As something that had been at the top of my bucket list since starting University, exchange has been an experience that has well and truly lived up to my expectations. For the last three and a half months my home away from home has been Tilburg, a small town in the south of the Netherlands.
Continue reading “Tilburg University: A New Experience”
When deciding which country to choose for my UTS global exchange, I had four main things on my checklist:
- Rich in culture
- Somewhere central in Europe, for convenient travel
- Most people being able to speak English
- Great parties
Continue reading “Dutch Dreaming”
I had travelled Europe extensively for 4 months after finishing high school, but this experience is one that is completely different because its not just travelling, but living and studying in a foreign country which you grow to love! Continue reading “I love stroopwaffles. Rotterdam !”
The biggest difficulty in assimilating to Danish culture is getting used to being in a state of perpetual relaxation. Denmark is a utopia; everything here just works. Everywhere is reachable by bicycle, your classes don’t start until quarter past the hour, the rush hour is over by 17.30 in the afternoon, and there is a great sense of communal living; everyone here is working for the collective good of the country’s citizens. Continue reading “Copenwithflanigan”
I decided to attend Tilburg University after my best friend came back from what he termed the best six months of his life. After looking at the other potential universities offered to law students, the blogs posted on this website and the surveys posted on UTS Blackboard, I soon realised why he had picked Tilburg. Continue reading “Why I chose Tilburg University”
Setting down in the Netherlands after a 30 hour travel stint was a warm and welcome sight! Being rushed through Schilpol Continue reading “Delightful Delft”
I’m going on into my third week of being here in on exchange at TU Deft in the Netherlands.
My first week was all about getting acclimatized to the new time zone (I lived in LA for a month prior to arriving here), getting the keys to my new student accommodation flat, grokking how to navigate the area from flat to the uni. It’s a 20 minute walk. I haven’t bought a bicycle yet but plan to do so next week. Continue reading “So far impressed by the TU Delft Dutch treat”