In the motion and spring break

Caitlin Harper Exchange to St John’s University, Semester 1  2018 As I sit here in Cancun, Mexico at a restaurant having just ordered nachos! I reflect on the past five weeks of my first half of the semester abroad in NYC. Classes are in full swing, and I’ve made some great new friends. I’ve joined a basketball […]

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Arriving in NYC

American School Bus!

Rebecca Gower Exchange to St John’s University, USA Semester 1 , 2018   From the moment we touched down last week at JFK airport, I have had an incredible time. I spent a few days in Brooklyn before college began – which I definitely recommend to help you get settled and recover from the flight. […]

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Homesickness? No, not me!

Tara Fontana Exchange to St John’s University, Semester 2, 2017 Upon choosing my course 3 years ago, I knew part of my course requirement was to go on exchange for a semester. You could say I was somewhat prepared early on in first year to leave in a mere two years time, however that time […]

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Mid-semester already!

Tara Fontana, Exchange to St. John’s University Semester 2, 2017 It feels like just yesterday that I was walking through the international departure gates leaving Melbourne, but in reality it was over 2 months ago. Time really flies when you’re having fun!!   I cannot believe that we are already into week 9, out of […]

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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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First time living out of home

New York Kate Rhind

Kate – Semester Exchange to St John’s University, NY, USA Semester 2, 2016 Every since I was a little girl, I have always been very independent and sure of myself. Being the oldest of three, I have always had to look after others and myself. This has allowed me to smoothly transition into my first […]

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