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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Semester Exchange at the University of the Pacific – by Tom Heinrich

Trying to sleep on a night bus with a backpack on your lap. Welcome to Ecuador. Two hours ago we passed through immigration and customs from Peru, and now I’m missing all that glorious Peruvian investment in the Pan-American Highway. The bus lurches to the right. Open my eyes from the slumber – nope, we […]

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My Exchange Experience in Seoul, South Korea – by Sui Kim Heon

I applied to go on an exchange because I realized that I have gotten too comfortable with my life in Adelaide and I wanted to travel to a different country and experience a new life. I chose South Korea because I haven’t been there before and I have always been interested in learning the Korean […]

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Exchange at the University of Leeds – by Jess Pittman

For my exchange, I elected to go to Leeds University. This was an exciting but scary prospect leading up to leaving Adelaide, as I had never before lived away from home or even been away from my family for longer than a week. The prospect of arriving in England alone in the cold dark of […]

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Writing China In Country (July Study Tour) – by Jonathan Renwick

In Beijing, a city that shares a similar aerial view to my hometown of Adelaide but is so vastly different in any way that it’s ridiculous – I did everything in a group. I ate with a group of twenty somethings who were all in various stages of their degree. We hunted for vegan meals […]

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Pitzer College, Just a Little Different – by Ben Hayton

“When you tell people you are going on exchange to California, you get one of two responses both of which use the same words: “that’s going to be such a good exchange for you”. The difference between these responses is the emphasis, if the emphasis is on the start, it’s a genuine “that’s going to […]

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Mannheim Exchange 2014 Semester 1 – by Elise Crichton

I’ve been back in Adelaide for two days now and it already seems strange to think that not last week I was having dinner with some of the most incredible people I’ve ever met. Exchange is hard to sum up in words. I could say that it was the most amazing experience of my life, […]

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Welcome to the Global Learning Blog

Have you ever thought about studying overseas, but don’t know where to begin? The Global Learning Office understands that when you’re thinking about dedicating part of your life to being somewhere else around the world – whether for three weeks or twelve months – you want to know how someone else did it, what lessons […]

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