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What to expect in Trento, small-town Italy

Joshua C Bachelor of Engineering University of Trento, Italy My exchange program was placed and set in the northern part of Italy, Trento, a small city town that is located in the gulf between two mountains. Initially I had chosen this partner university by its impressive range…

Discover the UK’s picturesque countryside

Jordan W (BCI student Majoring in Drama, Minors in Scenography and Literature) Leeds University, UK The landscape is stunning in England, if you’re a painter or creative type it will make your mind wonder. I was fortunate enough in my weekend explorations of the England countryside to…

Learning and living at Leeds

Jordan W (BCI student Majoring in Drama, Minors in Scenography and Literature) Leeds University, UK Leeds University is built on-top of a mountain that looks over the town. It is known to be one of the prestigious universities of England known as the Red Brick Universities. Don’t…

New Sights, New Smells – Hong Kong

“Learn a little Cantonese and the locals will bend their backs to help you out” Arriving in Hong Kong on my first day was both exciting and daunting at the same time – I had only been overseas less than a handful of times, let alone traveling by…

Forever Hungry in Hong Kong

“You may never go hungry in Hong Kong; however, you will feel the perpetual desire to eat being surrounded by delicious food”  As a cultural hotpot, Hong Kong boasts a vast array of cuisines and delicacies unlike anything I have previously seen. If you decide to undertake your academic…

Looking for a little adventure? Travel!

Jordan W (BCI student Majoring in Drama, Minors in Scenography and Literature) Leeds University, UK It’s been a little over four weeks now since returning from my exchange, and it has given me a lot of time to relish and ponder on the extraordinary opportunity that QUT…

Experience the Dutch Life

Kellie Amos, Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Creative Industries Maastricht University, Netherlands (Semester 1, 2017 Exchange) Maastricht – birthplace of the European Union A beautiful medieval city, Maastricht is home to a large international student population – particularly from the neighboring countries Belgium and Germany. People from…

A Semester in the True North

Kathryn Frost – Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Laws (Honours) University of Ottawa (Semester 1, 2017 Exchange) I was fortunate enough to spend Semester 1, 2017 completing an exchange at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada. Applying for an exchange at the University of Ottawa was…