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Inspirational quotes about studying abroad

24 Motivational Quotes About Studying Abroad You Need To Read Now

We are here to inspire, motivate and encourage you! Here are our favourite 24 Inspirational Quotes about Studying Abroad from famous writers, learners and our own students.

Inspirational quotes about studying abroad

24 Inspirational Quotes about Studying Abroad

Are you going to be studying abroad this year? Or are you thinking about it? Maybe you’re here because you’re excited and want to share your enthusiasm with your friends through these powerful study quotes. If you are feeling unsure or nervous too, we are here to give you the support and encouragement through these fantastic quotes for students. Let’s begin!

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Understand the power of studying abroad

The benefits of studying abroad are vast! By widening your opportunities across continents, you will be able to become a better student and person in the world.

“You can never understand one language until you understand at least two” – Geoffrey Willans

“Study abroad is the single most effective way of changing the way we view the world” – Chantal Mitchell

“And then I realised adventure was the best way to learn” – Unknown

Find out more about what our Alumni are achieving after attending SBC

'You can never understand one language until you understand at least two' - Geoffrey Williams / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“Study abroad is the single most effective way of changing the way we view the world” - Chantal Mitchell / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“And then I realised adventure was the best way to learn” - Unknown / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes

Meet more than 95 different nationalities at once

Summer Boarding Courses have been delivering premier residential English summer schools for international students aged 8-17 years for 10 years. Last year we welcomed students from 95 different countries! Not only will programs for studying abroad give you the chance to meet so many people at once; it will enable you to fully live and learn in one fascinating culture together. You can find our school campuses in both Oxford and Bournemouth in the UK.

Find out more about our campuses here

Do not fear the unknown

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world” – Freya Stark

“A ship in a harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for” – John A. Shedd

“I was surprised…by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility” – Jack Kerouac

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world” - Freya Stark / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“A ship in a harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for” - John A. Shedd / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“I was surprised...by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility” - Jack Kerouac / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes

We are the UK’s Top Ranked Summer School

Rest assured, that you do not need to fear the unknown at Summer Boarding Courses. In 2018, we became the first and only multi-campus summer school to be awarded 15 out of 15 areas of strength in a British Council inspection.

Read our full British Council report here

Make the most of the world around you

We live in a world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. If you can not only learn from your own culture, but others as well, you will excel even more in this international world we now live in. Make the most of the world around you by taking your education abroad. From here, the sky is the limit.

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page” – Saint Augustine

“It’s a big world out there, it would be a shame not to experience it” – Jo Andrews

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before” – Dalai Lama

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page” - Saint Augustine / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before” - Dalai Lama / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“It’s a big world out there, it would be a shame not to experience it” - Jo Andrews / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes

Our Summer Schools are across 4 campuses in the UK

We run our Summer Schools in the UK across 4 prestigious schools in the UK including Canford School (the UK’s 2018 Boarding School of the Year) and Oxford University. Which campus is the right one for you? That depends on your age and what you are specifically interested in studying in English.

Click here to discover the best campus for you

Open your eyes to new possibilities

Sometimes we need to look beyond what we believe exists and what is possible for ourselves. We can do this by allowing ourselves to open our eyes to new possibilities.

“One’s destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things” – Henry Miller

“Not all classrooms have four walls” – Unknown

“It’s not enough for us to simply encourage more people to study abroad. We also need to make sure that they can actually afford it” – Michelle Obama

“One’s destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things” - Henry Miller / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“It’s not enough for us to simply encourage more people to study abroad. We also need to make sure that they can actually afford it” - Michelle Obama / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“Not all classrooms have four walls” - Unknown / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes

Apply to Summer Boarding Courses Scholarship Programme

If you have a dream and a passion; listen to it and follow it. Whatever your background is, we encourage you to become what you want to be.

At Summer Boarding Courses, we open up positions every Summer across our campuses for scholarship students who otherwise would not have the means to attend our courses. Applications are now closed for 2019 but keep your determination alive for 2020! Do you want to apply for our Scholarship programme next Summer?

Find out more about our scholarship programme here

Become independent

Leaving home to go and study abroad can make first-time students a little nervous. But by going abroad to learn, you will become so much more independent and learn how to do things for yourself!

“Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone” – Wendell Berry

“I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a large scale” – Scott Fitzgerald

‘Those who go alone can start today; but those who travel with another must wait till that other is ready’ – Henry David Thoreau

“Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone” - Wendell Berry / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a large scale” - Scott Fitzgerald / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
'Those who go alone can start today; but those who travel with another must wait till that other is ready' - Henry David Thoreau / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes

How do I prepare for Summer School?

Maybe you are wondering what to bring with you. You might be asking if you need to study anything extra. Or you might need some reassurance on who else will be at your school and if you will make friends. Our students have lots of questions when preparing to come to Summer Boarding Courses. Here are some other articles on our blog to help you out.

7 Tips for Summer School Students

How to prepare your child for English Summer School

Challenge stereotypes

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries” – Aldous Huxley

“Change your language and you change your thoughts” – Karl Albrecht

“Simple exchanges can break walls down between us, for when people come together and speak to one another and share a common experience, then their common humanity is revealed“ – Barack Obama

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries” - Aldous Huxley / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“Change your language and you change your thoughts” - Karl Albrecht / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“Simple exchanges can break walls down between us, for when people come together and speak to one another and share a common experience, then their common humanity is revealed“ - Barack Obama / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes

Learning more than one language opens up your world

We believe that being multilingual really opens up your world and perceptions to different ways of doing things. What one culture may consider the best way of doing something, may be challenged by another culture who has a different approach. At Summer Boarding Courses, we recently went looking for the best bilingual bloggers out there who are raising multicultural children. Find out more about their approaches to combining their cultures in one family and how they learn more than one language at once!

Read: 20 Top Parent Bloggers Raising Bilingual Children

Come back as a new person

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving” – Terry Pratchett

“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“Travel will make you appreciate the familiarity of home. It will restore your sense of childlike wonder for what was already there. And when you return, you will remember what it is to truly be alive again” – Jessica Yurasek

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving” - Terry Pratchett / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“Travel will make you appreciate the familiarity of home. It will restore your sense of childlike wonder for what was already there. And when you return, you will remember what it is to truly be alive again” - Jessica Yurasek / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world” - Mary Anne Radmacher / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes

Our alumni students

Our students have gone on to succeed in many areas educationally and socially! Find out more about what they loved Summer Boarding Courses and what they are up to now.

Sarah’s Story: From Student to Activity Leader

Student wins STEM Scholarship

Have everlasting memories and friendships

“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen” – Benjamin Disraeli

“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place” – Miriam Adeney

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles” – Tim Cahill

“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place” - Miriam Adeney / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen” - Benjamin Disraeli / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes
“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles” - Tim Cahill / Quotes about studying abroad / #studymotivation #studytips #travelquotes #europetravel #summervibes

Quotes about Studying Abroad from our students

Our international students return to Summer Boarding Courses year upon year because of the friendships they make, the learning experiences open to them and the fascinating culture they can experience here in the UK. We asked our students why they come to Summer Boarding Courses.

Find out what they had to say:

Read more inspirational quotes from our students here

Join us in the UK this Summer!

The UK’s highest ranked multicentric Summer School for international students aged 8-17. Join us in one of our four campuses across Oxford and Bournemount in the UK.

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