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The start of my University Exchange: September 15th – December 1st – by Grace Burke

“On my first day I managed to accidentally get off my bus a few stops too early and walk in the completely wrong direction. I remember wandering through the misty streets of this Northern England city, dragging my suitcase behind, thinking how beautiful it was and feeling so incredibly scared and frustrated at how lost […]

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Exchange to the University of Alberta – by Brittany Law

I’m currently on exchange in Edmonton, Canada studying Law at the University of Alberta – and it has been the best experience! In Canada, Law is a graduate degree. So, all the students in my classes have already completed a degree prior to sitting an LSAT exam, in order to be accepted into law school. […]

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Exchange to the College of William and Mary – by Teagan Daysh

  The first week at William and Mary College was an amazing and crazy busy time for everyone involved. They expect you to hit the ground running and participate in everything that the college has to offer in which I quickly found out quickly was what the college was all about. The first week was […]

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A university cliche that rings true: why student exchange is a truly great idea – by Mia Ryan

Most university students would have heard at least a hundred times that studying abroad is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have.  While this is one of the more common university clichés, its also one of the truest. There are endless reasons why going on a student exchange is a good idea. Firstly, […]

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Exchange to the University of British Columbia – by Max Jamieson

It’s quite difficult to break new ground in summarizing what it is like to go on an exchange. Phrases like “best time of your life,” “most incredible experience ever” and “unbelievable” are used frequently. Turns out, this is done for good reason. The opportunities to live somewhere else in the world, meet a bunch of […]

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The beginning of my exchange experience at the University of Nottingham, UK – by Sophia Sweet

The first week of my exchange program at the University of Nottingham was filled with excitement, enthusiasm and not as much partying as expected. Being all of 22 years old can make for a vastly different exchange experience in comparison to those who are fresh out of school (freshers…). Freshers’ week began on Monday 22nd […]

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Exchange to Pace University, New York – by Ella Dunstan

Deciding to go on an exchange is one of the most exciting, life changing and lets face it, downright scary things you can do as a university student. You make new friends, connections, learn things about yourself you never would have at home and have an overseas experience you just can’t get from travelling. This […]

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A Day in Glasgow – by Patrick Holland

Woke up, got out of bed, had cereal, there was no bread. Flatmate is making an omelette out of all the remainders they can gather. Walk down through the suburbs from Murano St residence to a history lecture. The lecturer is explaining his role in research for the UNODC regarding the unintended consequences of the […]

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Exchange to the University of Exeter – by Daniel O’Loughlin

To say that the 24-hour international flight to London was daunting is an understatement. Here I was, a desert rat from Alice Springs who had never flown for more than the two hours it takes to get from Central Australia to Adelaide. The shape of my backpack was more a lumpy-Ninja-Turtle-shell than the streamlined cylindrical […]

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