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Time on Exchange in South Carolina

James H., Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Laws University of South Carolina, USA (Semester 2, 2018) I picked the University of South Carolina as my exchange destination, mostly based on reports from previous exchange students and because it was a place I had never dreamed of going…

University of Kassel: Short Term Exchange – Long Term Memories

Karl Somoray, Bachelor of Engineering/Mathmatics Short-term program: Hessen University “Hessen International Summer University – Kassel” Germany (June/July 2018) During the Summer of 2018, myself and along with around 15 other QUT students were very fortunate enough to receive a mobility scholarship from the Hessen International Summer Universities. From…

Interning with Japanese Football League

Morgan K, Bachelor Business – International Internship with the Japanese Football League (June – July 2017) New Colombo Plan mobility and internship grant recipient  In the second semester of 2016 I took the opportunity within my BS08 degree to exchange to Rikkyo University, Ikebukuro, Japan.  This study aboard experience…

A Munich Experience

Kaydon L, Bachelor of Engineering Technical University of Munich (Semester 2, 2016) “Travel is really about the experiences that you gain on the journey. In the end, it will be those experiences that make up your memories.” (Bram Reusen, Travel Experience Live, 1 November 2012). I remember some…

Surabaya: 5 Foods & What They Say About Indonesia Culture

Katie T: Bachelor of Property Economics University of Surabaya, Indonesia (Semester 2, 2016) New Colombo Plan Mobility Student Nasi Campur (pronounced Nasi champur) I’m starting with a dish meaning ‘mixed rice’ as it was one of the first dishes I had during my exchange in Surabaya. It is…

A Semester in Tokyo

Chanelle J, Bachelor of Business Rikkyo University, Japan (Semester 1, 2016) New Colombo Plan mobility grant recipient My decision to do exchange in Tokyo was influenced by my love of Japanese design and architecture, and also because I was interested to learn more about the culture. I was…

A Polish Experience

Clay A, Master of Business Warsaw School of Economics (Semester 2, 2016) I have just completed one semester at Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie aka the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) in Warsaw, Poland. It was a truly fantastic experience. SGH is a reputable business university in Warsaw located…

Highlights and tips for a semester in Madrid

James W, Bachelor of Engineering Polytechnic University of Madrid (Semester 2, 2016) Madrid is a large, lively, beautiful and friendly city. There are always events and things to do, incredible public transport, a compact city centre and it is really safe! Even though it is a big metropolitan…

Making the most of my time in Vienna

Olivia R, Bachelor of Business/Laws University of Vienna (Semester 2, 2016) Travelling to Vienna, Austria, I was overwhelmed with the prospect of studying human rights law in the place so deeply rooted in the fundamentals of legal first principles. As my classes were in English, and many exchange students…

Canadian Escapade

Helena J, Bachelor of Engineering/Information Technology University of Waterloo (Semester 2, 2016) Deciding to go on Exchange in Canada is the best decision I’ve ever made! In Semester 2, 2016, I travelled to Ontario, Canada to study at the University of Waterloo. Waterloo is amazing and highly ranked…