Eurodesk Alumni Stories: Ola Buczek

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Growing up in a Polish household in Ireland, I have always had a great appreciation for different cultures and traditions and developed a passion for learning about other cultures. I planned to take on a Student Exchange to Spain in Transition Year so I could make the most of the year. I studied French at […]

Eurodesk Alumni Stories: Olivia Murray

I’m currently volunteering on a European Solidarity Corps project in a town called Rychnov nad Kněžnou in the Czech Republic. I volunteer at a school that works with children and young people to provide education through informal learning and play. I assist with courses throughout the school during the week and support special activities and […]

Eurodesk Alumni Stories: Isabel Garland

Over the last few years, I’ve studied and volunteered abroad in Spain, France, and Portugal. I spent one year in Seville on the Erasmus+ programme, studying in Spanish, which was challenging at first but after a few months, it became a lot easier. When I finished university, I spent a few months volunteering on organic […]

Eurodesk Alumni Stories: Marisa Penagos

I first became aware of Eurodesk when I was accepted to take part in a European Solidarity Corps project. Through the Eurodesk network, I reached out to Voluntary Service Ireland for support and information before departing and they were there for me throughout my experience abroad. I never had any issues while I was volunteering […]