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November Snow – by Jasmine Weisbrodt

The weather dropped 10 degrees in a week, so my newly adjusted ‘nice range’ of temperatures ranging between 11-16 has quickly exchanged into 1-6 degrees! But the benefit of this is that I finally saw snow falling for the first time – in Sheffield and it was unbelievable! I can now say the weather is […]

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Exchange at Lund University- By Shae Jelly

Lund wasn’t my original number one choice for exchange, but boy I’m glad I changed my mind. If you want to immerse yourself in a foreign language, be able to easily travel to other European countries, and live in a thriving student town, then Lund is for you. When they said it was a student […]

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Exchange at the University of Leeds – By Alexandra Craddock

Nine times. That’s how many times I’ve had to hang up on my grandparents for ringing in the middle of a lecture. Nine times, I have had to explain the concept of time zones. Although the family back home in Adelaide may not have adjusted, I am happy to report that I’ve finally gotten into […]

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Managing homesickness at the University of Calgary – by Keegan Bull

When I decided to go on exchange I was eager to test myself and enjoy my experience in a foreign country, thinking little of the possible hardships I may experience while there. I expected to feel some degree of discomfort being so far away from home for the first time but I hadn’t quite grasped […]

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Study Abroad Adventures in Bristol – by Isabella Bodman Rae

” I won’t lie, it was difficult being away from home for such a long time, and I did get homesick. These friends made my homesickness go away, and I felt more and more at home in England in time.” To read more, check out Isabella’s blog, The Unknown Companion.

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