Settling In

Frances Wulf, Exchange to Malmo University Semester 2, 2017   At first I was a bit apprehensive about an exchange semester. I was worried about whether I’d be able to make friends, understand the content in classes, constantly worried about the language barrier, whether I would have enough money, and if I’d be able to […]

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Mid-semester already!

Tara Fontana, Exchange to St. John’s University Semester 2, 2017 It feels like just yesterday that I was walking through the international departure gates leaving Melbourne, but in reality it was over 2 months ago. Time really flies when you’re having fun!!   I cannot believe that we are already into week 9, out of […]

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“It’s not wrong, just different.”

Hola

Celeste Schreiber Semester 2, 2017 exchange to Ramon Llull La Salle University   Studying abroad has allowed me to experience a different university culture to Australia. In Spain I am completing English-speaking business units. I thought because of this I would be in class with mainly other exchange students from around the world. However, in […]

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Week 5 in Ireland

Ireland

Carina Field Exchange to Mary Immaculate College, Ireland Semester 2, 2017 Week five finds me right in the middle of the semester. And although its a busy with assignments, there is such a different air about at this stage in the semester in comparison to this stage in the semester, if I were at home. […]

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Three Weeks and Two Days

Louise Dela Cruz Exchange to Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Semester 2, 2017   It has now been three weeks and two days since officially landing in Milano, Italy; leaving everything known as home behind (temporarily that is).  I must admit saying goodbye to my family and friends was incredibly hard, but trust me when I […]

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Blog One

Barcelona

Celeste Schreiber Exchange to Ramon Llull, La Salle, Barcelona, Semester 2, 2017   When I started my degree I thought my exchange was forever away, when really it creeps up on you quicker then you think. For months I spent my time researching Europe, writing checklists and saving for my trip. But nothing could prepare […]

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Making Mistakes in Malmö

Turning Torso, Sweden

Frances Wulf Exchange to Malmo University, Semester 2, 2017 As a global studies student, an overseas exchange or internship semester was mandatory, and was one of the main reasons why I wanted to undertake the course. Whilst I initially thought that two and a half years was a lot of time to plan, arrange, research, […]

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And finally, we’re here!

Tara Fontana Exchange to St. John’s University  Semester 2, 2017 After the long months of countdowns, preparations, packing, back and forth emails and those final goodbyes to friends and family, I have finally moved into my dorm and am about to experience what it is like to live and study in New York.   I […]

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The Importance of Side Travels

The Importance of Side Travels Blog

Sam McDonald Exchange to Catholic University of Lille  Semester 2, 2017 Technically I haven’t started the ‘study’ part of my study abroad yet, but I’m about a week away from arriving Lille, France where I’ll be living and studying right up until Christmas. I’m a Global Studies student so I’ve always known that going abroad […]

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