Language Barrier Tips

Lyon Charlotte Linehan

Charlotte – Semester Exchange to Catholic University of Lyon, France Semester 1, 2017 Yesterday (February 6) marked my 1-month-anniversary since arriving in Lyon. I chose France because it was predominantly important for me to improve my French during this opportunity! I have a few close friends who have completed an exchange before but they all […]

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Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Henry McNemony

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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Arriving in Spain

Jacqueline O'Brian

Jacqueline – Exchange to Comillas University, Spain Semester 2, 2016   “What have I gotten myself into?” That was my initial thought as I realised I was stranded at the airport in Madrid. I had been waiting for over an hour for the car that was supposed to deliver me to my host family. My […]

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Summer at Sogang

Sogang University Summer Program 2014 During the mid-semester winter break (in South Korea, it’s their summer break), I attended the Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea as a student, in which I took part in their 2014 Summer Program. On the 22nd of June, I arrived in South Korea feeling extremely nervous due to my […]

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