First month in Halifax, Canada

Hi my name is Jon, and I am currently study law abroad in Halifax, Canada. This first month abroad has been an adjustment. From the moment I left Halifax airport I realised so many things here were different. The first of

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A year abroad in Ottawa and life back in Southampton


I completed my exchange in Ottawa during the 2015-2016 academic year. Having now finished my final year at Uni, I’m able to share my experience of my year abroad and how I settled back into life at Southampton! Before I

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Second Month in Adelaide

My second month in Adelaide involved a lot of the day to day joys that come with finding a routine in a new place. Settling in and discovering a new city means I have actually enjoyed the simple things like

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First Month in Adelaide


It is hard to believe that a month ago today after lots of goodbyes and 24 hours of travel I arrived here in Adelaide, on the other side of the world to my friends and family and suddenly everything felt

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My time in Hong Kong

I’m Annie and I have recently returned from my study abroad year in Hong Kong. After two years of studying law at Southampton I couldn’t wait for new surroundings and new experiences. Arriving in Hong Kong was a culture shock

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5 things I wish I had known/done before going on an exchange to Canada

Money money money if I could go back I would without a doubt have worked for at least a month before going for my year abroad and saved up as much as possible, unfortunately i didn’t and found myself always

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