6 reasons why everyone should go on a year abroad

Hey! I’m a third year Neuroscience student spending a year on exchange studying at the University of Calgary in Canada – at least that’s what I tell potential employers, in reality I prefer to describe it as having the best year of my life. Since I arrived here in September, I’ve settled into a rhythm of living … More 6 reasons why everyone should go on a year abroad

“It’s all Fun and S’mores until your Tent Cover Blows Away”… Canada

Our first trip was in October when the ‘fall’ colours were out in all their fiery sass and it was to be a hike circling a lake, spread out over three days. Yes, that’s right, camping. Two essay submissions and a week later I was stood on the ‘sidewalk’ with a rucksack the size of … More “It’s all Fun and S’mores until your Tent Cover Blows Away”… Canada

My Best Experience So Far… Grand Canyon

One of the most astounding things about studying abroad is how quickly you make great friends from all around the globe. Want to know the key difference between us Internationals and the Yanks, though? … Internationals are itchin’ for a good ol’-fashioned road trip. A few weekends into the semester, ten of us embarked upon … More My Best Experience So Far… Grand Canyon

My Best Experience So Far…Gold Coast, Australia

Studied at Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia My year abroad was spent in Australia, and one of the reasons I chose to go there, was for the incredible diving opportunities the country has to offer. My best experience was definitely when I got to scuba dive for the first time, and snorkel on the Great … More My Best Experience So Far…Gold Coast, Australia