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Orientation Days VIU – Student Experience of Johanna A. – Semester Abroad Canada

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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You might have received a message saying when you should arrive at VIU at the latest for the orientation week. And you might ask yourself if this is really necessary because you prefer enjoying as much as possible of your time with friends and families. From my personal experience it is not only important but […]

Cabrillo Monument and Museums – Student Experience of Juergen H. – Semester Abroad USA

Monday, March 17, 2014

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Cabrillo Monument In the year of 1542, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo (see picture) set his foots as the first European on what is now known as the West Coast of the United States of America. The Cabrillo monument museum tells about this exploration. The most interesting part of the small museum is the old instruments for […]

Yosemite National Park, Avenue of the Giants and San Francisco – Student Experience of Juergen H. – Semester Abroad USA

Monday, March 3, 2014

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The Yosemite National Park offers a lot of hiking trails for beginners as well as for good hikers. Especially for beginners, there are really short hikes in Yosemite Valley, leading to fascinating waterfalls. Some are even less than 20 minutes and the trail is very easy to go. If you are an experienced mountain climber, […]

Rocky Mountains, Here we go! – Student Experience of Victoria K. – Semester Abroad USA

Monday, February 17, 2014

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Rocky Mountains- here we go! My trip in the Rocky Mountains began on a Thursday afternoon at 5.15, when we almost missed the ferry to Vancouver. After a 2-hour ride we finally arrived in Vancouver and could start our 8-hour drive to Lake Louise. While we were driving it got darker and darker until you […]

Bars in San Diego – Student Experience of Juergen H. – Semester Abroad USA

Monday, January 6, 2014

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Bars in San Diego – Student Experience of Juergen H. – Semester Abroad USA

Nightlive in San Diego The Typhoon is located at 1165 Garnet Ave in San Diego. Thyphoon is good for dancing and the drinks are cheap. There are multiple dance floors, and also the bartenders make a good job. Margaritas are $4.50 on a Taco Tuesday and have a good size. If you go there on […]

San Diego’s Top 5 Restaurants – Student Experience of Juergen H. – Semester Abroad USA

Friday, December 20, 2013

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San Diego’s Top 5 Restaurants – Student Experience of Juergen H. – Semester Abroad USA

5. American Breakfast at Great Maple The great maple in 1451 Washington Street is a perfect place for breakfast. Great Maple has a varied menu and all is high quality food. The typical breakfast is with eggs and bacon, it is really good. The only disadvantage is that the breakfast at this place is expensive, […]

Getting settled in San Diego – Student Experience of Christian S. – Semester Abroad USA

Monday, December 16, 2013

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Getting settled in San Diego – Student Experience of Christian S. – Semester Abroad USA

A semester abroad is a challenging task for a young student and especially the first weeks can be tough. Finding a place to stay, unexpected cultural differences, the language, using public transportation or a simple trip to the grocery store are just some of the challenges you have to master while studying abroad. One of […]

Hunter Valley Trip – Student Experience of Laura B. – Semester Abroad Australia

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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Hunter Valley Trip – Student Experience of Laura B. – Semester Abroad Australia

It was a rainy day in November as we went to Hunter Valley. All of us had several assignments to finish until the upcoming week and were under stress. Despite these circumstances it has been one of the best days of my study in Australia so far. Hunter Valley is an area in New South […]

RUGBY UNION WESTERN Sydney can have the Wanderers because the northern beaches now have the Bandicoots.

Friday, April 26, 2013

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RUGBY UNION WESTERN Sydney can have the Wanderers because the northern beaches now have the Bandicoots.

  Article from the RUGBY UNION WESTERN World in Union STUDENTS GIVE COMPETITION AN INTERNATIONAL FLAVOUR Jon Geddes WESTERN Sydney can have the Wanderers because the northern beaches now have the Bandicoots. The supporters of the Manly’s International Col- lege of Management Sydney sixth division rugby team have added real glitz and glamour to the […]

(Español) Descubre Australia – Experiencia de Nadira H. en Australia

Monday, January 14, 2013

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