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By River and Sea Rise: My Time in Canada

Georgia – Simon Fraser University – Canada Semester 1, 2020 ​Bachelor of Public Health Although my exchange was sadly cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I am grateful for the wonderful three months I experienced studying at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to exchange, the furthest I had travelled was to New Zealand, and…

‘Be Part of the Energy’ in Calgary

Aidyne – University of Calgary – Canada Semester 1, 2020 Bachelor of Property Economics There were a few reasons why I chose University of Calgary (U of C) in Calgary, Canada. Some may appear bizarre, and some are personal, which is why partaking in an overseas exchange is…

My Exchange Ten Commandments

Monique – Singapore Management University, Singapore & Aston University, England Semester 2, 2019 & Semester 1, 2020 Bachelor of Business – International As a student enrolled in a BS08 degree it was compulsory for me to undertake a year abroad. Aiming to make the most out of my…

My Experience at the Crossroads of America

Ashleigh – Purdue University – USA Semester 1, 2020 Bachelor of Business (Economics) I was fortunate enough to partake in a semester exchange at Purdue University in Indiana, USA. Prior to my exchange experience, I had never truly been on my own, so this was a whole new and nerve-racking experience for me. However, over the course…

San Jose: Small Town Heart, Big City Soul

Samuel – San Jose State University – California Semester 1, 2020 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Law (Honours) Going on exchange to San Jose State University (SJSU) in my third year of study was something that I had wanted to do ever since I started tertiary education. Although I didn’t know anyone…

Leeds: A City with Promises

Isabella – University of Leeds – England Semester 1, 2020 Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) / Bachelor of Laws (Honours) When I decided to go on exchange, my major goals were to embrace the opportunity to travel widely and learn about other countries, experience greater independence by living…

Swansea University Exchange Experience

Alexis – Swansea University, Wales Semester 1, 2020 One of the main reasons I wanted to go to university was to partake in a semester abroad. I had heard of so many wonderful stories of people travelling abroad and making wonderful friends and memories so couldn’t wait to…

My Short-Term Exchange at Aarhus University

Yingxi – Aarhus University – Denmark Short-Term Program January 2020 Bachelor of Business This two-week short-term exchange program with Aarhus University was incredible. Personally, I strongly encourage those who are considering a half-year exchange program, to try the short-term program beforehand.   I reckon Denmark has to be one of the best short-term options,…

My Time at Hanyang University, South Korea

Abbey – Hanyang University – South Korea Semester 1, 2020 Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) My time at Hanyang University in Seoul South Korea was filled with unique experie​nces and amazing people. This became even more unique due to the coronavirus pandemic.  I studied intensive Korean language, which was 4…

My Exchange to the University of Calgary

Annabelle – University of Calgary – Canada Semester 1, 2020 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Science On my exchange to the University of Calgary in Canada, I made lifelong friends and had so many once in a lifetime experiences. It was truly one of the best…