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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Exchange at Waseda University – By James Lawler

It was approximately 11am when I started wondering if I was going to die. I was halfway up Mount Oyama, a popular hiking mountain looming over the dense woodlands of Kanagawa Prefecture, about two hours west of Tokyo. Before coming to Japan, I wasn’t one for physical exercise – my idea of “lifting” was raising […]

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Exchange at the University of Mannheim – By Ching Yang Ong

Before even realizing it, it is already the middle part of the semester. Looking back, I can still remember the complex feelings I had when I first arrived into Germany as an exchange student. Germany was the first non-English speaking country I have ever lived in, coming here was both equally exciting and terrifying at […]

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Mannheim Exchange – By James Rudd

’ve been thinking a lot about ol’ Vater Deutschland recently and trying to figure out if I love the country or hate it. The scales in my mind have never really tipped too far one way or the other. Whenever I’m feeling super cool with the general German happenin’s around me there’s usually some reminder […]

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Exchange Life in University of Nottingham – By Pui Yi Sabrina Lee

I am an international student in AU, and also an exchange student in UoN. Attention please: coaches in England are never on time… I waited extra three hours from Heathrow airport to Nottingham. So better catch train if you are in rush or only have one luggage. Nottingham is more likely as Melbourne; everything is […]

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Exchange at McGill University – By Justin Low

This year, McGill University was voted the best student city in the entirety of North-America, and my experience while on exchange here has been telling of this status. From the get go, events around the campus kept me occupied and gave me a chance to meet new people. Frosh week (or as we would call […]

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Exchange to University of Alberta, Canada – By Georgia Weinert

My exchange started terribly. On arriving at campus, I was alone, hopelessly lost and realized that my taxi had driven off with my laptop. On top of this, I had recently been rejected from my accommodation preference and was certain I was not going to like where I was placed. I was pessimistic, wondering why […]

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Exchange at the University of Sheffield – By Jinhan Song

If you are interested in study abroad programme in the University of Sheffield, read this! I am going to give you some tips. The university of Sheffield is well known as the first ranked university for student experience in the UK. Also, there are so many international students and erasmus students. Sheffield is a peaceful […]

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