This is a quite complicated month for me. It’s almost all about study and pressure. My leaving cert exams started on the Wednesday, June 5th. The first exam was English paper 1. It went quite well. The paper wasn’t too hard, and I finished it on time. English paper 2 was difficult, however, I’m…
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Today I complete 1 month since I arrived in Brighton, it went so fast I didn’t even realised it! On my last day in Brazil I was terrified of leaving my comfort zone, and now I realised it was the best thing I ever did. When I arrived in England I met another exchange student…
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It’s already November! Time has passed so quickly that I didn’t even realise it. Around a month ago I met my student advisor in a cafe to talk. She helped me figure out what was bothering me and find the best solution. She helped me find another family that fits more with the kind of…
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This is my final blog, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to reflect on my experience and talk to you about the various elements – the people and the organisations – which must combine to make sure you have a successful Study Abroad experience. Local partnership: There are so many Study Abroad…
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I don’t thing that it has hit me that I have been in England for more than a month now. It feels like I’ve been here for way longer. I have done so much, met so many people that it feels like a whole life to me. Time flies and I’m trying to enjoy every…
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Oh my god. Those are the three words I’d use to describe the past four weeks. St. Patricks Day, a concert, holidays, family visit and realising that it’s only two months now until I must go to Germany again, all of that happened in the last month! Let me start with the biggest event in…
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Halloween has come and gone and the mid-term break is nearly over. Students around Ireland have been enjoying their short break, including our High Schools International exchange students. Some of our HSI students decided to return home to their native countries for the week long holiday to reunite with family and friends as they recharge…
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High Schools International’s student advisors are beaming today with the news that one of our students, Maria Magdalena Tomas Melero (Malen for short), won several medals in swimming at the recent Leinster Swimming competition in Dublin. Malen’s dedication is something to be admired. The tenacious young girl came over from Spain on our student exchange…
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Ireland is renowned around the world for its open green landscapes and its welcoming hospitality. It’s for that reason why the country is becoming an ever increasingly popular travel destination and the choice location for students to study abroad. The quaint towns, friendly nature and the scenic landscapes offer the perfect environment for exchange students…
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High Schools International’s students, Anna Berger and Anna Katerina Stroetzel (Katerina), both hail from Germany and were sent over to Ireland by our agency partner, Ayusa – Intrax Germany. HSI placed Anna in the scenic west of Ireland in Galway City where she attends Presentation School Galway, while Katerina lives in Ireland’s capital city, Dublin,…
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