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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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Exchange to Shanghai Jiao Tong University – by Jodie Gleeson

Before I began my exchange in Shanghai, I travelled around China for almost one month. After first arriving in China, my new home for the next six months, I began to understand the differences between my culture and the Chinese culture. Even now after two months of being in China, I don’t think I can […]

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The Beginning of My Exchange – by Madelaine de Valle

I have now been living in Japan as an Osaka University student for two and a half months, and I can say without hesitation that they have been the happiest two and a half months of my life. Comparing this to my previous exchange experience, I know that my time here thus far has been […]

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My experience in Japan – by Yasmin Bottos

I am a fourth year university student studying in Okayama, Japan. Many people asked me why I chose to study in a smaller city like Okayama when there are obviously merits to living in a big city (more options for entertainment, more of a cosmopolitan ambience, generally more exciting, etc). However, there is less of […]

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