20 Reasons To Date An International Student

As well as hugely improving your language skills, dating someone from another country opens up all kinds of other opportunities. Not convinced? Here are our top 20 perks of international relationships.

1. You’ll have somewhere to stay abroad (and maybe even breakfast made for you in the mornings)

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2. They’re probably bilingual, which means their brain’s pin sharp and more protected against ageing

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3. They’re more likely to get a job than people who haven’t studied abroad

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4. They’re REALLY good at filling in application forms (so you don’t have to)

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5. They’ll introduce you to amazing new food (and drinks)

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6. They’ll have a huge network of ‘brothers and sisters’ from their country who will automatically become your family too…

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7. …and will do anything to help you out. You’ll be an honorary country member

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8. They’ll show you a new culture

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9. They’ll teach you a new language

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10. You’ll create (and perfect) your own hybrid language

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11. Your children will have dual nationality

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12. You’ll start to see your own country through new eyes

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13. You’ll have a valid excuse for doing all the cheesy tourist stuff you secretly really want to do

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14. You can introduce them to your culture, including TV classics and unforgettable songs

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15. They’ll be staying somewhere nice (if they booked with Student.com)

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16. You’ll get an extra team to support for the World Cup

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17. They’ll think you’re exotic with a sexy accent, even if you’re really not

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18. They’ll teach you the incredible dance moves of their homeland

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19. You’ll get to celebrate their national holidays as well as your own

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20. They’re courageous, love adventure and will take you along for the ride…shutterstock_226326082 (1)

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