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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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e-Postcard to Global Learning – Rebecca Slimming

Our student Rebecca Slimming sent us this beautiful e-postcard all the way from Zurich, Switzerland. Her rave report of her exchange at the University of Zurich so far had everyone in the Global Learning office beaming. We’re always thrilled to hear from students who are having a wonderful time abroad! Dear Global Learning Team, Thank […]

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Coming Back to Reality – Asat Mahmutov

Asat studied at the University of Mannheim in Semester 1, 2017 at part of his Bachelor of Finance.   I can’t believe it took my fourth year of university to finally go on exchange, even when I had planning on going on exchange since my first year of uni. I was always hesitant about going […]

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Hosei University by Angela Oemcke

Angela studied at Hosei University during Semester 1, 2017 as part of her Bachelor of Commerce with a Diploma in Japanese. I decided to study abroad in Tokyo at Hosei University for the first semester of 2017. I have always been fascinated by everything Japan, and have done several trips to Japan prior to my […]

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A Reflection on Milan by Maria Positano

Search “study abroad” on the UoA website and you’ll receive dozens of results stating how exchange programs are “life-changing” and “unforgettable.” As I prepare to head home from spending a semester studying at Bocconi University in Milan, I can confirm that the hype is accurate. Getting settled into Milan was even easier than I anticipated […]

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The Coldest and Best Semester – Emily Anderson

Emily completed an exchange to HEC Montreal, Canada, in Semester 1, 2017. I’m currently sitting at the Lima airport waiting for my flight home. I’ve been to 7 countries and 2 continents in the last 6 months, I’ve met some amazing people and shared some great experiences. Whilst sitting here I’m trying to think of […]

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Exchange at Shanghai Jiao Tong University – by Ellen Schulz

10 reasons why you should consider study in Asia Dynamic and modern world cities Living in Shanghai, a city of over 24 million people, was an amazing experience. I loved being in a city where things are constantly happening – from the great nightlife to the ever-growing startup community to never-ending new restaurants and events, […]

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Study Abroad – The University of Guelph by GLObewatcher Claire Nemeth

“It felt so surreal to actually be in the city and see all the places I’d dreamed of going.” Claire Nemeth is studying at The University of Guelph in Canada for Semester 1 of 2017. As a GLObewatcher, Claire is documenting her travels and sharing her experiences with us through videos. Get started with Claire’s […]

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Exchange at McMaster University – by Kristof Nortkus

I began my studies at McMaster University (aka. Mac) in early September. It’s ranked as the 4th top university in Canada, it has great student life, excellent facilities, and is set in a beautiful location. The grounds are surrounded by a large lake and forest, where deer, and raccoons (and skunks) are free to roam […]

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Humans of Global Learning – Gabriel Calilung, HEC Montreal

INTERVIEW BY CHELSEA ALLEN Gabriel didn’t originally have HEC Montreal, Canada, as his first preference. He originally wanted to go to Norway and Denmark after discovering that the only university offered in Canada was in Montreal, a predominantly French-speaking part of Canada. However, he eventually decided to just go for it and applied for HEC […]

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