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6 Tips for Settling In – by Kathryn Simons

Kathryn is currently on exchange at the University of Glasgow for a Full Year (2018-2019). She is studying a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English and minoring in Art History. Once your exchange finally comes around, it can feel like you’ve been planning and waiting for years and in the excitement and stress of last […]

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The World’s Smallest Big City: Aarhus – by Courtney Smith

Courtney Smith is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychological Science. In Winter School of 2018, Courtney travelled to Aarhus, Denmark, to take part in their summer program.   At the beginning of 2018, I had no idea that I would be traveling to Europe for the first time. I can clearly remember browsing the internet […]

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Study Overseas Alumni #10 – Hannah Sandrini

Hannah Sandrini is currently studying a double degree in Law and International Studies with a Diploma in French. She has completed three exchange programs with us – first at the University of Strasbourg, France, in 2014, then at the University of Montreal, Canada, in 2016, and her latest was at Mahidol University, Thailand, in 2017. […]

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Study Overseas Alumni #6: Jonty Dear

Jonty Dear has completed two programs with us, and is about to start his third. In Semester 2, 2015, Jonty studied at McGill University in Canada. In Winter School of 2016, he took part in the Cambodia Humanitarian Design Summit run by Engineers Without Borders, and for the duration of Semester 2, 2018, he will […]

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The Benefits of Multiple Overseas Programs – Harry Lucas

  Harry Lucas has completed four programs through Study Overseas, and is on track to complete another. His first program was a Civil Engineering Study Tour to China in 2014, followed by a placement in 2015, an internship at the start of 2018, and an exchange for a Full Calendar Year in 2018. Harry is on […]

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Student Perspective: Sciences Po, Paris Campus – Elana Bartholomeusz

Elana Bartholomeusz completed an exchange at Sciences Po, Paris, in Semester 2 2017.  My experience at Sciences Po University in Paris was, to put it simply, like nothing else I had ever done in my life! This exchange was so rewarding for countless reasons, and I really enjoyed so many aspects of the student and […]

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Why Finland? by Grace Williams

Grace Williams attended Aalto University for a short program during Adelaide’s Summer School period in 2018. This blog post was submitted as part of the Aalto Ambassadors Grant, awarded by the Faculty of the Professions.    Finland? Why Finland?   The question “Why Finland?” asked by friends and family was also echoed by students I […]

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Coping With Homesickness – Lucy Pittman

Lucy Pittman completed an exchange to Lund University, Sweden, in Semester 1, 2017.   While overseas, it can be overwhelming to suddenly find yourself away from family. There are many ways of coping with this, and a great resource for finding help is The Global Society.   The Global Society recommends that students take care […]

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From Kangaroos and Koalas to Fjords and Forests – by Hilary D’Angelo

Hilary D’Angelo attended the University of Oslo in Semester 2, 2017 as part of her double degree in Media and Law.  There is nothing quite like the Norwegian sky in early winter. It’s the palest blue, completely cloudless, and almost blinding amidst the freezing weather and blankets of ice and snow beneath. Calm, captivating, beautiful, […]

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6 Weeks in Stuttgart – by Dechlan Victory

Dechlan completed the German in Germany Study Tour in Summer School, 2017, before starting his exchange at the Technical University of Munich for a Full Calendar Year in 2017. The following blog post is an excerpt from Dechlan’s blog, Dechlan and Deutschland.    I arrived in Germany on the 4th of January and spent the […]

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