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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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Top 20 Study Abroad Tips – Elly Stretton

This post is taken from exchange student Elly Stretton’s blog Elly’s Leeds Adventure. Elly studied at the University of Leeds in Semester 1, 2017.    I’ve written quite a bit on life as an exchange student, and sometimes it can be an information overload. And sometimes we go over all the things we think are important: […]

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The Weird and the Wonderful: 10 Things to Love About Yogyakarta, Indonesia by Krystal Buckle

Krystal Buckle undertook an ACICIS Language Immersion Program in Semester 1, 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. She has written this top 10 for future students travelling to Yogyakarta. Want to go somewhere? Call a Go-jek! Go-jek is one of Indonesia’s best inventions. A taxi app similar to Uber, Go-jek allows its riders to choose between two […]

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Easter Holidays in Europe– 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 using here.  After spending twenty gruelling hours on a plane to the UK, it […]

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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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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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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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Semester Abroad at Sheffield – by Ben Mullin

Last September, I left home for the very first time and hopped on a plane to study on the other side of the world. I returned five months later as a changed person. I too was reading through blog posts about student exchanges with lots of doubts and apprehensions in my mind. Even in the […]

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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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Exchange at the University of Tokyo – by James Grimes

Time flies by so unbelievably quickly. I find myself having this thought pretty much every day, sometimes more than once. I’ve been in Japan for nearly four months now, long enough to see the seasons shift, and somehow it feels like it’s only been a few weeks. I wish I could just freeze time because […]

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