Goodbye Mannheim!

Kaylah Hunter,  University of Mannheim, Germany Semester 2, 2017 The time has come for me to leave the city I’ve called home for the past 4 months, and I won’t lie, I’m getting a little teary writing this. I won’t be home for Christmas but instead am travelling through Europe for the next month and […]

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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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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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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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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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