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Monthly Archives: November 2015

“And how do you like Canada, eh?” – My experiences so far in Guelph – by Padraig Fyfe

Sitting awkwardly alone on a bench in Toronto’s Pearson International Airport, I was still not sure what to expect from my semester abroad. Even though anyone who has ever studied abroad will wax lyrical about how much they enjoyed the experience, it’s impossible to not worry about such a long commitment. But what if it […]

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The Beginning of My Exchange – by Connor Deegan

When I walked out of Leeds airport I was greeted by drizzle and the sight of my own breath hovering in front of my face. This was despite the fact that summer had ended just days earlier and it was the middle of the afternoon. I am lucky enough to have one of my best […]

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Throw Back Thursday – Jasmina Cubelic (Japanese Media Industries and Cultures Study Tour)

Knowing no Japanese (other than phrases learnt from the anime my brother watched) and having never been to a foreign country, I prepared myself for the Japanese Media Industries and Cultures study tour. This included many travel guides, a handy phrase book, and a super-useful guide to navigating a Japanese menu. For this tour a […]

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What it means to say goodbye to home and my first month at Exeter University – by Liz Faggotter

For many the prospect of going on an International Exchange can seem a daunting thing – leaving your home, friends, family, culture and lifestyle behind. Personally this was not my first overseas experience, having gone on a high school exchange and travelling during my gap year I like to think of myself as an international […]

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