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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Coping with Culture Shock by Elly Stretton

I chose to study in the UK partly because I thought there wouldn’t be much culture shock. After all, we shared a common history, language and culture. It’s not until I arrived in Leeds, however, that I realised we are more different than originally thought. University life is completely different to back home – there […]

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Sixth Month of Exchange: Homecoming – by GLObewriter Nachi

Nachi Athalye studied on exchange at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, for Semester 1 of 2017. As a GLObewriter he shared his experiences with us every month. This is his final article, written after his return. View the full list of his posts with the globewriter-nachi tag. The final month had been a tumultuous one. The goodbyes were […]

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Springing Into Europe – Holiday Travelling by GLObewriter Claire Hale

Claire Hale is studying on exchange at the University of Southampton in England, for a full year spanning 2016-2017. As a GLObewriter she is sharing her experiences with us every month. You can see all of her posts using the globewriter-claire tag. My last entry was back in March just before my four weeks of Easter break. This […]

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Hurdles, Solutions, and a Cure for Homesickness by GLObewriter Gina

Gina Cameron is studying on exchange at the University of Nottingham in England, for Semester 1 of 2017. As a GLObewriter she is sharing her experiences with us every month. You can see all of her posts using the globewriter-gina tag. I’m writing this from a French police station, sprawled across three plastic seats. It’s […]

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The Weird and the Wonderful: 10 Things to Love About Yogyakarta, Indonesia by Krystal Buckle

Krystal Buckle undertook an ACICIS Language Immersion Program in Semester 1, 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. She has written this top 10 for future students travelling to Yogyakarta. Want to go somewhere? Call a Go-jek! Go-jek is one of Indonesia’s best inventions. A taxi app similar to Uber, Go-jek allows its riders to choose between two […]

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The Inevitable End: Exploring, Exams, and the End – by GLObewriter Faith

Faith Blake is studying on exchange at the University of Sheffield in the UK for Semester 1 of 2017. As a GLObewriter, Faith shares her experiences with us every month. This is her fourth entry. You can see all of Faith’s posts here.  In the blink of an eye, my five months abroad flew by and I […]

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