The most distinct influence volunteering activities have had on me is that they have pushed me to get out of my comfort zone and embrace the fear of the unknown, a fear everyone carries inside of them.
Let me introduce you to a pocket-sized fairytale, a city small enough to cycle from one end to the other in twenty minutes, but large enough to offer you bundles of new ideas, sights, designs and cuisine.
The preconception of Erasmus is that you revamp yourself abroad because you’re in a brand new place. This rebirth could also include volunteering. But why should you volunteer on your break from real life?
Going on an exchange may be a costly business. Will you be able to keep up with your normal routine? I asked two students from different countries to break down their budget to shed some light on this question.
We are the Erasmus Generation. We have seen the power that lies in taking the first step to shape a future for ourselves. On May 26th, it’s time to take a leap for the generations to come. It’s the time to prove our strength in unity.