Tips and Tricks for an Australian Exchange; The Diary of a 21-Year-Old Muslim Girl and her Experiences in Melbourne

Khadijah is a Queen Mary English student and Turing Scheme grant recipient, currently studying abroad at the University of Melbourne in Australia. Moving abroad comes with its own set of adventures and challenges that one can never be fully prepared for; that’s what makes it so exciting! The experiences I have had during my year … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for an Australian Exchange; The Diary of a 21-Year-Old Muslim Girl and her Experiences in Melbourne

“Kobe may not be Tokyo, but it definitely has its own attributes of note.”

Hi, my name is Shania and I am an LLB Global Law student from Queen Mary University of London, currently studying my final undergraduate year in Kobe University in Japan, and here to tell you everything you may need to know about living in a reality completely different from the one back in London. Kobe … Continue reading “Kobe may not be Tokyo, but it definitely has its own attributes of note.”

Mely B (What a Place to Be!)

Amelia Chisholm studies within Queen Mary's School of English and Drama. As a Turing Scheme grant recipient, Amelia is currently studying abroad at the University of Melbourne in Australia. Amongst many, my main reasons for choosing to study at the University of Melbourne were the city’s reputation for being Australia’s cultural capital, the university’s beautiful … Continue reading Mely B (What a Place to Be!)

Need to start your application to study abroad, but unsure where to start? Emma’s got you sorted…

It’s likely I won’t be the first to tell you that studying abroad takes a lot of preparation and research, and as the application deadline gets closer it can begin to feel a little daunting. But I promise the work you put in now will be so worth it! I’ve been through the process myself, … Continue reading Need to start your application to study abroad, but unsure where to start? Emma’s got you sorted…

Advice for future Queen Mary students studying abroad at UC Berkeley, or in California more generally…

By Queen Mary Geography student, and Turing Scheme grant recipient Joel Bantick. When I made my trip to UC Berkeley last August there was a rush of emotions; excitement for the new academic year ahead, sadness for being far away from home and the pressure to make new friends. While this was overwhelming at times … Continue reading Advice for future Queen Mary students studying abroad at UC Berkeley, or in California more generally…

“I found myself meeting students from every corner of the world…”

Queen Mary Politics with a Year Abroad student, and Turing Scheme grant recipient Yash Dadhwal, reflects on a year abroad spent hiking, beaching and studying, all within the hustle & bustle of Hong Kong. My life after being accepted for an exchange programme suddenly became very fast-paced and frantic. Amongst feelings of anxiousness and excitement … Continue reading “I found myself meeting students from every corner of the world…”

A midnight yell each night in finals week to alleviate the stress…

Queen Mary Economics with a Year Abroad student, and Turing Scheme grant recipient, Jasmine Kaur offers some insight and handy tips for those looking to study abroad at UCLA. Academics Before I began the exchange, I thought academically that UCLA would be very similar to Queen Mary in terms of their system. Queen Mary has … Continue reading A midnight yell each night in finals week to alleviate the stress…

Top Tips for studying abroad at UC Berkeley – what we wish we had known!

Queen Mary Politics student and Turing Scheme grant recipient, Vicky Bedford, thought it would be useful to ask fellow study abroad students about what they wish they had known before studying abroad at the University of California, Berkeley. These were the most popular answers... Work Obviously studying is a big part of the study abroad … Continue reading Top Tips for studying abroad at UC Berkeley – what we wish we had known!