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January 2019

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Adjusting to Life in Thailand

In Thailand, there’s a phrase called ‘Thai Time’. It applies when Thai people do things in their own time – which I’ve realised happens quite a lot! The first time I experienced ‘Thai Time’ was waiting for my acceptance letter from Thammasat University. Around one month before my…

Kassel – A new Journey

Yu Yi Yu, Bachelor of Engineering/IT Short-term program: Hessen University “Hessen International Summer University – Kassel” Germany (June/July 2018) Don’t take this the wrong way, but had I been asked one month ago will I go on exchange, my answer would’ve been – probably not. QUT has awesome…

Living like a Local in Kassel

Xaythavone Phommachanh, Bachelor of Engineering Short-term program: Hessen University “Hessen International Summer University – Kassel” Germany (June/July 2018) Doing exchange abroad is one of my favourite opportunities that I could do while being in university. On July 2018, I took a journey to Germany to participate in an…

Life in Kassel

Tantika Na Nakhon, Master of Engineering Management Short-term program: Hessen University “Hessen International Summer University – Kassel” Germany (June/July 2018) My name is Tantika Na Nakhon and I’ve just completed an international summer program at the Universität Kassel (University of Kassel) in Kassel, Germany. It was four-week program…

My life in Kassel and Germany

Jeng-Han Lu, Master of Information Technology Short-term program: Hessen University “Hessen International Summer University – Kassel” Germany (June/July 2018) In the semester break between SEM-1 and SEM-2 in 2018, I was fully immersed in German culture, thanks for the International Summer University (Kassel). Although the time was short,…

A Unique Experience in a New City

Dominic Dall’Osto, Bachelor of Engineering Short-term program: Hessen University ‘Hessen International Summer University – Kassel’ Germany (June/July 2018) I’ve just returned from a 4 week short-term program in Kassel, Germany – the International Summer University (ISU). I was part of a group of 45 students from all over…