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February 2016

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Self-Budgeting

The accommodation I had was located in a great part of Glasgow about fifteen minute walk from the campus.  The building itself was a four floor tenement with a fantastic view over the city.  Facilities included a bathroom, toilet, well-equipped kitchen and laundry.  The room sizes depended on…

Always have a laptop

The one must have item is a laptop so you can keep in touch with family and friends back home.  The whole experience is very exciting but you will have down time when you aren’t travelling, studying or partying and you will begin to miss everyone at home! …

Embracing the journey

When you go for and exchange, the journey doesn’t take you but you embrace the journey into yourself.  QUT study abroad and exchange programs offer you the opportunity to: study and live in another part of the world experience something outside of your comfort zone learn a new…

Dreaming for an adventure

The best way to learn isn’t having just eyes in the books but the heart for an adventure. QUT offers a variety of opportunities for students to enhance their studies experience from a range of exchange programs. Programs offered are: Semester exchange in another part of the world…

Places to visit in Paris

Favourite hangouts (drink and food, going out) Le Barav (practically lived there) – cute French wine bar – better to book the day before for drinks and food – great ambiance, cheap food (<15 euro) and cheap wine; buy a bottle at the neighbouring (linked) bottle shop and…

Personal Food Favourites in Paris

Restaurants La Cuisine de Philippe (6th arrondissement) – specialises in soufflé but all meals were incredible – ~31 euro per meal Au Bon Coin (5tharrondissment, a little tucked away) – delicious French food – 24 euro for entrée + main Chez Papa (9th arrondissement) – specialises in foie…