save your time and ensure that you wouldn't be sleeping on the streets!

5) Search out for connections.

5) Search out for connections.

Finding any connections for the destination place in advance, could prove to be invaluable. They can help you in getting acquainted with the place and also, if lucky, you might get someone to pick you up from the airport!

6) Get yourself well acquainted with the university campus, customs and courses.

6) Get yourself well acquainted with the university campus, customs and courses.

Entering the university with a prior knowledge of basic stuff and prerequisites is always appreciated! Do some intensive research about the campus, courses, faculties and other stuff. This will save you some great time!

7) Get recommended vaccinations done.

7) Get recommended vaccinations done.

Prepare yourself in advance for any possible diseases which might hit you! For of course, you wouldn't like being in a quarantine at the whole new place!

8) Keep some amount of foreign currency with you.

8) Keep some amount of foreign currency with you.

Make sure you have some amount of foreign currency with you.  

9) Pack your stuff wisely.

9) Pack your stuff wisely.

Pack only the required, necessary and important stuff. Keep in mind about the baggage charges.  

10) Know that everything cannot be planned.

10) Know that everything cannot be planned.

Welcome the new phase of life wholeheartedly! Try to explore as much as you can. Remember, the most unexpected events turn out to be the most memorable and exciting!

Have fun!

Loved this? Spread it out then

comments Comment ()

Post as @guest useror
clear

clear
arrow_back

redo Pooja query_builder {{childComment.timeAgo}}

clear

clear
arrow_back

Be the first to comment on this story.

Report

close

Select you are Reporting

expand_more
  • +2351 Active user
Post as @guest useror

NSFW Content Ahead

To access this content, confirm your age by signing up.