Experience on Erasmus: Sharing Cultures – Teaching Irish Classes

My mum has worked as a teacher long before I was born. For years, she has worked at the local primary school in Monaghan, my hometown. I had her as my teacher for my second-last year of primary school and I consider it the worst year of my school life. Okay, that's a bit of …

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Experience on Erasmus – Coping With Classes

As Orientation finally came to an end, I was finally given the opportunity to take part in actual classes in the university. During the day, I had to sit through Media classes, and in the evenings, I had German language classes with the other Erasmus students. Before we began our official classes, we had the …

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Experience on Erasmus – Orientation

The first three weeks on Erasmus were spent taking part in an orientation program. What this program involved was morning German classes, important form filling and a chance to get to know your fellow year abroad students. So from 29th September until 21st October, I took part in the orientation program in order to get …

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Experience on Erasmus – First Foot Forward

It’s always weird moving into a new place. You cautiously make your way into a stark, cold room, not knowing what to expect. The view of the University of Trier from the apartment window. (Credit: Eidhne Gallagher) One thing I will say, the moment you move into a new place, there’s a lot to be …

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