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University Life at Leeds

Chelsie, M., Bachelor of Media and Communication University of Leeds, England (Semester 1, 2018) I recently completed an exchange program for one semester at the University of Leeds in Leeds, England. To say it was the best experience of my life is an understatement! I thoroughly enjoyed every…

Quintessentially British

Katherine Thelander Bath Spa University, England (Semester 1, 2016) Going on exchange is a chance to see the world and at first I found that England, apart from the weather, was no different to Australia. It took a mere twelve months for the United Kingdom to change my…

My Short but Sweet Time in the United Kingdom

Su Jin Lim, Masters of Business Short-term program: University of Exeter ‘International Summer School’ England (June/July 2018) It had always been a lifelong dream of mine to study in the UK; therefore when I saw QUT’s Global Exchange Portal advertising the International Summer School Program at the University…

Aston-ishing England

Annabel Boersen, Bachelor of Business – International Aston University, England (Semester 2, 2017 through Semester 1, 2018) I absolutely loved my time on exchange at Aston University in Birmingham, UK. There were so many highlights of my trip both academic and cultural: including meeting Orlando Bloom! I chose…

Discover the UK’s picturesque countryside

Jordan W (BCI student Majoring in Drama, Minors in Scenography and Literature) Leeds University, UK The landscape is stunning in England, if you’re a painter or creative type it will make your mind wonder. I was fortunate enough in my weekend explorations of the England countryside to…

Leeds Survival Guide, Part 2: Leeds Lingo

In the past few months of being in Leeds, there have been plenty of interesting and strange Yorkshire sayings that I’ve encountered. In Australia, we have words such as “snag”, “arvo”, “grog” that are native to the Australian language. Similarly, there are newfound words found in the ‘Yorkshire’ dialect found in…

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…