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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Exchange to the University of Leeds – by Sam Fotheringham

My decision to go on exchange was made over a year and a half ago and it has turned about to be one of the greatest choices of my life. I arrived in Leeds in early September 2014 to deserted student accommodation with absolutely no friends at all. Four months later at the end of […]

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Exchange to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) – by Sarah McCarthy

I have been asked to write a few words on the middle part of my exchange at Denmark Technical University (just outside of Copenhagen in Denmark). One of the things you realise about a 6 month exchange is, there is no middle and the second thing is you will realise this too late. A six […]

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Exchange at Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) – by Michael Norris

I am currently completing a semester exchange at Tsinghua University. Below I’ve documented my experiences to date under three broad categories, with the aim of providing some tips for making the most at China’s foremost university. Studies As an exchange student, you have 20 credits of study to complete per semester. Most subjects are 4 […]

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Exchange to University of Pompeu Fabra – by Jessica Watson

Hola from Barcelona. My name is Jessica Watson and I am currently studying here in Barcelona for a semester. I was able to do this through a program called global learning at my university, the University of Adelaide. I can’t describe how amazing my experience has been so far and would recommended this program to […]

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The Middle of My Exchange – by Jasmine Patterson

This is a snapshot of each week in November which marks the middle of my exchange at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. November 3rd After two weeks of cramming, re writing and revising endless piles of readings my exam uneventfully came to a close. Papers were stacked and cross referenced by exam officials and finally […]

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New York City – by Jason Vines

Before making the final decisions on my exchange trip, I spent a long time contemplating on how long to go for. Six months, twelve months, six months, twelve months? Every day I was weighing up the pros and cons of both until I finally settled on twelve months–and that decision was one of the best […]

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Exchange to the University of Sussex – by Hayley Silenieks

I caught my flight on the 12th of September to London. The flight itself was very long and I spent most of the time sleeping and eating the meals which weren’t that bad. When I got to Heathrow I caught the free coach service run by the uni and met my first friend called Kirsten, […]

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Exchange to the University of Leeds – by Ashlee Ferencz

In August 2014, I departed Adelaide to commence my six month exchange at The University of Leeds, UK. Before leaving, I hoped I would return having seen more of the world and perhaps having made more friends. Now that I am half way through my six month journey, I can certainly say that I am […]

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