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Niamh O’Reilly

Niamh O’Reilly

Posted on 11 January 2021 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences International Exchange Placement Where did you go? University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada What motivated you to take up a year abroad? I've had […]

Henrietta Connor

Posted on 11 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of Social Sciences International Exchange Placement Where did you go? I went to Canada and attended the University of Ottawa. What motivated you to do a year abroad? I […]

George Morgan

Posted on 11 December 2020 by GO Student Ambassadors

School of History, Archaeology and Religion International Exchange Placement Where did you go? I went to Winnipeg, Canada to the University of Manitoba What motivated you to take up a […]

A Year Abroad And… Mental Health

Posted on 5 March 2020 by Niamh O'Reilly

This blog is going to be the first in a weekly series. Each week I will write about topics that nearly stopped me going on my year abroad and how […]

Foreign Fieldwork #2

Posted on 6 October 2019 by Niamh O'Reilly

Today I embarked on my second (likely my final) fieldtrip here in Vancouver. I really enjoyed writing about my previous fieldtrip, and you seemed to enjoy reading it so why […]

Some Advice for a First Month- Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada by Freddie Bennett.

Posted on 30 September 2019 by Frederick Bennett

Hi, my name is Freddie and I am currently on a year abroad at Dalhousie University. I thought for a first blog post I could say a little bit about […]

WEEK 2 – A Whistler Adventure

Posted on 2 August 2017 by Tegan Francis

Our second week in Canada has come and gone and it’s been quite a whirlwind for us all so far. Vancouver offers an immense number of options of things to […]

Settling in to UBC, Vancouver

Posted on 24 July 2017 by Tegan Francis

We stepped off the plane bright eyed and bushy tailed with a touch of jet lag and made our way down to passport control. The flight was reasonably long and […]

Québec, am y tro olaf…

Posted on 19 May 2017 by Elin Arfon

Salut, Dyma fy mlog olaf wrth imi ddod i ddiwedd fy nghyfnod fel monitrice d’anglais yn Polyvalente Saint-François, Beauceville (Québec). Fodd bynnag, mi fyddaf yn aros yma dros yr haf […]

Québec: Diwrnodau Cenedlaethol

Posted on 18 May 2017 by Elin Arfon

Bonjour eto, Y thema y tro hwn : diwrnodau cenedlaethol.  Rhaid egluro rhywbeth cyn mynd ati i sôn am y thema hon. Y mae Québec yn wahanol iawn i weddill […]

Québec: Teithio a Chludiant

Posted on 17 May 2017 by Elin Arfon

Bonjour o Québec, C’est Elin! Blog mis Mawrth oedd hwn i fod ond rhaid imi gyfaddef, yr oedd mis Mawrth yn brysur iawn imi, a’r rheswm pennaf am hynny oedd […]

Québec: Bwyd a Diod

Posted on 23 January 2017 by Elin Arfon

Yn gyffredinol, tebyg iawn yw’r bwyd yn Québec i’r bwyd a gawn ni adref yng Nghymru, bwyd traddodiadol tatws a chig i fwyd tramor sushi a chyri. Ond mae yna […]

Québec: Technoleg a Chyfryngau Cymdeithasol

Posted on 23 January 2017 by Elin Arfon

Felly, dyma gynnig cyntaf ar flogio...a'r teitl...technoleg a chyfryngau cymdeithasol. Gyda llaw, dwi yn Québec, Canada ar fy mlwyddyn dramor yn dysgu mewn ysgol uwchradd, ac ydy, mae hi'n oer […]

Snow place like Vancouver

Snow place like Vancouver

Posted on 22 December 2016 by Lorna Hayne

We’ve had snow in Vancouver!! They say it never snows here but we’ve had snow on the ground every day this week, which has made concentrating on studying for finals […]

Seattle

Posted on 16 November 2016 by Lorna Hayne

I’ve only got 2 and a half weeks of school left before finals start- where has the time gone?! In Canada, you get a day off for Remembrance Weekend, so […]