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October 2016

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Life in Sweden & at KTH

Peter: Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, Semester 1, 2016 Through the QUT Exchange program I had the opportunity to spend not one, but two full semesters abroad in Stockholm, Sweden. I had done some backpacking through South East Asia in the past, but I had never left…

Why I chose China

Roisin: Zhejiang University, China: Semester 1, 2016 I have returned to Australia this past week after spending 6 months living in Asia. I spent one semester studying Mandarin at one of China’s most prestigious universities, Zhejiang University, and then spent a month working at the law firm Herbert…

My First Month at Queen’s

I’ve reached Week 6, and although I’m swamped with all sorts of assessment and preparation for classes, the fun hasn’t died down! At the end of September, a few other exchange students and myself hired some cars and drove 3 hours north to the beautiful Algonquin Provincial Park.…

Out & About in Leeds

Elouise: University of Leeds, Semester 1, 2016 From the moment I submitted my exchange application, right up until I hopped off the train at Leeds station I was unsure if I had made the correct decision and picked the right university/ destination. But boy am I glad that…

Reasons to study in Copenhagen

Why Copenhagen? Many have asked me this question, both before I left and whilst in Denmark. Initially it was due to my fascination of all things Scandinavian and the fact I could study my law subjects in English, whilst being immersed in a totally different cultural experience. But…

My Glasgow Highlights and Advice

Ashleigh: University of Glasgow, Semester 1, 2016 There are so many things I should put in this section, but my top five highlights (in no particular order) would be going to a beach and hot spa in Reykjavik, Iceland in the middle of Winter, the torchlight procession at…