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    Re: Shortlisted but no passport! Help!

    How did you even apply and get into the consulate for the interview without a passport? In the UK we need a copy of the passport page for the application and the physical document to gain entry to...
  2. Re: Advice on travel, after handing in passport at the Pre-Departure Orientation

    I heard back from the Norwegian Embassy and they confirmed, I would need my passport. Luckily, flights from UK to Norway are relatively cheap, so I will just hold off until I hear about my fate with...
  3. Re: Advice on travel, after handing in passport at the Pre-Departure Orientation

    Hi Word,

    Thanks for the reply. I am going to call the Norwegian Embassy on Monday and enquire about it. Also, I remember when I was in China and in similar situation that they were renewing my...
  4. Advice on travel, after handing in passport at the Pre-Departure Orientation

    Hi All,

    I am trying to remain positive during this long wait to discover my fate regarding the JET Programme. However, I do need some advice from previous successful UK applicants for travel after...
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Thank you very much mothy! I got the E-mail on the 14th December and it was like Christmas had come early, as making it passed round 1 I feel is achievement itself. Would be nice to hear if any other...
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

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    Hey nikol, I actually applied abroad too. It's a chore as the application pack itself is hard enough to compile and then also 10x harder when doing it abroad. For example, one of my references...
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    Re: I don't want to leave but...

    If I was you, I would embrace not being part of the clique. By keeping themselves in their own little group, they are missing the whole point of the JET Programme! What I recommend, like others have...
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Does having a CELTA allow me to say that I attended The University of Cambridge?....even though I took the course the other side of the world in Australia!
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Haha, touche! you win. However, I may have actually gone to Warwick University as that is also in Coventry too.....

    But, I must say Coventry University is slowly working its way up the ranks of...
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Neither really. Its just a bit of fun/banter between the different regions of England, we all give it out to each other. Sorry if I actually offended anyone as that was not the purpose.
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    I must say though, Coventry did have its charm and will always hold a place in my heart as had many good times there during and after University. Also the city did actually improve a lot! I was there...
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Oh gotcha, I must apologise....just assumed the picture of Thatcher en all..... Any consolation, I actually think the Edinburgh accent is possibly the best accent north of the Watford gap, assuming...
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Cmon play nice, I love you Northerners really. Don't take it to heart, its only what, a 1000 year old bit of banter between the north and south?
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Probably because the poor soles at the Embassy in London cannot understand half their accents, unless they watch a whole series of Game of Thrones first. Yorkshire peeps be like "Goin t'JET interview"
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Essex, nice I am a Sussex lad myself. But ouch on the Denque that stuff is bad! I've been lucky not to get it considering I have spent a lot of time in SE Asia and Mosquitos love my blood. Yea, this...
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Tropical Disease? Sounds like you got a case of the fabled Delhi-belly haha. I used to teach in China and it was a great and unique experience let me know if all fails and I can give you some...
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Are sideway smileys no longer in? Damn...back in my day everyone was doing them!

    Does MSN even still exist?
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Age is only a number my friend ;-)

    We "old people" are wiser and won't go crying home to mummy and daddy, as we are immune to culture shock :-p
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Australian + Support for Donald Trump = Bogan
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    No probs mate... who knows maybe see you in Japan if we both get lucky! I too am a 30 year-old. Happy to share Facebook if you like?

    I will try not make you too jealous with my current plans:...
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Sweet, where in Australia are you mate? I am currently in Sydney but fly to Cairns on the 29th of October to spend my final week in Australia up at the Great Barrier Reef. If you're about in Sydney...
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    Re: Aspiring UK JETs 2017 - Megathread

    Yea opened up early October. I think 5th October
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    Aspiring UK JETs 2017 - Megathread

    Thought I would make this thread for all aspiring UK JETs for 2017. :^_^:

    Posted my application from Sydney to London last week. Only tracking has confirmed it has arrived......now I play the...
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    Re: 2017 Hopefuls/applicants self-intro thread

    Hi All,

    Monty here, applying via the UK JET Programme, to start in 2017!

    Graduated in 2010 (BSc Computer Science), worked in IT for 3 years in the UK but wanted a change in life. Ended up...
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