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May 2017

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London Calling

Jessica R, Bachelor of Business/Law CIS Australia: January in London (January, 2017) Host University I completed a short-term program at the University of Roehampton, a beautiful parkland university in London. The campus was picturesque, and the facilities were very useful and easily accessible. The accommodation was situated…

Winter in Stuttgart

Gemma T, Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology Stuttgart Winter University (January – February, 2017) If you were to have told me a year ago that I would learn a new language, experience a new culture, make new lifelong friends and gain a new family all within the space…

My Internship Experience

Hi, my name is Tiffanie and I’m scared of sharks, women who wear white pants, snakes, tall people, running out of hand sanitiser, sea cucumbers, crying children, weak handshakes, cane toads, 4s, accidentally swallowing gum, the Caboolture line and my own shadow (no, I’m not scared of spiders…

A Semester in Tokyo

Chanelle J, Bachelor of Business Rikkyo University, Japan (Semester 1, 2016) New Colombo Plan mobility grant recipient My decision to do exchange in Tokyo was influenced by my love of Japanese design and architecture, and also because I was interested to learn more about the culture. I was…

‘Crisps’ or ‘Chips’?

One of the first things I remember being told about exchange is that assimilating into another culture can be hard. “It’s England,” I thought. “It can’t be that hard.” If I was to study in Italy or France, a country whose first language wasn’t English; that would be…

A Polish Experience

Clay A, Master of Business Warsaw School of Economics (Semester 2, 2016) I have just completed one semester at Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie aka the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) in Warsaw, Poland. It was a truly fantastic experience. SGH is a reputable business university in Warsaw located…

Making the most of my time in Vienna

Olivia R, Bachelor of Business/Laws University of Vienna (Semester 2, 2016) Travelling to Vienna, Austria, I was overwhelmed with the prospect of studying human rights law in the place so deeply rooted in the fundamentals of legal first principles. As my classes were in English, and many exchange students…