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Student stories

Toronto (UWO), Hong Kong, UDLAP

Want to find out more about what you can expect from our different exchange destinations?  Our returned students give their guides to being on exchange in their student stories below. 

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Lucy - Work Placement, Innsbruck (PDF , 307kb)

Matthew - Work Placement, Vienna (PDF , 244kb)

Olivia - Work Placement, Vienna (PDF , 672kb)


Helena - Université de Liège (PDF , 313kb)

Kate - University of Liège and Work Placement in Italy (PDF , 197kb)

Czech Republic

Megan - Anglo American University (PDF , 641kb) 


Livia - University of Copenhagen (PDF , 757kb)

Samuel - University of Aarhus (PDF , 553kb)


Miruna - University of Helsinki (PDF , 472kb)


Bethan - Work Placement, Anglet (PDF , 63kb)

Grace - Work Placement (PDF , 644kb)

Jamie - Work Placement (PDF , 227kb)

Adam - L'université d'Aix-Marseille (PDF , 420kb)

Alexandra - Work Placement (PDF , 280kb)

Jessica - Université Grenoble Alpes (PDF , 773kb)

Madeleine - Work Placement (PDF , 544kb)

Rhiannon - Work Placement, Paris (PDF , 580kb)


Amy - University of Regensburg (PDF , 195kb)

Jack, Timothy - Work Placements, Erlangen (PDF , 976kb)

Jasper, Thomas, Chloe - Heidelberg University (PDF , 574kb)

Andy, Matthew, Hanna - Work Placements (PDF , 203kb)


Joshua - Maastricht University (PDF , 64kb)

Lucy - Radboud University Nijmegen (PDF , 52kb)

Nazlican - Utrecht University (PDF , 91kb)

Tim - Utrecht University (PDF , 103kb)


Joseph - University of Bergen (PDF , 53kb)

Rebekah - University of Bergen (PDF , 59kb)


Bethany - Work Placement, Gran Canaria (PDF , 330kb)

Liberty - Paris-Sorbonne University and Work Placement, Madrid (PDF , 446kb)

Luisa - Work Placement (PDF , 691kb)


Alison - Lund University (PDF , 66kb)

Sweden - Alison (PDF , 66kb)

Jack - Umea University (PDF , 531kb)

Jessica - University of Lund (PDF , 72kb)



Marie - University of Sydney (PDF , 384kb)

Josselin - University of Western Australia (PDF , 240kb)

Rebecca - University of Sydney (PDF , 486kb)


Amy - University of British Columbia (PDF , 107kb)

Bernadine - University of British Columbia (PDF , 214kb)

Tom, Ella, Laura - Western University (PDF , 405kb)

Zoe - York University (PDF , 337kb)

Christina - York University (PDF , 539kb)

Ellie - University of British Columbia (PDF , 442kb)

Hong Kong

Matthew - Chinese University of Hong Kong (PDF , 125kb)

Thomas - University of Hong Kong (PDF , 50kb)

Raman - University of Hong Kong (PDF , 520kb)

Edward - University of Hong Kong (PDF , 880kb)

Nick - University of Hong Kong (PDF , 39kb)

Xinhao - Chinese University of Hong Kong (PDF , 616kb)


Tess - Waseda University (PDF , 42kb)

Asia - Waseda University (PDF , 42kb)

South Africa

Please read the blog by Anna (Department of English) who studied at Rhodes in 2016/17.

South Korea

Martin, Hongyu, Elspeth - Seoul National University Summer School (PDF , 506kb)

Elspeth - Seoul National University (PDF , 789kb)


Daniel - National Chengchi University (PDF , 261kb)


Aisling - University of Denver (PDF , 443kb)

Amelia - University of Illinois (PDF , 225kb)

Henry - University of Rochester (PDF , 325kb)

Orla - Rutgers University, New Jersey (PDF , 284kb)

Abelke - Rutgers University, New Jersey (PDF , 432kb)

Alex - University of Minnesota (PDF , 865kb)

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