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Old 02-09-2006, 07:32 PM   #1
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I'm going to London with Bunac's work abroad in 07 anyone else going?
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Old 02-11-2006, 07:26 PM   #2
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i'm not going with bunac... actually i dont even know what that is... but i will be working in england in 2007
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Old 02-12-2006, 11:02 AM   #3
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I probably will then, and I went Dec-May 2005. Their support system pretty much blows unless you want to be around a bunch of americans all the time (If I wanted to be around americans, I'd stay in texas, thanks), but they do get you the work visa and etc. The orientation is about as boring as watching your toenails grow.
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ive never heard of a bunac trip to the uk..what sort of work is it, and where is it in the uk?
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Old 02-16-2006, 09:38 AM   #5
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Bunac Homepage You can do basically any type of work you want (except acting, for some reason). Its an organization that gets your visa for you and provides a so-called support network once you're in the UK. I wasnt very impressed by their in-UK help, but I guess it was useful for some people. They have a long, boring orientation and tell you about getting your taxes back and finding a flat, and getting along with brits (tho if you stay in london you're more likely to work with aussies and kiwis) and so on. They also have several socials a month- mostly drinking nights at pubs but some out-of-london excursions. Which is fine if you want to hang out with a bunch of fucking yanks, but I didnt really. Anyway the cost of the visa was $300 something dollars, its probably gone up since I did it. You send them your paperwork and your passport and they send you back your passport and your visa papers in two days. Its worth it. You dont want to be over there and unable to find work in the somewhat sketchy world of under the table work. Let me know if you have any more questions at all, I'd be happy to answer them for you.
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You dont want to be over there and unable to find work in the somewhat sketchy world of under the table work.
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I do plan on working BUNAC around that time, but I haven't decided whether to to Britain or Oz. I'll let you know when my plan solidify.
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I am doing BUNAC work in Britian from Jan-Jun '07.
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Old 01-12-2007, 06:35 PM   #9
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I'm doing BUNAC this summer. But I don't know if I should go to London or Edinburgh...
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If I can't get a job on a cruise ship I'm going to be heading to England around end of February to mid March. I'm not going through any program, just gonna try my luck and find a job and a place to live Crazy I know but ahh well
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If I can't get a job on a cruise ship I'm going to be heading to England around end of February to mid March. I'm not going through any program, just gonna try my luck and find a job and a place to live Crazy I know but ahh well
Such is life on the wild side, eh? :D

I've decided that I'm just going to stay in London. Hopefully I don't come home any further below the poverty level than I already am...
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Such is life on the wild side, eh? :D

I've decided that I'm just going to stay in London. Hopefully I don't come home any further below the poverty level than I already am...
lol well you only live once !! whats the worst that can happen? so much I know but I'm willing to risk it!
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