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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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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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GLObewriter Introduction – Kate, University of Strasbourg

My name is Kate Neadley, I’m an undergrad student studying a double degree in BArts/BScience and I’m about to start an adventure at the University of Strasbourg, France for a semester exchange. I chose Strasbourg because not only is it situated in one of the most beautiful regions of France (a 20 minute walk over […]

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Les Randonnées Pédestres: Mountain Hiking – By Valery Duval

Hi everyone! My adventures continues in France with regular mountain hiking trips to different National Parks around the city of Chambéry. These trips are organized by the SUAPS (Service Universitaire des Activités Physiques et Sportives) every Saturday morning from 7am until 5pm. First I meet the other students near my university where we catch a […]

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GlObespeaker Introduction: Valery Duval

My adventure in France Hi everyone! Val here. I am now in Chambery which is a city in the department of Savoie, located in the Rhone-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is located close to the Italian and Suisse border and you can easily travel to these countries either by train or by plane from […]

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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 Université de Strasbourg – By Henrietta Byrne

I’m sat at Café Bretelles (the coffee is the best you’ll find in town, but it is a little costlier than the 50 cent sludge you’ll find in vending machines scattered across campus). It’s my last week of being a student at the University of Strasbourg and I’m thinking back on what has been a […]

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Exchange to Sciences Po, Paris – by Eleni Christaki-Hedrick

“Paris is always a good idea” – this iconic phrase could not be more perfect to summarise my exchange experience so far. I am a seasoned traveller and this is certainly not my first time to the city of love and lights, but upon arrival I couldn’t hold in my excitement to finally start my […]

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Exchange to the University of Strasbourg – by Adeodatus McCormack

Finding out that your student housing is only 20 minutes from the German border. Then finding out that there is a bus that goes to and from Germany half-hourly because people do their grocery shopping there as it is cheaper than in France. Learning all the French vocabulary needed to study geology. Watching Cavani score […]

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