“You came at the wrong time of year”, is something that has been told to me by almost every Canadian person I’ve met upon finding out I have come from … Continue Reading Ryerson University, Canada
Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Snow! It’s been two months since I’ve arrived in Toronto, Canada and to say that it’s been an amazing experience thus far, is an understatement. Toronto as … Continue Reading Ryerson University, Canada
Arriving in Ottawa To be completely honest, I knew next to nothing about Ottawa before I got accepted to study at uOttawa on exchange. From hearing things about Ottawa … Continue Reading University of Ottawa, Canada
Here is my reflection on my 2018 UTS global exchange experience at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. I left my hometown, Sydney beginning of January 2018 and I am now writing … Continue Reading Ryerson University, Canada
Life on Global Exchange has been full on since arriving 2 months ago. Despite the countless information sessions, describing the exchange experience can do it no justice. Strangely enough, Toronto … Continue Reading Ryerson University, Canada
I’ve been in Canada for two months now and its fantastic. Upon arriving here, the distinct feelings I had were “It’s cold!” and “Actually, no, its freezing!” Quite a change … Continue Reading Ryerson University, Canada
After a month of making my way through Europe, I have finally reached Ottawa, Canada. Although this wasn’t the conventional route to my exchange destination, the few weeks I spent … Continue Reading The Journey to Ottawa
Today on 3rd September, I’ve reached three milestones: Finishing the 1st week of classes at HEC Montréal. Reached the end of the 2nd week since arriving in Montréal. It’s been … Continue Reading Bonjour de Montréal!
The start of semester is almost here, a fact I’ve been happy to avoid thinking about during my month of travelling en route to Toronto. Going on exchange has … Continue Reading Living the Canadian Dream
Winter is very different as you could imagine in comparison to a winter season in Australia. Before I arrived in Montréal I spent two days in Toronto to visit some … Continue Reading A snowy Montréal
Ryerson University, a technical focused institution in the heart of downtown Toronto, just down the road from the prestigious University of Toronto. It has a whole bunch of brutalist style … Continue Reading Started from the bottom (of the world) now we’re here
It has been just over 3 weeks since I left Australia and all the comforts of home. I have been living out of a suitcase, particularly as I traveled from … Continue Reading The Bald Eagle and the Maple Leaf
Montreal reminds me of a slightly larger sized Melbourne. With its cool hipster streets, arts and comedy culture, I kind of feel like I’m home. Little cool eateries are scattered … Continue Reading Montreal
If there’s any advice I can give to a future exchange student, it’s to arrive in your new city early – at least 2 weeks before the semester starts I’d … Continue Reading Toronto, Canada
I never would have thought that the first time I would be living out of home would be so far from my family and friends, yet here I am writing … Continue Reading Hello From the Other Side
My journey to Canada started a few years ago with a dream to one-day return to the USA, a country I once called my home. Time passed with no magical … Continue Reading The University of Where?