Returned student Sebastian Levesque (aka Gauzier) sat down with us to chat all about his exchange to the National University of Singapore and his travels around his exchange.
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 […]
Hi there! I’m Alex. From mid-April 2016, I’m travelling from Singapore to Denmark overland to eat at Noma, the world’s best restaurant. DAY 1: Goodbye Singapore, Hello World It’s finally happened — I’ve finally left, seven months from that suggestion of “we should go to Noma” and after countless hours spent thinking and planning. It feels surreal, […]
Overall, my exchange to the National University of Singapore, Singapore was a personally challenging experience. The highlights included a trip to Myanmar over recess week (mid-semester break, all one week of it), performing in a drama production, and being around for the golden jubilee of the Republic of Singapore (and all of the associated festivities). […]
I went on exchange to Singapore for one year, at the National University of Singapore. Initially I wondered whether I should go on exchange, as I’ve lived in China teaching English, and as a mature-aged student felt that maybe the experience would be different from those younger to me who had never lived abroad. However, […]
In July 2014, I went to the National University of Singapore (NUS) as an exchange student for one semester. I am very grateful to global learning for giving me this opportunity that allows me to experience a different country and different lifestyle. I have an in-depth understanding of Singapore’s real life. Although only a short […]
First of all, I would say the life in Singapore is amazing. I applied the January intake in 2014. When I first arrive NUS, there is a welcome buddy waiting in Changi airport to pick you up. That’s the first time I communicate with local Singaporean, and he became my close friend later. I lived […]