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2019 New Colombo Plan Scholars – Rhona Hamilton

Rhona Hamilton is currently preparing to go on exchange to the University of Tokyo, Japan, in Semester 1 2019. Rhona is currently studying a Bachelor of Science majoring in Physics, and has also completed a Diploma of Languages in Japanese. As a recipient of a 2019 New Colombo Plan Scholarship, Rhona has been funded for […]

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Student Experience – Tom Chambers – PhD Research in Antarctica

Tom Chambers is currently undertaking a PhD in atmospheric physics/optics. From October to December in 2018, as part of his PhD research, Tom travelled to Davis Station, Antarctica to deploy atmospheric measurement instruments to determine the role of clouds and precipitation in the Earth’s climate system. Tom wrote the following blog post to tell us […]

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Best of 2018 – Ben D’Antonio – Deep Water, Deep Jungle – Singapore, Cambodia

Ben was one of the finalists in the video category for our Best Of competition! His dreamy footage is from the Deep Water, Deep Jungle study tour that took students from the School of Biological Sciences to Singapore and Cambodia. We love these Southeast Asian vibes!

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Top 10 Things to do in Japan – Emma Dangerfield

Emma Dangerfield completed an exchange to Kansai University, Japan, in Semester 2, 2017.  1. Karaoke – The best fun in groups or pairs, and a great way to bond with new friends. Songs in both Japanese and English are available! Good chance to impress people with your rap or opera skills or as an excuse […]

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AC21 International Graduate School 2017 by Olivia Cousins

This article is re-posted from student Olivia Cousins’ article ‘Community, Technology, Sustainability’, originally published on her blog: Meristem Journeys. Olivia went to the AC21 International Graduate School in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in July. Three important words. Community. Technology. Sustainability. In this day and age it is absolutely crucial that our scientific advances become more sustainable if we are […]

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Semester Exchange at NC State University – video by Sophie Ninnes

Sophie Ninnes studied on exchange at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC, USA in Semester 2 of 2016. She shares with us a visual recap of her adventure.

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Exchange at Dalhousie University – by Talia

Taking an exchange in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has been one of the most enjoyable experiences I have had with university so far. I took a semester long exchange during the fall term at Dalhousie University which was such a beautiful time of year. I got to see all the changing of the colours around the […]

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Edinburgh University Exchange 2016 – by Elise Champion

Elise Champion studied on exchange at the University of Edinburgh in Semester 2 of 2016. She shares a 4 minute video recapping the places she visited during her exchange.

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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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Another Australian goes to Canadia – By Jason Anglberger

Why You Should Come on Exchange to UBC (Anywhere in Canada will do) I’m going to assume that you want to go on an exchange. Trust me, its a good idea. It may be a lot of work, it may not really fit into your study plan, and it may not fit with your finances, […]

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