Caught the Travel Bug

Joanna Taylor Semester 2, 2017 Exchange to University of Mannheim I have been living in Mannheim, Germany for just under 3 months and I am absolutely loving life. Moving in, setting up my room and getting to know my rooms mates was a daunting and somewhat overwhelming experience to say the least, but it was […]

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The Adventure Begins

Sarah McNeil Semester 2, 2027 exchange to Mannheim University It is the beginning of my third week in Mannheim and classes begin tomorrow. It’s strange trying to organise myself for a university I know nothing about! Mannheim University is set out across the city, with the main building being the Palace (yes, I’m going to uni […]

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What I’ve seen and done

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Henry – Semester Exchange to University of Heidelberg, Germany Semester 2, 2016 Whilst my time on exchange at Heidelberg University in Germany has been an incredibly fortunate experience, the travel I’ve been privileged enough to do on the side has possibly been an even bigger learning experience. Most recently, to take advantage of a week’s […]

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My Arrival in Germany

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April – Exchange to the University of Heidelberg, Germany Semester 2, 2016 On the 4th of October, after weeks of travel, I ventured to my university host city. Coming from Belgium I took a bus to Frankfurt where I would take a connecting bus to Heidelberg, the destination of my university. Frankfurt took me by […]

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Budgeting tips for Exchange

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Emily – Exchange to the University of Heidelberg, Germany Semester 2, 2016 Anyway you look at it, exchange is expensive. For most of us on exchange, visa conditions and study means working a part-time job is out of the question. So instead, you’ve spent months at home saving all your hard earned cash for the […]

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Heidelberg, Germany

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Henry – Semester Exchange to University of Heidelberg, Germany Semester 1, 2016 After a couple of weeks travelling through the typical European tourist destinations of Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam and Copenhagen, I have finally arrived in Heidelberg, eager to start my semester abroad. Whilst those cities were all fantastic by their own right, Heidelberg is something […]

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Travelling in Europe before Exchange

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Emily – Semester Exchange to Heidelberg University, Germany Semester 2, 2016 After months and months of planning, August 15 finally arrived – the day I would leave for Europe. Between now and October (when I would arrive in my host city) was 7 beautiful, eye-opening and life changing weeks of travelling Europe. Even better, I […]

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Side Travels and arriving in Germany

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  April – Semester Exchange to Heidelberg University, Germany Semester 2, 2016 As a part of ACU’s student exchange program, I am studying at Heidelberg University in Germany. Arriving in Europe was my first ever time overseas, making me very excited and eager to explore other parts of the world. Heidelberg is situated in South […]

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