TAG: Faculty of Sciences
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]