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Monthly Archives: November 2016

November Snow – by Jasmine Weisbrodt

The weather dropped 10 degrees in a week, so my newly adjusted ‘nice range’ of temperatures ranging between 11-16 has quickly exchanged into 1-6 degrees! But the benefit of this is that I finally saw snow falling for the first time – in Sheffield and it was unbelievable! I can now say the weather is […]

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There’s Something Special about Sheffield – by Jasmine Weisbrodt

It was apparent from the outset that I was easily going to fall for such a wonderful place. Now autumn is well and truly upon us, assessment time has kicked in and I’ve been in Sheffield for over just under 2 months – still loving the chaotic mesh of study, activities, sport and travel. England, […]

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Making the Most of Brighton, England – By Angus McFarlane

Studying at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England is an experience totally different than I expected and greater than I could have imagined. Settling into Brighton was easy, I have been living off campus in sort of boarding house accommodation just out of the center of Brighton with about 70 other exchange students from […]

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All Roads Lead to Edinburgh – by Rachael Ingleton

On my first day in Edinburgh, one of my lecturers explained that Edinburgh, as a city, as not had an ethnically homogenous population since the 7th Century A.D. He continued on to explain that as an ethnically eclectic city, you’re not a visitor in Edinburgh, nor is it a place where you can call yourself […]

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‘Eat, Pray, Love’ (and Study) Style! – by Jasmine Weisbrodt

The past three weeks have been immensely rewarding – in so many surprising and unique ways. I really don’t want to sound high and mighty, but for all of the anxieties and/ or efforts exerted to get yourself studying abroad, it is surpassed excessively by the experiences and extended opportunities. Being offered the opportunity to […]

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Alex Adamson – Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awardee – National University of Singapore

Published in the Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awards 2016 Memoir Book. Why go on exchange? Why not? That’s how it started for me. At some point it just clicked, and I decided that I was going on exchange. I realized that I couldn’t go to university and not go on exchange – that seemed like […]

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Romana Dew – Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awardee – Chiang Mai University

Published in the Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awards 2016 Memoir Book. In early November 2015, I accepted an Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowship to travel to Thailand for five months in 2016.  I am currently undertaking this fellowship in Thailand as part of my PhD candidature looking at the tectonic evolution of Thailand.  This […]

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Kristina Markopoulos – Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awardee – University of Hong Kong

Published in the Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awards 2016 Memoir Book. I absolutely loved my experience as an exchange student!  Hong Kong really is Asia’s global city, it’s where the East meets the West, and whatever experience I was looking to have, I certainly found it in Hong Kong! With many hikes to trek, countless […]

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Humans of Global Learning – Blake Smart, Japan Media Industries and Cultures Study Tour

INTERVIEW BY CHELSEA ALLEN Blake chose a study tour over an exchange because, as he tells us, “I was at a point in my life where I wanted to change something and do something adventurous. But I didn’t have a lot of money, and the media trip to Japan was pretty much the perfect choice. […]

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