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Mireille Cassandra

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Padua

Mireille Cassandra

Current city:
Padua
City of birth:
London
Host university:
UNIPD
Home university:
BHAM

Mireille activity

  • Place

    El Camborio Club

    Go up the Sacromonte path and you will reach far beyond the sacred I had already gone out partying in Granada, somewhat crazy and full of meaningless dances but full of fun, it was perfect. However once four other Erasmus students came, we wanted more than this, we...

    by Mireille in Erasmus party Granada, one year ago
  • Blog

    Delayed Response!

    Hello! I have not updated the blog since February, and it's not because things haven't happened, it's because I don't have the time to write down everything I want to say! I have seen that many of you are writing to me asking me questions, now is the time; ) Write all...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus blog Padua, one year ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus Experience in Padova, Italy

    How long was your scholarship? How much grant money did you get? I received 400 euros a month from the university and 50 euros a month from my town council. What's the student atmosphere like in Padova? Magnificent! The best. Would you recommend the town and the...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus Experience in Padova, Italy

    Why did you choose to go to Padova, Italy? Because I have family in Italy and I can speak the language. How long was your scholarship? How much grant money did you receive? 10 months, and around €200 a month. What is the student atmosphere like in Padova? Very lively,...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus Experience in Padua, Italy by Andrea

    Why did you choose to Padua? People who recommended it to me, a friend of mine had been there for Erasmus. How long does the grant last? How much money do you receive in aid? The grant lasts for a four-month period or an entire year. It depends on each autonomous...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Experience

    Padua, a "molto bella" city

    Why did you decide to go to Padua, Italy? For the similarity of Spanish and Italian culture, the proximity and the ease of learning Italian. Source How long does the grant last? How much money do you receive in aid? Depends on the scholarship you've been granted (from...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus Experience in Padua, Italy by Eva

    Why did you decide to go to Padua, Italy? It was the town that had an agreement with my university. How long does the grant last? How much money do you receive in aid? I came for the second semester. I still haven't received the grant, but I believe that it is around...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Blog

    The Exam Period

    The final two weeks come round and pass so quickly when you're back from Christmas holidays. It's a bit of a stressful time as you're trying to do your exams, revise, sort out the end of mobility forms and info, socialise while you can, and say goodbye to everyone...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus blog Toulouse, one year ago
  • Blog

    Getting into the Christmas Spirit

    Following a delightful final week spent eating out at restaurants, heading to festive get-togethers and indulging all round (shopping, eating + going out), it was finally time to leave the pleasures of Toulouse and head home to be reacquainted with friends and family...

    0 by Mireille in General, one year ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus Experience in Padua, Italy by Ignacio José

    Why did you decide to go to Padua, Italy? For its geographical location that allows for a great communication with other areas of interest in the country, and for the University's reputation. How long does the grant last and how much do you receive in financial aid? 9...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus Experience in Granada, Spain by Mathilde

    Why did you decide to go to Granada in Spain? One of my lecturers recommended that I do an internship there. I decided to go and discover Andalusia. How much time did you spend there? How much did you receive in financial aid? I spent two months there. Source What is...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Granada, one year ago
  • Experience

    A year lost in Padua

    Source When I arrived in Padua I thought that a brilliant 9 months awaited me and without realising it, 5 marvellous months have already passed by here. I can say that this experience is the best that I've had in all my life. The first days are an odyssey, you're in a...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Experience

    Experience in Padua, Italy by Aisha

    Source What's life like in Padua? Would you recommend it? Life in Padua is very student based. You can really enjoy yourself even though things are getting worse as there are laws that force nearly all the bars to close early in the evenings. There are still young...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Experience

    Experience in Padua, Italy by Cristiana

    What is life like in Padua? Would you recommend it? Life here in Padua is calm. In the centre of town, you can get around easily, there are lots of places to eat, shops, supermarkets, and monuments like the Palazzo della Ragione (palace), the Bo palace which you can...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus Experience in Padua, Italy by Teresa

    Why did you decide to go to Padua, Italy? It wasn't my first option, but I was always sure that I wanted to go a town in Italy. How long does the grant last? How much did you receive? 6 months, 300 euros a month. Source What's the student atmosphere like in...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Blog

    Week 12: The Final Week Before Christmas

    The last week of Erasmus (before exams) comes around super quickly and before you know it, you'll be prepping for your Christmas homecoming and the exam period. In the last few weeks you have, it's important to remember to have fun and not let the pressures of revising...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus blog Toulouse, one year ago
  • Blog

    Week 11: The Final Weeks

    It was the penultimate week in France before the Christmas holidays and I was looking forward to the joys of an English Christmas, and, England. As much as France is a lovely place to live, you start to miss your home comforts after a while, especially at a time like...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus blog Toulouse, one year ago
  • Place

    Los Cahorros of Monachil

    For nature lovers, I would recommend going to Los Cahorros of Monachil. Located around 30 minutes from Granada and accessible by the 183 bus, Los Cahorros is the ideal place for a picnic and a walk. This place offers a magnificent view of the mountain reliefs and the...

    by Mireille in What to see Granada, one year ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus Experience in Granada, Spain by Faiza

    Source Why did you choose to go to Granada, Spain? For my research at the Andalusia Institute of Earth Sciences. How long is your stay? How much help do you receive? Every forty days I receive 1600 euros. How is the student atmosphere in Granada? Good. Would you...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Granada, one year ago
  • Blog

    Foreword & Small Clarifications

    Start a new experience Arriving almost like a Christmas gift, at the end of December 2015, my official Erasmus notice appeared in my email inbox. Let's just say a few things: My Erasmus experience was one of only 3 months, during which I undertook an internship for a...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus blog Granada, one year ago
  • Experience

    Erasmus Experience in Padua, Italy by Nuria

    Why did you decide to go to Padua, Italy? Totally by chance, randomly. How long did you receive the grant for? How much money did you receive as aid? I went there, firstly, with a grant for the first semester, but once there, I extended the grant for the whole course....

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus experiences Padua, one year ago
  • Blog

    Week 10: Getting Back into the Swing of Things

    After some time, everyone was back into the swings of things in France. The holidays had passed, and we were all focussing on having the best winter, and enjoying the remaining time we had in France before heading back home for Christmas. Week 10 coincided with a lot of...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus blog Toulouse, 2 years ago
  • Blog

    Week 9: The Week of the Paris Attacks & Dealing with the Aftermath of Incidents / Attacks Abroad

    Week 9 wasn't the easiest of weeks, and I'm not going to lie - this week marked a bit of a turning point for everyone. Moods changed, and suddenly it seemed that everyone wanted to go home. This of course was completely normal considering that Paris was the latest city...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus blog Toulouse, 2 years ago
  • Blog

    Week 7/8: Back to Toulouse, Off to Barcelona

    I headed back to Toulouse, ready to head to university once again. But, I wasn't to stay in Toulouse for long. My friend, Hayley, who was studying in Montpellier at the time, had her birthday and had planned a big girls' trip to Barcelona. I hadn't visited Barcelona...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus blog Toulouse, 2 years ago
  • Blog

    Week 6: Going Home, Revisiting London Life and The Things You Miss When You're On Your Year Abroad

    Week 6! Les Vacances de Toussaint sont arrivées!  I packed up my cases and headed back with the girls to Gatwick from Toulouse. There's something I fell in love with on the year abroad, and that was the constant flights to and from places. Travelling gets addictive,...

    0 by Mireille in Erasmus blog Toulouse, 2 years ago

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