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By Anna McAlpine

The idea of studying abroad on Erasmus conjures up many different images and ideas in people’s minds. When you first apply, if you are anything like me, your mind can instantly be ensnared by the prospects of the new friends you will meet, the experiences you will gain in a new city and the new hobbies you will discover at your host university. 712 more words

Student Life

"Be grand." - Pre-Departure Reflections by Kate Brock, UCC Postgraduate Student Ambassador

You should be excited. Right? There should be a very definitive sense of apprehension and anxiety and jitters and all those knots in your stomach should be distracting you from the work that you ought to be heeding. 629 more words


Chapter 5. THE ARTS – natural attraction by Lidia Aviles

Beauty is a topic taboo in the different countries. Since beauty is expressed differently depending where you are from and the places you have visited. 513 more words

Chapter 4. COMMUNICATION ISSUES – cultural shock by Lidia Aviles

Like it or not, English is the communication language around the world for the moment. And giving your child the opportunity to learn and practice the language is an investment you are doing. 913 more words

Scattered and Gathered

In this new book, I have a chapter, co-authored with three colleagues, on ministry to diaspora in New Zealand, with a particular focus on international students.

Christian Writing

Thank You Thursday - July 21st, 2016

Aspect Foundation’s inbox is flooded with notes from students expressing their gratitude for the experience they have had on student exchange. On Thursdays, we post one of these notes, sharing the “warm fuzzies” with all of you! 982 more words

Thank You Thursdays

How to Stay Cool and Safe in the Heat at ESLi at WKU

As we get the first month of summer out of our way, Mother Nature is turning up the heat. ESLi at WKU will be experiencing Heat Watch temperatures over the next week, and though this can be dangerous, there are steps you can take to stay safe and cool. 199 more words