An English Exchange Adventure

When I was in high school, I had a French and Spanish teacher who loved to reminisce about her time living abroad in France as a university student. I remember being so enchanted by her stories and the concept of going to school for a year in another country; as someone who has only ever…

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The Background Story: an Adventure to the Start

If I have to describe my summer in a single word, it would be either ‘luck’ or ‘change’. I just used two words, but imagining a one-word title to my summer full of new experiences was extremely hard. In July and August, I stayed at seven different places in three different countries. It was absolutely…

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Danish “Hygge”

Dark, cold, blonde, architecture… Those are somethings that comes up in your mind when you think about Scandinavia, aren’t they? And I would say all of them live up to your expectation to a certain extent. They do exist quite commonly. It is really dark and cold in winter (well, not as cold as Canada)….

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Scotland: Flights of Whimsy

November seemed to roll around early this year, and accompanying it was the St. Andrews’ Remembrance Day ceremony. Much like at Western, Remembrance Day is a solemn ceremony, and this past year St. Andrews commemorated the 100th Anniversary of World War I. A group of history students from the university are currently working on publishing…

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Experiential Learning

January 30th, 2014: Experiential Learning The SASAH students were given a presentation on the vast educational opportunities offered at western for experiential learning. These courses help students engage in their discipline in a hands-on context, in the real world.

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