Arriving in Australia, I was greeted with a wave of heat and humidity, alongside news that my luggage had accidentally been sent to Greece. With just the clothes on my back, my carry-on, and a credit card that didn’t work, I made my way into the city. Little did I know, my adventure had only begun. [Read more…]
Meet Ismail Ahmad a third year Bachelor of Science student who is currently on exchange in Munich, Germany at the Ludwig-Maximilian University (LMU)! [Read more…]
Dal has so many exchange and study abroad opportunities that allow you to see some amazing places around the world. While travelling is an amazing experience on its own, studying abroad and immersing yourself into another culture for an extended period of time can’t be beaten. My abroad experience affected my future dreams and ambitions and changed how I view the world. My recommendation to you? Hurry up and apply before the Jan. 31 deadline (Jan. 27 for Dal AC students)! [Read more…]
If you know someone who has studied abroad or gone on exchange during university, chances are they’ve tried to convince you to do the same thing. They’ll talk about how it was a life-changing experience and have the same crazy stories to tell. Well, I am one of those annoying post-exchange students who continually try to convince my friends that going abroad is possible—and well worth it. [Read more…]
Meet Alex Wiley, a third year Kinesiology student who is currently on exchange at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
A semester or year abroad is a foreign concept to a lot of Dal students (pardon the pun), but it doesn’t have to be! Take it from me, it’s possible to go abroad, graduate in four years, and have the time of your life—without breaking the bank. [Read more…]
The transition from high school to university is a big one, an important one, and sometimes even a scary one. You’re spreading your wings, finding some new independence, and discovering new abilities and talents. And that will become apparent when you first step foot into a Dal classroom or lecture hall. It’s going to be different from what you’re used to, so here’s the lowdown. [Read more…]
Before you arrive at Dalhousie for the first time, you’ll find yourself packing for your trip. If you have a large distance to travel before you reach Canada, it’s a good idea to put some thought into the things you’ll be bringing with you when you begin your new adventure! Here are a few things to consider while you’re zipping up your suitcase.
For this international student spotlight, I had the opportunity to chat with Amber, a Dal student from the Netherlands. Amber Bonsee is a third-year International Food Business Major at Dalhousie’s Agricultural campus in Truro. Her home university is Aeres University in Dronten. Amber is 20 years old and currently on a food safety internship in Kamloops, British Columbia. She told me about her move, making friends, and advice she has for students considering studying abroad. [Read more…]
Meet Ashley Oates, a third-year student at Dal’s Agricultural Campus. Ashley is doing a major in Animal Science and Minor in Aquaculture and is currently studying at the University of Hull in England! We caught up with Ashley to see how her exchange is going so far. [Read more…]