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United Kingdom Discussion Forum - Latest Posts

  Interview With Tania Bearsley, Kea New Zealand
  From Small Town Australia To London’s Big City Life
  Working
  Expat Experience - Maaike, London
  Expat Experience - Megan, London
  how to know
  How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bin
  An Expat Guide To Finding A Tutor In London
  The Latest Brexit News For Expats In The UK
  Expat Experience - Bronnie Mayho, Hertfordshire

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  Interview With Tania Bearsley, Regional Director UK/Europe, Kea New Zealand


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How long have you been an expat?

12.5 years, we moved to London in 2005... we only intended to be here for 4 years


Why did you chose to move to the UK?

We had come to a crossroads in our NZ lives, and were presented with the opportunity to apply for a UK Ancestry Visa.   more ...

  From Small Town Australia To London’s Big City Life


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I was born and raised in Australia, in a small town called Thornton just north of Sydney. The Great Southern Land is the envy of many for its warm weather, wide open spaces and abundance of possibility but it has its downsides too, one of those being isolation. Being so far from the rest of the world makes it time consuming and expensive to travel, so for a long time Australia was all that I knew. My parents took my brother and I on a couple of trips to Thailand when we were kids but Southern Asia was as far as I'd been.

At the age of 20 I decided it was time to spread my wings and venture further afield. I'd dreamt of adventure for as long as I could remember. Stories like Robinson Crusoe and The Famous Five had a big influence on me, so when the idea of venturing into the big wide world began formulating in my mind it didn't take long for it to become a full blown plan. I'd travel across Europe for a few months and then settle in London for a while. I began saving, got my UK visa, and it was all I could think about for an entire year.   more ...

  An Expat Guide To Finding A Tutor In London


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With ever-mounting pressure upon children to achieve good grades, there is a high demand for private tuition. Yet with no independent rating system to judge how qualified a tutor may be, how can parents hope to pick the right person to provide their children with the necessary academic skill set to excel?   more ...

  The Latest Brexit News For Expats In The UK


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Brexit is the term used to refer to the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union. On 23rd June 2016, a referendum was held in which 51.9% voted for Britain to leave the EU against 48.1%, who voted to remain. More than 30 million people took part in the referendum. Following the vote, former home secretary Theresa May took over from David Cameron as the new Prime Minister of Britain.   more ...

  Summer Holiday Getaways Within The UK: A Guide For Expats


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It’s the final few weeks summer and you’re in the mood for a getaway. Why not stay within the shores of the UK and bypass the annoyances of long drives to the airport, delayed flights, and the difficulties of conversing in a foreign language? Going overseas means you will miss out on all that the UK has to offer. Here is our expat guide to summer getaways within the UK.   more ...

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