Alison Isherwood

Experiences by Alison

  • 8 / 10 points

    Erasmus experience in Leuven, Belgium by Paula

    Why did you choose to go to Leuven, Belgium? Before deciding where I was going to go for my Erasmus, I didn’t know much about Leuven. In fact, all I thought of when it came to Belgium was beer, chips and chocolate, but when I had to choose my Erasmus destination, I...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    The city that stole my heart: Granada (Erasmus)

    "Granada, a la que se ama antes de verla y cuando se la ve, se la ama aún más. " (Granada, that you love before seeing it and that you love even more after seeing it. ) E. Stuart-Wortle After having read this phrase, I realised that Granada wouldn't be a city like any...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Erasmus in Dublin! What I would have liked to have known before going

    Are you going to Dublin for Erasmus? Surely you will have some questions about what your stay in Ireland will be like. After living in this capital city for nine months, I would like to share a little with you about what I have learned. Here I will tell you about the...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    I need a supermarket

    I have to confess something. When I went on Erasmus it was the first time that I lived on my own and had to survive on what I bought, cooked and had. And, as this will surely be the case for many people, I am going to leave you with a series of tips/ advice that I...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    The Palio of Siena

    Siena's Palio Siena, my birth city in the centre of Tuscany, is known around the world for two reasons: its medieval monuments and its Palio. The Palio is by far the most famous celebration in the city, able to bring together all the Sienese to the main square, Piazza...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Where to eat in Aix-en-Provence

    If you have always had the idea that France = nouvelle cuisine made only of unusual sauces, I can tell you that (thankfully) this is absolutely not the case. Since I like to taste the typical dishes of each country, I decided to dedicate a post entirely to the best...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Erasmus in Murcia

    This time last year I would have been in Murcia for about a month. I got there on the 2nd of February and stayed there until the 10th of July, more or less. So many beautiful memories! Murcia has definitely left so many beautiful memories in my heart, and so I write...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Erasmus Experience at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom by Simona

    (All photos are the property of the author). Central Campus, University of Warwick. Why did you decide to go to Coventry (University of Warwick), United Kingdom The University of Warwick was my first choice on my list of Erasmus locations I could go to because it is...

    1 by Alison, one year ago
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    Experience at the Autonomous University of Madrid

    What is the Autonomous University of Madrid like? My experience at the Autonomous University of Madrid was very good. There was a wide range of studies in different branches, numerous courses and activities organised by both students and teachers and a whole campus to...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Nantes, a student-friendly city...

    Why Nantes? Whenever people hear about this for the first time, they often ask me, "why Nantes? " As a matter of fact, it is only famous for the celebrated edict but my choice was dictated by the department of scenography that the school of architecture boasts about, a...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Working as a Steward in the Olympic Stadium in Rome

    Post Introduction What kind of experience am I going to describe today? The experience I share with you today, my dear readers, is the one I experienced, for less than a season, in the very prestigious Olympic Stadium in Rome. Is it easy or difficult to be hired? It...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Studying Korean in Venice

    My dear, sweet university. To tell the truth, I wouldn't even know where to start in giving a general idea, but I will try to be as clear as possible. Clear in name and in fact, only one guarantee, but lets put jokes aside. If I had to express myself about something...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Experience in the University of Bologna, Italy. By Jesus Alonso

    What is the University of Bologna like in general? As many of you may already know, the University of Bologna is considered the oldest university in the Western world. When I think about this I have a really good laugh, as I come from the oldest university in America...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    My Erasmus Experience in Bari

    Why did you choose to go to Bari, Italy? I chose Bari as a destination simply because of curiosity and not knowing much about it. When applying for the Erasmus grant, I had the option of going to three other destinations in Italy, where I was not asked for any language...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    My Erasmus in Bordeaux

    Hello everyone! I would like to share with you my eight month Erasmus experience in the very beautiful Bordeaux, a perfect city for student life situated near to the western coast of France. In addition to a simple descriptive objective, I also hope to give some useful...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Erasmus Experience in Cartagena, Spain by Valentina

    Why did you choose to go to Cartagena, Spain? I am completing a 10 month Erasmus in Cartagena, my destination chosen partly for the weather, which is always sunny (from March you can already go to the beach), partly because it is a small city but it has the sea a few...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Studying in KU Leuven: Exams.

    Source I would like to talk to you about the other face of Erasmus… studies. Apologies, but now that exam season is getting closer, I think that you should know a few things about them. First of all, as you will already know exams and grades are evaluated out of 20,...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    My Experience in the Oldest University in America: National University of San Marcos

    What is the National University of San Marcos like? It's a national university in Lima, Peru, with a lot of prestige for being the oldest university in America, founded on the 12th of May, 1551. It's main campus is located on the border between Lima and Callao. The...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
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    Lisbon Erasmus Story

    Experience written by an Italian girl on Erasmus in 2009/2010 In September 2009 – on the 10th, to be exact – I left for my chosen destination: Lisbon, without having a residence to go to, because the contacts found online want you to verify your place there and then...

    0 by Alison, 2 years ago
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    Living in Genoa!

    Source Why Genova? I have always lived in a village not too far from Genoa. When I started university, I chose to remain in Genoa, mainly for the close-proximity to home. In fact, the first year I spent an hour on the train daily. In second year, I spent the whole...

    0 by Alison, 2 years ago
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    Erasmus Experience in Ancona, Italy

    Why did you choose to go to Ancona, Italy? It was, from the destinations that were available for my faculty when I was choosing, the one that appealed to me the most. It was the first time that Extremadura had established an Erasmus agreement with Ancona, and it...

    0 by Alison, 2 years ago

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