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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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Study Abroad – The University of Guelph by GLObewatcher Claire Nemeth

“It felt so surreal to actually be in the city and see all the places I’d dreamed of going.” Claire Nemeth is studying at The University of Guelph in Canada for Semester 1 of 2017. As a GLObewatcher, Claire is documenting her travels and sharing her experiences with us through videos. Get started with Claire’s […]

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GLObewriter Introduction – Kate, University of Strasbourg

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 […]

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GLObewriter Introduction – Faith, University of Sheffield

Hi everyone! My name is Faith and I will be undertaking a semester length exchange at the University of Sheffield in 2017. This was a last minute decision and it is overwhelming that I am actually going. I have never been overseas and have yet to experience travelling solo but I am excited for the […]

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GLObewriter Introduction: Lauren, University of Mannheim, Germany

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Freedom, responsibility, and the first few, somewhat, frightening steps towards adulthood have come 15000 kilometres from home. From negotiating language barriers, opening a German bank account, understanding the local customs, to renting my first […]

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GlObespeaker Introduction: Valery Duval

My adventure in France Hi everyone! Val here. I am now in Chambery which is a city in the department of Savoie, located in the Rhone-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is located close to the Italian and Suisse border and you can easily travel to these countries either by train or by plane from […]

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GLObewriter Introduction: Rachael, University of Edinburgh

I’m Rachael. I’m your typical third year Law/International Studies student, studying at Adelaide University, forever hunting student discounts, and sleeping less than I should. In many ways, I’m just like you, except that in 2016 I’ll be studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh! Choosing to go on exchange wasn’t an easy decision, but it […]

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GLObewriter Introduction: Jasmine, University of Sheffield

I usually have an extensively detailed spreadsheet organised by now! Only one month to go, and yet I’m preparing vastly different this time. By different, I mean I’m acting contrary to my moderate to high control-freak tendencies, and thoroughly against my better judgment. These blank slots in my exchange timetable are both nerve-racking and terribly […]

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GLObewriter Introduction: Claire, University of Southampton

Hi! I’m Claire and I’m about to head off to the United Kingdom for a year-long exchange to the University of Southampton. I currently study Politics and I am quite looking forward to seeing how the British teach the subject! It’s also been timed quite well for me with the Brexit referendum. It will certainly […]

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