What I wish I knew before exchange

Preparing to leave for exchange was by far the most emotionally overwhelming experience of my life. I can really only describe it as an emotional roller coaster.

There are serious...Continue...

Pre-exchange to-do list

Come September, I will be spending a full year studying in Paris, France. Hopefully, I will return to Queen’s speaking fluent French with a killer sense of style. For now all I can do is daydream...Continue...

Partner program to end

After a three-year trial run, the Queen’s-Blyth Worldwide (QBW) program, which allows students to complete University credits abroad, will not continue after 2014.Continue...

Exchange Diaries: En route to Hong Kong

Brindan Baskaran is in Hong Kong on exchange for the upcoming year. He'll be sharing his experience as a regular contributor for QJBlogs.

In a couple of hours, I’ll be welcomed...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: The At Home Foreigner

By Cole Meagher (LifeSci ’14)

My experience in Glasgow has been amazing so far and all the credit is due to the people I’ve met, both the other students here on exchange...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: From Paris To Switzerland

By David Kong (Comm ’14)

Switzerland, by most standards, is a completely respectable nation. It’s rich yet equal, patriotic yet peaceful, diverse in culture and language...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: From Paris To Italy

By David Kong (Comm ’14)

Italy is the direct product of the greatest civilization in history that led the world into the modern era via the Renaissance. From these...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: From Vienna To Kingston

By Philipp Lürzer (Comm '13)

When I told my friend back in Austria that I would leave Vienna to study in Kingston for one semester, he told me that I was insane. “All...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: Through Maple Leaf Coloured Glasses

By Cole Meagher (ArtSci ’14)

I have officially been living in Scotland for one month. While it feels like I’ve been here for quite some time, in reality this will only...Continue...

Exchange Diaries: From Paris To Amsterdam

By David Kong (Comm ‘ 14)

Amsterdam is the Venice of the north. Built on marshland, it resembles a concert hall of sorts. Streets alternate with canals shaped in semi-...Continue...