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Another Australian goes to Canadia – By Jason Anglberger

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, […]

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Les Randonnées Pédestres: Mountain Hiking – By Valery Duval

Hi everyone! My adventures continues in France with regular mountain hiking trips to different National Parks around the city of Chambéry. These trips are organized by the SUAPS (Service Universitaire des Activités Physiques et Sportives) every Saturday morning from 7am until 5pm. First I meet the other students near my university where we catch a […]

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Exchange at Stellenbosch University – By Renee Farrow

Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa. What an amazing, beautiful country. I did my exchange here at Stellenbosch University, and I’m going to tell you how I fell in love with South Africa. Picture vineyards for as far as the eye can see, until you get to the majestic mountains surrounding everything. This is the view […]

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Exchange at the University of Oslo – By Molly McCormack

“Oslo… isn’t that the most expensive city in the world?” It was with this fear I arrived on a rainy summer day in August in the capital city of Norway, ready to start my semester abroad. I didn’t know anyone who had been on exchange in Oslo before, only equipped with anecdotes from friends who […]

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Exchange at Waseda University – By James Lawler

It was approximately 11am when I started wondering if I was going to die. I was halfway up Mount Oyama, a popular hiking mountain looming over the dense woodlands of Kanagawa Prefecture, about two hours west of Tokyo. Before coming to Japan, I wasn’t one for physical exercise – my idea of “lifting” was raising […]

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Exchange Experience in Zurich, Switzerland – By Joe Hassan

Federer, Swiss Alps and Banks. Those were the three main ideas which propped into my head when I considered putting Switzerland as my preference for my semester of exchange in Europe. Initially I had hoped to do my exchange in Spain, but due to language barriers I was given my third preference: The University of […]

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