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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…

Rotterdam: The best city you’ve never heard of

Chris, M., Bachelor of Business Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands  (Semester 1, 2018) In the last few days of 2017 I embarked on what would be the experience of a lifetime. After saying goodbye with mixed emotions and spending over 24 hours travelling, I finally arrived in the city…

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…

Leeds Survival Guide, Part 1: Arrival

The idea of travelling and experiencing a life away from home seems fantastic; until you arrive in this strange place with no clue of what you’re doing here. I’ve been in Leeds, England for about a week now. It’s been scary, but it’s also been an incredible amount…