“It’s not wrong, just different.”


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


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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Making Mistakes in Malmö

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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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Returning home

After 15 weeks in the United States and two hours left on my visa it’s time for me to head back home to Australia. Reflecting on my amazing time in the States I can only think what an great experience exchange is. It’s the perfect excuse to travel to a new place and live. Study […]

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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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