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Sense of belonging

I chose to study at Bishop’s University in Canada because I felt like it would give me an experience I otherwise wouldn’t have access to in Brisbane. Bishop’s is situated in a small town about two hours east of Montreal in an area that speaks mainly French. I’d…

Milk in Japan – yogurt

I didn’t have a problem with culture shock because I had been to Japan before. I honestly think the biggest culture shock I experienced was visiting the grocery and trying to figure out what was milk (It turned out the stuff in bottles was actually a yogurt drink…)…

Always things to do

I budgeted around $4000 of my own money, my youth allowance and the $4000 QUT scholarship. However NUCB required prepayment of rent for one semester students before I received the scholarship. I had to actually borrow money from my parents to cover the shortfall as it was $4000…

Fourth best Business School in Japan

Nagoya University of Commerce & Business (NUCB) is the 4th best Business school in Japan according to Eduniversal and its business courses are consistently ranked highly within Japan and Asia. Nagoya also has lower living costs compared to Tokyo and is more centrally located. I had also heard…

A few PR complications!

I got a taxi to my accommodation and initially was a little disappointed. It was further from the city centre then I had wanted and my flat, shared with five other girls, had a small kitchen and no living area! This was a bit of a dis-advantage as…