Studying at Institut Catholique de Paris

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Laura – International Core Curriculum Paris Program ACU Winter 2017 On the day of our first French class, our teacher Christine came into the room and proceeded to speak to us in French for the next hour and a half. Despite the instantaneous stress when expected to answer a question in another language and my […]

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Ratatouille

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Samantha – Semester Exchange to Mary Immaculate College, Ireland Semester 1, 2017 My favourite recipe from my semester abroad: Living in an apartment with Spanish, French and German girls, I got to learn some fantastic new recipes and meals! My favourite one without a doubt was ratatouille. It only took a handful of ingredients and […]

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Thoughts on returning to Australia

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George – Semester Exchange to Catholic University of America, USA Semester 1, 2017 I am currently less than a week from jumping on a plane and returning back home to Australia, so I thought I would make a note about what’s going through my mind right now, for the benefit of those clever ACU students who […]

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French cuisine in Lyon

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Charlotte – Semester Exchange to Catholic University of Lyon, France Semester 1, 2017 “I don’t like cheese.” – not Charlotte. Cheese is my favourite food. Coincidentally, (100% percent deliberate) I am on exchange in the most cheese-obsessed country in the world; just one of the reasons I love France. Lyon is known as one of […]

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Keeping in Touch

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Ellen – Semester Exchange to Regis University, USA Semester 1, 2017 On the other side of the world you are separated from your loved ones at home not just by distance, but also by time. Time zones are killers, not only because of Jet Lag (my first day in LA was painful and covered in coffee). […]

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Making Friends

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Mikayla – Semester Exchange to Catholic University of America, USA Semester 1, 2017 Prior to beginning this exchange one of my biggest fears was not being able to make friends over in my host country. I was definitely worried about being lonely and wondered how that would effect how home sick I became. Little did I […]

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Spring Break Road Trip

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Nicholas – Semester Exchange to West Virginia University, USA Semester 1, 2017 Spring Break was the middle part of our semester over here in the US so I thought it would be a great opportunity to see some of America with my friends.  Five friends and I set out from West Virginia University on a week’s […]

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Side Travel

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Charlotte – Semester Exchange to Catholic University of Lyon, France Semester 1, 2017 It’s true what people tell you about having so many opportunities to move around while on exchange, especially if you’re in Europe! I have been based in Lyon for 3 months now and have been away somewhere on either a day trip […]

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Nursing in the USA

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George – Semester Exchange to Catholic University of America, USA Semester 1, 2017 One of the greatest experiences about studying nursing abroad has been the clinical placements that we have had every week. This year’s cohort of Australians were assigned to several different specialties and hospitals for our placements, including in Virginia, Maryland and in DC. […]

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