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6 Tips for Settling In – by Kathryn Simons

Kathryn is currently on exchange at the University of Glasgow for a Full Year (2018-2019). She is studying a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English and minoring in Art History. Once your exchange finally comes around, it can feel like you’ve been planning and waiting for years and in the excitement and stress of last […]

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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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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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Coping with Culture Shock by Elly Stretton

I chose to study in the UK partly because I thought there wouldn’t be much culture shock. After all, we shared a common history, language and culture. It’s not until I arrived in Leeds, however, that I realised we are more different than originally thought. University life is completely different to back home – there […]

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Exchange at the University of Bristol – By Hayley Ruthven

I have a second home now. It’s full of posh accents, old buildings and constant rain. I spent so much time trying to figure out how their flimsy money worked and now I find myself struggling to adapt back to colourful, hard plastic. I keep checking my footing on the pavement so I don’t trip […]

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Exchange at the University of Leeds – By Kelvin Dean

Travelling to the UK, I had already set myself the goal of ingratiating into the British culture as part of my semester abroad. This presented many advantages and disadvantages throughout my early experience. I chose to forego student hall accommodation. I wanted to avoid the trap of residing amongst other international students instead of locals […]

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My Exchange Experience in Seoul, South Korea – by Sui Kim Heon

I applied to go on an exchange because I realized that I have gotten too comfortable with my life in Adelaide and I wanted to travel to a different country and experience a new life. I chose South Korea because I haven’t been there before and I have always been interested in learning the Korean […]

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