Sydney First Impressions

Sydney is so unlike any other city I’ve been too; it has the hustle of a busy city with the skyscrapers and high rises, but 30 minutes away, it has the lull and chill of a beach community. Where I live

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Computer Scientist in the Wild

When I decided that I wanted to go to university, at the top of my list was to find somewhere that would let me spend some time abroad.  I went to uni quite close to home and I felt that

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My time Down Under!

Can’t believe it’s been nearly 2 months since I left the sunny shores of Melbourne. It feels like yesterday I was sitting in a lab in Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. I left the UK in February with my cases

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From farmed fish to reefs

Despite the amount of reports is expected from a Marine Biology university degree (we all know that…), one of the best things about studying Marine Biology is about attending field trips, this year in James Cook University, students taking the

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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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Life in Adelaide

Since I returned from Australia everyone keeps asking ‘So what’s university like in Australia? Is it really different?’ and to tell the truth, no. It is, on the whole, very similar to studying in the UK. However, the more I

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