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No Stress in New York

Julia – Fordham University, United States of America Semester 2, 2017 Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Creative Industries The experience of university in America is extremely different to that of QUT. Everything from the method of teaching, grading and assessment to the college spirit and club involvement…

Happiest Time of My Life

Jade – University of Strathclyde, Scotland Semester 1, 2016 Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Laws (Honours) What a task – asking me to reflect on my exchange experience in less than one page, where to even begin? Semester 1, 2016 was the happiest six months of my…

Embracing Chilly Birmingham

Laura – University of Birmingham, England Semester 2, 2017 Bachelor of Business I completed my QUT Study Abroad exchange semester in the chilly city of Birmingham in the UK! My host institution was the University of Birmingham (UoB), and I could not recommend the university more highly. The staff…

Campus Life in America

Novita – Illinois Institute of Technology, United States of America Semester 1, 2016 Bachelor of Business Campus and facilities My favourite building is called MTCC. It is a big building that has cafes, dining area, study/conference rooms, Starbucks, Bookstore and the Students Support office. In MTCC, every fortnight…

Hej from Copenhagen!

Margaux – Copenhagen Business School Semester 2, 2017 Bachelor of Biomedical Science / Bachelor of Business Landing in Copenhagen was probably close to the scariest things I’ve ever done. However, I was greeted by a smiling Dane who my host university, Copenhagen Business School, set up for me.…

Chance Encounters in Milan!

Michael – Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Italy Semester 2, 2017 Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Laws (Honours) My exchange started with a chance encounter which would later be incredibly beneficial. I had only been in Milan for three days and the apartment I was supposed to move…

Made Friends for Life!

Heidi F., Bachelor of Education (Secondary) State University of New York, USA (Semester 2, 2016) University I loved studying at SUNY. It was such a different experience to anything that I had been used to previously. It was awesome to be living on a campus where it was…

Bubblin’ Dublin

Renee G., Bachelor of Business International University College Dublin, Ireland (Semester 2, 2017) I began the second half of my full year of study abroad at University College Dublin in Dublin, the capital city of Ireland. The first day that I arrived on campus I was very surprised…