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by Rosie Wright 15-02-2017
Finding a place to live in Austria or Germany can be notoriously difficult, especially in University towns. With University being free here (or costing very little) there are a lot of students, both German and international, and not enough rooms. At my home University we were told not to apply for halls...
Finding a place to live in Austria or Germany can be notoriously difficult, especially in University...
Finding a place to live in Austria or Germany...
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by Rosie Wright 05-09-2016
After 7 weeks, it was finally time to return home from my summer placement in Vienna and get ready to study in Innsbruck. I absolutely loved living just outside of Vienna and experiencing all that such a beautiful city had to offer. Although the job was sometimes challenging and the people in Vienna...
After 7 weeks, it was finally time to return home from my summer placement in Vienna and get...
After 7 weeks, it was finally time to return...
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by gemmaisacat 24-08-2016
Vienna is an absolute spider's web of alleyways and underground tunnels with a massively complicated public transport system. So, when you are already slightly inebriated, it is hard to figure out where to continue your sesh. So here is a (kind of) comprehensive list of where's good in Vienna. Before...
Vienna is an absolute spider's web of alleyways and underground tunnels with a massively complicated...
Vienna is an absolute spider's web of alleyways...
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by Rosie Wright 15-08-2016
What would a stay in Vienna be without coffee and cake in one of the many famous coffee houses? Known to host many a gathering between academics such as Sigmund Freud, and also featuring appearances from Adolf Hitler himself, these places are steeped in interesting yet turbulent history. With this in...
What would a stay in Vienna be without coffee and cake in one of the many famous coffee houses?...
What would a stay in Vienna be without coffee...
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by Rosie Wright 01-08-2016
Before I came to Vienna for the summer I anxiously trawled through hundreds of blog posts and websites, as well as following tons of Instagram accounts to get a feeling for the aesthetics of the place (and it is indeed as the accounts led me to believe – incredibly beautiful.) Although this was...
Before I came to Vienna for the summer I anxiously trawled through hundreds of blog posts and...
Before I came to Vienna for the summer I...
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by Laura Hooper 13-05-2016
The obvious choice for German students on their year abroad is Germany, so why should you choose Austria? 1. The people The people in Austria are so friendly and welcoming. I have never once felt uncomfortable or in danger here – it’s such a safe country. Obviously at the beginning...
The obvious choice for German students on their year abroad is Germany, so why should you choose...
The obvious choice for German students on...
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by gemmaisacat 28-04-2016
There are 3 steps to becoming Austrian: Meldezettel Anmeldebescheinigung Cake (Profit!) I left France thinking, ‘France is famous for its bureaucracy (or rather, la paperasse)… surely Austria can only be better!’ I was wrong. The paperwork hurdles in Austria are perhaps far...
There are 3 steps to becoming Austrian: Meldezettel Anmeldebescheinigung Cake (Profit!) I...
There are 3 steps to becoming Austrian: Meldezettel Anmeldebescheinigung Cake (Profit!) I...
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by gemmaisacat 11-04-2016
When I first left Scotland to go on my year abroad, I challenged myself not to come home until the very end of my studies. I wanted to absorb as much of the time spent in France and Austria as possible and going home for holidays seemed like a waste of this precious opportunity. I almost succeeded in...
When I first left Scotland to go on my year abroad, I challenged myself not to come home until...
When I first left Scotland to go on my year...
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by Laura Hooper 04-04-2016
I’m spending my year abroad in the capital city of Upper Austria, Linz. It’s a lovely city, very safe and welcoming, though it’s not ‘stereotypically Austrian’, in the sense of there aren’t so many mountains, and the houses aren’t wooden chalets. However, I have...
I’m spending my year abroad in the capital city of Upper Austria, Linz. It’s a...
I’m spending my year abroad in the...
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by Laura Hooper 04-03-2016
As a BA Modern Languages student, I study three languages, and so keeping up the two I am not using on my year abroad is very important. Here are a few suggestions I have for anyone in the same situation: Netflix and YouTube One obvious way to keep up your other languages is to watch films and TV programmes...
As a BA Modern Languages student, I study three languages, and so keeping up the two I am not...
As a BA Modern Languages student, I study...