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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Exchange at the University of Birmingham – By Victoria Annells

Going on exchange was one of the craziest, scariest, but most exciting things I’ve done in my 20-something years. My year-long exchange was to the University of Birmingham, UK. As a duel citizen I took advantage of every opportunity I could. I visited more than 20 different cities in 13 countries. I found myself lost […]

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Copenhagen, tips and tricks – By Phillip Stapleton

  Not really any tricks but some advice from experience. I have been living and studying in Copenhagen Denmark for a year and have briefly summarised some points of advice I hope you find helpful. How will I make friends when I don’t know anyone?   Everyone is in the same boat looking to meet […]

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Exchange at Aalto University – By Tsz Ho Ng

Weather Hi guys! My name is Legolas and i have just returned from my exchange in Helsinki, Finland. I had a really good 6 months in Finland. People said that winter is Finland is horrible. With extreme cold weather and dark skies. However, i was comfortable with the weather as i am not a person […]

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Exchange at the University of Bristol – By Hayley Ruthven

I have a second home now. It’s full of posh accents, old buildings and constant rain. I spent so much time trying to figure out how their flimsy money worked and now I find myself struggling to adapt back to colourful, hard plastic. I keep checking my footing on the pavement so I don’t trip […]

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Exchange at Bocconi University – By Niall Peat

My semester exchange has been a fantastic experience filled with rich learning experiences both personally and professionally.  For the first semester of 2016 I undertook economics at the University of Bocconi in Milan, Italy. Arriving during the depths of winter in late January I was first confronted by the thick fog that I quickly learnt […]

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Exchange at the University of Strasbourg – By Madeline Sarre

Earlier this year, I went on a university exchange in Strasbourg, an old city in North-Eastern France. It took months of paperwork, all my savings and a lot of courage, but it was pretty great. Here are some of the wonderful things that I experienced. The town of Strasbourg is incredibly beautiful, sitting on a […]

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Exchange at the National University of Singapore- By Benjamin Isaacs

The city is a super clean, efficient and safe place. Safe does not mean that there are no risks or crimes, just that is is safer than Adelaide. They have a lot of security, many cameras in public places like shops and train stations (MRT). The trains are super efficient, they run every five minutes […]

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