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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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The World’s Smallest Big City: Aarhus – by Courtney Smith

Courtney Smith is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychological Science. In Winter School of 2018, Courtney travelled to Aarhus, Denmark, to take part in their summer program.   At the beginning of 2018, I had no idea that I would be traveling to Europe for the first time. I can clearly remember browsing the internet […]

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Study Overseas Alumni #9 – Cassandra Cook

Cassandra Cook is currently studying in her third year of a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Creative Writing and minoring in Anthropology. In February 2018, she took part in the Reimagining India program through the New Colombo Plan.   During the Reimagining India program, Cassandra spent a few days in Mumbai, before moving on to […]

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Study Overseas Alumni #7 – Bradley Thompson

    Bradley Thompson has completed three programs with us – an exchange to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Semester 1, 2015, and again for a Full Year across 2016-2017, as well as an engineering placement with Fire and Risk Alliance in Chicago for Semester 2, 2017. We asked Bradley some questions about […]

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Study Overseas Alumni #6: Jonty Dear

Jonty Dear has completed two programs with us, and is about to start his third. In Semester 2, 2015, Jonty studied at McGill University in Canada. In Winter School of 2016, he took part in the Cambodia Humanitarian Design Summit run by Engineers Without Borders, and for the duration of Semester 2, 2018, he will […]

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The Benefits of Multiple Overseas Programs – Harry Lucas

  Harry Lucas has completed four programs through Study Overseas, and is on track to complete another. His first program was a Civil Engineering Study Tour to China in 2014, followed by a placement in 2015, an internship at the start of 2018, and an exchange for a Full Calendar Year in 2018. Harry is on […]

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Why Finland? by Grace Williams

Grace Williams attended Aalto University for a short program during Adelaide’s Summer School period in 2018. This blog post was submitted as part of the Aalto Ambassadors Grant, awarded by the Faculty of the Professions.    Finland? Why Finland?   The question “Why Finland?” asked by friends and family was also echoed by students I […]

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Coping With Homesickness – Lucy Pittman

Lucy Pittman completed an exchange to Lund University, Sweden, in Semester 1, 2017.   While overseas, it can be overwhelming to suddenly find yourself away from family. There are many ways of coping with this, and a great resource for finding help is The Global Society.   The Global Society recommends that students take care […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Japan – Emma Dangerfield

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 […]

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Where Even Is Iowa? by Grace Cunningham

Grace Cunningham studied part of her Bachelor of International Studies at Simpson College in Semester 1, 2017.  Where Even Is Iowa?  Those were my exact words when I found out I had been placed at Simpson College for my semester exchange. I will be honest; Simpson College was not my first choice, but I had […]

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