Archive for the 'Work in the UK' Category

Calling home

Friday, November 3rd, 2006

Calling home isn’t always an easy thing to learn when you first go abroad. You spend days or even weeks trying to figure out which phone card works well and will save you the most money. It also costs more to call a cell phone than a landline in the U.S., so make sure you […]

5 things I learned while studying abroad in the UK

Tuesday, July 4th, 2006

I remember back in 2003 when I made the decision to go abroad through Syracuse University’s study abroad program in London. So many of my friends had gone abroad at one time or another and I attribute much of my excitement at the time to my good friend Drew who told me about his adventures […]

AmericanExpats.co.uk

Monday, July 3rd, 2006

Here’s a good one. AmericanExpats.co.uk is “dedicated to assisting Americans living in or planning a move to the United Kingdom.” Excellent site complete with a very handy immigration FAQ, among other things. American Expats In The UK – bringing the American community together around the UK Tags: expat, expatriate, immigration

MUB: Can I work while studying in the UK?

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

A common question many have is whether or not American students are able to work in the UK while studying. The answer is yes, but you have to jump through a couple hoops first.

MUB Article: What are my options if I want to go abroad in the UK? (Part 1)

Friday, November 4th, 2005

The first in a series of MUB articles.

How to move to England

Friday, November 4th, 2005

WikiHow has a short article on how to move to England. It’s short, sweet and, well, lacking…umm…details. Have a read and shoot us an email at mub@makeusbrits.com with questions the article failed to answer: Pack your bags and hop on the next Heathrow! God save the Queen. And yes, we hope to know more than […]

A day in the life of a British worker…

Tuesday, October 4th, 2005

Okay, so it’s not that much different from this side of the pond. The basics are the same but the details are more fun…