Tag

Culture Shock

Browsing

Embracing Student Life in Exeter

Matilda P., Bachelor of Mass Communication University of Exeter, England, (Semester 2, 2016) I started the process of applying for exchange two years ago. A friend had recently returned from Exeter University and ignited my interest in that particular university. I had previously lived in the UK a…

Blossoming in Sweden

Hayley W., Bachelor of Urban Development Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan, Sweden (Semester 1, 2017) For my semester abroad I attended KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm City, Sweden. It was by far the best six months of my life. I was challenged in many different ways, given the…

An Amazing Life in Denmark

Dermott P., Bachelor of Behavioural Science University of Southern Denmark, Denmark (Semester 2, 2018) My exchange took place in the small rainy town of Odense on the middle isle of Fyn in Denmark. Odense is the third largest city in Denmark but is still quite small, especially compared…

Settling into Maastricht

Rachel W., Bachelor of Business – International Maastricht University, Netherlands (Semester 1, 2017) As part of the Bachelor of International Business, I chose to attend Maastricht University. It had a different learning approach to my usual university learning. Instead of lectures, we had two tutorials for each subject. During these…

Make the Leap and Go On Exchange!

Alexandra K., Dual Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and Business Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany (Semester 1, 2018) Imagine thousands of people sitting by a river, beer in hand, basking in the sunlight or throwing a Frisbee while techno music plays in the background. This is the…

Living in France

Sophia A., Bachelor of Law/ Behavioural Science Catholic University of Lille, France (Semester 1, 2017) My name is Sophia Armitage and I am a 20 year old QUT student who just finished her semester abroad! At QUT, I study a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Behavioural…

Terrifying, amazing. Difficult, worth-while.

Jordy K., Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of IT Politencnico di Milano, Italy (Semester 1 2018) Europe in general is so different to Australia, and then Milan in Italy is so different to the rest of Europe. When I arrived I was shocked by the landscape, architecture, people, and…