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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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Hurdles, Solutions, and a Cure for Homesickness by GLObewriter Gina

Gina Cameron is studying on exchange at the University of Nottingham in England, for Semester 1 of 2017. As a GLObewriter she is sharing her experiences with us every month. You can see all of her posts using the globewriter-gina tag. I’m writing this from a French police station, sprawled across three plastic seats. It’s […]

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Goodbye Holidays, Hello Exams – by GLObewriter Faith Blake

Faith Blake is studying on exchange at the University of Sheffield in the UK for Semester 1 of 2017. As a GLObewriter, Faith shares her experiences with us every month. This is her third entry. You can see all of her posts here.  The last thing you want to do on exchange is study, especially when […]

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It’s Never Too Late – by GLObewriter Faith Blake

Faith Blake is studying on exchange at the University of Sheffield in the UK for Semester 1 of 2017. As a GLObewriter, Faith shares her experiences with us every month. This is her second entry. You can start at the very beginning by reading her introduction on the Global Learning GLObewriters page. Time tends to escape your […]

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Humans of Global Learning – Emma Williams, University of Leeds

INTERVIEW BY CHELSEA ALLEN Emma describes the university life in England as quite different to Adelaide. “The thing that probably took the longest to get used to was the grading system. It’s not harsher, just different. So like, a 70 is the equivalent of a High Distinction here, and so when lecturers would say that […]

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How I learned to love learning again – by Rachael Ingleton

Amid the Kodak moments and memories you’ll tell your kids about, there is a part to exchange that in a sense is at the very heart of it: studying abroad. Publicly this part is less talked about, because why mention what you’re studying over what European getaways you’ve got booked for Swotvac? For me, they’re […]

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Alex Adamson – Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Awardee – National University of Singapore

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 […]

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Copenhagen, tips and tricks – By Phillip Stapleton

  Not really any tricks but some advice from experience. I have been living and studying in Copenhagen Denmark for a year and have briefly summarised some points of advice I hope you find helpful. How will I make friends when I don’t know anyone?   Everyone is in the same boat looking to meet […]

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Exchange at Aalto University – By Tsz Ho Ng

Weather Hi guys! My name is Legolas and i have just returned from my exchange in Helsinki, Finland. I had a really good 6 months in Finland. People said that winter is Finland is horrible. With extreme cold weather and dark skies. However, i was comfortable with the weather as i am not a person […]

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Exchange at the National University of Singapore- By Benjamin Isaacs

The city is a super clean, efficient and safe place. Safe does not mean that there are no risks or crimes, just that is is safer than Adelaide. They have a lot of security, many cameras in public places like shops and train stations (MRT). The trains are super efficient, they run every five minutes […]

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