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Dormitory Life in Japan

久しぶり(hisashiburi). Or in English, it’s been a while. Semester one is long over and somehow, today Semester 2 officially begins of my study abroad here in Tokyo, Japan. It is hard to believe that I’m at the half-way point in my exchange, it feels like so much has…

Norwegian Adventure

Kathleen, O. Bachelor of Business Norwegian Business School (Semester 2, 2017) Norway? Why did you pick Norway? – Most common question I received after getting my acceptance letter. Next in line was Australia *shocked face* gosh that must have been a long flight, how long did it take?…

Just Do It!

Samantha, C. San Jose State University (Semester 2, 2016) I’ve always wondered why birds choose to stay in the same place, when they can fly anywhere on the earth… and then I ask myself the same question. To put it frankly, if someone had of told me that…

Its what you make it

Nicola, B. Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Semester 2, 2016) The biggest shock when arriving at PolyU was that very little was online.  All the students prefer face-to-face contact and therefore no lectures are recorded, all questions are asked in class or you meet up with your lecturer/tutor, all…

Fall Semester in Amsterdam City!

Darcy, C. Hodgeschool Van Amsterdam (Semester 2, 2016) The reality of living in Amsterdam city is a true as the picturesque photos. It is all bikes in busy lanes, tourists flooding Dam square, tree lined canals, beautiful cobbled streets and beautiful townhouses to match. What’s more, you’ll see…

Kiwi adventures

Holly, G. Bachelor of Music CIS Australia: January in Dunedin (Jan – Feb 2017) My name is Holly Geddes and I’ve just completed a summer semester at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand through QUT’s short-term exchange program. The seven-week program was completed with the help…

Engineering Design Summit in Cambodia

Himanthi M, Bachelor of Engineering Engineers Without Borders: Cambodia Design Summit (February 2017) The experiences and opportunities that were on offer were once in a lifetime. The opportunity to live in a remote Cambodian village really opened my eyes to realities of people’s lives around the world. The…

Tradition and Technology in Japan

Diana O, Bachelor of Creative Industries Ritsumeikan University Japanese Winter Program (Jan – Feb 2017) It was at the beginning of summer when I decided I needed a change, so QUT’s short-term mobility program in Japan was the perfect opportunity to do something productive in holidays while continuing…