The many different Cultures of Germany

Robert Macmillan Exchange to Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany Semester 2, 2017 On exchange you become quickly used to the cultural differences of a country. What’s not normal at first can become second nature. Germany is an interesting country for culture, regionally you can break down parts of Germany into very distinct, extremely different types of places. […]

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Classic pub runs and otherings

Robert Macmillan Exchange to Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt  Semester 2, 2017 I’ve found myself in a world I never imagined. From Ocoberfest to Berlin Disco techs at 4am, the idea of what my exchange would be and how it’s come out have been completely different. Before jetting off I could have never imagined ever getting […]

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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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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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Exams, Travel and then Home

Joanna Taylor Semester 2, 2017 Exchange to the University of Mannheim   Exam week is slowly creeping up, so I have been spending my time studying, research and trying to keep both my mind and body active as much as possible. I am feeling somewhat nervous and sad knowing that the semester is coming to […]

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