How to Survive Studying Abroad

Kaylah Hunter, University of Mannheim, Germany Semester 2, 2017 To go overseas and study abroad can sound like a daunting thing to experience, especially if you’ve never been overseas before and it is a long time to be away from home. I will admit, it is challenging and it can be tough, but it is […]

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Travelling to French Canada

While studying in Canada my favourite city to visit was Quebec. I went just after finals in December and it was definitely the place to go for Christmas trip. It was so magical and looked like a movie scene with snow, fairy lights and Christmas decorations everywhere. I was tossing up between Montreal and Quebec […]

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A Crash Course in Canadian Winter

Julia Ventura  Semester 2 Exchange to Canada Luckily for me I spent a lot of the first part of the fall semester with sunny weather from the end of summer. Although I didn’t appreciate for these benefits at the time it made travel, grocery shopping and getting ready in the morning pretty straightforward. During semester […]

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Things to do around North Bay

There are a few Hockey Rinks around, where the school teams play, which can be a nice way to get involved in the University Culture a bit. The Student Union also offers free access to Ice skates, Snow Shoes, and other such equipment.  The trails behind the University are beautiful, and grant you access to […]

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Last Exchange Dinner 

My name is Mia Chiosso from the Melbourne Campus of the Australian Catholic University and I am at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario, Canada.     The photo indicated below shows my friends and me at our last Exchange dinner celebrating the end of the Exchange program. This dinner was held at the Museum and […]

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Exams, Christmas then Travel

Joanna  Taylor Mannheim University, Semester 2, 2017 Exchange I have just finished my last exam and officially made it through the semester. The exams were definitely a different style to what I’m used to in Australia, but it was good getting a taste of something new. Tomorrow my boyfriend and my best friend arrive in […]

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Thanksgiving in Canada

Mia Chiosso Exchange to Nipissing University, Semester 2, 2017 While being on exchange at this amazing university they held a Thanksgiving Dinner for all international students so that they could experience a holiday that many of us hadn’t experienced. The dinner was held at the university and the international department and all the students who […]

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Travel tips – for the frugal

Sarah McNeil Exchange to the University of Mannheim, Semester 2, 2017 I am coming to the end of my exchange semester in Germany and I have been lucky enough to have travelled to a lot of places! Travel within Europe isn’t always as cheap as everyone makes out, however in some cases, you can get amazing […]

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Life as an exchange student in Mannheim

Sarah McNeil Exchange to the University of Mannheim Semester 2, 2017 I’m half way through my semester at the moment and I honestly can’t believe how fast it has gone. I am studying humanities in Mannheim, Germany and it’s be a crazy experience. I had never been to Germany before and it was on my bucket list […]

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