Tips for the first weeks of studying abroad

Hi everyone! I am a third-year MSci Marine Biology and study abroad student, currently having my year exchange in James Cook University, Australia. James Cook University (JCU) is known for their leading research in coral studies (mainly due to its

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Beer, Bikes and Bitterballen

Frazer Dom tower

Hello, my name is Frazer and I’m studying Geophysics at Universiteit Utrecht, in the Netherlands, for the next 5 months. After what seems like endless paperwork, planning and preparation, I’m finally here! I arrived on Wednesday without too much hassle.

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My year in Miami

Hey everyone! I have a blog going on Blogger about my year studying marine biology at the University of Miami. You can find it at the following link:

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In the Bonds: Experiencing Penn State’s Greek Life


Whilst studying abroad at Penn State I took up the opportunity to get involved in one of the most recognisable, albeit mysterious, parts of the American college scene….. Greek Life. Joining a fraternity was an incredible experience and allowed me to

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Adelaide, South Australia (the festival state)


Many people, including myself, aspire to go travelling down under. Thanks to the study abroad, I was able to study in Adelaide which then allowed me to travel around lots of Australia and new Zealand – which is a lifelong

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A Miami oceanographer log book

Friendly manattee in Crystal River

So as part of my MSc in Oceanography at Southampton, I took the opportunity to sign up for the study abroad program. I have to say I didn’t hesitate much, and having lived in 6 different countries in my life,

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